Malleus is a traditional stern Narrowboat, that was built in 1990 Norton Canes Boatbuilders, she is a lovely boat in very good condition and has a hull survey from Autumn 2020, showing her hull to be in excellent order.

Lying: Glascote Basin, Coventry Canal



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Overall Length:          56’0”

Beam:                          6’10”

Plating:                       10 / 6 / 5 / 4

Well deck:                   5’0”

Malleus has a cratch covered with a cratch covered, there are port side lockers and the starboard side locker houses a diesel tank for the stove. The area has thread master floor covering. There are cushions for the locker lids.

Saloon:                        13’0”

The saloon is an open area with freestanding seating. There are corner cabinets, and the area is heated by a Morso Squirrel with a diesel Lockgate conversion. 

Galley:                         6’9”

Malleus has a ‘U’ shaped galley, which has a gas 4-ring hob, oven, and grill and a 240v fridge. The worktops are tiled and there is a breakfast bar with bar stool seating.

Bathroom:                   6’0”

The bathroom is off a starboard side corridor and has shower in a tiled unit. There is a sink set into a vanity unit and a pumpout toilet.

Bedroom:                    8’6”

The bedroom has a large double bed with cupboards over, there is also a full height wardrobe.

Engine Room:             9’0”

The engine room is a generous size with a side door that enters it. The electrics are housed in the engine room, the engine is boxed in and there is an abundance of storage space.

Head Room:                6’3”

Draught:                      2’1”


  • Blacked 2020 
  • 4 x magnesium anodes checked in 2020
  • Hull survey completed in October 2020
  • Boat Safety until October 2023

Heating and Water

  • 150gal stainless steel water tank
  • Morso Squirrel with Lockgate Diesel conversion
  • Engine, Alde and Immersion feeds twin coil calorifier
  • 2 x 13kg gas bottles in bow locker 

Power Systems

  • Mastervolt Inverter / Charger
  • 1 x Starter, 2 x Domestic Batteries
  • 240v Landline 


  • Perkins P3.152 
  • PRM160 gearbox
  • Fully serviced in September 2020
  • 2110 engine hours

Fit out Materials

  • Polystyrene insulation
  • Brick and steel ballast
  • Fit out in Oak and maple T&G throughout, mahogany doors
  • Solid wood flooring throughout and tiles in galley and bathroom
  • Aluminium windows, mixture of sliders and top hoppers

Navigation Equipment

Full cruising kit.