At last, I think I can now go public with this. I have been waiting for actual money to land in my bank account, but the boat management company BCBM has received the agreed sum from the purchasers, whose name has been circulated to the other members of the syndicate as new owners. And I was excluded from the list (I know about it via my brother, who still has his share). So I can be 99.9% confident that all is in order, and that we have finally sold our share.
We had our Shadow share for 12 years, and have had some excellent holidays on it. I can remember only three breakdowns while we were on board: a throttle linkage broke, which I was able to repair myself; we overheated once or twice necessitating a bit of a pause in proceedings; and a gearbox oil pipe broke, which was fixed for us within a couple of hours.
BCBM, who have been completely open and transparent, especially where the finances were concerned.
Walkies again - This weekend my Ramblers group offered another suitable walk - actually on the short side, at six miles, but with some interesting terrain (and lots of mud...
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