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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Pamela May 2 takes to the water

We are delighted to have handed over Pamela May 2 to her new owners the Droitwich Waterways (Pamela May) Trust Ltd. She aroused lots of interest as she cruised silently on her electric drive from Droitwich Spa Marina to her moorings in the town. Lots more pictures to view on…

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‘Cruising the Cut’ features ‘Pamela May 2’

The YouTube blogger David author of ‘Cruising the Cut’ visited our workshops recently to report on the build of ‘Pamela May 2’ our latest boat. This new trip boat for the Droitwich Waterways (Pamela May) Trust Ltd features an all-electric drive, multiple solar panels, a hydraulic wheelchair lift, seating for…

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“Pamela May 2” hull arrives

We are excited to announce the arrival of the latest hull which will become the new trip boat “Pamela May 2” for the Droitwich Waterways (Pamela May) Trust Ltd. “Pamela May 2” is a the 50′ narrowboat and will feature an all-electric drive, multiple solar panels, a hydraulic wheelchair lift,…

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Canal Boat review of Watt Knot

Our latest diesel-electric hybrid is featured on the front cover of the February 2019 edition of Canal Boat.  The review gives an insight into the dream that our customers Jon & Karen were hoping to fulfill and some of their exacting requirements which we were happy to accommodate.  You can…

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Watt Knot featured in latest edition of Canal Boat

Look out for the February 2019 edition of “Canal Boat” magazine which features Watt Knot, our latest diesel-electric hybrid, on the front cover and in an extended review. This truly unique boat has an ultra-modern interior, to see Watt Knot inside and out take a look at Watt Knot’s photo…

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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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Latest hybrid boat “Watt Knot” now cruising the cut!

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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