Vulcan (1/12th Share) is a 60ft Semi-Trad built by GT Boat Builders & fitted out by Nimbus Narrowboats. Owners manage all the affairs required via an elected committee compromising chairman, secretary, finance officer and boat officer. Weeks are drawn out of a hat annually. Share owners get 1 week per season (a total of 4 weeks per share) with the opportunity to swap with other members.
On board the hot water is supplied by a Calorifier. Central heating is supplied by gas. There is a new Squirrel stove in the saloon. A Nanni 40hp 4 cylinder engine provides the propulsion. New gearbox. Electrics include: 240v landline, an inverter, 1 starter & 3 leisure batteries. 6 berth with a fixed double, a dinette conversion and an L-shaped seating area that converts to a double. The bathroom contains a pump-out toilet, a shower and a vanity basin. There is an additional vanity basin at the stern. The brand new galley is equipped with a cooker, a 12v fridge, a microwave and laminate worktops. The vessel also benefits from a new cratch cover. There is also new flooring and curtains on order. Vulcan was repainted in 2017 and is annually serviced every February.
The running costs are approximately £70 per month by standing order. The changeover day is a Saturday. Pets are allowed. There is no smoking permitted on board. If you’re looking to spend a few weeks a year boating and you want to spread the cost then this is a fantastic option.