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  1. croftie

    2019-2020 Licence Fees Announced

    The only "logic" I can see is that taking a narrow boat as 6' 10" = 2.08m 2.08 + 4% = 2.16m 2.16 + 50% = 3.24m
  2. croftie

    2019-2020 Licence Fees Announced

    Well a result. Emailed CART this afternoon saying more or less the above and within the hour they had changed the beam on their records to 3.13m. This means the boat is now in Band 2 saving 10% when the new pricing is fully implemented.
  3. croftie

    tank cutter

    +1 for Bosch, I have several and never had a problem
  4. croftie

    2019-2020 Licence Fees Announced

    Just a follow up, been to the boat today (out of the water on hard standing) and at the widest point I held a vertical (using spirit level) post down to the ground and drove a peg into the ground on both sides. Measured the distance between and it was 3.13m. So that is 0.2m less that CART has my boat being and therefore within Band 2 not Band 3. Will contact CART to see if they will amend their records from my findings, if not then I will get the guy who did my purchase survey to confirm the actual width.
  5. croftie

    2019-2020 Licence Fees Announced

    So around1/3 are going to have a 10% - 20% upload, VERY revenue neutral.
  6. croftie

    2019-2020 Licence Fees Announced

    Much the same as on the Ouse at York
  7. croftie

    2019-2020 Licence Fees Announced

    Found it :- Based on these considerations, the Trust has decided to combine the current length based bands with new width bands so that craft wider than 2.16m (7”1ft) will pay slightly more on top of the length based charge. Three width bands will be introduced from April 2020 Band 1: 2.16m (7ft 1”) and below Band 2: over 2.16m (7ft 1”) up to and including 3.24M (10ft 7.5’’) Band 3: over 3.24M (10ft 7.5’’) We envisage that ultimately the % surcharge for wider craft will rise to 10% for Band 2 and 20% for Band 3, but it would be introduced in phases over several years (see proposed phasing until 2023 https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/refresh/media/thumbnail/35602-licensing-futures-decision-summary-response.pdf
  8. croftie

    2019-2020 Licence Fees Announced

    Any Idea how this is to be applied? The release says "In addition to length-based pricing, from April 2020 two additional pricing bands for boat widths over 2.16 to 3.24 and those over 3.24 will be introduced. " Just checked and according to CART my boat is 3.33 so app 4" into the higher band. Time to get the angle grinder out!!!!
  9. croftie

    ASAP - Data Breach

    Yes just received this email as well. As I ordered stuff 4th September I fall into that date range and have just cancelled my card. What a pain,
  10. croftie

    Mooring in Marina unlicenced

    York - Naburn Marina
  11. croftie

    A Wee one to start again.

    As above - in water this year, should last for years knowing your standards. Re laminate externally, on the water 20??, should last for years knowing your standards.
  12. croftie

    traction battery and boat stability

    I like it, good sense of humour, have a greenie
  13. croftie

    Honda eu20i starting problems

    Back in the 70's we used to look after a number of taxi's running on gas and they suffered from valve guide wear and seat recession
  14. croftie

    Leaky stem gland

    agreed 200l/hr is nothing really, easy answer https://www.ebay.co.uk/i/182052165900?chn=ps&adgroupid=47842945425&rlsatarget=pla-380312377891&abcId=1129946&adtype=pla&merchantid=115195382&poi=&googleloc=1006816&device=c&campaignid=974959912&crdt=0
  15. croftie

    Batteries and being off grid

    Will that be a battery reared turkey?
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