Waterways World January 2018 – Stray Not Far

We have been in discussions with the Waterways World Technical Editor, Mark Langley, since the Crick show this year.  We told him we were building a Diesel/Electric Hybrid boat, and he was very keen to review it. We completed “Stray Not Far”, a 58’6″ semi-trad narrowboat, with a Charles Rennie…

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Clara Scintilla – Now Sold

We were very proud (and fond!) of our Show Boat “Clara Scintilla”, which we took to Crick in May 2017, but the intention was always to sell her when the time was right.  We were contacted by John and Jo Macdonald in September, who were looking for a new build,…

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Eau Rouge – Towpath Talk Feature

We completed “Eau Rouge”, a 57′ semi-trad narrowboat, for Rob and Karen Mears in September 2017.  Rob is an F1 fan and the boat is named after the famous bend on the Belgium F1 circuit.  Towpath Talk were keen to review one of our boats and Rob and Karen were…

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Another finished boat out and new hull in!

Our latest finished boat “Suzanne Marie” (a 62’6″ cruiser stern, 8 berth hire boat, for Marine Cruises) left us on Wednesday 12th July to start her journey up to the Falkirk Wheel.  We managed to achieve our goal of “one out / one in”, to minimise transport and crane charges…

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Help with financing your boat …

We have been asked by several prospective customers if we can recommend any specialist finance companies who can help them with financing their dream narrowboat.  We are now pleased to recommend Pegasus Finance – who offer flexible, affordable loans specifically for purchasing all types of boat.  Please click on FINANCE in our header…

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Clara is back home at Droitwich … 124 locks later!

After the Crick Boat Show, we decided to cruise Clara Scintilla back to her home mooring at Droitwich Spa Marina, rather than take her by road.  This trip of approximately 65 miles proved to be an excellent “Test Drive”.  We’re pleased to say that apart from a few incidents with…

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Our First Crick Boat Show – A Great Success :-)

Thanks to all the team for their tremendous efforts to make our first Crick Boat Show a roaring success!  Thanks also to all of you who waited patiently to take a look on board “Clara Scintilla” – we had no idea we would be quite so busy. We roped family and…

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Come and see us at Crick 2017 – in the marina – location F42

We will be bringing our latest show boat to Crick this year.  She is a 58ft semi-trad, reverse layout, 2+2, very similar to our first showboat, but this time with a staggered walk-through bathroom and a woodburner.  We have gone for a more traditional style of bathroom than our first…

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“Here We Go Again” – Sold!

We are very pleased to announce that the sale of our show boat has now successfully gone through. Fred and Mavis Sweetman have named her “Here We Go Again” after a family favourite song.  She will be moored at Droitwich Spa Marina and Fred and Mavis have kindly agreed that…

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