Blog Posts: December 2011
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Wed Dec 21, 2011 at 9:21am
As our 40th Anniversary draws to a close we are proud to announce that Mr Wood has won our last Wine and Windlass Prize.  Congratulations Mr Wood on winning the prize!
Fri Dec 16, 2011 at 11:30am
WIN WIN WIN - Competition Time.....!!! For your chance to win a subscription to a motorcycling magazine published by the Mortons Group and 2 British Steam magazines (all courtesy of Towpath Talk). All you need to do is guess is how many litres of blacking are used to black a 60ft Narrowboat ! One guess per person! The nearest entry wins! The closing date is Christmas Eve at Noon (prizes to be posted out in the new year).Entries must be made via facebook on Whilton Marina's Facebook page.
Fri Dec 16, 2011 at 11:26am
Whilton Marina expands business with Venetian Marine purchase Whilton Marina, the leading narrowboat specialist, has expanded its business with the purchase of a marina in Cheshire. Venetian Marine is one of the premier marinas in north-west England - featuring a workshop, chandlery, tea rooms and gift shop. When company founder John Dean retired in December 2011, Whilton Marina bought the site for an undisclosed sum – reinforcing its position as the UK’s largest and most succes....
Fri Dec 16, 2011 at 11:09am
Whilton Marina Sale office and Caravan Compound will be closed from:1pm on 24th December until 9am on the 2nd January 2012.We wish all of our Customers a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
Wed Dec 14, 2011 at 12:46pm
There are two main types of toilet that most narrowboat are fitted with these are the cassette toilet and the pumpout toilet.  However in recent years a third type has come on the market, the compost toilet.We often get asked - what type of toilet is best to have in my canal boat?There is no hard and fast rule when deciding what type of toilet to have.  Although it is important to understand the differences between a cassette toilet and a pumpout and what may suit you.The Cassette Toil....
Wed Dec 14, 2011 at 12:43pm
The Whilton Marina Chandlery is closed for refurbishment and will re-open, under new management, approximately Monday 23rd January 2012.  It will be managed by two experienced marine engineers.Sorry for any inconvenienced caused.
Tue Dec 6, 2011 at 2:31pm
Christmas comes but once a year, so to celebrate we are offering a once only promotion on some “cracking” narrowboats at incredible value. This year our christmas cracker is bigger than ever before with more boats than ever included! You will not find better value narowboats anywhere else on the canal network.  Narrowboat Captiva has been reduced by another £1,000 and is now available for £24,950.  Captiva is a 56ft semi traditional style narrowboat built by Bla....