Eclaircie - SOLD
Thursday, 01 September 2011 16:07

 

After 10,394 kilometers traveled on peaceful canals and rivers
After passing through 2,589 locks without ever hanging up our lines
After 3,360 dinners and many great parties on our back deck
After more bottles of wine than we would ever admit to
After mooring in charming villages and beautiful cities
After years of riding bikes instead of driving cars
After meeting the most interesting people and making lasting friendships
After having wrestled the French language to the mat and declaring a tie
After living for the last five years right smack dab in the middle of Paris with wonderful French neighbors
After almost twelve years of enjoying every day to its fullest on this side of the world
We have decided to tuck this chapter of our lives into our memories, and return to our home in San Francisco.
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After 10,394 kilometers traveled at on bucolic canals and lazy rivers
After passing through 2,589 locks sometimes carressing the walls, but without ever hanging up our lines
After 3,360* dinners on our back deck, sometimes alone, sometimes with friends, and always with a great view
After getting to know French wines and Champagnes the way a local would by "living" in those regions
After mooring in charming villages and beautiful cities long enough to get to know our way around their back streets
After years of riding bikes as our main and preferred form of transportation
After meeting the most interesting people from all over the world and making lasting friendships
After wresling the French language to the mat and declaring a tie
After living for the last five years right smack dab in the middle of Paris with delightful French neighbors who have become good friends
After twelve years of enjoying every day to its fullest on this side of the world, We have decided to tuck this chapter of our lives into our memories, and return to our home in San Francisco.
*Just a guesstimate
After 10,394 kilometers traveled on bucolic canals and lazy rivers
After passing through 2,589 locks, occasionally caressing the walls, but without ever hanging up our lines
After 3,360* dinners on our back deck, sometimes alone, sometimes with friends, and always with a great view (*Just a guesstimate)
After getting to know French wines and Champagnes the way a local would by "living" in those regions
After mooring in charming villages and beautiful cities long enough to get to know our way around their back streets
After years of riding bikes as our main and preferred form of transportation
After meeting the most interesting people from all over the world and making lasting friendships
After wrestling the French language to the mat and declaring a tie
After living for the last six years right smack dab in the middle of Paris with delightful French neighbors
After twelve years of enjoying every day to its fullest on this side of the world,
we have decided to tuck this chapter of our lives into our memories, and return to our home in San Francisco

 

 

Over the years, we have made continual improvements to our barge, making it a very comfortable floating home. There are no projects that need to be done, and because we are moving back to our home in San Francisco, we will leave Éclaircie fully furnished and move-in ready for her new owners. We will only be taking our paintings, and a few personal items. You can see the full inventory below:

ECLAIRCIE:

Home Port: Port de l’Arsenal on the Canal Saint-Martin at the Bastille in Paris, France

REGISTRATION: BELGIAN

HULL IDENTIFICATION NUMBER: BR 37073 B

ENI (Unique European Vessel Identification Number): 06105285

Certificat Communautaire (European Certificate Number) - required for all boats over 20 meters: CA 773

 

LENGTH, BEAM, WATER DRAFT

22.40 meters x 4.79 meters x 1.04 meters

AIR DRAFT

3.17m at front of wheelhouse

3.30m Terrance awning, down

3.50m Terrance awning, up

 


Price 345,000 euros

Contact: +33(0)6 80 23 18 55 or +33(0)1 43 42 55 16

Email: billandnancy@billandnancy.com