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Blog Posts: June 2009
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Sat Jun 27, 2009 at 5:42pm
Not sure how many people who read our blog are familiar with the Where’s Wally books? These are a series of books where you have to find a character called Wally in a huge crowd scene. What’s this got to do with Narrowboats? The inland water waterways magazine Waterways World Augusts addition features 2 photos of Andy can any of you Waterways World readers spot Wally oh sorry Andy? The Whilton Team?
Wed Jun 24, 2009 at 12:53pm
Yesterday a ‘funny’ narrow boat arrived; It’s painted with pictures of Laurel and Hardy and Charlie Chaplin on the side! It’s called Wykeham and has come into the marina on brokerage. Well this got me thinking about writing a silly funny poem for the blog. So with some help from ‘Jolly’ Tony, this is what we came up with. This is perfect boating weather, So if your dream has always been To own your own narrow boat, Come to us and get afloat. One boat is called....
Tue Jun 16, 2009 at 5:11pm
This week we have taken depoisis on several narrowboat, Rosie, Ratcher, Gondoliers Moon, Fairbrother & had an offer on Phoenix.  We have had several more narrowboats arrive on brokerage for sale at either Whilton or Wigrams, narrow boats The Woodsman, Bodger, Silver Gem, Nobby Fercher, Wykeham, Lush & The Bug.We have also had a Motor Home come in for sale, click below  for more photographs & details www.whiltonmarina.co.uk/info/Fiat-Suntour-Motorhome.aspxWe busy are ge....
Thu Jun 4, 2009 at 2:32pm
Several of our narrow boats have just been reduced in price, due to the fact that they have been with us for a few months & the owners really want to sell them quickly.  Follow the link to the sales brochure for more information on each narrowboat by clilcking on the name of the narrow boat below: Rosie  Was £36,950 Now £33,950Foxtrot  Was £25,495 Now £23,495Foxhunter Was £34,950 Now £32,950Anchilla  Was £29,950 Now &pou....
Mon Jun 1, 2009 at 11:32am
I have just been talking with Craig a Marine Survey who is about to do a BSSC (Boat Safety Scheme Certificate) on Narrowboat which was sold over the weekend. BSSC are a mandatory requirement that all boats must have to be licensed and insured. The scheme is a joint Initiative between British Waterways and the Environmental Agency. The scheme is designed to ensure through independent verification, that boats meet the navigation authorities’ minimum safety requirements. More general informat....