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Blog Posts: September 2011
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Thu Sep 29, 2011 at 4:38pm
All you need to do is 'like' our facebook page and correctly identify exactly what the image below is (funny captions may also warrant an additional prize). Winners will WIN A YEARS SUBSCRIPTION to either Tractor magazine, The railway magazine, Kitchen garden, Rail Express, Heritage Commercials, Classic American, Old Glory, Heritage Railway, Wrights farming register or TOWPATH TALK courtesy of Towpath Talk AND The Sixties Magazine. Closing date is Friday 21st October!!!Today ....
Wed Sep 28, 2011 at 2:53pm
As it is the 40th anniversary of Whilton Marina being built, we are giving out free rock sweets that we have had specially made with Whilton Marina wriiten on them, they taste really nice and fruity too!We are also running some competitions on facebook and twitter with some random crazy prizes that have been donated by Towpath Talk. So why not take a look at our facebook and twitter pages to find out more.  Our first crazy competition prize winner was announced on Saturd....
Tue Sep 27, 2011 at 1:44pm
Yesterday at Whilton Marina we had three more narrow boats arrive on brokerage, these are listed below;'Narrow Escape' which is a 58ft cruiser style boat built by Argadia Boats 2006 for sale for £47,950.  Narrow Escape is a quality built boat lined out in oak and fitted with four berths.  The specifications include a Vetus four cylinder engine, Eberspacher central heating, Valor oilid fuel stove.  With all the mod cons for liveaboard including a microwave & washing ....
Wed Sep 21, 2011 at 3:25pm
Whilton Marina has had an average of 30,000 visitors to our web site since January 2011 and there were over 38,000 visitors to our web site during the month of August.  We have vistors to our web site from many different countries including the United States, Ireland, Spain & France.  Our web site definately works very well for us and has helped us to sell narrow boats to people from several countries other than the United Kingdom in the past including Belgium, Ireland and Aus....
Tue Sep 20, 2011 at 12:40pm
Another second hand 'Ruby Boat' has just been surveyed at Whilton and three years on the hull is still in immaculate condition.  This is great news for the buyer and vendor and is testimony to the excellent quality of the Chineese workmanship.  The hull on these 'Ruby Boats' are manufactured with a thickness of 12/6/4mm which is 2mm thicker than most new narrowboats with the norm for modern boats being 10/6/4mm.If you are looking to buy an new narrowboat you really could....
Mon Sep 19, 2011 at 3:57pm
Havana Moon is a 39ft cruiser style narrowboat built by Whilton Marine in 2011.  This narrowboat is an Ex demonstration and has just been included in our narrowboat sale priced at £41,500 and can be viewed at at Whilton Marina.  See our Narrowboat Sale
Fri Sep 16, 2011 at 2:41pm
This month's Whilton Wine and Windlass Winners are the Lloyd family.  They are proud new owners of Narrowboat Redshank.  Whilton Marina's Andy Robinson presents them with their prize!
Wed Sep 14, 2011 at 12:50pm
If your are looking to get afloat before the summer ends, take a look at the fantastic narrowboat prices in our superb narrowboat sale.  Another seven narrowboats have just been included in the sale, these are:Lina Jane now £24,950Tilly now £54,950Rooting Tootin now £37,950Enodreven now £24,950 (lying Wigrams)Gotit now £22,950Mylindi now £21,950Nipper now £19,950For more details  see the sale page: September Narrowboat Sale
Tue Sep 13, 2011 at 12:59pm
Whilton Marina was dredged last winter and was last dredged before that fifteen years ago.
Wed Sep 7, 2011 at 4:21pm
Help us reach our goal of 250 facebook fans and 300 twitter fans by 6pm on Friday 23th September and we will enter all of our fans into a prize draw to win a random and crazy prize. For Facebook - Simply click on the "share button" (found bottom left corner of page) to place a link on your page, which will encourage your boating friends to like us too.For Twitter - Retweet our tweet or click directly on the follow button of our page.
Wed Sep 7, 2011 at 3:44pm
A film of Whilton Marina and Whilton Locks was taken by photography student Mr Rob Lovell , we think it's rather good, take a look!  It's also on our u-tube channelroblovell1@yahoo.co.uk
Mon Sep 5, 2011 at 2:38pm
At Whilton Marina we have 21 self storage containers for rental from £105 per month
Mon Sep 5, 2011 at 2:33pm
We have posted 29 boating videos on our U-tube channel to date, with more to come soon.  These short films cover many aspects of narrowboating, such as how to start an engine, how to grease a stern gland and emptying a cassette toilet.  We are sure that if you are new to boating you will find these very useful!