Keynsham



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KEYNSHAM



 


General information

Type of schemeManaged
Nominal number of sharers12
Year of build2002
Home mooring (2019)Calcutt Marina near Rugby
Length58'
Engine Type (last knownNanni N4.43KC (2013)
Berths2 + 4
Change over dayFriday
Are pets allowedYes
Is smoking allowed insideNo
Booking system
A booking chart for the following calendar year is circulated
in agreed priority order during the autumn and before the
owners’ annual meeting in November, 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 holidaysThree designated "special" shares have
priority booking of school holiday weeks and pay a
higher proportion of the costs than "ordinary" shares thus
reducing the other 9 shares contributions

General Comments About the Boat

A Reeves-built 10/6/4mm steel construction vessel, fitted-out by Milburn Boats, with Nanni N4.43KC diesel engine with hospital silencer. Semi-traditional stern and a mid galley layout. 

Gas central heating to radiators and a solid fuel stove. Water heating by gas boiler and by engine (calorifier) Two pump-out fresh water WCs. 12-volt lighting and 240-volt AC supplied by inverter or hook up.

Fully lined curtains to all windows and blinds in kitchen and bathroom. Carpet tiles to all areas and vinyl flooring to kitchen and bathroom. Light maple T&G timber and veneered panels. Keynsham is very light and airy with good use of recessed and spot lighting.

Starting from the stern and working forward:

Semi-traditional Helmsmans deck with seating area (storage lockers under - two gas bottles, mooring pins, windlasses etc) and engine under deck.

Inside steps to master bedroom (double bed extendable to king size) with en-suite cloakroom, full-length wardrobe, drawers and under-bed stowage.

Corridor with bathroom off - corner bath with shower over, glass shower screen, basin with cupboard under and wall mirrors over, WC, built-in cupboard, extractor fan.

Spacious galley has sink/drainer, gas hob, oven & grill, microwave, fridge under the worksurface, extractor fan, large storage cupboards. A good range of crockery and cooking utensils are provided, plenty for a crew of six. Large side hatch off galley, with removable perspex screen.

Solid fuel stove with guest wardrobe and drawers opposite and curtain dividing sleeping areas, raised L-shaped dinette which easily seats five with the additional stools, and converts to a comfortable double bed. Storage under the dinette, plus two sizes of table which can be stored securely against the side.

Solid fuel stove and dividing curtain separating sleeping areas.

Flat screen TV with DVD/video player, Freeview receiver, radio/CD player and sofa with storage under (converts to double bed).

Fully-opening double French doors which fold right back on themselves to open up the front deck (this is wonderful in hot weather) which has a seating area for four people with storage lockers under, separate leatherette cushions for the seating area are stored inside the boat. 100 gallon fresh water tank.

Pictures of the boat

Specific details for the share offered

Size of share as a percentage or fraction1/12th
Price in UK Pounds£1,800
Reason for sellingBuying our own boat
Pre-booked weeks included
22 March, 26 April, and 3 May
Holiday entitlement with share offered here.2 high season weeks and 1 low season week selected
by the rotating list system. 

Fourth and additional weeks available by bids.
School holiday option possible?No
Running costs for 2018/9Monthly payments of £107 plus one-off contribution
to any agreed additional maintenance/upgrades [last year £120]
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
 john@jfart.co.uk or 07970 577386

General comments by vendor


A well-maintained and airy boat, well equipped and proudly maintained by the syndicate.  Decisions are made at a friendly AGM or, in between, by email consensus.  The management company provides a reliable turnaround engineer and responds promptly to faults. 

Following three years on the Trent & Mersey, the syndicate has agreed to move to Calcutt Marina at the start of 2019, to be close to the centre of the network with a good many cruising route options. 

We have enjoyed the boatshare experience and have no complaints about the boat, its management or operation.  We are selling purely to move onto our own boat.


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