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Stray Not Far sold
3 months ago no Comment

We are pleased to announce that Steve and Christine Grover have found buyers for Stray Not Far.  Although I know they will be sad to see her go, she is going to great new owners who plan to use her as a holiday boat mostly on the Kennet & Avon.

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4 months ago 1 Comment

Steve & Christine, owners of our first hybrid boat, have reluctantly decided to sell due to a deteriorating health condition. “Stray Not Far” is a 58’6” semi-trad narrowboat with reverse layout and the enhanced Hybrid Marine system. She is gas-free and has a fully electric galley including induction hob.  She…

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Latest News – COVID-19 Effect
5 months ago no Comment

Sorry that we haven’t put an update here before about how the Covid-19 situation has affected us as a business. Over the past few weeks, we have been operating with a vastly reduced team, practising social distancing and thorough hygiene routines for those employees who have been able to come…

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Master Riley – Sold
8 months ago no Comment

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”
10 months ago no Comment

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
10 months ago no Comment

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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11 months ago no Comment

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
1 year ago no Comment

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!
2 years ago 4 Comments

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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Latest hybrid boat “Watt Knot” now cruising the cut!
2 years ago no Comment

Our latest Diesel Hybrid boat “Watt Knot” was completed in August, for Australian customers Jonathan & Karen Warren.  It is quite different internally and externally to many of our other boats, showing Karen’s desire to create a home-from-home on the water – ie, the colour schemes and decor are modelled…

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