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Blog Posts: October 2011
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Sat Oct 29, 2011 at 9:27am
This month's Facebook and Twitter Competition is as follows:What do all of these people have in common - Winston Churchill, Mr Bean, Ronnie Barker and Lord Charles? All you need to do is answer the question correctly (via facebook or twitter) to win a Just Jenson Magazine and an Easykit Fighting Falcon all courtesy of Towpath Talk! The Closing date is Friday 11 November 2011.
Sat Oct 22, 2011 at 4:19pm
Photo of October's Wine and Windlass Winner:The purchaser of Narrowboat Doris Alice, Mr Medcraft has won this month's wine and windlass prize! He received his price from Whilton Marina's Abi Steele.Further Update:Narrowboat Norfolk Lass has been reduced in price from £24,950 to £22,950.  She's a 45ft Traditional Style Narrowboat built by Coles Morton.
Sat Oct 22, 2011 at 11:59am
Facebook Competition Prize Winner:Congratulations to Pete Buckingham - You are the winner of our Picture Competition. Please send your contact details to abby@whiltonmarina.co.uk to get your prizes. You have won a years subscription to Towpath Talk and a 60s Magazine all courtesy of Towpath Talk. The Correct answer was Butty Tiller Bars.Further Update:Yesterday we had Narrowboat Vulcan arrive for sale at Whilton Marina priced at £23,950.  Vulcan is a 1979/1980 Cruiser Style Narrowboat....
Thu Oct 20, 2011 at 4:51pm
Today we have drawn October's Wine and Windlass Winner.  The purchaser of Narrowboat Doris Alice, Mr Medcraft has won this month's prize!  Hopefully we will have pictures to follow.Even though the weather has suddenly turned cold we've had a few new boats come on our books over the last few days.  These are as follows:Moorea (lying at Wigrams), priced at £49,950, 2004, 57ft Semi-Traditional Style Narrowboat.Grampa's Lady, £19,950, 1984, 62ft Cruiser Styl....
Wed Oct 12, 2011 at 4:05pm
Three more bargain narrowboats down in price are;Tilly a 57ft, Semi-Traditional Style Narrow boat built by Tim Tyler in 2009. The Narrowboat is lying at Whilton Marina and has been reduced to £49,950.Marala II, a 1991, 45ft Traditional Style Narrowboat built by Mike Heyward. Marala II is lying at Whilton Marina and has been reduced to £29,500.Kingfisher, a 70ft traditional style narrowboat built by R&D in 1989 for sale at Whilton Marina reduced to &p....
Tue Oct 11, 2011 at 3:47pm
Whilton Marina have have been 'Tweeting' on Twitter since January 2011 and we have posted over 470 tweets so far.  Every time a new boat arrives on brokerage we twitter about it and every time a narrowboats price is reduced we tweet, why don't you follow us on twitter to find out what we have to say.  We are currently running a competition on facebook and twitter, why not take part and if you are lucky you may win one of our prizes that were donated by Towpath Talk, which incident....
Thu Oct 6, 2011 at 3:25pm
Today we have added a couple more narrowboating videos on to our youtube channel.  You can also see them via our website.  We have video clips from a narrowboat engine, how to start a narrowboat, the different styles of narrowboats, an inverter on a narrowboat, using a webasto, using a pumpout and many more!Some news on our boats:Narrowboat Windrush 1997, 60ft Traditional Style, priced at £44,950  is due to arrive at Whilton Marina this weekend.  So she w....
Wed Oct 5, 2011 at 2:24pm
Saffron has been included in our narrow boat sale at the fantastic price of £65,950, was originally £71,950.  Saffron is a 57ft traditional style boat built by Tim Tyler in 2009.  The specifications include a Vetus 4.17 engine with approximately 1000 hours running.  Alde central heating and Morso Squirrel soild fuel stove.  There is a Phoenix Victron 3000 watt inverter.  Bathroom specifications include a Vetus pump out toilet, shower and vanity unit.&nbs....
Tue Oct 4, 2011 at 3:42pm
Today the following boats have been included in the narrowboat sale: Duchess Of Wexford was £39,950 now £37,950 Two Coats Taken as it is was £8,500, now £7,500 Boiler Plate was £21,000, now £17,950 Hana was £39,950, now £38,000 Imedit was £34,950, now £31,950 Shiraz was £54,950, now £49,950 Lois Jane was £57,500, now £49,950 Evening In Paris was £47,950, now £44,950 Kingfisher was £42,....
Mon Oct 3, 2011 at 3:35pm
Our September Sale is Continuing Through October Due to unprecedented success our narrowboat sale is continuing through October. The following boats have been added to the sale so far; Duchess of Wexford, Two Coats, Boiler Plate, Hana and Imedit and more boats are going to be included in the sale soon, so keep your eye on this page. If your are looking to get afloat before the summer ends, take a look at these fantastic narrowboat prices, which we think you will find hard to ....