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. Lying in Cheshire.
Ike is a beautiful, very well appointed semi-trad stern narrowboat by respected builders Nick Thorpe and MGM Boats. In fact she was their Crick Show boat in 2017 and drew many admiring comments at the show. She is a one-owner boat that has been well maintained, she was last out of the water for blacking in May 2018. Ike offers well-planned and beautifully constructed 4 berth accommodation that would be equally suited for live-aboard or holiday use and presents as almost new.
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. Lying in Cheshire.
Commander's Daughter is a very handsome high spec 70ft live-aboard, trad stern narrowboat. She was completed in 2006 by the highly regarded builder G & J Reeves with a Josher bow and rivet detailing to the hull sides. She looks virtually brand new both inside and out. She is fitted with a Beta JD3 Tug engine and hydraulic drive system, which provides a very smooth and quiet propulsion system. She was last out of the water for blacking & survey in August 2018. Lying in Staffs.
'The Joker' is a spacious two-bedroom wide beam that has been specifically designed for use as a holiday boat on a permanent mooring in Liverpool. She's fitted out to an attractive layout with a rear galley, large mid saloon and 2 forward bedrooms. With the addition of a sofa bed in the saloon she could easily sleep up to 6. She is ideally suited for use as an apartment boat. The owner has offered to have an engine installed & a repaint within the price. Lying in Liverpool.
Alice Grace is a very well appointed cruiser stern narrowboat that can sleep up to six people. She is a one-owner boat that has been well maintained, she was last out of the water for blacking in February 2017. Alice Grace offers well planned and beautifully constructed 6 berth accommodation that would be equally suited for live-aboard or holiday use. Viewing is recommended. Mooring available by separate negotiation. Lying in Staffordshire.
Red Red Wine 2 is a beautiful high specification 62ft live-aboard spec, Steve Hudson narrowboat with traditional Boatman's cabin and engine room. She was completed by Steve Hudson in 2003 with classic lines including a Josher bow and is fitted with a Beta JD3 Tug engine with just 2010 hours. Last out of the water for blacking in May 2018, Boat Safety Certificate to July 2022. A survey from 2016 is available by request. She is a wonderfully presented boat, viewing recommended.
The Last Dream is a beautifully presented one-owner 57ft trad stern narrowboat by Respected builder Tim Tyler, with professional interior fit out to a high standard by Dream Narrowboats. The owners of Dream Narrowboats built her for their own personal use. She was last docked for blacking in January 2018 and looks almost new. Viewing is highly recommended. Lying in Cheshire.
Spring of '94 is a beautifully presented 'as new' one-owner cruiser stern narrowboat by Cauldon Boats and Knights Narrowboats. She has been well loved and cared for and looks virtually new both inside and out; she is being sold to fund a new project. The enclosed bow area effectively gives her the interior space of a larger boat with the added benefit of the maneuverability of a smaller boat. She is ready to cruise away Viewing highly recommended. Lying in Northamptonshire.
Emma Louise is a handsome and extremely well equipped two owner live-aboard spec trad stern narrowboat. She was completed to her first owners exacting specification in 2013 and comes with comprehensive information and history files. The extensive specification includes hydraulic gearbox, front and rear covers and a comprehensive electrical pack. Viewing is recommended.
We are delighted to offer Emma, a lovely one owner 2004 live-aboard spec 57ft 6in Trad stern 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 and a new gas hob. Viewing recommended. Lying in W. Yorkshire.
Hunters Quay is a handsome 1982 cruiser stern narrowboat by Stoke-on-Trent Boatbuilders. She has had a comprehensive update in 2018 by Trent Valley Marine including an over-plated baseplate, she has been grit blasted & had a full back to bare steel repaint. Boat Safety Certificate valid until November 2022. She was also last out of the water for blacking in Oct 2018 when she also had a hull survey. The interior has been repainted and she has new flooring. Lying Staffordshire.
Avocet is a 60ft cruiser stern boat built by TT Marine in 1992. She was last out of the water in 2016 for blacking, when the anodes were replaced and the exterior was also repainted. She offers comfortable 4 berth accommodation. The well laid out interior would benefit from some cosmetic improvements, which has been reflected in the asking price. A hull survey from 2015 is also available. Moorings are available by separate negotiation.
Serenity is a two owner trad stern narrowboat built by respected builder R&D Fabrications in 1999. The exterior paintwork was repainted in 2008 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 available by separate negotiation. Lying in Staffordshire.
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. Lying in Cheshire.
Muddy Waters is a very well cared for 1980 traditional style 41ft cruiser stern narrowboat, with a light and airy painted interior fit out. She has been recently over plated and was blacked in August 2018. She has also just benefitted from a hull survey in September 2018. The Beta engine was new in 2009 and she has just had a new PRM gearbox fitted in April 2018). The Boat Safety Certificate is valid until June 2022. An excellent starter boat. Lying in Staffordshire.
Horus is a beautifully presented traditional style one-owner 47ft trad stern narrowboat by respected builder Simon Piper, with interior fit out t by Cheshire Narrowboats, providing 4-berth accommodation. She has a Boat Safety Certificate valid until March 2022. The revised asking price reflects the fact that work has been identified to address pitting on the hull sides. The hull has been recently grit blasted and re-blacked to protect it in the short term.
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.