BELOW ARE ALL THE OLD PICS 

but they include some good shots of the boat interior for those interested.

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(Left) The old generator and voltage regulator, disconnected and useless.  

....You oughta see the engine room NOW - Painted and carpeted.... !  Yay.

 

 

(Right) The new 80amp alternator and the new wiring from the  engine sensors to the control panel in the wheelhouse (red and grey wiring)     

 

 

 

 

 

(Left) The stairs as they were - discoloured and worn, now cut and polished and the carpet replaced by a new navy blue one (right).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Left)  The old dirty water system, an open tub and a manually operated pump now replaced by an enclosed, automatic system on the right

 

 

(Right - Below) Van Nelle in her old colours in Loosdrecht

 

 

 

 

 

(Below) Van Nelle in Dinant, Belgium, in her new paint work.

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Right) A view of the wheelhouse table and settee, a great place for a meal or a drink in inclement weather.

 

 

 

 

(Left) A view of the guest bedroom.  Looks small but it has a full size double bed and plenty of storage.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Right) A view of the saloon looking aft with the galley on the right and the study under the stairs.  The bathroom is behind the galley.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 (Below) Part of the spacious back deck.  Room enough for a table for 8, 6 large deck chairs and a barbecue.

 

(Right) Van Nelle in Dinant

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Left)  Maureen enjoying Moules in Dinant.  Moules Frites of course are mussels and french fries, the mussels being served in your choice of more than 20 sauces.

 

 

 

 

 

(Right)  A lock queue at the Niewersluis near Loosdrecht in the Netherlands.

 

 

 

 

 

(Left)  A rather large lock in Belgium, some 300 metres long and divisible in two (see the guillotine like structure half way up the lock.

 

 

 

 

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