Master Riley – Sold

I’m pleased to say that Master Riley has been sold to Russell and Ali Crimp. They already have experience of being aboard an Ortomarine boat – Ali is actually the twin sister of Elaine who, with her husband Paul, own the longest boat we have built to date “Th1rt3en”. It…

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The Launch of “Adventure”

Just before Christmas we completed “Adventure”, a 54ft x 10ft widebeam, all-electric, day-trip boat for the Cotswold Canals Trust. The launch took place at Sharpness Docks – a really big thank you to Barry Tuckey for his expertise with the craning in to the water of our first widebeam. Thanks…

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Happy New Year to you all

We would like to wish all visitors to our website a very Happy New Year. If 2020 is the year you decide to start thinking about buying your dream narrowboat, or if you are just looking for information about our boats, please do not hesitate to contact us!

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Master Riley – Up For Sale

We have been notified that the owners of one of our beautiful non-hybrid boats are reluctantly going to have to sell their boat, due to ill-health. “Master Riley” is a 58’6” semi-trad narrowboat, reverse layout, Beta 43 engine, Vetus Bow Thruster, complete with pram and cratch Covers. It was originally…

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Watt Knot 3rd in show at Crick 2019

We are delighted to announce that our diesel-electric hybrid Watt Knot has won 3rd in show at the UK biggest narrowboat show. Watt Knot was built last summer for Jonathan and Karen Warren, an Australian couple who have been continuous cruisers on Watt Knot since last September. Thank you so…

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Stop Press … Boat For Sale!

Sorry, but our latest private boat has been sold. If you would like to find out about available build slots please call Caroline on 01299 489424 or email info@ortomarine.co.uk We will be receiving another shell from Tyler Wilson towards the back end of October 2018, which is now up for sale. Unfortunately the…

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Long Overdue Updates!

Please forgive the lack of recent updates to our website – purely down to how busy we have been over the past 6 months.  Here are some highlights of what we have failed to report! Eau Rouge was sold to Mhairi and David Middleton (from South Africa) in April 2018. The…

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