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Type of scheme Private
Number of sharers 4
Year of construction 2003
Home mooring (2018)
The Wharf
Market Drayton
Length 57'
Engine Type Beta JD3 Tug
Berths 4 + 2
Change over day each week Saturday
Are pets allowed Allowed
Is smoking allowed INSIDE the boat Not Allowed
Booking System
The bookings are agreed between the members, there is no set formula. Each member chooses 4 weeks initially and then you are able to take up any slack after the initial round.
Priority for school holidays
General comments about the boat
Central steps leading down from a large 6' front deck, which will hold a table and two chairs to outside dining, into the lounge/dining area.

There is a multi fuel stove in the front corner with a flat screen TV in the opposite corner. The dinning table can be used as a full or half size, it also converts to a 6'3" long double if required This leads back into the galley which is fully equipped to prepare and cooks meal, all cutlery and crockery as well as cooking equipment is provided.

The corridor leads to a fixed 6'3" long double with a spring mattress, and from there it is onto the bathroom which has a full sized shower and wash basin as well as a pump out toilet. Water is heated by the engine and or the gas central heating boiler.

The engine room comes next and has a side hatch on both side, there is also a safety rail guarding the engine.

The corridor bends to the right to make a central path through the boatman's cabin to the back steps. There are 2 single beds here which can be made up into a cross double.
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General Comments by vendor

Brunel is a 57' trad tug style narrow boat. She is on a Steve Hubbard 10/6/5/4 shell fitted out by Mick Clarke circa 2003.

Only four (25%) to allow extended cruising


Beta JD3 Tug


120 gallons in tank below tug deck.


Alde central heating system runs radiators and instant hot water further hot water available when engine running. Additional coal stove in saloon.


90 Gallons.


Pump out toilet in shower room


Gas Cooker with four burner hob and oven.


Domestic size electric with icebox.


5ft in length with side doors on each side. This area also serves as drying space for wet weather clothing, boots etc.


Pump out toilet, vanity unit, shower


As shown in the photos all open plan upholstery professionally
fitted with solid fuel stove, seating does convert into double bed

Fixed double

Rear cabin
Separated from other bedroom, with separate storage to main boat 2-x single or converts into one large double


Ash panelling with solid mahogany trim.


Just bring your own food, clothes, towels, tea towels, pillowcases, sheets and duvet


Hull has been shot blasted originally with two coats of 2-part epoxy; boat dry-docked again 2018.

Fenders renewed also 2018

We are looking for new owners of similar enthusiasm and interest in this tug style narrow boat which is much admired

The share does involve commitment to day-to-day care and weekly simple maintenance, refuelling, pump out, gas bottle exchange, coal supply, external washing and brass polishing together with thorough internal cleaning before handover to next owner.

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