Boat Share | Longsdon



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LONGSDON

Shared narrow boat Longsdon


 


General information

Type of schemePrivate
Nominal number of sharers12
Year of build2009
Home mooring (2019)Great Haywood Marina
Mill Lane
Great Haywood
ST18 0RQ
Length58'
Engine Type (last knownNanni Diesel
Berths6 Berth, 1 fixed double, 1 double dinette,
forward saloon makes up to either two singles or
one double berth.
Change over dayFriday 
Are pets allowedNo
Is smoking allowed insideNo
Booking system
A booking chart for the following calendar year is 
circulated in agreed priority order before the owners’ 
annual meeting, where the bookings for the next year 
are confirmed. Each owner has a priority for that year, 
and moves up a couple of places each year: after a year 
at the top of the list, the owner then starts at the bottom, 
and after six years the cycle begins again.

Each owner can choose two weeks (separately or as a fortnight) 
in the ‘high season’ (April to October inclusive), and one week 
in the remainder of the year. By this route, thirty-six weeks 
are firmly booked before the year begins.

Allowing for time for winter maintenance, the remaining 
fourteen weeks are booked with priority in reverse order 
to the original chart, so having last choice originally does 
have its compensations. These extra bookings are confirmed 
on the first day of the month before the month of the booking
Priority for school holidaysA maximum of two owners may elect to take 
a share with school holiday preference.

General Comments About the Boat

This is a well maintained "Rear Galley" styled boat with all mod-cons, including shower room, two toilets, satellite TV, jet thrusters fore and aft for easy manoeuvring, central heating etc.It is well laid out for families and groups with 3 double beds in three separate cabins for privacy.

The main bedroom has a fixed double which extends to 5 feet.

There is a pull out convertible double in the dining room and the front saloon converts to a 7 foot double!

There are two separate seating areas, each with their own TV/DVD player.

It has a semi-traditional stern which allows for seating by the helmsman.

There is a front cockpit with upholstered seating and a table, perfect for summer evenings!

 There is a fully removable side window to the dining room to allow for semi-alfresco dining.

The kitchen is fully fitted with full size cooker, microwave, fridge and separate freezer.

There is the facility to plug into a shoreline.

Pictures of the boat

Shared narrow boat Longsdon
Shared narrow boat Longsdon
Shared narrow boat Longsdon
Shared narrow boat Longsdon
Shared narrow boat Longsdon
Shared narrow boat Longsdon
Shared narrow boat Longsdon
Shared narrow boat Longsdon
Shared narrow boat Longsdon
Shared narrow boat Longsdon

Specific details for the share offered

Size of share as a percentage or fraction1/12th
Price in UK Pounds£3,000
Reason for sellingWe have thoroughly enjoyed 10 years of cruising with
Longsdon and the other shareholders but it is now time
for other holidays plus a need to reduce the pressure 
of commitments on our annual diary
Pre-booked weeks included
Friday March 6th 2020
Friday May 1st 2020
Friday June 19th 2020
Friday November 6th 2020
Holiday entitlement with share offered here.We get a guaranteed three weeks plus options
on a fourth, and any cancellations on a first come
first served basis.
School holiday option possible?No
Running costs for 2019/20

(How do these figures compare? 
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£99 per month
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
frogleyjohn@hotmail.com
or 07867936814

General comments by vendor


The boat has been regularly very well maintained and we have very good group of shareholders who get on well together and muck in with minor maintenance work/painting touchup/week swapping etc. We had Longsdon from new and she has been a very comfortable and reliable boat

In 2021 this share will occupy position seven on the booking chart and in so rising to a place in the next few years where more choice of weeks will be available when it comes to choosing. 

We pay a monthly standing order of £99 which breaks down with some flexibility as follows:
Running costs £57
Winter works £30
Accumulating funds for significant unforeseen works/repainting/engine overhaul/ refurbishing etc £13


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