Narrow Boat Share | The Pride Of York

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The Pride of York

Shared narrow boat Scruffy Fox

General information

Type of schemePrivate
Nominal number of sharers6
Year of build2008
Home mooring (2023)Kings Bromley Marina,  Lichfield Rd, Lichfield WS13 8HT
Engine Type (last known)Beta 43
Berths2 + 4
Change over dayThursday
Are pets allowedYes
Is smoking allowed insideNo
Booking system
 Each owner gets four separate two week periods of use each year.

There are 12 weeks between the start of each owner’s two week 
allocations.For example an owner may get weeks 1 & 2, weeks 13 & 14, 
weeks 25 & 26 and weeks 37 & 38.

Each year the two week periods are moved forward by two weeks 
so that in the example, the next year’s allocation will start with weeks 3 & 4.

(The last four weeks in December are not allocated and are intended 
for maintenance purposes.)

Priority for school holidaysNone - but see comments below

General Comments About the Boat

This 60’ semi-trad boat has a standard layout with rear bedroom, then separate shower room, galley, L shaped dining area, and front lounge. The boat was built by Colecraft on a 10/6/4 hull with a fit-out by Cut Above Narrowboats


There is an aft deck with hinged lifting hatch for access to the weed hatch. The cockpit has port and starboard storage lockers and a lifting floor for access to the engine compartment. This also contains a Webasto diesel boiler for the central heating, three domestic service batteries and one engine start battery.

Rear Bedroom

Entering through the aft hatch, which is offset to the starboard side, and descending via three steps you come to the main double bedroom area, with the bed on the port side and the corridor through the boat on the starboard side. Next to the hatch is the switch panel and adjacent to it at the aft end of the bed is a cupboard which contains the electrical equipment and has full length hanging space that can be used for additional storage. There is a radiator in the corridor. Under the bed are the hot water tank and the polypropylene pump-out tank for the toilet. At the forward end of the bed is a full length hanging cupboard and a separate full height cupboard with five spacious shelves.

There is a sliding door separating this area from the remainder of the boat.

WC / Shower Room

Forward of the bedroom is the shower-toilet room which is separated from the corridor by another sliding door. The shower cubicle is tiled and has a thermostatic controller and bi-fold doors. There is an electric macerator toilet and a surface mounted wash basin with mixer tap and cupboard underneath. There is a towel rail heated from the central heating.


Forward of the shower room is the galley area with the corridor running along the centre line of the boat with work tops and cupboards on both sides. On the port side are the fridge (with freezer compartment), microwave, the sink and drainer, drawers for cutlery, food storage etc. There is a water filter system under the sink which feeds the three way mixer tap for the sink. On the starboard side there is an Indesit Washer / Dryer and more cupboards for crockery, glasses, saucepans and food storage. At the forward end of the starboard work surface is the inset gas oven / grill and a four burner hob with glass cover. There is a six bottle wine rack and a Houdini hatch in the ceiling. The sump pump for the shower waste is located under the floor of the aft cupboard on the starboard side.

L Shaped Dinette

Forward of the galley area on the starboard side is the L shaped dining seating with solid Walnut table. The seating area converts to a double bed and has storage underneath. This area can be screened from the rear of the boat by a curtain. The corridor runs through on the port side and contains a radiator. There is another Houdini hatch in the ceiling.

Saloon Area

Forward of the dining area is the spacious saloon which has a radiator on the port side. There are two Wilson dark blue leather reclining captain’s chairs with matching leg rests. A low table with storage which contains an inflatable bed that can be used to provide an additional single bed. At the forward end there are low level cupboards either side of the front door for general storage with a TV on top of the port side cupboard. Under the front step are two water pumps for the pressurised water system.

Well Deck

A central twin door with glazed panels leads out to the well deck which has storage lockers / seats on each side. The battery for the bow thrusters is located in the port locker. There is a locker forward of the well deck which contains two gas bottles and the water filler pipe. The fresh water tank is located under the well deck.

Pictures of the boat

It should be noted that the interior images are around six years old and may only give a general
representation of the boat as it is now and soft furnishings etc. may have also changed
Shared narrow boat The Pride Of York
Shared narrow boat The Pride Of York
Shared narrow boat The Pride Of York
Shared narrow boat The Pride Of York
Shared narrow boat The Pride Of York
Shared narrow boat The Pride Of York
Shared narrow boat The Pride Of York
Shared narrow boat The Pride Of York
Shared narrow boat The Pride Of York
Shared narrow boat The Pride Of York

Specific details for the share offered

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Price in UK Pounds
Reason for selling
Pre-booked weeks included
Holiday entitlement with share offered here.
School holiday option possible?
Running costs for 2021

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General comments by vendor

For those needing school holidays owners may be willing to exchange weeks to accomodate anyone needing such weeks

A 60 ft Semi-Traditional Narrow Boat built to the highest specifications by York Cabinet maker David Clark. The boat was launched in November 2008.

10/6/4 Colecraft hull painted in Mauritius Blue with black hull.

The Pride of York is fitted out in a modern elegant style making the boat light and airy.

Curved lines to the cupboards and surfaces and high quality materials and fittings throughout add to the contemporary nature of the boat. The interior is fitted out with American White Ash. The ceiling is planked and the sides are lined with veneered 8mm plywood and blue detailing lines. The floor is a dark hardwood.

Annual General Meeting

This is held once a year in November/December when all matters relating to the operation and maintenance of the boat are discussed. Any issue during the year are resolved by e mail.


All the owners are Gold Members of the River Canal Rescue Ltd breakdown and recovery service.

Technical Details

CE Marked and RCD compliant with Declaration of Conformity and Owners Manual.

Beta Marine 43 engine and PRM 150 gear box with two alternators and a Generator for the Travel Power 240V system. The cooling water is used to heat the hot water cylinder. A hospital silencer for quiet running.

Three domestic batteries (135 Ah), one engine starter battery and bow thruster battery.

Webasto diesel boiler for central heating and hot water.

Electrical equipment consists of Victron Mains Isolating Transformer, Battery Charger and Electrolux 3.5kVA Travel Power unit. There is a connection point in the cockpit for the 240V Shore power.

Saniflow electric macerator toilet operated by a membrane switch panel with a 75 gallon pump out tank under the main bed, which only needs pumping out at the end of each two period of use.

Twin coil hot water tank located under main bed.

12V Shoreline fridge / freezer

The Pride of York is fully equipped for cruising with linen, crockery, glasses etc for 6 people.

The hull is insulated with polyurethane spray foam.

There are five Channel Glaze gold anodised windows on each side which have roller blinds fitted on the inside.

Complete with safety equipment & gas alarms, mooring equipment, anchor, fire extinguishers & blanket.

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