Boat Share | Dawn Chorus

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Shared narrow Dawn Chorus boat


General information

Type of schemeManaged
Nominal number of sharers12
Year of build2011
Home mooring (2019)Aston Marina
Lichfield Road
ST15 8Qu
Engine Type (last knownBeta 50 (New 2019) + new gearbox
Berths2 + 4
Change over daySaturday
Are pets allowedYes
Is smoking allowed insideNo
Booking system
The year is divided into four periods to cover
Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter.

Lots are drawn yearly for each of the periods
enabling everyone to have a selection of weeks throughout the year
Priority for school holidaysTwo owners have school holiday priority

General Comments About the Boat

Dawn Chorus is a 6 berth boat, built in September 2011, fitted with bow thrusters and a cruiser stern.

The Galley is at the rear of the boat, containing a hob, oven, fridge and microwave. There is ample storage and a wine cooler built under the floor.

Dining facilities can be either at the rear or front of the boat.

A solid fuel stove is in the rear cabin area.

There is a fixed double bed in the center and doubles can be made up at the front and rear again with plenty of storage.

There are 2 enclosed bathrooms, both with macerator toilets. One bathroom is fitted with a shower.

There are Tvs in the front and aft section.

There is diesel powered central heating and the water is heated by the engine. The electrics is 12 volt lighting and 240 volt supplied by an inverter or hook up.

A gas locker is situated at the front.

Pictures of the boat

Shared narrow boat Dawn Chorus
Shared narrow boat Dawn Chorus
Shared narrow boat Dawn Chorus
Shared narrow boat Dawn Chorus
Shared narrow boat Dawn Chorus
Shared narrow boat Dawn Chorus
Shared narrow boat Dawn Chorus
Shared narrow boat Dawn Chorus
Shared narrow boat Dawn Chorus
Shared narrow boat Dawn Chorus

Specific details for the share offered

Size of share as a percentage or fraction8%
Price in UK Pounds£6,750
Reason for sellingAfter 7 happy years of enjoyable cruising on Dawn Chorus
we now wish to explore other areas of the canal and
rivers network both in the UK and abroad,
e.g. the  Norfolk Broads and the Shannon.
Pre-booked weeks included30 Nov 2019.
7th March 2020,
27th June 2020,
19th September 2020
2nd January 2021
Holiday entitlement with share offered here.My share entitles us to draw one week per season, 
i.e. 4 weeks per year.
School holiday option possible?No priority choice, depends on the luck of the draw
but swaps with other share holders possible.
(NB Two other shareholders DO have school holiday priority)
Running costs for 2019

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The running costs for 2019 are £157 approximately
per calendar month including management. 
How are the running costs to be apportionedI would ask the incoming owner to take over the
monthly contribution from purchase. 
Contact details for vendor or 07771 897994 or 07768 864906

Below - A montage of pictures on a small video from when the boat was new

General comments by vendor

Having been on Dawn Chorus since she was new, we shall be very sad to leave her, but it's time for new adventures ...

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