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Wed May 29, 2013 at 11:55am
Crick Boat Show Update 2013Well what a scorcher! The sun shone for the whole three days of the Crick Boat Show, which made a huge difference to the numbers of people attending and this years show seemed busier than ever.  Our stand was very popular with the public, who all seemed to enjoy entering our free competitions and our infamous rock sweets went down well too.   We will be announcing the winners of the competitions soon.  We hope you enjoyed watching our narrowboa....
Fri May 24, 2013 at 12:06pm
Fantasic Narrowboats at Fabulous Prices!Welcome to the 'Crick Crunch' Narrowboat Sale, where you can buy a narrowboat at a very reasonable price.  Our narrowboat sale is now on at Whilton Marina and Venetian Marina and runs until Monday 27th May at 6pm.Our preparations are almost complete for this years Crick Boat Show and we are looking forward to the show opening tomorrow morning.  We have some great free competitions for you to enter on our stand in the Kingfisher Marquee so do come....
Sun May 19, 2013 at 7:58am
Mirror Mirror on the wall who’s the best Broker of them all?Answer: Whilton MarinaYou may think that’s a big statement to make, but we can back up this up with some hard facts.What makes us the best?1. Established and professional company with over 40 years’ experience. With a sister marina in Cheshire Venetian marina2. Purpose built marina with excellent facilities, including slipways, moorings and chandlery.3. Knowledgeable dedicated and experienced staff.4. A wide range of n....
Sat May 18, 2013 at 7:49am
Visit the best Brokerage Company at the Crick Boat Show & Waterways FestivalWith just a week to go till the biggest narrow boat show in the UK, we are looking forward to 3 days of glorious sunshine and meeting plenty of happy boaters! Well if the sun doesn’t shine at least we still get to meet happy boaters because whatever the weather thousands of people turn up every year come rain or shine. Whilton marina will be in the Kingfisher marque, we are easy to find due to our fabulous stan....
Wed May 15, 2013 at 12:58pm
The Crick Boat Show is the place to come if you are interested in buying or selling a narrow boat.If you are looking for knowledgeable boating advice at the Crick Boat Show you should come and see Whilton marina, we have been buying and selling narrow boats since 1971, at our purpose built marina at Whilton Locks just 20 mins away from the showground. All our staff have an interest in the inland water ways and can speak from experience when asked about boating.We have been exhibiting at the Show....
Mon May 13, 2013 at 4:00pm
The start of May has brought the sun out to shine at last.  It's been a very long winter indeed!  Here at Whilton Marina we are all looking forward to a long warm summer, lets hope so!Plans are well underway for the Crick Boat Show at the end of this month; Saturday 25th May- Monday 27th May.  We will be exhibiting as usual along with our two sister companies Venetian Marina and Cosgrove Park, so do come along, it's a great day out for all the family.  Come and see us on....
Thu May 9, 2013 at 12:08pm
It’s only a matter of weeks now till the Crick Boat Show so we thought it would be nice for you to get to know our team before you arrive!Name: Abi SteeleJob role: Marketing at Venetian and Whilton Marina (plus anything else thrown at me!).Start date: September 2010Job description: As we are a small team, my job can be extremely very varied from; Creating narrow boat brochures, Organising trade shows (such as the Crick Boat Show), Creating any marketing material, Website editing, Speaking ....
Sat May 4, 2013 at 9:19am
Why wait to sell when you can part exchange today!Whilton marina has been attending the Crick Boat Show since it started 14 years ago, and during this time we have seen many changes over the years. We also know that many people who attend the show are ready to part exchange their narrow boat and come to the show to do a deal.Whilton marina we can help you realise your new dream boat with a stepping stone service to part exchanging your current boat for one at our marina. With so many narrow boat....
Fri May 3, 2013 at 8:45am
The Crick Boat Show 2013Due to the success of our 3 sister companies (Whilton Marina, Venetian Marina and Cosgrove Park) sharing a stand in 2012 at the Crick Boat show. We have decided to bring all 3 companies again in 2013. Our stand will be in the Kingfisher marque where you will be able to visit all 3 companies in one location.Over the past 12 months all 3 companies have excelled since the Crick Boat show and here’s a snippet of what each company has been up to:Whilton Marina.Since the ....
Thu May 2, 2013 at 10:50am
How Whilton Marina markets its narrow boats before and after the Crick Boat showIf you are considering using a broker to sell your narrow boat it’s important to know about the company you are going to be dealing with and how they operate.At Whilton marina you can be sure you will be dealing with an established and professional organisation. The marina was set up in 1971 by the Steele family and they still currently own and run the business. With around 200 moorings and stocking the largest....
Wed May 1, 2013 at 4:07pm
During the past week quite a few of our vendors have reduced the price of their narrowboats to try to achieve a faster sale.  These reduced price narrow boats are as follows:Brindley is a 30ft cruiser style narrowboat built by Colecraft in 1987 which has just been reduced to £7,950.Joli Meanders is a 57ft traditional style narrowboat built by G J Reeves in 2005 which has just been reduced to £39,950.Golden Slumbers is a 51ft cruiser style narrowboat built by Midland Canal Centre....