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|Type of scheme||Private|
|Number of sharers||12|
|Year of construction||1995|
|Home mooring (2018)||
|Engine Type||Isuzu 43 (2011)|
|Berths||2 + 2|
|Change over day each week||Friday|
|Are pets allowed||Allowed|
|Is smoking allowed INSIDE the boat||NOT Allowed|
A booking chart for the following calendar year is circulated late summer. Each owner has a priority for that year and moves up one or three places annually (ex-Ownerships system).
Each owner can choose two weeks separately or as a fortnight in the high season (April to October), and one week in the remainder of the year. Unbooked weeks are offered on a reverse priority basis but allowing for maintenance periods.
|Priority for school holidays||
Up to two owners may have a share with priority for school holidays.
|General comments about the boat|
Silhouette is a semi-traditional narrow boat.
The rear deck has seating to port with a locker containing two gas bottles beneath. Another smaller locker contains mooring pins, etc.
The Morse control is located at a convenient height so that no bending is required to operate.
On the bulkhead the instrument panel is located for easy viewing. A 12volt socket is available for an additional tunnel light.
Deck boards lift to give access to the engine compartment and stern greaser.
Down the steps into the rear cabin there is a fixed double bed with storage beneath, above the head cupboard and wardrobe.
There is an en-suite comprising toilet, wash basin and shower.
Forward to port is the main bathroom with a further pump-out toilet, surface mounted wash basin and corner bath with shower above.
Next is the galley with side hatch equipped with 4 burner hob, grill and oven, microwave, under counter fridge, sink and drainer. There is ample cupboard and worktop space.
The galley leads to the dining area which seats 6 adults. This can be converted to a double bed.
The saloon has two fully adjustable leather captain's chairs with footstools, TV with DVD player, radio with CD player and two wind-up wooden stools.
There is also a solid fuel stove.
Central heating is provided by radiators throughout the boat heated by a Webasto diesel system.
Full width fold back doors lead to the forward deck which has a storage locker for solid fuel, hose, etc.
There are two chairs and locker top cushion to seat four on the front deck.
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Specific details for the share offered
|Size of share as a percentage or fraction||12th|
|Price in UK pounds||£1,800|
|Reason for selling||Ill health|
|Pre-booked weeks included||
18 May- two weeks
26 October - one week
|Holiday entitlement with share offered here.||
Two weeks high season and one low season. Spare weeks are offered in reverse priority order.
|School holiday option possible?||No|
|Running costs for 2017||
2017- £774 paid in two instalments
2018- likely to be similar cost and would be calculated on monthly pro-rata basis.
|Contact details for firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Search terms||pte 61f 6b|
General Comments by vendor
Silhouette has been maintained to a
very high standard. Many items and furnishings have been upgraded eg
LED lighting throughout, and replaced using a rolling scheme of
The boat has both 12volt and 240volt provided by 4 leisure batteries, inverter or shore line.
Hot water is heated by a calorifier when the engine is running or by diesel heating system.
An AGM is held where mooring location, winter maintenance items and general improvements are agreed. The boat has an inventory which includes everything from galley requirements to mooring pins, windlasses and bedding.
She has been successfully managed by the owners since 2010 and this is the first share ever offered for sale outside the syndicate of owners. It is only brought about by ill health of an owner. A copy of the constitution can be made available to those seriously interested.
It should be noted that the e-mail address on this advert is somebody who is an owner on the boat but acting as a proxy for the vendor who sadly is too ill to manage their affairs themselves.
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