Narrowboat 68ft Orion / Aquarius Trad

Barge from the year 2008 - 20,72m length - in Surrey (United Kingdom)

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116.887 €
(VAT included )

117.230 €

Price dropped by 343 €

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'Orion’s Star’ a luxury 2008 68ft Trad Narrowboat fitted out by Aquarius Narrowboats to an exceptionally high specification with a rare low in the water Orion’s Narrowboats steel shell. This gives the boat  a very traditional look, whilst making getting on off the boat so much easier.

 Designed in a forward layout. This vessel offers a delightful authentic Boatman’s cabin aft with delightful skumbling veneer. It also has an Epping multi fuel stove and generous wardrobe/storage compartments with traditional canal art décor, a master’s cabin with an uber comfortable fixed double berth, an engine room housing an impressive JD3 Engine, a heads/bathroom with pump out lavatory, as well as an extendable Pullman's style dinette that can comfortably seat 4 - 6 people and will convert into a double berth. A U-shaped galley and a saloon with port and starboard recently reupholstered bench seating, providing an additional double berth when required.

 Powered by a modern, highly reliable, yet vintage effect economical JD3 Tug Beta Marine 30hp diesel engine with a PRM 500D2 gearbox which makes a wonderful old fashioned noise. Central heating is provided by a Webasto diesel fired system and solid fuel stove located in the saloon and boatman’s cabin. Hot water is supplied by the engine calorifier and central heating. 240V & 12V electrics on board.

 Full engine service March 2021, Last Blacked in October 2019, Central heating serviced in 2021, Boat Safety Scheme Certificate valid until March 2024.

 An uber smart, spacious, well maintained, very well equipped 6 berth vessel that would make an ideal leisure cruiser/party boat, fully equipped to accommodate both family and friends or indeed a live a aboard.

 Presented in great condition both inside and out, this  exceptional Narrowboat is available to view by appointment at Pyrford Marina.

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Features of Narrowboat 68ft Orion / Aquarius Trad:

Basic data

  • Type: Barge

  • Year : 2008

  • Length: 20.72 m

  • Location: Surrey (United Kingdom)

  • Name: Orion's Star

  • Flag: -

  • Shipyard: Narrowboat

  • Material: Steel


  • Beam: 2.08 m

  • Draft: -

  • Ballast: -

  • Displacement: -


  • Maximum number of passengers: -

  • Cabins: -

  • Berths: 3

  • Heads: 1

  • Water capacity: -


  • Number of engines: 1

  • Power: 30 HP

  • Fuel capacity: -

  • Motor type : Inboard

  • Fuel type : Diesel

  • Make of the motor: Beta Marine JD3 Tug Engine JD3

  • Engine usage (hours): -

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This Barge's equipment

Boatman’s Cabin

Centre rear doors leads into a well-lit, ventilated and roomy compartment. A super feature of this Narrowvessel is the traditional type Boatman’s compartment, decorated with and traditional canal art and complete with an Epping multi gasoline stove. This compartment deals plenty of stowage for all essentials for life on the water.

Master Cabin

‘Orion’s Star’ boasts great chairing (6 docks) and stowage facilities. The master’s compartment is located aft and showcases seaport and starboard seaporthole windows letting in plenty of natural beam, overhead cupboard with reading spotbeams, generous under draw & cot stowage. The aft of the dock special a large full height wardrobe, a pull down dressing desk and forward is a large airing and stowage cupboard.

Head / Bathroom

The compact and well-crafted bathroom/heads has a good sized shower enclosure, a hand tank is set in a good sized vanity group with a stainless-steel mixer tap, a mirrored compartmentet and eye level shelfing is found above, a pump-out toilet is alongside the hand tank.


Positioned to seaport special an uber smart pullman’s type dinette with forward and aft chairs. This dining desk is extendable, expanding the width of the vessel, which can comfortably chair six around the dining desk. This can be converted to form an additional double dock when required. Storage is found below the dinette chairs. A side hatch with glass viewing panes is found to starboard allowing natural beam and new air into the compartment when dining. A great area to entertain your team and guests.


This exquisitely upholstered and inside crafted bar has direct access onto the font Tug type deck with a custom made union jack bench chair....there is nowhere better to have breakfast, lunch, and dinner that on the bow deck as well as to relax. The forward compartment consists of three-chairer settees located to seaport and starboard which can be converted to form 2 single docks. Storage draws are found below the bar chairing.

Heating & Hot Water System

In addition to the Morso Squirrel multi gasoline stove in the bar, the Epping multi gasoline stove in the vesselman’s compartment, this cosy vessel has a Webasto diesel fired central heating system is supplied on board running radiators throughout the vessel; providing ample of heat on board, ideal for all year-round cruising. The calorifier is connected to the engine circuit providing heat for hot water when running.


The 240V system on board simply plugs in to the shoreline providing potential to the brass sockets throughout the vessel. When cruising a Victron 1600W inverter ensures you are never without potential. Three solar panels are mounted onto the compartment roof to facilitate trickle charging into the domestic sand of batteries. X1 leisure charger X4 domestic batteries.

Whilst every care has been taken in there preparation, the correctness of these particulars is not guaranteed.  The particulars are intended  only as a guide and they do not constitute a term of any contract.  A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check the particulars and where appropriate to have the boat fully surveyed, inspected and sea or river trialed depending on location of the boat 

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Narrowboat 68ft Orion / Aquarius Trad

Narrowboat 68ft Orion / Aquarius Trad is the make and model of this barge of 20,72m of length and 2.08m of beam. The sale price is 116.887€ and you can see it in Surrey (United Kingdom).

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