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.
Coming soon, a brand new 58ft narrow boat with semi-trad style stern. Beautifully finished fit-out in light oak and cream painted panel by Elton Moss Boatbuilders. Powered by a 42hp Canaline diesel engine. A luxurious high specification live-aboard narrowboat, this example comes with some complimentary optional extras. She is fully equipped with everything required for a hassle free life afloat. This boat is currently in build.
Elle May is a luxurious 2 bedroom, high specification live-aboard narrowboat. Built by Elton Moss Boatbuilders on a Birmingham square hull and finished to the exacting standards they are renowned for, she is one not to be missed. She was last docked for blacking in August 2017 when the engine was also serviced and a new Webasto boiler fitted. She is fully equipped with everything required for a hassle free life afloat, viewing recommended.
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.
Serenity Now is a very well appointed Aqualine narrowboat that really is in wonderful condition for her age. She is a two-owner boat that has been meticulously maintained having benefitted from a full exterior re-paint in 2014 by Willow Boats. She offers well planned and beautifully constructed 2 berth accommodation that would be equally suited for live-aboard or holiday use. Viewing highly recommended. Mooring available by separate negotiation.
M&M's is a beautifully presented comfortable one-owner narrowboat from a well-regarded builder. She offers well-planned and comfortable 4 berth accommodation that would be equally suited for live-aboard or holiday use, with a very light and airy feel. She was last out of the water for blacking in May July. The BSSC is valid until July 2021. Viewing highly recommended.
We are delighted to offer Emma, a lovely one owner 2004 live-aboard spec 57ft 6in Trad stern narrowboat built by Calder Valley Marine on a Tim Tyler Hull. She is beautifully presented. She has benefitted from a full repaint in June 2014 by Springwood Haven when she was also last blacked and looks almost new. Notable features include an extra wide rear hatch making her almost a semi-trad, double glazed windows that were added in 2011 and a new gas hob. Viewing recommended.
Boudicca is a unique narrowboat built by Stowe Hill Marine to reflect the style of a Thames inspection launch with an 'ice breaker' bow and rounded semi-trad stern. The large windows in the living areas give a light and airy feel to the spacious interior. She has comfortable six to eight berth accommodation that would be equally suited for live-aboard or holiday use. She has a full survey from May 2015 when she was last out of the water for blacking. Viewing is recommended.
Tiller Girl II is a beautifully presented two-owner semi-trad stern narrowboat by Scenic Boatbuilders. She has been well loved and cared for by the current owners and looks almost new inside. She was last docked for blacking in December 2017 and has a Boat Safety Certificate valid until November 2021. Viewing is highly recommended. Mooring available by separate negotiation.
Mia III is a beautifully presented two-owner 51ft trad stern narrowboat by Respected builders Tyler-Wilson, with interior fit out to a high standard by the first owner. The saloon features a comfortable L-shaped dinette that converts to a double bed allowing for 4 berth accommodation. She was last docked for blacking in February 2018 when she also had new anodes. She has a Boat Safety Certificate valid until April 2021, so is good to go. Viewing is highly recommended.
Great Escape is a beautifully presented 55ft trad stern narrowboat by respected builders R&D Fabrications, and has been subject to a comprehensive series of upgrades to the interior. She benefits from have a full exterior repaint in November 2017 when she was also last docked for blacking. She has a Boat Safety Certificate valid until November 2020, so is good to go. She presents as an almost new boat both inside and out and viewing is highly recommended.
Maggie Maie is a well cared for one owner semi-trad stern narrowboat by Brunswick Black Boatbuilders. She offers well-planned and comfortable accommodation that would be equally suited for live-aboard or holiday use, with 4 berths. She was last out of the water for blacking in November 2015 when she also benefitted from a complete exterior repaint by Coach Craft Boat Refinishers.
Natalie is a 64ft former hire boat built by the John Horton in 1999. She was last out of the water in 2016 for blacking, when the anodes were replaced. The exterior was also repainted in 2014, She offers comfortable 4 berth accommodation with the opportunity to easily extend this to 6 berth accommodation by adding a sofa bed in the forward saloon. The installation of a shower and new galley appliances would make her the perfect family live-aboard narrowboat.
Named after the Greek goddess, Pallas Athene is a three owner, 65ft live-aboard spec boat built originally for the well known boater and author Tony Lewis. She has been well cared for by her current owners and provides a comfortable and spacious live-aboard boat with much storage space, offering 4-berth accommodation. Viewing is recommended. Moorings are available by separate negotiation.
Bucyrus is a desirable Tug, with traditional Boatman's cabin and sofa bed sleeping 4 people. She has a vintage Ruston Hornsby engine in its own engine room. This boat has been subject to a series of improvements by the current owner and due to be docked for blacking before sale. The exterior paintwork is in need of some refurbishment and this is reflected in the asking price.
Spieky is a handsome one owner trad stern narrowboat (unusual for a boat of this age) by Aynho Wharf. The saloon features a comfortable L-shaped dinette that converts to a double bed allowing for 4 berth accommodation. She would benefit from some cosmetic improvements to the interior and this has been reflected in the asking price. She has a Boat Safety Certificate valid until March 2020. Mooring 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, with the roof being repainted in 2017 and she was last docked for blacking in April 2016. She has a recently refurbished interior including new carpets. As such, she represents an excellent opportunity to acquire a good value, well cared for starter boat.
Springtime is a handsome three owner Mike Heywood trad stern narrowboat. The saloon features a comfortable sofa that converts to a double bed allowing for 4 berth accommodation. She has had a recent survey in July 2015 when she was also last docked for blacking. The roof was repainted in 2016, however, the rest of the boat would benefit from a repaint, and this has been reflected in the asking price. She has a Boat Safety Certificate valid until March 2020, so is good to go!
Serenity is a two owner trad stern narrowboat built by respected builder R&D Fabrications in 1999. The exterior paintwork was repainted in 2008 by Middlewich Canal Centre and she was last docked for blacking in July 2016 (when she also had new anodes). She has also had a new Vetus engine fitted in 2008, as well as a new inverter. As such, she represents an excellent opportunity to acquire a good value, well cared for starter boat. Moorings are available by separate negotiati
Liberty Lilly is a handsome, compact two-owner trad stern narrowboat (unusual for a boat of this age). The saloon features a comfortable chair that converts to single bed allowing for versatile 3 berth accommodation along with the Pullman style dinette. She has had a recent survey in November 2015 when she was also last docked for blacking with 2 pack epoxy. She would make an ideal starter boat being compact and easy to handle. Mooring available by separate negotiation.
This is a cleverly fitted, 45ft narrowboat with a classic 3 cylinder Lister engine for that authentic noise! Her layout is somewhat unusual having 3 separate sociable areas providing flexible accommodation for up to 5 people. Moorings are 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.