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Broom Navigator



LOA (Metres/Feet): 10.67m / 35' 0"
Draft (Metres/Feet): 0.71m / 2' 3"
Beam (Metres/Feet): 3.2 m / 10' 5"
Air Draft (Metres/Feet): 1.99m / 6' 6"
Berths: 4
Type: River Cruiser
Fuel: Diesel
Reference: NYH138552

BROOM NAVIGATOR – 1961 – Powered by a Nanni N4.50 (50hp) diesel engine fitted in 2016. Navigator 1, the original Broom Navigator has undergone extensive renovation in her current ownership and is in truly concourse condition. Sympathetically updated with modern features throughout and fitted with exceptionally high quality soft furnishing. Specification includes shore power, Victron battery charger & inverter, electric windlass, warm air heating, 5kw multifuel stove, electric flush toilet, stainless steel galley appliances. There is simply too much to say about this boat, feel free to call. A unique opportunity to own a beautiful piece of Broads history. VIEWING SCTRICTLY BY APPOINTMANT ONLY


Broom Navigator for sale

Boat Reference Number: NYH138552
Year Built: 1961
LOA (Metres): 10.67m
Draft (Metres): 0.71m
Beam (Metres): 3.2 m
Air Draft (Metres): 1.99m
Cabins: 2
LOA (Feet): 35' 0"
Draft (Feet): 2' 3"
Beam (Feet): 10' 5"
Air Draft (Feet): 6' 6"
Berths: 4
Toilets: 1
Hull Construction: Timber
Fuel: Diesel
Showers: 1
Hull Type: Displacement
Engine Manufacturer: Nanni
Engine Power: 50
Number of Engines: 1
Drive Type: Shaft
Type: River Cruiser
Max Speed: 7
Make: Broom
Yacht Type: Brokerage


  • Beautifully fitted with built in Smev Stainless Steel oven and grill to port with a 3 burner Smev gas hob complete with glass cover. Cupboard and drawer storage. Fitted with twin 240v sockets.  The Isotherm 85L electric fridge is fitted to the starboard side of the Galley along with a Dometic Stainless Steel sink with glass cover. A further storage cupboard is found beneath the sink. Double doors open on to the covered aft well which has further storage lockers.

Deck Equipment

  • Track Mark covered decks and cabin tops
  • Stainless Steel bow roller
  • Stainless Steel mud weight
  • Deck controls for the electric windlass
  • Stainless Steel cleats
  • Stainless Steel fender eyes
  • Stainless Steel bin iron trim to rubbing strakes
  • Folding wooden mast
  • Folding windscreens and cockpit sides
  • Cockpit sides with opening doors to port and starboard
  • Acrylic canopy over centre cockpit with removable slats
  • Twin free standing pedestal helm seats
  • Fixed two seater bench seat in centre cockpit with folding foot rest
  • Removable side boarding ladder
  • Courtesy deck lights

Mechanical / Electrical

  • Shore power
  • Centaur 30 amp Battery charger
  • Immersion heater
  • Calorifer
  • 350 watt Victron inverter
  • Webasto 3.5KW warm air heating system
  • Lofrans electric windlass with helm and deck controls
  • Electric flush toilet
  • USB sockets throughout
  • Water/waste gauges
  • Volts/temperature/oil pressure gauges
  • Rev counter
  • Horn
  • Water pump
  • Engine room light
  • 5 x batteries


  • Forward Cabin:
  • A spacious cabin with V berths complete with infill boards and cushions making up to a large double berth. Single draws beneath both berths and a further drawer and hanging locker. The cabin has three 240v sockets and a twin USB socket. Door leading aft in to companion way with separate heads and shower compartment.
  • Heads:
  • Located on the port side of the boat the heads have been sympathetically modernised with an electric flush toilet, Porcelain sink with mixer tap mounted on top of cupboard unit, Avonite side shelf and vinyl flooring.  Mirror to the aft bulkhead and access through a sliding door.
  • Shower compartment:
  • Access via sliding door from companionway. Slatted wooden bench seat fixed to aft bulkhead over shower tray.
  • Centre cockpit wheelhouse:
  • The central wheelhouse is accessed from either port or starboard side doors with a single step down. Helm position to port with chrome dash and full instrumentation including USB sockets. Twin pedestal helm seats and a fixed two person cushioned bench seat with folding footrest. Removable carpet giving access to engine bay beneath boards. Fitted with an acrylic canopy which is removable along with the wooden support slats creating an open air view point. The windscreens and side screens fold giving a low air draft capable of passing under all the Broadland bridges subject to tide levels.
  • Saloon:
  • Twin steps lead down in to the comfortable and cosy saloon. The L shape sofa provides generous seating with storage beneath and is served by a large folding leaf wooden table. To port there is a sideboard unit with a cupboard and draw. There are two 240v sockets and a USB port fitted. Aft of the sideboard a Cast iron multifuel burner provides character and charm along with great heating capability. An eye level cupboard is fitted to the galley bulkhead wall.
  • Galley:
  • The Galley is beautifully crafted with Avonite work surfaces to both port and starboard. A Smev Stainless Steel oven and grill is fitted to port along with a 3 burner Smev gas hob complete with glass cover. There is cupboard and drawer storage and twin 240v sockets.  The Isotherm 85L electric fridge is fitted to the starboard side of the Galley along with a Dometic Stainless Steel sink with glass cover. A further storage cupboard is found beneath the sink. Double doors open on to the covered aft well.
  • Aft well:
  • The aft well houses the gas locker along with a storage locker.  There is access to the rudder gear beneath a hinged transom step. The shore power socket is fitted to the rear bulkhead and there is a full well cover and carpeting making this a usable space all season round.

Safety Equipment

  • Boat Safety Certificate 19/08/24

Service History

  • 2015 New Nanni diesel engine and gearbox fitted (commissioned 2016)
  • 2015/16 12v 240v systems fully rewired upgraded to include Victron Battery Charger and inverter, new batteries, shore power system including 240v immersion heater.
  • 2015/16 Underwater hull renovation with over 600 feet of prime Utile Mahogany planking, copper nailed and sikaflex sealed. The majority of the chines were also renewed.
  • 2016 Hull and Superstructure stripped to bare wood.  Upward of 14 coats of varnish to the superstructure and multiple coats of International single pack yacht paint.
  • 2016 water tank replaced.
  • 2016 re upholstered throughout.
  • 2016 new aft cockpit and wheelhouse canopies including all over winter cover and top  cap wheelhouse cover.
  • 2021 Hauled ashore, hull inspected and antifouled
  • 2019 Engine serviced to manufacturer specification

Other Equipment

  • All new Upholstery, cushion foams, curtains, carpets and sprung memory mattresses in 2016 by Jeckells of Wroxham
  • Bound carpets throughout
  • Full superstructure cover
  • Cast Iron 5KW Multifuel Wood Burner


  • A truly unique opportunity to own concourse vintage vessel of historical significance. Navigator is among a handful of craft presented and maintained to this standard.  The ultimate classic Broads Cruiser!



The company normally acts as broker for the vendor who unless otherwise stated is not selling in the course of a 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 a part of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check these particulars and where appropriate and at his own expense to employ a qualified marine surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability on our part.

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