Blog Posts: September 2010
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Wed Sep 29, 2010 at 12:48pm
A narrowboat called Millicent has just arrived on brokerage at Whilton.  She is a 50ft traditional style boat built by Harbourough Boats in 1992 and is powered by a BMC 1.8 diesel engine.  For more information please see:Narrowboat Millicent
Tue Sep 21, 2010 at 3:10pm
Whilton Marina will be celebrating 40 years of buying, selling and caring for narrowboats next year-2011.  Plans are well underway to mark the occasion in the new year!  Keep your eye on our website nearer the end of 2010 for announcements.
Fri Sep 10, 2010 at 3:34pm
I thought I should share some photos of the Whilton Marina Team producing a Narrowboat from a box (well a container)  This series of photos shows a Whilton Marine 44 emerging from its container. This is the first time we have done this and it was great work by all  the Whilton Engineering Team Barry Tuckey and his crane, Richard and I. This is the Box.A small man in a yellow coat tried to remove the boat on his own, pound for pound he is very strong but 13 Ton is a bit much even f....
Thu Sep 9, 2010 at 5:24pm
Last week a friend of mine went to take some pictures of our sister company Cosgrove Caravan Park, near Milton Keynes.  I think they are great and really show how beautiful the park is!  Have a look at them via his website next time, Abi
Tue Sep 7, 2010 at 5:10pm
We cruised to the Cropredy Music Festival last month, the South Oxford is mainly a contour canal and is outstandingly beautiful if a little shallow in places. Cropredy is a really attractive village, each August, Fairport Convention stage a Music festival. This year there were about 16,000 visitors, the atmosphere (despite the rain) was excellent. the whole village appears to get involved in oneway or another and we felt really welcome. We will definitely go again next year and would recommend i....
Thu Sep 2, 2010 at 4:44pm
The last couple of weeks here at Whilton Marina have been extremley busy, selling narrow boats, taking new boats onto brokerage and of course we had a stand at the National IWA boatshow last Bank Holiday weekend.We have  had quite a turn around of the boats during August with several sales completed and have taken onto brokerage another 20 narrowboats during the last two weeks.Keep an eye on our web site as the stock of narrowboats is contantly changing.  Our web si....