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Shared narrow boat Explorer

General information

Type of schemePrivate
Nominal number of sharers12.5
Year of build2004
Home mooring (2022)Great Haywood Marina, Mill Lane, Great Haywood Staffs. ST18 0RQ
Engine Type (last knownNanni Diesel Engine - 1.9/43bhp
Berths2 + 4
Change over daySaturday
Are pets allowedYes
Is smoking allowed insideNo
Booking system
We draw weeks at the AGM each year. 
We can also swap if needed
Priority for school holidaysNo such scheme on this boat

General Comments About the Boat

The Exterior: Semi traditional boat painted in blue and red with Rose and Castle doors and window shutters. Boat has blue cratch cover.

The Interior: From the back cockpit, enter down the ladder to find the main bedroom with a carved wood post on the bed and sink with blue and white tiles surround. There is a back closet for clothing and storage as well. 

The ceiling is oak paneled, and has a traditional look. The curtains are blue and white and cranberry striped cotton with blackout linings throughout the boat which is coordinated with the blue carpeting on the floor and half way up the walls from the floor. The main bedroom is en suite with its own sink and loo.

The main bathroom is in the middle of the boat and has a shower and sink with blue and white tile surround. 

The kitchen is next and is equipped with microwave,gas oven and grill, refrigerator, and filtered drinking water. The boat is equipped with bone china service for six, glassware to include beer glasses, tall tumblers, wine glasses and short tumblers for six. There are also matching bone china mugs, and a teapot and egg cups as well. There are pots, pans, kitchen utensils, and cutlery as well. 

The dining area has a two settees facing each other and a wooden table with a hand thrown blue fruit bowl to match the interior. 

The settees are cranberry coloured fabric. The front settees are also cranberry coloured and they face our 32" flat screen Smart Samsung TV which is mounted on a bracket for pulling forward and pushing back for storage. 

We have an Oyster Caro Vision II Automatic Satellite TV System which makes finding the signal very easy.

There is a Squirrel Stove. 

We have on board 2 camp chairs with table stored away for towpath relaxing. 

There are also games, videos and books on board for everyone to share.

Pictures of the boat

Shared narrow boat Explorer
Shared narrow boat Explorer
Shared narrow boat Explorer
Shared narrow boat Explorer
Shared narrow boat Explorer
Shared narrow boat Explorer
Shared narrow boat Explorer
Shared narrow boat Explorer
Shared narrow boat Explorer
Shared narrow boat Explorer

Specific details for the share offered

Size of share as a percentage or fraction8%
Price in UK Pounds£2,300
Reason for sellingWork commitments have not allowed me to use my allocations of late.
Pre-booked weeks includedEach for one week:-

Holiday entitlement with share offered here.I get a guaranteed four weeks per year, one in each season 
plus options on any spare weeks.
School holiday option possible?No such scheme on this boat
Running costs for 2022

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The annual contribution for running costs this year are £1100.00
Payable in two £550.00 instalments in January and July.
How are the running costs to be apportionedIf I make the July payment before the sale, I'd expect the
new owner to reimburse me pro-rata at the time of take over.
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General comments by vendor

I have been an owner for 7 years and I am proud of this boat which has been excellently maintained. 

She had a total repaint in November 2019 and new double glazed windows.

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