Art Exhibitions on a Narrowboat?

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idle women (on the water) is a touring arts centre, which navigates the canals and waterways.

Constantly cruising the project reaches women in countryside, towns and cities. Hosting a series of artists-in-residence, workshops & events it provides both visiting arts venue and arts resource centre for women.

Over the [...]

Canal Boats / Narrowboats for sale in Cornwall

If you have a canal boat, house boat, dutch barge or narrowboat for sale in Cornwall you can now advertise it for free in our new classified ads section.

New: Free Classified Ads – Narrowboats for sale and other items

Sell your canal boat in England.

Find narrowboats for sale in USA.

Holiday on canal house boats in France.

Our new classified ads section will help you buy, sell, fuel or furnish your narrowboat more easily, and it’s FREE.

Curtains, cushion covers, porthole covers, maps, books, you name it. Soon you’ll find it in our [...]

De Vries Dutch Canal Barge, for sale in USA (Sausalito, California)

De Vries Dutch Canal Barge for sale in California (Sausalito, CA) US$ 109,000



Year: 1950 Length: 48′ Engine/Fuel Type: Single Located In: Sausalito, CA Hull Material: Steel YW#: 75382-2320866 Current Price: US$ 109,000 Old world charm, a fantastic Sausalito (California) location, and comfortable living spaces, make this vessel the ideal live [...]

14m Canal Barge in Mossaic, Aquitaine, France

‘Jack O Spades’ 14m canal barge for sale in France

This 14m canal barge barge was refitted in the UK as a long term liveaboard to cruise the English & continental canals, for 2 persons in complete comfort.

Currently moored in France the Jack o spades has ample storage for clothes, food & spares, [...]

Narrowboat for sale in Nottingham 22 July 2013

Flow 16.7m – (55ft) Trad Stern Narrow boat for sale

Built in 2005 & commissioned 2007 by H.T Fabrications and fitted out by G. W. Fisher to a standard layout, this boat is a truly live aboard vessel with excellent storage.

Flow is priced at £42,995.

If you would like any further information visit website [...]

70ft narrowboat for sale in Tring, Hertfordshire 19/07/13


70ft Colecraft trad liveaboard narrowboat for sale, £37,500

Built: 1988 Engine: BMC 1800 (Rebuilt 2002) Last survey: 05/09/08 4 berths: 1 double, 2 single. Beautiful boatman’s cabin.

Canal Boat / Narrowboat for sale in Leicester 13 June 2013

58ft Narrowboat ‘The Best of Three’, cost £57,000

One private owner from new.

Grand Union Canal, Leicester Section – 4 miles from M1 J18.

Narrowboat for sale in Nottingham


Built in 1989 by Colecraft this craft offers good use of space together with an attractive hull from a well known builder.

Narrow boat for sale in Northamptonshire

Saucy Wench is a 68ft cruiser style narrow boat built by TDJ fabrications in 2007 for sale at Whilton Marina priced at £54,950

Click here to view a PDF Brochure for this boat



Narrowboats for Sale: Freeads

Owners and sellers list their narrowboats for sale in the uk on freeads.

There’s a handy distance gadget that lets you limit the distance from you for adverts to be included in the results. Handy if there are ever more than 3 or 4 for sale.

Annoyingly a lot of other items are often listed, [...]

Narrowboats for sale at Rugby Boat Sales, Weedon

At Rugby Boat Sales we always have a selection of narrow boats (or narrowboats – people spell it both ways) for sale, and other types of canal boats and barges too. We select our stock of boats with care, rather than operating a pile ‘em high philosophy. We have a reputation for first class service [...]

Lovely Narrowboat For Sale in Leicester

Length: 57ft 9in

Builder: Andicraft Fabrication

Fitter-out: Debdale Wharf Marina

Style: Cruiser

Year registered: 2009

Certification: BSS to 2013 RCD issued 2010

Engine: Beta Marine B43 diesel

Bow thruster: Lewmar 6hp 4.5kW hydraulic

Plating: 10/6/4

Last out of water: April 2012

Water tank: 220 gallon stainless steel tank

Headroom: 6ft 3in

Fit-out materials: Cabin – [...]

Narrowboat for sale near Daventry, Northamptonshire


Gaudemus (55ft)

For sale from Whilton Marina Ltd: Whilton Locks near Daventry on the Grand Union Canal, Northamptonshire, NN11 2NH. Tel: 01327 842577

Gaudemus is a 1994, 55ft Semi-Traditional Style Narrowboat built by Burden Bros. Gaudemus is lying at Whilton Marina for sale priced at £31,950.

For more info visit:

PDF brochure available.



This is a cracking song from ‘Life & Times’ canal show at Linslade Canal Festival on the Grand Union Canal.



Narrowboat hits bridge

This one is filmed from the deck of the narrowboat.

I challenge you not to ‘flinch’ at the moment of impact!

Narrowboats on scary canal aquaduct (Video)

Narrowboats “Thomas Telford” and “Sally” crossing Pontcysyllte Aqueduct in North Wales, on the Llangollen Canal.

126 feet, 8 inches from the river bed to the top outside edge of the trough. The towpath is about 3 or 4 inches higher, and the handrail some 3 feet above that, a total of 130 feet above the [...]

Narrowboat crane out at Auchinstarry, Scotland (video)

Ever wonder how they get a narrowboat on to a lorry to take it across land?

This clip is fascinating. Filmed at Auchinstarry Basin, between Kirkintilloch and Kilsyth, on the Forth and Clyde Canal, Scotland.

Life on a canal boat in England (video)

Narrowboats: A novices guide to narrowboating (video)

A holiday on board a narrowboat is a perfect way to see what life afloat is all about. If setting off at the tiller of a 60-foot narrowboat is a little daunting, this programme is just the introduction you need as we look at how to handle a boat, the things to take care over [...]