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Blog Posts: November 2010
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Tue Nov 23, 2010 at 9:21am
Henry Grantham was lock keeper at Whilton Locks, on the Grand Union Canal for 40 years.  Always with a pipe in his mouth and with his sole companion at his side Rex, a cream Alsation dog.  Henry earned praise during his years at the locks for saving the lives of many people and animals who had fallen in the canal and for this reason he was often a subject in the local newspaper.  In one such article in 1969, he explained that his dog didn't like trains anymore, because t....
Thu Nov 18, 2010 at 1:38pm
We have had a few price reductions on our Narrowboats in order to sell them quicker, these narrowboats are listed below: Edward Elgar is a 60ft Semi-Traditional style narrowboat built by Mike Heyward in 1999 and is priced at £34,950.Harvest Time is a 58ft cruiser style narrowboat built by Alexander in 1999 and is priced at £34,950.Garder is a 45ft cruiser style narrowboat built by Colecraft in 1986 and is priced at £17,950.Foxy is a 58ft traditional style narowbo....
Wed Nov 10, 2010 at 12:52pm
Two new Whilton Marine 44fts arrive at Whilton Marina! Here is a picture of one of them being craned out of the container.  The two new Narrowboats are similar to the ones that we had before; a Dinette and Non-Dinette version and both 44ft Cruiser Style.The Narrowboats will be available to view from Saturday the 13th November onwards at Whilton Marina. We are open from 9am to 5pm, seven days a week and there is no appointment necessary!For further information on the....
Tue Nov 9, 2010 at 12:38pm
It's so nice when our excellent customer service is appreciated by a customer who actually takes the time to write to us.  I thought it would be good to share with you some of the feedback from one of our customers who recently bought one of our new Whilton 44ft narrowboats.  Below is an exert from the email we received from this customer:"You will, no doubt, have heard that we were unable to move the narrowboat to Braunston on Wednesday.  I have to give a real vote....
Wed Nov 3, 2010 at 12:45pm
We have had two price reductions on our Narrowboats in order to sell them quicker, these narrowboats are listed below: River Otter, reduced to £49,950, 62ft Traditional Dutch Barge Style Narrowboat built by Dave Clark in 2002Spirit Level, reduced to £31,950, 58ft Traditional Style Narrowboat built by Pinder in 2000 The following boats have come in over the last couple of days: Tin Hatter, £34,950, 42ft Cruiser Style Narrowboat built by Eastern Caravans in 2001.Va....