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Blog Posts: November 2011
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Fri Nov 25, 2011 at 1:49pm
We've added a few more videos on our Youtube Channel.  We now have 39 videos on our channel which anyone can view.  The videos range from explaining the different stern types, a typical narrowboat engine, the marina being dug out by David Steele in 1970/71 and emptying a cassette toilet.  If you've got any more suggetions or even burning questions that you have always wanted to know about Narrowboat/Widebeams then let us know so we can see if we can do a video clip on it!  E-....
Wed Nov 23, 2011 at 3:12pm
Mr Jonathan Duckett and family, who were winners of our November Wine & Windlass Competition. Mr Duckett is the proud new owner of narrowboat 'Gotit'' .  They 'got' their prize from Whilton's Andy Robinson.
Tue Nov 22, 2011 at 3:30pm
Narrowboat Rootin Tootin has just had it's hull blacked with 2 pack epoxy and new batteries, (1 starter battery and 2 domestic). Rootin Tootin is lying Whilton and priced at £37,950 Two more boats have arrived at Wigrams Turn Marina on brokerage, these are:'Stargate' is a 32ft Sea Otter built in 2005, the specifications include a Nanni three cylinder engine, bow thruster & Technodrive gearbox.  This is a super little Sea Otter and is fitted with four berths (permanent double &....
Fri Nov 18, 2011 at 11:14am
Does Size of Your Narrowboat Matter?Whilton Marina regularly gets requests for details of narrowboats no longer than 57ft and widebeams.So why do people ask for details of narrowboat or widebeams no longer than 57ft?There is a belief that 57ft is the maximum length narrowboat that can travel the whole of the inland waterways.Is this correct?No, some people get hung up about boat length, but there is really no need to.  There are only two canals o....
Thu Nov 17, 2011 at 11:40am
WIN WIN WIN in our Facebook Competition..!!! For your chance to win some Whilton Rock Sweets and a Whilton Marina Mug all you have to do is guess how many times we've all fallen in the marina! One guess per person - BUT remember we have been open 40 years!Answers must be added on our facebook competition.  The closing date is Friday 2nd of December - so you've got plenty of time to guess! Good luck everyone.....
Wed Nov 16, 2011 at 11:45am
Congratulations to Mr Jonathan Duckett who is the winner of the November Wine & Windlass Competition.  Mr Duckett is the proud new owner of narrowboat 'Gotit' and he certainly did get it!Six more narrowboats arrive on brokerage at Whilton during the last week;Dragonfly is a 44ft cruiser style narrowboat built by East West Marine in 2007 fitted with a Beta 3 cylinder engine.  The specifications include four berths, Webasto central heating, Valor solid fuel stove, 3000watt ....
Mon Nov 7, 2011 at 2:01pm
Drack has been reduced in price from £14,950 to £12,950.  Drack is a 25ft cruiser style narrowboat built by Mick Sivewright in 1991 has a Vetus two cylinder diesel engine.  There are three makeup berths and the boat is fitted with a Puffin solid fuel stove, porta potti toilet & shower.  This boat can be viewed at Whilton.Narrowboat Polly is for sale at Whilton now, having moved from Wigrams.  Polly is for sale for £22,950 to include hull r....
Wed Nov 2, 2011 at 2:46pm
We have storage facilities for 500 caravans at Whilton Marina.  For more details on our caravan storage facility follow the link.Narrowboat 'Basford' is arriving on brokerage next week.  Basford is a 55ft traditional style boat built by G M Engineering in 1987 and is priced at £29,950.Business opportunity at Whilton Marina, the Chandlery is for lease and will be available in the new year. Apply for details to: abby@whiltonmarina.co.ukRemember that now that the clocks ha....