|Type of scheme||Private|
|Nominal number of sharers||12|
|Year of build||1998|
|Home mooring (2018)||Wigram's Turn, North Oxford Canal, Warwickshire|
|Engine Type (last known)||Canaline 42|
|Berths||2 + 4|
|Change over day||Friday|
|Are pets allowed||Yes|
|Is smoking allowed inside||No|
|Booking system||Weeks are allocated as requested. |
Then any weeks that are booked by
more than one are done on a draw basis.
|Priority for school holidays||None|
General Comments About the Boat
The Teal was built and fitted out by Heron boat builders in 1998 and the present owners have been running the boat since 1999.
It is a 55ft Semi-trad with a new engine fitted in January 2017. 240v AC is provided by an inverter or land-line hook up.
There is a flexible layout for day use and for sleeping six or even seven including children. The fixed double is 5ft wide and extends across the boat to 6ft 6in length. A double bed is converted from the dinette and the forward bench seats convert to two single beds or a king sized bed that accommodates two adults or three children.
The layout comprises the fixed double bed at the stern together with full-height cupboard, then the bathroom has a shower over the bath, a basin with cupboard underneath and mirror above, and a pump out toilet.
Further forward, the dining area has a pullman dinette with a large table. It seats four with storage beneath and is raised up so you can see out. Next the galley has a gas cooker with four-ring hob, oven and grill, microwave, electric toaster, fridge/freezer and cupboards.
There is a comprehensive inventory with enough crockery for six and the galley has hatch opening doors opposite the sink unit to enjoy the outside views.
There is a Freeview TV with DVD player and Morso wood-burning stove in the lounge area together with two long bench seats which have storage underneath. Two small tables can be fitted in this area to play card games, eat meals or just place tea or coffee cups.
Double and single duvets and pillows for six people are kept on board and regularly changed.
Heating is by wood-burning stove or Alde gas C/H boiler, which heats the radiators and hot water. The engine also heats the water via a calorifier. Smoke and gas alarms are fitted, also fire blanket and extinguisher.
The pictures below may show a previous paint scheme.
Pictures of the boat
Specific details for the share offered
|Size of share as a percentage or fraction||12th|
|Price in UK Pounds||£2,000|
|Reason for selling||Illness forces us to give up boating.|
|Pre-booked weeks included||7 June 2019|
2 August 2019
11 October 2019
13 March 2020
|Holiday entitlement with share offered here.||Share entitles the owner to four individual weeks a year|
(one per quarter in each booking year, April to March).
|School holiday option possible?||No|
|Running costs for 2018/9||£90 per month (£100 from January 2019)|
|How are the running costs to be apportioned||The new owner would take over the monthly payment|
from the beginning of the month following purchase.
|Contact details for email@example.com or 01908 506814|
General comments by vendor
This is a well-run private share scheme where work on the boat has been carried out over the years as required. New owners can be as involved as much or as little as they wish.
An Owners Meeting is held in October where everyone has an opportunity to meet other owners and contribute towards decisions made about the Teal.
The location at Wigram's Turn marina allows easy access to a number of different cruising routes.
The Teal is regularly serviced and there are regular improvements to furnishings and equipment. The carpets and upholstery were recently replaced and a new 240v fridge/freezer has been installed. A full repaint is arranged for the winter 2018/19. All these items are paid for out of the monthly subscriptions.
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