These are the canal boats, narrowboats, Dutch barges, and inland waterways craft we are currently selling. Call or email us for full details and the DVD. If you don't see what you're looking for then please register with us so we can send you details of boats that meet your requirements as soon as they become available.
This 2013 boat has a modern fit by Tristar boats using top quality materials including the solid oak floor and under-floor heating in the Galley and Bathroom. She would make for a comfortable live aboard, and with everything onboard you could move straight on. She is currently moored in an ideal location for commuting into London. Viewing is highly recommended. With the current layout she could easily sleep up to 6 people.
Chianti is a beautifully presented one owner wide beam boat that can be fittingly described as a luxury floating apartment. Fitted out in the most up-to-date materials, this boat must be seen to be fully appreciated. She is fully equipped with everything required to live afloat or would serve as a luxurious holiday home. With the addition of a sofa bed in the saloon she could sleep up to 6 people. Mooring available.
'Artisan' is a truly unique one owner live-aboard wide beam with attractive lines that has been designed to give the look and feel of an older boat. She has much storage for two people and is fitted out to an attractive layout with a rear galley, large mid saloon and forward bedroom. She has been well loved and enjoyed by the original owners who have used her extensively as a live-aboard boat whilst continuously cruising the inland waterways.
'Mur-Lou' is spacious two owner live-aboard with much storage for two people fitted out to an attractive layout with a rear galley, large mid saloon and forward bedroom. She is ideally suited for use as an apartment boat but is equally well equipped to take out cruising. A 2012 survey is available to view. Mooring available by separate negotiation. (Note the photos show the boat as Loran Jean but she has been re-named by the current owners.)
Lucy Alexander is a cleverly laid out compact wide beam boat that has been specially designed for disabled use with a number of clever features built in. She was commissioned specifically for her current owner, including a remote control feature for steering the boat via the tiller arm, ramp access to the interior and level wheelchair access out onto the fore deck. There is also a separate ramp to allow easy access from the shore onto the rear deck.
Elleni is a one owner, 64ft high specification live-aboard boat built by respected builder the Northwich Boat Company in 2009. She was then used as the companies show boat for the 2009 Crick Show. She has been well cared for by the current owners and presents as almost new inside. She offers comfortable 4 berth accommodation with the opportunity to easily extend this to 6 berth accommodation by adapting the rear cabin. Viewing is highly recommended.
John Damsel is a beautifully fitted out live-aboard spec semi-trad by Big Fish Narrowboats offering 2 + 2 accommodation. She has been completed to a very high specification and has been well cared for and maintained by the current owners. She was last out of the water for hull blacking in April 2016 when the anodes were replaced. A survey from 2011 is also available. Viewing is highly recommended. Mooring available by separate negotiation.
'Flaming Miracle' is spacious two-bedroom live-aboard spec wide beam fitted out to an attractive layout with a rear galley, large mid saloon and two forward bedrooms. With the addition of a sofa bed in the saloon she could easily sleep up to 5 people. She is ideally suited for use as an apartment boat but is equally well equipped to take out cruising. She was surveyed for the current owner in 2014. Mooring available by separate negotiation.
Ventus is a truly bespoke one owner narrowboat that has been loved and maintained with care and is presented in virtually the same condition that she was first delivered in. The 1960 Dorman engine is beautifully presented in its own engine room with plenty of polished brass and provides that authentic historic narrowboat sound. Please note that she is a gas free boat. Viewing is highly recommended. Mooring available by separate negotiation.
Jersey Lily is a one owner, 65ft two bedroom narrowboat. She offers comfortable 6 berth accommodation, making her an ideal leisure or live-aboard boat for a family. She has been well maintained and lightly used with only 500 hours on the engine. She has just been repainted in May this year. Moorings are available by separate negotiation.
Velocity Owl is a beautifully presented live-aboard spec narrowboat, by John White. She was surveyed in June 2014 and last out of the water for hull blacking in September 2015 when she also benefited from a back to bare metal professional repaint. She then had signwriting applied by the highly regarded boat painter Andy Russell and is in as new condition.
Patience is a unique narrowboat built by G & J Reeves to reflect the style of a Thames river launch with an 'ice breaker' bow and rounded trad stern. The large windows in the living area give a light and airy feel to the beautifully fitted interior by Crown Narrowboats. She has comfortable two-berth accommodation that would be equally suited for live-aboard or holiday use. She benefitted from a partial repaint in 2013 by Sally Tooze of Willow Boat Painting.
Pintail is a 62ft former Black Prince hire boat built by the respected builder Reeves in 2004. She has been beautifully re-fitted to a very high standard by a previous owner in 2012 and is as new inside. The exterior was also repainted in 2012, She offers comfortable 4 berth accommodation with the opportunity to easily extend this to 6 berth accommodation by swapping the Chesterfield for a sofa bed in the forward saloon. 2014 survey available. Moorings available.
We are pleased to offer Daydream Maker, a beautiful 2006 one-owner 57ft Trad narrowboat built by Tim Tyler for Mike Christian. She has been professionally fitted out by Dream Narrowboats to a very high standard and was used as their show-boat for the 2008 Crick Show. She has been lovingly cared for by her current owners, who have lived aboard her whilst continuously cruising.
Caroline is a well-presented two-owner live-aboard boat for 2 people from a well-regarded builder. She offers well-planned and comfortable accommodation that would be equally suited for holiday use, with up to 4 berths. She was last out of the water for blacking in April 2014 when the batteries were also replaced. The BSSC is valid until July 2018.
Hannah is a well laid out narrowboat that was sold as a sailaway by Marine Services and then completed to a high standard by the owner. She is a one-owner boat that has been well maintained and cared for, having been serviced regularly and was last docked for blacking in 2013. She has two-berth accommodation that could easily be increased to 4 with the addition of a sofa bed in the saloon and would be equally suited for live-aboard or holiday use.
Dunstorrin is a thoughtfully laid out narrowboat. She offers well-planned and comfortable accommodation that would be equally suited for live-aboard or holiday use, with 4 berth accommodation. She has a well-presented interior and generally sound exterior paintwork but would benefit from some cosmetic attention including re-blacking.
Pandora is a handsome two-owner semi-trad stern John Pinder narrowboat fitted with a 3 cylinder Barrus Shire diesel engine. She has been fitted out to a high standard by the first owner (a joiner and ex-boat builder by trade). The exterior was repainted in August 2015 when she was last docked for blacking and she has just had a new Boat Safety Certificate issued. Moorings are available by separate negotiation.
The Rose is true classic 1985, two-owner narrowboat that has been loved and sensitively upgraded over the years. She benefits from having a good quality repaint by the current owners in 2013 and was last docked for blacking in June 2016. She has the quality, character and charm rarely seen on modern boats. The Rushton Hornsby providing that authentic historic narrowboat sound. Viewing is highly recommended. Mooring available by separate negotiation.
Witchcraft is a well laid out two-owner live-aboard boat for up to 4 people that could also be used as a family leisure boat. She has been built as a sail-away by a popular builder and then fitted out by the first owner in light oak. She was last out of the water for blacking in November 2016 and the exterior was re-painted in the summer of 2014. She represents an excellent opportunity to acquire a good value starter boat.
Lysander is a cleverly fitted, 45ft narrowboat with flexible accommodation for 5 people and a classic 3 cylinder Lister engine for that authentic noise! She has just had a new safety certificate and the owner is in the process of arranging to have an out of water survey carried out prior to sale. The owner is also arranging to have a solid fuel stove fitted to the boat. Moorings are available by separate negotiation.
Rossendale Rose is a handsome well cared for one owner trad stern Doug Moore narrowboat with a full history file (very unusual for a boat of this age). The exterior paintwork was repainted in 2013 by the owners and she was last docked for blacking in April 2016. As such, she represents an excellent opportunity to acquire a good value, well cared for starter boat. Moorings are available by separate negotiation.
Theos is a thoughtfully laid out 4 berth narrowboat that was built by Peter Ravenscroft of Dartline Boats as his personal boat before he then sold it to the current owner who has owned the boat for some 18 years. She has been well maintained and cared for, having been serviced regularly and was last docked for blacking in November 2014. She is equally well suited for live-aboard or holiday use. Mooring available by separate negotiation.
We also have some boats where we have only recently received instructions and have not yet prepared the full details. For an early look at these boats, check out the Latest Arrivals section, and if you are interested in any of those boats, let us know and we'll contact you as soon as the full details are available.