This year I am planning to just use the boat for a few overnight trips up the river with the kids. In fact, she may never see salt water again whilst I own her, perhaps not even a tide!
Now having bought her on eBay I am starting to add up the costs of ownership.
Thames River Licence (length x beam x £15.35 psqm): £203.47 (Jan 1st – Dec 31st)
River Safety Certificate: £100 (lasts four years)
Mooring on Thames (£1.30 per foot + VAT, per week): £1,622.40 per annum
Total: £2031.87 and rising!
Getting the inboard Stuart Turner engine running again: Awaiting quote.
I have a feeling I will be adding more to this list pretty soon!!