This fantastic Broads boat has been consistently updated and lovingly cared for during current and previous ownership

Key Features

  • Bow Thruster
  • Shore Power
  • Warm Air Heating
  • Boat Safety Scheme 2023
  • Dual Entrance
  • Antifouled
  • Current River Licence

About this Boat

The main entrance is via the stern with steps leading down to the aft cabin with a large double bed that can be raised for storage. There is a marble effect wall panelling and the headlining is in excellent condition, you will also find an ensuite toilet & shower room.

The cupboards from the galley run all the way along the port side with a worktop over and with a fridge, sink and drainer and a 4 burner gas hob and an oven & grill unit all neatly fitted in.

Opposite, you will find the extra cabin with a generous sized double bed with plenty of legroom! On top of that, you will find a vanity unit with hot and cold taps and some portable shelves.

Going forward, there is an extra toilet and shower room with good standing headroom to shower. Both toilets have a holding tank.

She has a spacious saloon with a door to the forward well, there is comfortable L shaped seating that slides out to make a double berth, a portable dining table and plenty of storage and worktop space, the driving position is on the port side with a comfortable captains chair.

She also has the added benefits of having a bow thruster, shore power, an inverter, diesel heating, a recent antifoul 2019 and a current river licence 2021/22.

Fitted with a BMC 1.5 Diesel engine on a shaft.

‘Ruby’ has a Boat Safety Scheme Certificate valid until 13th February 2023

Waterside Marine Sales LLP normally act as Broker for the Vendor who unless otherwise stated, is not selling in the course of business. Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars, the correctness is not guaranteed and they are intended as a guide only and do not constitute part of any contract.

A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check these particulars and to have at his/her own expense a survey carried out by a qualified surveyor to check the condition and description of the boat thoroughly prior to completing the purchase.

Deposits paid prior to the survey taking place, are non-refundable, except for when the surveyor discovers a severe material defect.

Waterside Marine Sales LLP cannot be held responsible for any fault that is found with a boat after it has been purchased.

A buyer may have redress to his or her surveyor, if the fault that is found was missed when the survey was carried out.


Name Alpha 32 - Ruby
Manufacturer Alphacraft
Model Forward Drive
Year Built 1979
Engine BMC 1.5
Construction GRP
Drive Shaft
Fuel Type Diesel
Berths 5
Length 32ft
Beam 12ft
Air Draft ?
Draft ?

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Here’s what our customers say…

“Good service from two dedicated staff Lynne and Alex both helped us through the boat sale and kept us informed of offers etc.”

Mr and Mrs Banks

“Lynne and Alex have been brilliant throughout my time at Waterside, they were honest and helpful during the purchase, during the lockdown they were thoughtful in the care of my boat while I was ill, and were on top of things throughout the sale. I couldn't recommend them more highly. ”


“Very helpful and considerate, excellent quick sale and good communication throughout. ”


“We have been delighted with the friendly service from Waterside Marine, both on the purchase and sale of our boat.”

Mr and Mrs Leggett

“Alex and Lynne were very helpful at every stage of selling our craft and buying a new one, a very professional service affording a quick sale and happy Customers all round, well done and thank you.”

Mr Ward

“Lynne and Alex, many thanks for a smooth and speedy sale, excellent work, it was a pleasure dealing with you.”

K Bacon

“Thanks for a prompt and efficient service to facilitate an early sale, the photos on the web site were excellent. ”


“Thank you for the quick sale Lynne and Alex, photos were on the internet straight away and boat was sold within the week. Always very helpful whatever the request. ”

P Curtin

“A very efficient and helpful service from both Lynne and Alex. Our boat was on the website within 24 hours and sold within the next 24 hours. All the paperwork completed and funds transferred quickly, thanks Lynne.”

Trevor and Sue Hale

“Very pleased with Waterside Marine Sales. After taking our boat to Potter Heigham they quickly took the photos, put the boat on line and it sold within a week. Alex and staff were very helpful and knowledgeable. A great team.”

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