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Blog Posts: November 2012
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Fri Nov 30, 2012 at 2:08pm
Our Christmas Cracker Narrowboat Sale starts on Saturday 1st December 2012.  The sale will run until we close for Christmas at 1pm on Christmas Eve when the price will revert back to it's original selling price.  So if you are thinking of buying a narrowboat, don't to miss out on our cracking 'Christmas Cracker 'promotion! With many narrow boats reduced to 'cracking prices'.   As many of our customers travel a long distance to Whilton Marina to look a....
Mon Nov 26, 2012 at 3:27pm
Get the best out of Your Narrowboat during the Winter TimeDo not cruise the canals on your narrow boat during very icy weather if the canal is frozen over with thick ice.  This is because the ice will damage the blacking on your canal boat hull.Do not forget to drain down your instant water heaters and check the antifreeze level in your narrowboats heating systemsand engine.  If you don't want to drain down your water systems during winter, you could put some thermostati....
Wed Nov 21, 2012 at 12:38pm
Advice on How To Clean Your Narrowboat Propeller When it is Clogged up With LeavesNow that  winter has arrived the leaves are falling fast off the trees into the canals and rivers, thus creating a problem that narrowboat owners should be aware of.  As the propeller on a narrow boat turns during cruising, any leaves that are floating or suspended in the water can collect on the propeller blades and get stuck on the propeller building up into a 'dohnut' shape and sticking to the propelle....
Tue Nov 13, 2012 at 2:25pm
It was our Chief Narrowboat movers birthday today and he bought us in not one, but three, fabulous birthday cakes especially made by Sandra at The Lockgate Cafe at Whilton Marina.Thank you Andy the cakes were absolutely delicious! Roll on your next birthday!Visit The Lockgate Cafes facebook page for their latest news
Mon Nov 5, 2012 at 3:03pm
During the last few weeks we have had many more narrowboats arrive at Whilton Marina for sale.  We are very pleased that so many 'new' boats have come in for sale as our stock of narrow boats was getting a little low.  Here is a selection of the boats that have arrived during the last week.Admiral Jarvis is a 1998, 60ft Cruiser Style Narrowboat built by Pinder. Admiral Jarvis is for sale at Whilton Marina priced at £29,950Rivendell is a 62ft traditional style narrowboat....