Boat Share | Keynsham

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Shared narrow boat Keynsham

General information

Type of schemeManaged
Nominal number of sharers12
Year of build2002
Home mooring (2023)Aston Marina Lichfield Road, Stone ST15 8QU
Engine Type (last known)Nanni N4.43KC (2013)
Berths2 + 4
Change over daySaturday 
Are pets allowedYes
Is smoking allowed insideNo
Booking system
A booking chart for the following calendar year is circulated
in agreed priority order during the autumn and before the
owners’ annual meeting in November, 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 holidaysThree 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

A Reeves-built 10/6/4mm steel construction vessel, fitted-out by Milburn Boats, with Nanni N4.43KC diesel engine with hospital silencer. Semi-traditional stern and a mid galley layout. 

Gas central heating to radiators and a solid fuel stove. Water heating by gas boiler and by engine (calorifier) Two pump-out fresh water WCs. 12-volt lighting and 240-volt AC supplied by inverter or hook up.

Fully lined curtains to all windows and blinds in kitchen and bathroom. Carpet tiles to all areas and vinyl flooring to kitchen and bathroom. Light maple T&G timber and veneered panels. Keynsham is very light and airy with good use of recessed and spot lighting.

Starting from the stern and working forward:

Semi-traditional Helmsmans deck with seating area (storage lockers under - two gas bottles, mooring pins, windlasses etc) and engine under deck.

Inside steps to master bedroom (double bed extendable to king size) with en-suite cloakroom, full-length wardrobe, drawers and under-bed stowage.

Corridor with bathroom off - corner bath with shower over, glass shower screen, basin with cupboard under and wall mirrors over, WC, built-in cupboard, extractor fan.

Spacious galley has sink/drainer, gas hob, oven & grill, microwave, fridge under the worksurface, extractor fan, large storage cupboards. A good range of crockery and cooking utensils are provided, plenty for a crew of six. Large side hatch off galley, with removable perspex screen.

Solid fuel stove with guest wardrobe and drawers opposite and curtain dividing sleeping areas, raised L-shaped dinette which easily seats five with the additional stools, and converts to a comfortable double bed. Storage under the dinette, plus two sizes of table which can be stored securely against the side.

Solid fuel stove and dividing curtain separating sleeping areas.

Flat screen TV with DVD/video player, Freeview receiver, radio/CD player and sofa with storage under (converts to double bed).

Fully-opening double French doors which fold right back on themselves to open up the front deck (this is wonderful in hot weather) which has a seating area for four people with storage lockers under, separate leatherette cushions for the seating area are stored inside the boat. 100 gallon fresh water tank.

Pictures of the boat

Shared narrow boat Keynsham
Shared narrow boat Keynsham
Shared narrow boat Keynsham
Shared narrow boat Keynsham
Shared narrow boat Keynsham
Shared narrow boat Keynsham
Shared narrow boat Keynsham
Shared narrow boat Keynsham
Shared narrow boat Keynsham
Shared narrow boat Keynsham

Specific details for the share offered

Size of share as a percentage or fraction12th
Price in UK Pounds£2,000
Reason for sellingBuying our own boat.
Pre-booked weeks included31st March to 14th April (2 weeks)
19th May to 26th May (1 week)
24th November to 1st December (1 week)
Holiday entitlement with share offered here.3 guaranteed plus option of 1
(or more) additional weeks.
School holiday option possible?This is a school holiday share
Running costs for 2023

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£136 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

We have thoroughly enjoyed our time on Keynsham, so much so, that we are now buying a boat of our own. She is very well maintained and very well cared for by her share owners. The owners group is very proactive (whatsapp group) and has been a pleasure to be a part of.

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