Boat Share | BOAT NAME
|Type of scheme||Private|
|Nominal number of sharers||11|
|Year of build||1990|
|Home mooring (2019)||Overwinters on Grand Union Canal:|
Circus Basin, Aylesbury
|Engine Type (last known||Mermaid Marine MP327 (to be replaced winter 2019/20)|
|Berths||2 + 2 + 1|
|Change over day||Friday|
|Are pets allowed||Yes|
|Is smoking allowed inside||No|
Early each year each shareholder bids for
preferred 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th (optional) choice.
Then weeks are distributed as fairly as possible
by one member of group.
Once allocated there is possibility of swaps
|Priority for school holidays||None but at the moment it is likely that those |
requiring school holiday weeks would probably get them.
General Comments About the Boat
Starting at the rear there is a cupboard where windlasses, hammers, are stored.
Down steps from the semi-trad deck to rear cupboard/cabin, mostly used for storage but also with chair which converts to single bed.
Next: rear bedroom with fixed double bedroom and narrow wardrobe.
Next: Recently refurbished shower room (2015 appx) with shower, washbasin and portapotti.
Next: Recently refurbished (2015 appx) galley with fridge, cooker, sink, microwave.
Next: Saloon with sofa which converts to narrow double bed, fold up table, television/dvd player,
Morsø diesel fired Squirrel stove. CH also installed.
Next: Front deck with storage for gas bottles.
Pictures of the boat
Specific details for the share offered
|Size of share as a percentage or fraction|
|Price in UK Pounds|
|Reason for selling||Retirement and change of circumstances|
|Pre-booked weeks included|
|Holiday entitlement with share offered here.|
|School holiday option possible?|
|Running costs for 2019/20|
(How do these figures compare?
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|How are the running costs to be apportioned||I would ask the incoming owner to take over the |
monthly contribution from purchase.
Contact details for vendor
General comments by vendor
It has met that & more but i've discovered that i think twice before jumping on & off locks & boat that was easy peasy & second nature years ago.
The boat is a good workable length at 50 foot & handles nicely.
Typically strong J Pinder build in good steel.
Over winter period she will be re-engined ( New Beta 38) & docked Feb 2020 with full hull & boat Safety Inspection + blacking.
Membership of the group & time on board has been rewarding & enjoyable
I've re-discovered the canals redeveloped & used old skills met some interesting characters, old mates & made new friendships.
Further Details as email or phone.
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