Another trip boat in the pipeline

10th January, 2021 Our second Alexander Boats hull was delivered to us 6th January 2021.  At 64ft, it’s the longest boat that we can fit in our workshop! It will be an all-electric, day trip narrowboat for the Hargreaves Narrowboat Trust (HNT).  It will be powered by a Lynch 48V…

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In the news again – with Hunky Dory!

1st December, 2020 A great article appears in the January 21 edition of Canal Boat magazine about this lovely 61-footer, with its unique layout, incorporating a snug at the bow and also featuring a Cinderella incinerating toilet and even a dishwasher. All mod cons for owners Phil and Mel Wood! Hunky…

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Perseverance – a very individual boat

8th November, 2020 We announced, back in August, that we would be building Perseverance and are now pleased to be able to share more specific details of the build, which is scheduled for completion in the Spring of 2021. Perseverance will be equipped with a TEMA SPM132-1 propulsion set (12kW,…

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Another build sails out of the doors

10th October, 2020 Bersara, our 7th Hybrid Marine Parallel Hybrid boat was launched at Droitwich Spa Marina on  1st October 2020.  The name “Bersara” means “retirement” in Malay.  The owners had spent many years living and working in Malaysia.  Bersara is only our second green boat (in colour!)  – a…

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New Vetus E-line engine for future build “Old Nick”

1st September, 2020 It was recently announced that Narrowboat Old Nick, scheduled for completion in December this year, will be the first narrowboat in the U.K. to have the brand new Vetus E-line engine fitted.  More details can be seen on owners, Paul & Kay Sumpners’ blog here

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