Boat Share | Zidon 2

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Zidon 2

Boatshare | Shared Narrow Boat Zidon 2

General information

Type of schemePrivate
Nominal number of sharers8
Year of build1991
Home mooring (2022)Kings Orchard Marina (During Winter 21/22 until March 2022)
Engine Type (last knownThorneycroft 1800cc Model T105 new 2010
Berths1 fixed double + dinette + sofa bed (Six total)
Change over dayWednesday
Are pets allowedNo
Is smoking allowed insideNo
Booking system
Chosen at AGM in November for following season 
from March for 12 months. A fixed rotating system 
where each share gets a fair choice of High Season. 

Each share gets 6 weeks on board each year and 
exchanges are possible by agreement.
Priority for school holidaysNone

General Comments About the Boat

A traditional style stern with removable stools. 

Steps lead to the engine compartment with hooks for coats, rechargeable Dyson vacuum cleaner, electric controls and Eberspecher central heating controls. 

Steps down to extendable fixed double berth with storage cupboard. 

Wet room with sink, shower and pump out toilet. 

Diner with bench seating, with storage under, converts to double berth. 

Kitchen with gas cooker and hob, 12v fridge, stainless steel sink plus storage. 

Side opening hatch with folding steps. 

Lounge with double sofa bed, Captain's chair and stool, solid fuel burner, Digital TV with DVD player and DAB radio. Storage cupboards.

Steps up to double doors to Cratch with folding oak table, picnic chairs. Cratch refurbished with new oak front frame and cover in 2020.

Full back to bare metal repaint in 2020. Bottom blacking and hull inspection in 2021. Boat Safety Certificate renewed in 2021. Zidon spends the season continuously cruising and the boat is handed over from one crew to the next after cleaning, refuelled and pumped out. 

The cruising area for the following season is chosen at the AGM. At the AGM there is an elected Chairman, Treasurer and Secretary

Pictures of the boat

Boatshare | Shared Narrow Boat Zidon 2
Shared narrow boat Zidon 2
Shared narrow boat Zidon 2
Shared narrow boat Zidon 2
Shared narrow boat Zidon 2
Shared narrow boat Zidon 2
Shared narrow boat Zidon 2
Shared narrow boat Zidon 2
Shared narrow boat Zidon 2
Boatshare | Shared Narrow Boat Zidon 2


Specific details for the share offered

Size of share as a percentage or fraction12.5%
Price in UK Pounds£5,000
Reason for sellingIll health
Pre-booked weeks included2nd March 2022 - 9th March 2022 
29th June 2022 - 13th July 2022 
7th September 2022 - 14th September 2022 
7th December 2022 - 21st December 2022
Holiday entitlement with share offered here.Guaranteed six weeks.
School holiday option possible?No such scheme on this boat
Running costs for 2022

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£60 per month 
Plus £2.50 per hour of engine running time during your cruising time on board.
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 been owners for 10 years and have cruised on most of the canals in England and Wales due to the continuous cruising.

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