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 Boat Dwellers to Keep Moving or Face Eviction

Canal boat owners with “continuous cruiser” licences must keep moving to a new place every 14 days. Many people who live on their boats are complaining that being forced to travel only in one direction means their children can’t go to school, as reported on the BBC website.

One family is currently moored at [...]

Narrowboats for sale in Manchester

Narrowboats for sale in Manchester

Check here regularly for canal boats for sale or narrowboats for sale in Manchester.

As we develop this page we hope to offer all sorts of canal boats such as house boats, dutch barges and narrowboats for sale in Manchester from all the key boatyards and

Canal Boats / Narrowboats for sale in Devon

Trying to sell a narrowboat in Devon? You can add it to our new classified ads pages for free.

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 [...]

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 in UK

Searchable website with sections devoted to different countries, making it easier to find what you’re after without travelling too far.


Narrowboats for sale: ABC Boat Sales and Brokerage

Great site with loads of information, including handy downloadable PDF guides to buying a narrowboat, brokerage and more.

Visit the ABC Boat Hire and Brokerage.

Houseboats and Narrowboats for sale: Free Adverts

Thousands of boats for sale and other boating related ads on what the website says is “the best boats for sale site in the UK.”

Categories include: Sail Boats for sale:

Motor Sailers, Sailing Dinghies, Trailer Sailers, Yachts, Multihull Sailboats, Classic Sailing Boats,

Boat Engines:

Inboard Engines, Outboard Engines, Engine Spares

Motor boats for [...]

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 [...]

Narrowboat ‘Craven Maid’ for sale £9,950, Daventry

Boat Type Cruiser style narrow boat Where Lying Key 17 When Manufactured 1980 Length 38 Hull Manufacturer Canal and Rivercraft Plating Specification 5/4 with Wooden Top Flat, V-Hull or Keeled Flat Fitted out by Mastercraft Boatbuilders Ltd Cabin Height Number Of Berths Four Fixed Berths – Additional Berths Double dinette & two bunk beds [...]

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 – [...]

Chesterfield Canal Restoration: HS2 Rail Threat

THE Chesterfield Canal Trust has requested a meeting with HS2 rail officials on its impact on the canal restoration.

As reported in narrowboatworld—HS2 affects restoration—the proposed route intersects the restoration in five places as well as being yards from its new basin at Staveley.

In jeopardy

As it puts the whole restoration in jeopardy, members [...]

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.


Wey & Arun Canal restoration moves to next lock

Volunteers restoring a canal that runs though Surrey and West Sussex are hoping to start work on another lock.

The Wey & Arun Canal Trust was given permission to restore Gennets Bridge Lock in Chichester in 2011, but had to finish work on another site before fundraising could begin.

It aims to have raised [...]