Boat Share | Farndon
|Type of scheme
|Nominal number of sharers
|Year of build
|Home mooring (2024)
Currently at FazeleyMoving to Nantwich in March 2024
|Engine Type (last known)
|2 + 2 + 1 +1
|Change over day
|Are pets allowed
|Is smoking allowed inside
A booking chart for the following calendar year is circulated
in agreed priority order before the owners’ annual meeting,
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 holidays
|Three 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
From the rear, semi trad stern with single locker on LHS storing gas bottle and tools.Downstairs into the bedroom, to the left is an en-suite WC and forward is a fixed double that can extend to a king-size bed. There is also a TV /DVD in bedroom. Under bed drawers and storage above head of bed.
After the bedroom, there is a bathroom with WC, basin and shower. Following from that, there is a large wardrobe and then you enter the fully fitted kitchen with all the usual appliance and black granite worktops.
Moving forward you enter the main saloon with its two cream leather chairs that turn into beds / combine into sofa and dinette that can seat six around its table. The boat also has TV, radio, DVD and CD player with speakers throughout boat for Radio /CD.
Storage for table top, plus small table top along wall.
Solid fuel burning stove, plus central heating from water boiler.
Curtain used to divide this space for sleeping 6.
Four panel wood /glass French door open out onto bow. Three lockers housing paint / coals / hosepipe etc.. Bow thrusters fitted. Water tank in bow, plus a smaller water tank at rear of boat to service the rear bathroom. Cream leather pads for bow area and connection to put small table in bow area. Leather pads also turn rear locker into seating area in the stern.
Fitted out entirely in light wood and carpet tiles for easy replacement if required.
Pictures of the boat
Specific details for the share offered
|Size of share as a percentage or fraction
|Price in UK Pounds
|Reason for selling
|Pre-booked weeks included
|8th March 2024,
12th and 19th July 2024,
13th December 2024
|Holiday entitlement with share offered here.
|Three weeks plus extra week in reverse rotaion.
|School holiday option possible?
|Running costs for 2024
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|£140 per month including management costs.
|How are the running costs to be apportioned
|I would ask the incoming owner to take over the
monthly contribution from purchase.
Contact details for vendor
or 07800 902323
General comments by vendor
Farndon is a private syndicate managed by Ownashare Cruising Ltd and is well maintained
She is of good specification with an excellent galley featuring quartz worktops with inset stainless steel sink, full sized hob and under counter oven and grill.
Fridge with separate freezer, microwave and lots of storage and work surface.
The Dinette is "L" shaped and converts into a double bed at night
The saloon has two single bed chairs and large bifold doors leading to a foredeck with ample seating.
The shower room has a quadrant shower, pumpout toilet and good sized vanity basin and unit.
The double bed converts to king sized at night with large storage drawers beneath. The wardrobe allows for all those clothes we seem to require!!
There is an ensuite toilet and basin from the main bedroom.
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