Listing is for shared ownership in the narrowboat Winding Down.
£500 per two week share. (reduced for a quick sale as we are no longer able to make use of our share)
2 or 4 week yellow shares are available for holidays in March, April, May, September or October.
This provides holidays on the canal network when the network is quieter, queues at locks are rare and the seasons show the waterways at their most colourful. Additional weeks may also be available during winter months.
Canal holidays are gaining in popularity the benefits of which are regularly documented on YouTube for all ages.
The £500 is to purchase a two week share of the narrowboat and become one of the co-owners. The share scheme is managed by Carefree Cruising, they insure the smooth operation of the boat allowing owners to have full enjoyment of their boat.
No smoking is allowed inside the boat.
There is a monthly contribution towards maintenance. This does vary from year to year, depending on what the owners have agreed for winter maintenance projects. (The boating year is July to June). The sum may be paid in monthly instalments or as one annual cost. Carefree Cruising can provide details of updated costs for the current year.
The monthly contribution covers all maintenance and ownership costs including insurance, licensing and mooring.
You also get a friendly 24/7 help line for advice and mechanical issues to ensure time on the canal is as carefree as possible.
The only cost not included are personal costs such as fuel which is dependent upon distance travelled. There are not any other hidden extra costs.
As the boat is sold through Carefree Cruising, more details and a walk through of the boat is available on their website: the