SM 9497 Cheshire Cat

Sawley Marina


  • Lying at: Sawley Marina
  • Boat Category: Narrowboat
  • Berths: 3
  • Length: 40′
  • Beam: 6′ 10″
  • Draft: 2′
  • Make: Rugby Boats
  • Engine Type: Inboard diesel
  • Engine Make: Lister
  • Year: 1977

  • View by Appointment: No
  • Contact: 0115 9077 412
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Cheshire Cat is a 40ft traditional stern narrowboat built by Rugby Boats in 1977. She is fitted with a Lister inboard diesel engine and has 3 berths including a fixed double

BSC expires : February 2022

Hull last blacked: 2013 plus new nodes

Her hull has been overplated

Cheshire Cat is a boat with real character. She has enjoyed a complete internal re-fit, and her hull has been over-plated. Her white painted cabin space has a light and airy feel

300W Inverter
C-Tec Battery Charger


Water heating:
Morco Gas Water Heater

Cabin heating:
Multi fuel stove

Galley Equipment:
Free standing gas cooker
with separate grill and 4 burner hob
240v Fridge with separate freezer compartment
Stainless steel sink with drainer and mixer tap

‘Porta Potti’ type chemical toilet

Accommodation – Forward

Saloon: Approx. 8ft 10in.
Cheshire Cat’s saloon has good storage utilising starboard side shelving and stowage under the bench seat type sofa, which acts as a single berth. It is further equipped with a good size multi-fuel stove, LED lighting and 4 x 240v electric sockets

Galley: Approx. 5ft 7in.
Situated to port and starboard sides, the galley comprises of floor mounted storage cabinets, solid wood worktops, stainless steel sink with drainer and mixer tap, free standing oven with separate grill and 4 burner hob, under counter fridge with separate freezer compartment and 6 x 240v electric sockets

Bathroom: Approx. 4ft 3in.
To starboard side, the bathroom has a hip bath and ’Porta Potti’ type chemical toilet. In the companion way opposite is further useful shelf storage

Bedroom: Approx. 5ft 11in.
Equipped with cross cabin fixed double berth incorporating generous storage under, wardrobe space, bedside cabinet and 4 x 240 volt electric sockets

You are welcome to visit us to view Cheshire Cat during our opening hours of 9:00am to 5:00pm Wednesday to Monday with our office only closing on Tuesday’s

Boat Sales is located in the chandlery

No guarantee is given or implied with regard to specification, but descriptions are given in good faith as could be ascertained at the time of inspection. All second hand boats are sold without warranty. We recommend the use of a marine surveyor to ascertain the condition of your intended purchase.