Boat sales: Thinking of buying a narrowboat, widebeam, barge, cruiser or project boat? Canal boats come in all shapes and sizes and as with any purchase, the more research you do, the more likely you are to make the right decision. Waterway magazines, boat shows and marinas are all good sources of information. Then there are boaters - you will find that most boaters are only too happy to offer advice and information and there is nothing like getting it straight from the horse's mouth.
Chandlers: suppliers of equipment and accessories for narrowboats and other canal boats. Chandlers on the inland waterways tend to specialize in stocking equipment and accessories for canal boats including narrowboats, widebeams and dutch barges. There are also some who deal more exclusively with cruising boats (GRPs) and sailing boats. Most can be found in marinas along the canal system, but there are some which stand alone, and others which offer an online service only.
Appliances: cookers, fridges, hobs, microwaves and washing machines
Av Technology: An amazing range of products, from 12 v TVs to aerials and satellite dishes. We have also included internet dongles and navigation aids.
Bathroom and toilet: Cassette toilets, pump-out toilets and even eco-toilets or composting toilets can be found here, plus suppliers of showers and other bathroom necessities.
Electrics & eco-power: Everything electrical for narrowboats, wide beams, dutch barges and cruisers. Whether you are looking at wiring or rewiring your boat, or need to check out new inverters, alternators, starter motors, or galvanic isolators, you should find a suitable electrical supplier here. We also include in this section alternative power sources such as solar panels and wind turbines.
Engines and propulsion: Do you need a new engine for your narrowboat? Or are you looking for a rebuild, reconditioned engine, or engine parts? From vintage engines to the latest in modern marine diesel engines, or electric engines if you prefer, our list of narrowboat engine suppliers & installers will help you make the right choice. We have also included filters, propellers, bow thrusters and gear boxes for narrowboats, wide-beams and other boats.
Equipment & accessories: Narrowboat Equipment and accessories include everything from traditional canal boat accessories and narrowboat gifts, to essentials such as windlasses, tiller pins, piling hooks and mooring chains. Then those non-essential items that make boating life so much easier or more enjoyable - like dinghies and bicycles, top boxes and washing machines, flagpoles, gangplanks and ladders. Plus some interesting gadgets that you might not have thought of - like floating speakers, mobile solar chargers and many more.
External fittings: Our external fittings category covers everything which might be fitted on to the outside of your narrowboat, widebeam or cruiser. We have included canopy covers, cratch covers, roof boxes, gas boxes, chimneys and chimney cowlings.
Furniture and Furnishings: Mattresses and cushions, furniture upholstery, rugs and carpets, curtains and blinds, soft furnishings for the bedroom, throws and wall-hangings - you'll find everything you need to transform the interior of your narrowboat, wide beam, dutch barge or cruiser right here. Plus bespoke and purpose made furniture for your boat. See here for some great ideas and products. Whether you are looking for sofas or sofa beds, tables and chairs, beds or futons, or simply for some clever space saving ideas, you should find what you need here.
Integral fittings: Integral fittings are all those things which your boat cannot do without - such as fresh water tanks, waste tanks and fuel tanks. Or ballast and bilge pumps. You will also find windows in this section.
Maintenance products: Find the best products for cleaning the inside and outside of your narrowboat, broad beam, cruiser or Dutch Barge. We've listed specialised cleaners, polish, wax & oil for paint, metal, wood - even stoves. Eco friendly products are also available. For oils and lubricants, rust remover, paints and blacking products look no further.
Plumbing and heating: Stoves, fires, log burners, diesel powered fires, central heating - everything to do with heating your narrowboat, wide beam or cruiser is covered here. We also cover pipes and fittings - anything you would need to do your own plumbing...
Safety & security: here we feature products that could help keep you safe and secure on board. from boat security alarms to CO alarm and smoke alarm test kits you are sure to find a product to help keep you safe and ensure peace of mind.