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.

60ft x 10ft Wide Beam £120,000

Boat 120219

Four Seasons presents a fantastic opportunity to own a one owner beautifully fitted and well-designed high specification floating apartment. With a wonderfully light and airy interior, this boat must be seen to be fully appreciated. She is fully equipped with every convenience required for a life afloat, including a washing machine, dryer, dishwasher and separate freezer, or would serve as a luxurious holiday home. Viewing is highly recommended. [ More info about this boat ]

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 ]

57ft Enhanced Cruiser Stern Narrowboat £89,995

Boat 120216
Deposit received

NEW LISTING: Mary D's is a fabulous live-aboard spec narrowboat from the well-known and respected Knights Narrowboats offering 4 berth accommodation. She has been fitted out in a contemporary style and is in as new condition having only 318 engine hours on the clock. A similar brand new boat would cost in the region of £120,000. Viewings (when allowed), to see the quality of fit out and finish are highly recommended. Mooring available by separate negotiation. Please phone 01270 760799 for more info.

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.

60ft Trad Stern Tug Style Narrowboat £85,000

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NEW LISTING: Zephyr is a beautiful bespoke 2002 two-owner tug style narrow boat with classic lines and a separate engine room with classic Lister 2 cylinder engine providing that traditional working boat sound. She is very well equipped as a live-aboard boat with a very clever and versatile forward deck area that can serve as an al fresco dining room. The interior is superbly fitted out with great attention to detail. Repainted 2018 by Andy Russell. Viewing is highly recommended. Please phone 01270 760799 for more info.

58ft Cruiser Stern Narrowboat £74,995

Boat 120221
Deposit received

NEW LISTING: Time To! is a lovely live-aboard spec cruiser stern narrowboat built in 2016. She is a two-owner boat that has been used very sparingly. The two-seat dinette allows for 3 berth accommodation that could be increased to 5 berths with the addition of a sofa bed in the saloon. The boat was last out of the water in 2018, when she was blacked. BSSC is valid until July 2024. Her owner has kept her in pristine condition. Viewing recommended. Mooring available by separate negotiation. Please phone 01270 760799 for more info.

58ft Trad Stern Narrowboat £68,000

Boat 120225

NEW LISTING: 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. Please phone 01270 760799 for more info.

68ft 10in Trad Stern Tug Narrowboat £64,995

Boat 120213
Sold

Against All Odds is a beautiful 2012 two-owner tug style narrow boat with a separate engine room and classic Kromhout 3 cylinder engine. She is very well equipped as a live-aboard boat with a corner bath and shower (supplied with plenty of hot water by two calorifiers), a washing machine and separate fridge and freezer. There are four solar panels to the roof to keep the batteries topped up. She was last out of the water in January 2019 for blacking. Viewing recommended. [ More info about "Against All Odds" ]

57ft Trad Stern Narrowboat £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" ]

Lined with additions pack 57ft Semi-trad £60,500

Boat 120200

NEW LISTING: A brand new built to order sailaway narrowboat 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.

57ft Trad Stern Narrowboat £54,995

Boat 120222
Deposit received

NEW LISTING: Leonard is a beautifully presented 1998 two-owner narrow boat that has been maintained with care and looks like a much younger boat. There is a cratch and cover to the front a Houdini hatch to the galley and side doors with a top hatch and steps in the galley. Leonard was last docked for blacking in July 2020 and was last surveyed in July 2019. He represents an excellent opportunity to acquire a lovely live-aboard boat. Viewing recommended. Moorings by separate negotiation. Please phone 01270 760799 for more info.

55ft Trad Stern Narrowboat DEPOSIT £54,995

Boat 120203
Deposit received

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" ]

New 57ft Semi-trad lined sailaway £53,650

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NEW LISTING: A keenly priced built to order lined sailaway narrowboat, with a semi-traditional stern, ideal to fit out yourself and put your own mark on it. These boats come 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.

65ft 2 Bedroom Cruiser Stern Narrowboat £50,000

Boat 120220
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NEW LISTING: Noah's Ark is a lovely, well equipped one owner live-aboard spec narrowboat from Stillwater Narrowboats offering two-bedroom 4 berth accommodation. She has been well loved and maintained by her owner who gave her an exterior repaint in 2020. Both the pram cover and cratch cover were also replaced in 2019. She was last blacked in May 2018 and has a BSSC valid until March 2022. Viewing recommended. Mooring available by separate negotiation. Please phone 01270 760799 for more info.

57ft Trad Stern Narrowboat £49,995

Boat 120223

NEW LISTING: Ragged Robin is a beautifully presented 1998 narrow boat that has been maintained with care and having had a full repaint in 2019, looks like a much younger boat. There is a cratch and cover to the front and two Houdini hatches to the galley and bedroom as well as side doors with a top hatch and steps in the corridor opposite the galley. Ragged Robin was last docked for blacking in May 2019 and has a BSSC to November 2024. Viewing recommended. Please phone 01270 760799 for more info.

60ft Cruiser Stern Narrowboat £49,995

Boat 120207
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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" ]

55ft Cruiser Stern Narrowboat £44,995

Boat 120214
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Mimi is a 55ft former Black Prince hire boat built by the respected builder Reeves in 2002. This boat is ideal for someone looking for a go anywhere boat, with 2 separate cabin bedrooms. She offers comfortable 6 berth accommodation and has benefitted from a recent exterior and interior refresh. The boat was last out of the water in July 2020 for blacking when she also had a full professional repaint. A full survey report from June 2020 is also available. [ More info about this boat ]

62ft 6in Trad Stern Narrowboat £41,500

Boat 120202
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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" ]

New 57ft Sprayfoam Sailaway £38,850

Boat 120171

A keenly priced brand new cruiser stern narrowboat sail-away, ideal for the more ambitious DIY fitter available to order. These boats come 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 ]

45ft Cruiser Stern Narrowboat £34,995

Boat 120210
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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" ]

42ft Cruiser Stern Narrowboat £27,500

Boat 120218
Sold

Penny Jenny is a handsome, compact cruiser stern narrowboat. The comfortable and versatile interior features a bed settee allowing for versatile 4 berth accommodation along with the bench seats by the front doors that also convert to a double berth. The exterior paintwork is in need of attention, and this is reflected in the price. She was last docked for blacking in May 2019 when the engine was also serviced, BSSC to May 2022. She would make an ideal starter boat. [ More info about this boat ]

35ft Cruiser Stern Narrowboat £24,995

Boat 120217
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Violet May is a lovely, compact 35ft cruiser stern narrowboat built by Taurus Narrowboats Ltd in 2004 with a cleverly fitted out and versatile two berth interior. She has a cratch and cover to the bow and a tonneau cover over the cruiser deck with a dodger around the taff rail. She was last docked for blacking in January 2020 and has a hull survey from January 2019. As such, Violet May presents a great opportunity to acquire a good value, well cared for starter boat. [ More info about this boat ]

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 £112,500+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 £104,995

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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 £99,995

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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 £96,995

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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 £89,995

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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 £89,995

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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 £84,995

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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.

ResolutionSOLD

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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