A smart, compact 4 berth river cruiser, equipped with all the essentials for weekend breaks that's well suited to a small family. The narrow beam broadens your cruising options and will be well suited for use on the canals.

Key Features

  • Antifouled 2021 (May)
  • Warm Air Heating
  • Launched in 2006
  • Pump Out Toilet & Holding Tank
  • Current River Licence
  • Boat Safety Scheme 2023
  • 4 Berths
  • Narrow Beam

About this Boat

This well-presented cruiser was launched in 2006 and has been kept clean and tidy by her present owners. All upholstery is in excellent condition and there is teak and holly flooring throughout.

There is a remarkable amount of space for a boat of this size, featuring 4 berths in 2 large double cabins. Forward is a large double berth with storage below, the aft cabin intelligently stretches under the cockpit, providing excellent leg room and a large double berth!

Steps lead down to a light and airy open-plan cabin with the dinette port side with comfortable seating in a stylish blue upholstery. The galley is to the starboard side and comprises a two-burner hob/grill, 12V fridge, stainless steel sink with hot/cold water, a good amount of storage and a nice modern worktop.

Separate heads compartment with a manual pump out toilet with a holding tank, a shower via mixer tap and a handwash basin.

The cockpit is very spacious for enjoying those days out in the sunshine with the canopy lowered. The helm is starboard and the screens can also be lowered for bridge clearance.

Fitted with an economical 16hp Beta Marine diesel engine on a shaft drive.

Recently out of the water and put on hardstand over the winter period, a fresh coat of antifoul was applied before going back into the water in May.

Also equipped with Eberspacher warm air heating, 3 Batteries, Waps/fenders, safety equipment and much more!

Boat Safety Scheme Certificate valid until March 2023.

Current River Toll 2021/22 has been paid.

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 Riverboat 26 - Rhapsody
Manufacturer River Boat
Model Aft Cabin
Year Built 2006
Engine Beta Marine
Construction GRP
Drive Shaft
Fuel Type Diesel
Berths 4
Length 26ft
Beam 7ft
Air Draft ?
Draft 1ft 6"

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Mr and Mrs Banks

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Mr Ward

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