Boatfinder Brokerage: brokers of the finest quality crafts, new builds and boat design servicesBoatfinder Brokerage: brokers of the finest quality crafts, new builds and boat design services

Boatfinder Brokerage Services

Boatfinder Brokerage is a leading broker specialising in selling canal and river boats from home moorings as well as marinas, anywhere in the UK. Our service will help you to buy and sell narrow boats as well as wide beam boats, Dutch barges, river barges and houseboats. 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.

New 57ft Cruiser Stern £105,995

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Just arrived, the Delamere design is a new model from the well-known and respected Elton Moss Boatbuilders. She has been built with the integrity and quality expected from this reliable builder. For a £10,000 deposit you can secure this beautiful boat for £105,995 (retail price £109,995) and have her ready to cruise away as soon as you are able. Call us for further information or to book a viewing. [ More info about this boat ]

New 57ft Cruiser Stern Narrowboat £89,000

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NEW LISTING: Ready now for delivery, a brand new narrowboat designed and built by Boatfinder Brokerage. This is the first boat of her kind, a modern live-aboard boat for 1 or 2 people or leisure boat for more. A beautifully equipped contemporary narrowboat with the space and flexibility to put your own stamp on her. Please phone 01270 760799 for more info.

57ft Trad Stern Narrowboat Reduced £64,995

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Emelia George is a lovely one owner 2013 57ft Trad narrowboat built by T S Fabrications. She has just 68 hours on the engine and has hardly been used. As a result she is beautifully presented, with the interior in 'as new' condition. She has a Boat Safety Certificate valid until January 2021 and was last docked for blacking in April 2019. Viewing is recommended. Mooring available by separate negotiation. [ More info about "Emelia George" ]

58ft Trad Stern Narrowboat £62,000

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Nauti Nauti is a fabulous live-aboard spec narrowboat for two that could easily be made a 2+2 berth boat with the addition of a sofa bed in the saloon. She has been fitted out in a contemporary style with new flooring throughout and has been very well maintained. The boat was last surveyed in 2019. Viewing is highly recommended. Mooring available by separate negotiation. [ More info about "Nauti Nauti" ]

55ft Trad Stern Narrowboat £59,995

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Clarice is a lovely well cared for one owner 55ft traditional style stern narrowboat. She has spacious two berth accommodation that can easily be extended to four with the addition of a sofa bed in the saloon. She was last out of the water for blacking in 2017 and benefitted from a full external repaint 6 years ago. The Boat Safety Certificate is valid until October 2021. She would make a versatile starter boat for cruising holidays, or as a compact live-aboard. [ More info about "Clarice" ]

57ft 8in Inspection Launch £59,995

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Mole of Marsh Hall is a unique narrowboat built by respected builder Peter Nicholls to reflect the style of a Thames river inspection launch with an 'ice breaker' bow and rounded slipper style stern. The large windows in the living area give a light and airy feel to the beautifully fitted interior. She benefits from having a brand new Boat Safety Certificate. Hull blacking and a survey are booked for October. [ More info about "Mole of Marsh Hall" ]

70ft Trad Stern Narrowboat £59,995

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Eagle is an extremely well equipped one-owner 70ft trad narrowboat with a light and airy feel. She was completed in 2009 and was last out of the water in 2017 for blacking. She offers comfortable 2 berth accommodation which can easily be extended to 6 berth accommodation by adding a sofa bed in the forward saloon and beds in the rear cabin. Some of the interior trims require finishing which will be attended to before the sale of the boat is completed. Moorings are available [ More info about "Eagle" ]

Lined with additions pack 57ft Semi-trad £59,395

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NEW LISTING: A brand new sailaway narrowboat built by The Northwich Boat Company, lined in a modern grey and white panel and including their additions pack. She is built to accommodate a reverse layout and has the popular semi-trad stern. She comes with a 38hp Canaline engine coupled to a PRM 125 gearbox, 2kW inverter, diesel fired central heating and 3 radiators, calorifier and plumbing. Stainless steel water tank and starter battery. Please phone 01270 760799 for more info.

60ft Semi-Trad Stern Narrowboat £55,000

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Old Codger is a lovely, live-aboard spec semi-trad stern narrowboat by Admiral Narrowboats. She is a one-owner boat that has been well looked after, having had an exterior repaint in 2015 and was last out for blacking in May 2019. Old Codger offers well planned and beautifully constructed 4 berth accommodation that would be equally suited for live-aboard or holiday use. Viewing is recommended. Mooring available by separate negotiation. [ More info about "Old Codger" ]

New 57ft Semi-trad lined sailaway £52,145

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NEW LISTING: A keenly priced brand new lined sailaway narrowboat, with a semi-traditional stern, ideal to fit out yourself and put your own mark on it. This particular example comes lined out internally and with a 38hp Canaline engine coupled to a PRM 125 gearbox, chrome finished portholes and windows, stainless steel water tank and starter battery. Please phone 01270 760799 for more info.

60ft x 12ft Wide Beam Sailaway £52,000

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NEW LISTING: A keenly priced brand new wide beam sailaway, ideal for the more ambitious DIY fitter and available for immediate purchase. This particular example comes with an upgraded de-luxe stern with enclosed taff rail and a 95 kgf Vetus bow thruster. Mooring available by separate negotiation. Call us for new delivery timescales. Please phone 01270 760799 for more info.

60ft Cruiser Stern Narrowboat £49,995

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Maggie May is a well loved two owner 60ft cruiser stern narrowboat. She has well planned six berth accommodation that would be equally suited for live-aboard or holiday use. She was last out of the water for blacking in September 2020 when she also had the gunwales, tunnel flashes and bow flashes repainted. The Boat Safety Certificate is valid until February 2021. Mooring available by separate negotiation. Viewing recommended. [ More info about "Maggie May" ]

62ft 6in Trad Stern Narrowboat £49,995

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Shakira is a 62ft 6inch two-owner, two bedroomed cruiser stern narrow boat with a well planned interior. She has a Boat Safety Certificate valid until August 2022 and she was last docked for blacking in May 2018. The exterior condition is generally sound but she would benefit from a repaint and this has been reflected in the asking price. She represents an excellent opportunity to acquire a versatile family live-aboard boat. Viewing recommended. Moorings available. [ More info about "Shakira" ]

60ft Semi-Trad Stern Narrowboat £44,995

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NEW LISTING: Valour is a beautifully presented live-aboard spec narrowboat, by Alexander Boatbuilders and Blue Haven Marine. She has been a shared ownership boat from new (the syndicate started out with the Challenger management company before becoming privately managed). She was last out of the water for hull blacking in September 2019 when she also benefitted from a professional repaint (apart from the roof). Boat Safety Certificate valid until August 2024 and 2018 hull survey. Please phone 01270 760799 for more info.

57ft Trad Stern Narrowboat £44,995

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NEW LISTING: Eeyore is a lovely well cared for 57ft traditional style stern narrowboat. The saloon features a two-seat sofa bed that converts to a double bed giving four berths. She benefitted from a full exterior repaint by S&G Finishers in 2012 and was last out of the water for blacking in 2018. She has a Boat Safety Certificate valid until April 2021 and would make a versatile starter boat for cruising holidays, or as a live-aboard. Viewing is recommended. Please phone 01270 760799 for more info.

54ft Cruiser Stern Narrowboat £39,995

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NEW LISTING: Yuri Gagarin is a handsome three-owner cruiser stern narrowboat by Liverpool Boats with a good quality fit out by Foxhangers. The saloon features a Futon style single sofa bed that converts to a double bed allowing for 4 berth accommodation. The boat benefitted from a full exterior repainted by the current owner in 2016 and was last docked for blacking in September 2020, so is good to go. She has a Boat Safety Certificate valid until September 2024. Viewing recommended. Please phone 01270 760799 for more info.

57ft Semi-Trad Stern Narrowboat £39,995

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NEW LISTING: Stravaig is a lovely well cared for 57ft semi-trad style stern narrowboat with just one owner from new (unusual for a boat of this age). She has well planned six berth accommodation that would be equally suited for live-aboard or holiday use. She was last out of the water for blacking in October 2018 when she had new anodes and the Boat Safety Certificate is valid until September 2023. Mooring available by separate negotiation. Viewing recommended. Please phone 01270 760799 for more info.

56ft Cruiser stern Narrowboat £39,995

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Alice Louise is a well cared for cruiser stern narrowboat by popular builder Liverpool Boat Company. She offers well-planned reverse layout 4 berth accommodation (unusual for a boat of this age) that would be equally suited for live-aboard or holiday use. Her roof was repainted in 2018 when she was also last out for blacking and new anodes. She was also last surveyed in August 2018. Viewing is recommended. Mooring available by separate negotiation. [ More info about "Alice Louise" ]

45ft Cruiser Stern Narrowboat £38,000

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Kaeru is a lovely well cared for 45ft traditional style cruiser stern narrowboat. The saloon features a 2 seat sofa that converts to a double bed. The clever rear cabin can provide an additional sofa or a spacious double giving up to 4 berths within a compact boat. She was last blacked in Sept 2020 and last surveyed in Aug 2017 has a Boat Safety Certificate valid until November 2024 and would make a versatile starter boat for cruising holidays, or as a compact live-aboard. [ More info about "Kaeru" ]

New 57ft Sprayfoam Sailaway £35,850

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A keenly priced brand new cruiser stern narrowboat sail-away, ideal for the more ambitious DIY fitter and available for immediate purchase. This particular example comes with a 38hp Canaline engine coupled to a PRM 125 gearbox, chrome finished portholes and windows, stainless steel water tank and starter battery. Contact us for further details [ More info about this boat ]

59ft Trad Stern Narrowboat £32,995

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Titan is a handsome well cared for live-aboard narrowboat built by respected builder Mike Heywood and subject to a comprehensive refit by a previous owner to a high standard. She benefited from a repaint in 2016 and she was last docked for blacking and new anodes in July 2016 when she also had a survey. She has a Boat Safety Certificate valid until September 2022. Viewing is recommended. [ More info about "Titan" ]

Top quality canal boats and narrowboats built to order

As part of our new service we have developed good relationships with a number of reputable boat builders who can hand craft your new dream boat with care. The following are examples of boats which have previously been built for customers. Please contact us for help in designing your new boat and choosing a compatible builder.

Kingsley Barge Range From £135,000+VAT

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BUILT TO ORDER: 60' x 12' New Kingsley style barge (other lengths and widths are available). Quality steelwork with optional collapsible mahogany wheelhouse, beautiful oak fit-out with a two bedroom reverse lay-out. Powered by a Canaline, 60hp marine diesel engine with a PRM hydraulic gearbox. [ More info about this boat ]

Mayfair Wide Beam Range From £119,995+VAT

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BUILT TO ORDER: New 60' x 10' 'Mayfair' Cruiser style Wide Beam boat (other lengths and widths are available). High quality steelwork with side doors and a cruiser stern by Elton Moss Boatbuilders. Beautiful fit-out in oak comprising of diagonally laid tongue and groove and oak faced panels to a reverse lay-out offering 2 bedroom accommodation. Powered by a Canaline 52hp marine diesel engine with a PRM hydraulic gearbox. [ More info about this boat ]

58ft 'Windsor' Trad, Semi-Trad or Cruise From £99,995

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BUILT TO ORDER: High quality steelwork with side doors and superb paint finish by Elton Moss Boatbuilders. Stylish modern fit-out in Oak, offering luxurious 2 berth accommodation (extendable up to 6 berths with the addition of the optional dinette and a convertible sofa in the saloon). Powered by a Canaline 42hp, 4 cylinder marine diesel engine. [ More info about this boat ]

64ft 2 bedroom Narrowboat From £89,995

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BUILT TO ORDER: New Anderton 64ft Cruiser stern narrow boat (other lengths and stern types are available). Quality steelwork with side doors by The Northwich Boat Company. Beautiful fit-out in oak offering comfortable two bedroom accommodation with up to 6 berths with an optional dinette. Powered by a Canaline 42hp, 4 cylinder marine diesel engine. [ More info about this boat ]

58ft Kensington From £89,995

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BUILT TO ORDER: Exclusive to Boatfinder! These stunning boats incorporate everything customers tell us they want: Reverse layout Semi-Trad with a light, high quality modern fit-out, large inverter, built-in modern appliances, raised dinette with side doors. It's all here in a very competitively priced package with a list of optional extras to suit your life-style. Trad and cruiser sterns are also available. Moorings available. [ More info about this boat ]

57ft Marbury Narrowboat From £79,995

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BUILT TO ORDER: New Marbury 57ft Cruiser style narrow boat. Quality steelwork with side doors by Northwich Boat Company. Stylish fit-out in oak offering comfortable 4 berth reverse lay-out accommodation. Powered by a 385hp Canaline marine diesel engine. [ More info about this boat ]

57ft Trad Stern 'Anderton' From £79,995

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BUILT TO ORDER: New Anderton 57ft Trad stern Narrowboat (other lengths and stern types are available). High quality steelwork with side doors by The Northwich Boat Company. Beautiful fit-out in light oak offering comfortable accommodation. Powered by a Canaline 38hp, 4 cylinder marine diesel engine. [ More info about this boat ]

50ft Luxury Narrowboat From £74,995

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BUILT TO ORDER: This is a beautiful boat, hand crafted by Northwich Boat Company who specialise in producing outstanding quality narrowboats at very competitive prices by building "Standard Layout" boats, giving consistent quality and outstanding value for money. [ More info about this boat ]

Boatfinder buyer success stories

Our unique and exceptional service works better than any other brokerage service for many reasons. 80% of boats sold by us sell to the first viewer, although the boats will have been seen by prospective buyers on our DVD by as many as 60 people per week. No other broker could possibly show your boat to that many people. These are just a few examples of how well our service has worked for canal boat and narrowboat buyers and sellers.

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Rob Beeken and Karen Johnstone said: We are most happy with our purchase of "Resolution" and we intend to use the boat at every given opportunity in the foreseeable future. We are most grateful to Boatfinder Brokerage for all the help and assistance involved during the purchase of Resolution. It's the best thing we ever did

Inheritance SpentSOLD

Mike Bush said: I have been extremely pleased with the friendly and professional service offered by Jacqui, Vanessa and Simon during the purchase of my new boat "Inheritance Spent". The initial viewing via the walk through video is superb, as is the brochure, and saves a lot of wasted time looking at other boats that may not be suitable. I phoned and emailed many times with queries, all of which were answered immediately or by the next morning. They acted in a friendly but genuine manner ironing out all my little problems with zero hassle. I will definitely recommend Boatfinder Brokerage Services to anyone looking to buy or sell.

Saffina 3SOLD

Glyn Francis said: Thank you for your excellent service which has made the purchase of our boat, "Saffina 3", run smoothly. I have been particularly pleased with the quick response to the queries that I have had. Your use of e-mailing has been excellent providing very quick response. When I e-mail late in the evening I have been surprised by the replies first thing in the morning, as if you don't go home at night. Thank you once again.

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Can't see what you are looking for? Our canal boats, narrowboats, and barges usually sell very quickly and we have other boats coming onto the market all the time. Register with us to let us know what type of vessel you are looking for and we will send you priority alerts about suitable boats matching your requirements as soon as they come onto the books.