About Us

Welcome to the Whilton Marina website. We are here to help you buy or sell your narrowboat.

Whilton Marina has been buying, selling and caring for narrow boats since 1971 and we are located at Whilton Locks near Daventry on the Grand Union Canal.

Our marina is home to over 200 moorings.  We operate the largest and most successful narrow boat brokerage on the system, selling over 300 boats per year, and we always have a large selection of narrow boats for sale.

Our aim is to make buying or selling a narrow boat a pleasurable experience. On the site you can register for free e-mailed updates of boats that match up with your requirements. Searching for boats that meet your requirements can be done by price or a combination of your specifications. Narrow Boats lying at Whilton Marina are shown by a key number.  If you are new to boating and need some help with the inland waterways terms and expressions, look at our useful info page. 

We offer a full brokerage service with an experienced valuation team offering free valuations anywhere on the network.

Our friendly sales team are available seven days a week to offer guidance and support in all aspects of buying or selling a narrow boat.

As a business that is professionally set up purely for buying and selling narrow boats, people all over the waterways choose us to sell their boats for them. There are no hidden fees i.e. moorings or advertising, we only charge commission on the agreed sale price.

We pride ourselves on our reputation as one of the largest brokers on the canal system. Over the years many customers have returned and recommended friends to buy their first narrowboat through us. 

Whilton Marina sells over 300 Narrow boats a year. Dealing with every type of customer, from people who are inexperienced at buying and operating a narrow boat to experienced boaters who have been on the Canal for years.

Buying or Selling your narrowboat couldn't be easier... 

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