Launch of Maymorning!

Just under 3 months from our previous launch day (yes, we’ve been busy!) we are pleased to announce the launch of our latest hybrid narrowboat – “Maymorning”.  Named after a song by one of the owners’ favourite bands (Runrig), Maymorning was launched at Droitwich Spa Marina on 9th August.  Don…

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Our First Double Launch Day!

Thursday May 13th was a red letter day for Ortomarine. We had rather a busy day launching first one boat (Perseverance) at Droitwich Spa Marina, then another (Hargreaves II), a trip boat for the Hargreaves Narrowboat Trust, at Baddesley Wharf, Atherstone.   Thankfully both launches went very well (despite terrible…

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Going Green with Ortomarine

You may already have noticed our refreshed website? In line with the Government’s Clean Maritime Plan, which states that by 2025 it is expected that all new vessels being ordered for use in UK waters (including the Inland Waterways) will be designed with zero emissions propulsion capability, we have taken…

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Ortomarine – in the Press Again!

Those with eagle eyes may have spotted some great coverage over the last few days about our new “Going Green with Ortomarine” initiative (of which more very soon). The first is a piece by well-known canal journalist, Phil Pickin in Towpath Talk. The Boaters Update from CRT also covers the…

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