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Aqua Narrowboats

Luxury Canal Boat Hire – Narrowboat Builders – Marine Repairs

Welcome to Aqua Narrowboats, specialists in luxury 5 star canal boat hire & holidays, narrowboat builders of the highest quality with a marine repairs service offering narrowboat engineering, electrics and refurbishments. A company concentrating on growing British talent to produce beautifully crafted bespoke canal boats by a team of skilled marine engineers and boat builders.

Our luxurious fleet of narrowboats for hire is almost entirely owned by sponsored boat owners who have requested high specification boats for their own personal use, therefore you are able to hire the most beautiful boats on the canals – see narrowboat holiday reviews on our Facebook Page. Based at Mercia Marina on the Trent and Mersey Canal, we have a range of canal networks for you to enjoy your narrowboat holiday including the Four Counties Ring, the Black Country Ring, the Leicester Ring, plus many there and back routes. The canals have many attractions and places to eat along the way making your canal boat hire experience an adventure. Checkout our canal routes page for more details on places to visit.

Prices for 2014 narrowboat hire and holidays are now available, check the brochure prices and special offers page – the best deals are always available to early bookings.

If you are looking for a new bespoke narrowboat to your exact specification then we are here to make your design a reality. We specialise in a personal service: a custom made bespoke canalboat package, with all costs and optional extras given in your quotation, (basic prices can be found at the ‘new boat sales’ page), to a layout and design of your choice. This enables you to think about your narrowboat design and prioritise features to fit your budget. To view the quality and craftmanship of our bespoke boats look at the gallery page, better still make an appointment to visit us, just call Tel 01283 701041. Our past customers are more than happy to provide references when you are ready to progress with your narrowboat build.

See below for the lead times of canal boats for sale/ building schedule & reviews published in Canal Boat & Waterways World magazines of our latest bespoke narrowboats.

Latest News….Latest News……Latest News…….
We attended the 2014 Crick Boat Show on stand F38, with narrowboat The Speedy Whippet. A great show, thankyou for all the lovely comments from our visitors. If you missed it, don’t worry, you can visit our next Open Day at Mercia Marina on 21st September – keep the date in your diary!

Narrowboat for sale:
Aqua Life –
Currently seeking sponsor for our 2013 built, luxury 5 star, 4+2 hire boat see our sponsorship page.
Eunoia –
57ft Semi-Trad, Bespoke built by us in 2009. See Used Narrowboat For Sale  page. NOW SOLD

Current Narrowboat Building Schedule. (As of 18/03/14)

Currently in build: December 2013 – March 2014:
The Speedy Whippet - Private Bespoke 60ft Semi Cruiser Stern Narrowboat. (see our Facebook page for photos)

April 2014 slot:
BookedPrivate Bespoke 69ft Semi Cruiser  stern narrowboat
July 2014 slot:
Booked Private Bespoke 60ft Semi Cruiser stern narrowboat
October 2014 slot:
Booked - Private Bespoke 60ft Semi Traditional stern narrowboat
January 2015 slot:
Currently Available

Follow the progress of all our current and past boat builds by visiting our Facebook page or the gallery.

Aqua Narrowboat Builder Reviews