Dawn Chorus

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Shared narrow Dawn Chorus boat


General information

Type of schemeManaged
Nominal number of sharers12
Year of build2011
Home mooring (2019)Aston Marina
Lichfield Road
ST15 8Qu
Engine Type (last knownBeta 50 (New 2019)
Berths2 + 4
Change over daySaturday
Are pets allowedYes
Is smoking allowed insideNo
Booking system
The year is divided into four periods to cover
Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter.

Lots are drawn yearly for each of the periods
enabling everyone to have a selection of weeks throughout the year
Priority for school holidaysOne owner has school holiday priority

General Comments About the Boat

Dawn Chorus is a 6 berth boat, built in September 2011, fitted with bow thrusters and a cruiser stern.

The Galley is at the rear of the boat, containing a hob, oven, fridge and microwave. There is ample storage and a wine cooler built under the floor.

Dinning facilities can be either at the rear or front of the boat.

A solid fuel stove is in the rear cabin area.

There is a fixed double bed in the center and doubles can be made up at the front and rear again with plenty of storage.

There are 2 enclosed bathrooms, both with macerator toilets. One bathroom is fitted with a shower.

There are Tvs in the front and aft section.

There is diesel powered central heating and the water is heated by the engine. The electrics is 12 volt lighting and 240 volt supplied by an inverter or hook up.

A gas locker is situated at the front.

Pictures of the boat

Shared narrow boat Dawn Chorus
Shared narrow boat Dawn Chorus
Shared narrow boat Dawn Chorus
Shared narrow boat Dawn Chorus
Shared narrow boat Dawn Chorus
Shared narrow boat Dawn Chorus
Shared narrow boat Dawn Chorus
Shared narrow boat Dawn Chorus
Shared narrow boat Dawn Chorus
Shared narrow boat Dawn Chorus

Specific details for the share offered

Size of share as a percentage or fraction8%
Price in UK Pounds£7,000
Reason for sellingWe are now part of a larger share in another boat.
Pre-booked weeks included
20th July 2019
21st September 2019
4th January 2020
Holiday entitlement with share offered here.My share entitles us to draw one week per season, 
i.e. 4 weeks per year.
School holiday option possible?No
Running costs for 2019

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The running costs for 2019 are £156 approximately per calendar month including management. 
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
stuart.aspden@gmail.com or 01516 446432

Below - A montage of pictures on a small video from when the boat was new

General comments by vendor

We have been owners for three pleasurable years. Th boat is a dream to drive, especially with the bow thrusters in tight areas. We have explored many areas of the canal systems.

Its great to sit out on the stern and enjoy drinks in the summer.

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