Made For Living, Build For Cruising.



Jupiter Barge from £139,995 Ex VAT With Square Shaped Enclosed Stern (£167,994 Incl VAT).

The Jupiter Barge was made as a genuine alternative to a house but with a specification to rival even the most capable of wide beamed river and canal boats boats.

From 60ft x 12ft, our Jupiter is a luxurious live-aboard wide-beam barge.

The Jupiter class barges have the option of our outstanding lowering wheelhouse. With frames crafted out of Solid Sapele and a hydraulic lowering roof, this optional wheelhouse is effortless to take down for those low bridges.

Furniture & Finish.

Our Jupiter Barge is now fitted as standard with the ultimate in finish and furniture, including Karndean luxury flooring, English Rose kitchens and Calypso bathrooms, which all carry fantastic warranty and service levels (Please see our equipment page for details and useful links to their sites).

Equipment and services.

Using over 50 years of live aboard and boat building experience, we believe we have been able to manufacture a boat which will give the ultimate in reliability & comfort, whilst including the ultimate in user friendly equipment. Included is a Vetus engine and boat equipment, Webasto diesel Central heating with touch button control, stainless steel water tanks & much more high quality, top of the range equipment.

Extras, supplied with the Jupiter.

As with all of our boats the Jupiter Barge is supplied with all soft furnishings, including mattresses, curtains or blinds, a full cruising kit, diesel in the tank and gas in the bottle. She really is ready to go.

Exterior finish and warranty.

Outside the Jupiter is sand blasted, then coated with epoxy primer, before being primed with 2 pack high build primer and a top coat of 2 pack gloss, which means we can now warrant the Jupiter for 3 years against paint defects.


As standard she is fitted with a Vetus VH4.80 80hp engine which is powerful and dependable to drive here on any canal and most rivers. All Vetus engines are supplied with a 5 year warranty.
There are lots of extras and upgrades that can go with this boat, as with all of our river and canal boats. Please see our extras page on this spec sheet or call 01159 728125 for more information.

This is a qualifying Zero VAT boat, if it is to become your primary place of residence and confirmed by a signed disclaimer.

With dimensions starting from 60ft x 12ft /18.24M x 3.64M, the Jupiter Barge automatically qualifies to be Zero rated for VAT, if it is supplied as the new owner’s main residence, and qualified by a simple disclaimer confirming this fact.

The Jupiter can be made in sizes up to 72ft x 12ft / 3.648M x 21.88M and a reduced beam of 10ft / 3.4M if required.

Interested in the JUPITER ? Download the full specification.

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Get in touch

Company No: 07910197
VAT No: 129 0169 23
Phone: 0115 972 8125
Mobile: 0773 932 2212
Chandlery: 0785 020 8559

Registered Address:
Nottingham Boat Company Ltd
Redhill Marina
Ratcliffe on Soar
NG11 0EB