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Thank you for helpful reply. Now the loo, not a nice subject at all I know , especially first thing on a Sunday morning. We normally have a pump out every 3 days to be on the safe side. I do have tum problems. Would you say as being a bigger boat the system is more than adequate for longer. I was thinking that as it has a domestic type toilet it may fill up the waste a bit quicker.
Also those darn steps. Did you feel safe. Believe me I can trip over anything at the best of times, and that is sober.
We had Gracious Emblem in October. We couldn’t fault it. There was 4 of us. In answer to your questions, Steps, 2 of us have arthritis but managed the steps up to the top deck. You can also access the top deck from the side deck via internal steps to the deck and then a single step up to the steering position. From the steering position there is a single step up to the top deck. Storage space. There is ample storage space. There is a full size fridge. The aft cabin has a toilet and sink. The main bathroom is excellent. We had a free pump out at the yard on the Wednesday. Gauges on the dashboard show levels in each toilet. Everything is 240 Volt, no gas. ( Unlike Graceful Emblem) The heating system good. Each area has it’s own thermostat for temperature and fan speed. You do not need to run the engine for hot water or heating. There is a switch in the aft cabin for Hot Water and Hot water plus Heating. Heating doesn’t run off the diesel. The only downside I find with any of the newer type craft is that if you have mobility problems and moor a low tide sometimes the step down onto the aft platform can be a bit challenging. Hope this helps.
This message was edited by Graham47 on Jan-31-21 @ 1:05 PM
Thank you Graham. I am sure like myself others will find your detailed response very reassuring. Although I will add a caveat in that I would prefer the second boat you mention Graceful , sorry my memory is terrible. As I cook from scratch every day , yes even on board I would not like an all electric set up. Give me reliable gas everyday , you know where you are with the gas.
Women dont nag they just point things out...
This message was edited by Hylander on Jan-31-21 @ 2:34 PM
Just arrived back yesterday from a week on Gracious. Bit optimistic about having no gas as we cook every day. Not aproblem at all. Only used EHU once. Heating was brilliant with each cabin having its own thermostat. Had one pump out but five adults on board. Shower simply the best one I’ve had Ona broads cruiser. Full sized fridge. Booked it again for next year.