Narrow Boat Share | Benbow

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Shared narrow boat Benbow

General information

Type of schemeManaged
Nominal number of sharers12.5
Year of build2000
Home mooring (2021)Overwater Marina Coole Ln, Audlem, Crewe CW5 8AY
Engine Type (last known)Nanni Diesel
Berths2 + 4
Change over daySaturday
Are pets allowedYes
Is smoking allowed insideNo
Booking system
Allocation of weeks is by annual ballot.

The year is divided into four periods to cover
Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter seasons and
‘lots’ are drawn from each of the groupings every year
thus enabling everyone to have a selection of weeks
throughout the year. 

Should one Syndicate member want time drawn by another
member it will be possible to exchange weeks or merely
offer them over if not required. 
Priority for school holidaysNo such scheme on this boat.

General Comments About the Boat

Shell Built By: Alexander Boat Builders 

Fit Out By:     Blue Haven Marine

Bow Thruster:   Hydraulic

Engine: Nanni Diesel Engine

Electrical Supply:      12v lighting and 240v from the Heart Interface Inverter 

Cabin Heating:  Gas central heating radiators (Alde boiler) and solid fuel stove to Lounge

Toilet: Two pump-out  
Water Heating:  Calorifier heated by gas boiler and by engine

Extra Fittings: Microwave, gas split level oven/grill/hob, fridge, TV/Video, radio and CDs to lounge and rear cabin, rear and front cratch covers, Dyson vacuum cleaner, water filter in kitchen, detachable clear Perspex panel for side door
Accommodation:  Front lounge (converts to double bed)

Dining area (coverts to double bed with dividing curtain)


Shower/WC/wash basin,

Master rear cabin with lengthwise double bed, toilet en suite and wash basin,

Traditionally styled rear deck and front well deck.

Pictures of the boat

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Specific details for the share offered

Size of share as a percentage or fraction8%
Price in UK Pounds£2,275
Reason for sellingBuying our own boat
Pre-booked weeks included
Each for one week

Holiday entitlement with share offered here.Guaranteed four weeks and extra weeks are possible
School holiday option possible?No such scheme on this boat
Running costs for 2020

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£140 per month
How are the running costs to be apportionedI would ask the incoming owner to take over the 
monthly contribution from purchase. 
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General comments by vendor

Benbow is such a lovely boat, we will miss our holidays on her. 

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