Boat Share | Madge
|Type of scheme||Private|
|Nominal number of sharers||12|
|Year of build||2000|
|Home mooring (2020)||Great Heywood, Staffs and Worcs Canal (Anglo Welsh Yard)|
|Engine Type (last known||Beta 38 (New 2019)|
|Berths||2 + 2|
|Change over day||Saturday|
|Are pets allowed||Yes|
|Is smoking allowed inside||No|
|Booking system||Rota managed by Booking Secretary.|
One week in first three months; two weeks in
middle six months; one week in last three months.
Each year allocation moves earlier four weeks in summer
period and two weeks otherwise.
Swaps and other arrangements can be made between members.
|Priority for school holidays||There are no special arrangements for those|
requiring school holidays however exchanges may be possible.
General Comments About the Boat
Semi-traditional stern with seating.
Steps down passing drying cupboard with central heating boiler to double bed.
Kitchen with cooker - four hobs, grill and oven; Sink with adjacent drainage; refrigerator (12 volt).
Lounge two bench seats which can convert into beds; two different sized tables on board; TV with DVD fed by satellite finder (SNIPE) on roof.
Step up to open cockpit with propane storage locker.
Pictures of the boat
Specific details for the share offered
|Size of share as a percentage or fraction|
|Price in UK Pounds||£2,750|
|Reason for selling||As a family we have two shares, one being an original from launch.|
Now finding unable to fully use both , hence selling one.
|Pre-booked weeks included||All 2021|
Jan 9th -16th,
April 17th - May 1st,
Oct 9th -16th
|Holiday entitlement with share offered here.||4 weeks per annum |
1 in Winter,
Fortnight in Spring/Summer,
1 in Autumn
|School holiday option possible?||No|
|Running costs for 2021|
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|For 2021 these are estimated to be around £70 per month|
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|I am hoping for a committed purchaser to take|
over the share on 1st Jan 2021.
At that date payments will be up to date allowing
new owner to start with a clean sheet.
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General comments by vendor
Booking slots move spaces annually to ensure fairness.
Private swops allowed and weeks not required can be sold to another member at going rate of 3 x monthly payment.
Having been owners since day one Madge has provided us with many fantastic holidays. The group has had many changes but always managed to run Madge in a friendly and sensible manner.
The AGM at the end of Jan. is normally held at a location not too far from our base and usually ends up with a social evening for those who decide to stay for the night .
Over the years Madge has been well looked after and improvements made.
We have membership of River Canal Rescue (RCR) which is effectively the AA of the canal network.
The only spend on the horizon , other than routine, is a possible paint job but nothing finalised yet. We usually have an annual paint touch-up which has served us well in maintaining the overall appearance of the boat.
Every effort will be made to arrange a viewing but will need to fit in with members use.
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