Shared narrow boat Skylark

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Shared narrow boat Skylark


General information

Type of schemeManaged
Nominal number of sharers12
Year of build2018
Home mooring (2020)Kings Lock
Engine Type (last knownCanaline 42
Berths2 + 4
Change over daySaturday
Are pets allowedYes
Is smoking allowed insideNo
Booking system
Owners buy shares based on red, yellow and blue shares.
Owners pick according to a rotating preference list.
Each year you move up the list for the choosing of your main weeks.
Shares are sold in 12th or 24th's
Priority for school holidaysThree shares have school holiday priority

The rota moves up one every year.

School holiday shares choose first but pay no more
maintenance than any other shares.

General Comments About the Boat

Skylark is a 2018 Semi Trad narrowboat built by Elton Moss.

She is a reverse layout starting with the saloon which has built in seating that converts Into either a double or 2 single bed. A squirrel wood burner and built in flat screen TV with DVD player and radio/CD.


The dining area has an L shaped dinette that converts into a comfortable double with a free standing table. There is also storage and a chiller draw under the seating.


The galley is very spacious with a full sized gas oven and grill which are eye level. There is a separate 4 gas burner glass hob, fridge/freezer, 230v microwave and a slimline dishwasher. All worktops are granite. There is also a small lift up table below the side hatch opposite the kitchen sink area. Ther is plenty of storage space in the kitchen. The kitchen is fully equipped to a very high specification.


The bathroom has a full-size shower sink with storage under and to the side and a pump out toilet.


In the front bedroom there is a full sized fixed double with a luxury mattress and  high level storage over and around the bed. There is a wardrobe and a hidden washing machine/ tumble dryer, The bedroom has a surprising amount of storage.

Steps lead to the front well deck with side benches that have staple under and gas looker where the hose is also stored.

The boat is equipped with bow thrusters for easy manoeuvring.

Pictures of the boat

Shared narrow boat Skylark
Shared narrow boat Skylark
Shared narrow boat Skylark
Shared narrow boat Skylark
Shared narrow boat Skylark
Shared narrow boat Skylark
Shared narrow boat Skylark
Shared narrow boat Skylark
Shared narrow boat Skylark
Shared narrow boat Skylark

Specific details for the share offered

Size of share as a percentage or fraction12th
Price in UK Pounds£6,200
Reason for sellingWe live abroad for part of the year and with 
both air and road travel being so unpredictable 
in these Covid 19 times we can't guarantee being 
able to use our weeks.
Pre-booked weeks included23rd - 30th January 2021
20th - 27th March 2021
24th April - 1st May 2021
18th September 2021
25th September 2021
Holiday entitlement with share offered here.4 weeks per year
School holiday option possible?No
Running costs for 2020

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£153.18 per month.
How are the running costs to be apportionedI would ask the incoming owner to take over the 
monthly contribution from purchase. 
Contact details for vendor
or 07792 185249

General comments by vendor

You can have three other named users at any one time that you can allow to use your weeks. 

We have been share owners for 2 years and we have thoroughly enjoyed our time.

The boat is in immaculate condition and the syndicate is well managed.  

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