Boat Share | EOS
|Type of scheme||Managed|
|Nominal number of sharers||12.5|
|Year of build||2011|
|Home mooring (2020)||Reedley Marina, Barden Lane, Burnley, BB12 0DX|
|Engine Type (last known)||Beta Marine Greenline 43hp|
(Plus hydraulic bow thrusters)
|Berths||2 + 2|
|Change over day||Saturday|
|Are pets allowed||Yes|
|Is smoking allowed inside||No|
Allocations are make in accordance with a priority table.
The owner at the top of the list chooses a fortnight for the high season
(between April-October) & an off-season week.
When all owners have chosen the list is reversed for owners to select their forth week.
Weeks can still be freely swapped amongst owners by mutual agreement.
If any owner cannot use there allocated week if is offered out
by email & there is an agreed priority list for this
|Priority for school holidays||None.|
General Comments About the Boat
Starting at the rear is the rear deck with a lockable locker for mooring pins, windlasses etc, then two benches with storage underneath for coal and buckets.
Down the steps, alongside the wet storage area for coats, brooms, mops etc, you enter the rear galley with black worktops and oak custom built units containing sink, fridge, gas stove, pull out units, electric fuse board and inverter cupboard with battery monitors and controls. Radiator under steps.
The interior roof of the whole boat is constructed from narrow tongued and grooved solid oak.
Into the saloon area with a fixed bench sofa and removable table that converts into a double bed. Table slides underneath sofa when not required.
Side oak cabinet with a 32inch TV and separate DVD player, radio, and cupboard space. Additional oak corner cupboard for general storage of items including vacuum cleaner and table legs. The solid fuel stove is sat on a tiled hearth with an insulated flue extending through the roof. Another two radiators in this area and side hatch leading through the door to the corridor for the bathroom and forward cabin.
Bathroom complements the kitchen design with its black worktops and oak cabinets. It comprises an electric flush pump-out wc, basin with mixer tap, corner shower unit. The radiator is of a towel rail type.
From the corridor with its own radiator, through another door is the forward cabin which comprises a bespoke king-size transverse (ie. Side to side) bed that can be folded up to allow easy access to the forward deck. The double wardrobe contains hanging space, shelf space and also a safe for personal use. The central heating and water controls are located on the side of the wardrobe. Additional bedside cupboards, corner cupboard and over bed cupboards are all crafted in the same oak as the rest of the boat. On the side of a cupboard next to the bed are gauges for the wc waste tank and also the clean water tank. With another radiator that completes the heating system, there are also double doors leading out up to the forward deck which comprises a transverse seat and gas bottle storage (3 bottles).
Pictures of the boat
Specific details for the share offered
|Size of share as a percentage or fraction||8%|
|Price in UK Pounds||£5,000|
|Reason for selling||We want to holiday abroad a bit more|
|Pre-booked weeks included||19/07/2020 -2 weeks|
11/10/2020 - 1 week
06/02/2021 - 1 week
08/05/2021 - 2 weeks
06/11/2021 - 1 week
|Holiday entitlement with share offered here.||4 weeks per annum|
|School holiday option possible?||No such scheme on this boat.|
|Running costs for 2020|
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|£110 per month|
|How are the running costs to be apportioned||I would ask the incoming owner to take over |
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General comments by vendor
Eos - the Greek Goddess of Dawn is a 54' semi-traditional narrowboat launched in 2011. We have been Eos owners for some time however our other commitments and our desire to explore the rest of the world mean that it's growing increasingly difficult for us to take full advantage of our allocated weeks.
The Eos owners are a friendly group who all communicate on a regular basis keeping each other updated with anything relating to the boat and the area in which we are cruising.
The syndicate has an elected committee who liaise between the Management Company and owners. We have an annual AGM each Autumn where anything relating to the boat is discussed and voted upon. In the beginning of 2018 Eos has had a full re-paint & is now looking splendid. The boat has a full inventory on board including a TV & DVD and microwave oven. Eos has been well-designed with many cupboards for storage.
The Syndicate has elected to move Eos to a new base every 2-3 years. Having started at Alvechurch where we stayed for 3 years, we moved to Gayton & then Anderton for 2 years each & in 2019 Eos moved to Reedley Marina on the Leeds Liverpool canal.
Running costs are reviewed at each AGM. This cost includes all gas, coal, turnaround servicing charges & pump-outs (at Reedley) as well as insurance, mooring, licences, management fees etc. The only other costs incurred for cruising is fuel. The Eos syndicate has a healthy bank balance, which is monitored and managed monthly
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