What to expect from your Narrowboat hire with Ducklings
With Ducklings Narrowboat Hire you can expect a warm welcome and a cheery Bon Voyage. We will have everything ready for you when your arrive and be ready to welcome you on board.
You will be given a walkthrough of the boat and the operations manual to ensure you are familiar with everything before we begin your on board Narrowboat handling tuition. During your 'skipper training' we will then gently cruise from Tewitfield marina and practice the basics including mooring and turning the boat.
Please don't worry if you are a beginner, we will stay with you for as long as you need! If you are already an experienced skipper we will makes sure you are comfortable handling the boat then wave you off to start your holiday.
Your welcome pack
Washing up liquid
Limited supply of bottled water
Included in your holiday
Enough fuel for the duration of your holiday.
Full water tank
Life jackets- upon request
*Relevant Insurance and licenses
(*this does not include personal holiday insurance which we recommend you take separately)
Boat viewings are subject to availability.
If you would like to view our boats prior to booking, please contact us on 07951298720
Boat handling tuition
Whether you are an experienced Narrowboat skipper or first time cruiser we provide detailed instructions and tuition on all aspects of operating and handling the boat including essential canal navigation. You will receive on-board tuition for as long as you need before we sign the boat over to you and you begin your holiday.
If you would like more information about what is involved in skippering a Narrowboat you can see our 'Boating Handbook' or download it below.