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Tiller Slave

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    Hart
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    Warwick
  1. Several Winter Moorings are available at Saltisford Canal Centre, Warwick, on the GU . Both residential and non residential, run by a small canal charity. Winter Moorers pay a fee for the 17 weeks based on boat length, Period from 1 November through to 28 February £9.88 per foot, ex vat, £11.86 inclusive of VAT ( Additional weeks charged proportionately). For full details see http://www.saltisfordcanal.co.uk Good facilities: water, electric , gas, pump out, laundrette, close to town centre and railway station
  2. Winter Mooring sare still avaialable at Saltisford Canal Centre, Warwick, both residential and non residential, run by a small canal charity. Winter Moorers pay a fee for the 17 weeks based on boat length, Period from 1 November through to 28 February £9.88 per foot, ex vat, £11.86 inclusive of VAT ( Additional weeks charged proportionately). For full details see http://www.saltisfordcanal.co.uk/
  3. Winter Moorings avaialable at Saltisford Canal Centre, Warwick, both residential and non residential, run by a small canal charity. Winter Moorers pay a fee for the 17 weeks based on boat length, Period from 1 November through to 28 February £9.88 per foot, ex vat, £11.86 inclusive of VAT ( Additional weeks charged proportionately). For full details see http://www.saltisfordcanal.co.uk/
  4. Saltisford Canal Trust - Day Hire Boat Saltie II http://www.saltisfordcanal.co.uk/ Saltie is a broad beam day boat, Unusually it is equipped to carry up to 3 wheelchairs, with a hydraulic lift for access.
  5. Saltisford Canal Centre in Warwick http://www.saltisfordcanal.co.uk/ The Trust Visitor Centre has a shop which sells an extensive range of canal giftware, local honey, some chandlery, ice cream and snacks. We believe we have the biggest range of canal t towels in the UK!
  6. Saltisford Canal Trust http://www.saltisfordcanal.co.uk/Saltisford_Canal/Mooring_on_the_Arm.html we fund our activities mainly from our moorings, including permanent, residential, visitor and winter. We have a number of Winter Moorings available each year, both to just moor the boat or to live aboard
  7. Saltisford Canal Trust http://www.saltisfordcanal.co.uk/ "a small canal charity set up over 25 years ago to restore the canal arm which dates back to 1799, and is originally the terminus of the Warwick and Birmingham Canal. The Saltisford Canal Centre has been transformed by volunteers from a site of dereliction into a peaceful moorings, set in a series of gardens and orchards. The arm is home to a number of residential narrowboats, and also provides permanent, winter and visitor moorings within 10 minutes walk of the heart of Warwick. We have a range of facilities, which we hope you will use and enjoy, whether you are just mooring overnight, visiting on foot or staying longer."
  8. That is true but they are 48 hour moorings, and there are only a handful
  9. The British Marine Federation has a little known BUT very effective Alternative Dispute Resolution Scheme http://www.britishmarine.co.uk/what_we_do/legal__finance/dispute_resolution_scheme.aspx Where for a fixed price divided equally between both parties to the dispute a qualified Commercial Mediator helps them negotiate a settlement "The fee is £375 inc VAT per party irrespective of the amount involved or the complexity of the dispute" Members of the BMF include The Canal Boat Builders Association, The Association of Pleasure Craft Operators, The Yacht Harbour Association, Boat Retailers & Brokers Association http://www.britishmarine.co.uk/what_we_do/membership/region__group_associations.aspx in short most reputable companies! SO don't give the money to the lawyers , settle the dispute quicker and cheaper by mediation!
  10. If the marina is part of the BMF or TYHA I suggest you investigate their low price Alternative Dispute Resolution scheme, to settle the dispute see link http://www.britishmarine.co.uk/what_we_do/legal__finance/dispute_resolution_scheme.aspx It is also open to non members
  11. The Saltisford Canal Trust have plenty of secure moorings available in the centre of Warwick, five minutes cruising to the bottom of the Hatton flight http://www.saltisfordcanal.co.uk/ Cost is £4 per night. The site has water and electric on the visitor moorings, canal shop and a laundrette. Very close to the centre of warwick and shops ( much closer than the Cape moorings) Not a good idea to moor on the flight as some pounds can lose water overnight.
  12. The Saltisford Canal Trust have plenty of secure moorings available in the centre of Warwick, if you want to weekend your narrowboat. http://www.saltisfordcanal.co.uk/ Cost is £4 per night. The site has water and electric on the visitor moorings, and a laundrette. less than 10 minutes walk to Warwick Parkway Station on the Chiltern line between London and Birmingham
  13. Red Diesel Duty - charged on that sold for propulsion goes up from 1st September. This 'tax" is collected by the boatyard and then passed onto HMRC. The quote below is the guidance note sent out to British Marine Federation members "Red Diesel Duty Increase from 1 September 2009 Published on 20/8/2009 As announced in the Budget earlier this year, the duty on all types of fuel will increase from 1 September 2009. This will have an impact on the pricing of Red Diesel. The following is an illustration/example of a calculation of duty and VAT under the new arrangements. It is intended to be an illustration only. The proportion split between propulsion and domestic usage will vary. HMRC have confirmed that VAT is charged at the reduced rate of 5% on fuel for propulsion and domestic use. This example assumes a 60% (propulsion) and 40% (domestic) split for a purchase of 100 litres of red diesel (the price of diesel is assumed to be 70 pence per litre (ppl) which includes 10.80 ppl duty already paid to fuel supplier): Propulsion calculation (i.e. 60%) 60 litres @ 70 ppl = £42.00 60 litres @ 45.39 ppl = £27.23 (additional duty) VAT @ 5% = £3.46 Propulsion total = £72.69 Domestic calculation (i.e. 40%) 40 litres @ 70 ppl = £28 VAT @ 5% = £ 1.40 Domestic total = £29.40 Transaction total = £102.09 "
  14. Split calorifiers are quite common on narrow boats- it has happen to me on two different boats I owned. They tend to get small holes in the welding at the shoulders of the tank. It is always a good idea to assume they will eventually go , therefore install them in a place where leaking water will not cause further damage i.e. not under the bed! The normal cause is the pressure relief valve being set at the wrong pressure. Boat builders often get confused between PSI and Bar. Also check the setting on your water pump- many are variable.