Around the Marina
A host of boating expertise can be found on the Quayside. High quality exhibitors from every aspect of inland boating welcome you to their marquees to browse and chat.
Take the opportunity to talk to all the experts and find out more about what they have to offer.
All Quayside stands are open on Trade and Preview Day.
Exhibitors Around the Marina in 2023 were:
A R Peachment Ltd *
A R Peachment Ltd will be exhibiting a range of equipment. Nanni engines available with conventional, hydraulic and ARP hybrid drive options. Combi E- Propulsion systems – a range of silent, robust and powerful options to suit your needs.Maxpower tunnel thrusters – reliable bow and stern thruster kits from stock.
ABC Leisure *
The UK’s largest operator of luxury self drive narrowboats. Also operate 14 marinas, brokerage services and boat builders.
ARS Anglian Diesels Ltd *
Specialists in hydraulic & electric propulsion, bow thruster, engines and transmissions, stern gear and engine protection systems.
Amtrim Ltd *
Manufacturers of bespoke boat canopies and upholstery
Visit Aquafax’s demo van during the show where it will be fully kitted-out with products from Mastervolt, Blue Sea Systems, BEP, Marinco, Whale and more. The demo van allows installers and boaters to see examples of systems in operation first-hand and learn about the benefits of the latest technology available.
Aquavista is the UK’s largest operator of marinas with 29 locations – from pretty little marinas tucked into the English countryside to waterside retreats right in the middle of bustling city life.¶Visit Aquavista’s stand down by the quayside for their one-off pop-up folk festival ‘Tillers & Tankards’ – enjoy some live music, a craft ale and some games, and chat to them about residential, leisure or winter moorings as well as explore two of their brand new floating apartments in partnership with Waterlodge UK.
Ashton Marine Services *
Showcasing the new Epropulsion electric engines, the Pollycraft Tuffy, and the folding RIB
BC Boat Management Ltd *
Come and see how shared ownership could really work for you. With shares from £1,500, owning a narrowboat can be affordable for 4 weeks holiday a year too.
Shire Canal collection. The most comprehensive engine packages 15hp to 330hp. Plus hybrid technology, which can be fitted to all Shire and Yanmar engines.
Beta Marine Ltd *
Beta Marine inland waterway’s range of diesel engines, hybrid engines and generating sets.
Boatfinder Brokerage Services *
Boatfinder is the original video boat brokerage service specialising in selling boats from their home moorings as well as from our partner marinas. Come and see us if you are thinking of buying or selling a boat
Cosgrove Park *
Cosgrove Park is one of England’s finest holiday homes and touring parks, located on the picturesque Northamptonshire and Buckinghamshire border. Cosgrove Park is part of the same group of companies as Whilton and Venetian Marina.
Dunchurch Pools *
Secure and tranquil moorings with unrivalled cruising options in a beautiful rural setting on the North Oxford Canal. Moorings, facilities, supply dock, chandlery, brokerage and full on-site engineering services with new 40 tonne amphibious boat hoist for narrowboats and widebeams up to 72ft in length.
Engines Plus Ltd *
Engines Plus will have on display the traditional Canaline diesel engine range, offering sales and support for new and existing customers, to support our boat builders exhibiting the Canaline engines. With new technology, we bring our electric drive solution from Bell Marine, with the Sole Diesel generators that allow for a parallel hybrid system.
Environment Agency *
The Environment Agency manages a significant proportion of the river network known as the Anglian Waterways, The navigation stretches from Bedford to the Humber and includes the rivers Nene, Great Ouse, Welland, Glen, Black Sluice, Ancholme and Stour. We also manage Northampton Marina.
Fischer Panda UK Ltd *
Quietest, most compact diesel generators available. AC or DC powered, ideal for cruising or liveaboard. Diesel electric hybrid propulsion and smart battery management power electronics systems. Your complete power system integrator. Supply and fit available.
Golden Arrow Marine *
Golden Arrow Marine, UK distributor for Torqeedo Electric Propulsion, dealer for Volvo Penta Marine, Yanmar, Thornycroft and Perkins engines, Kohler and Northern Lights generators, ZF, Twin Disc and PRM marine gearboxes
Greyhound Trust Hall Green *
We are a branch of a national charity that are proud to say they rehome to boaters. Greyhounds make great pets and many become ”boat dogs”.
Haven Knox-Johnston *
Visit our marquee on the Quayside to cast your vote for the visitors’ Favourite Boats in Show 2023. Voters can enter the prize draw to win a year’s free boat insurance from Haven Knox-Johnston. (T&C apply) or a £100 M&S voucher.
Inland Waterways Association *
The only independent, national charity dedicated to supporting and regenerating Britain’s canals and navigable rivers as places for leisure and business. Learn about our campaigning and work to improve the waterways to benefit all. Waterways books, maps and guides for sale.
Key Diesels *
A specialist in diesel injectors and pumps, our service includes pump sales and overhaul, diagnostics tests and repairs, and cleaning and inspection.
Kings Lock Chandlery *
Webasto; Morso; Vetus; Hempel Paints
Kinver Canopies Ltd *
Bespoke covers and canopies for your boats and other outdoor equipment. Canopy proofing and cleaning solutions.
Lightning Craft Ltd *
UK designed and manufactured Electric-Propulsion systems. Engineered for the canal market with rugged reliability and detailed design. Our proven products and systems answer the questions of converting to electric.
Lynch Motor Company Ltd *
Electrical marine drive systems and bespoke solutions for over 30 years.
Miracle Leisure Products *
For ladders/gangplanks, tiller pins, brollymates, weed clearing tool and all brass and paintwork cleaning materials for narrowboats some and see us and speak to one of our friendly staff.
Multicell International Ltd *
The Battery Specialists since1989, Multicell are a leading battery supplier based in Leicestershire with further depots in Norwich and Evesham. With an extensive range of marine and leisure batteries and a wealth of knowledge in power supply systems, we are a friendly and reliable choice for all of your battery requirements.
NarrowBoat is the quarterly inland waterways heritage magazine from the publishers of Waterways World. Rare archive pictures and articles by acknowledged experts celebrate and recall the past in a beautifully presented, high-quality magazine that you will want to build into a treasured collection.
Solar Technology International *
Established in 2000, Solar Technology International is an award-winning, UK-based company at the forefront of solar engineering and innovation for the marine industry.
Symphony Narrowboat Paint *
At Symphony Narrowboat, traditional values meet modern performance. Our superb quality paint combined with our timeless range of traditional colours is truly one of a kind. We have over 30 years’ finishing experience and supply an extensive range of decorative products for the inside and the outside of your narrowboat.
Thames Solar Electric Ltd *
The UK’s only supplier of 100% solar electric boats and propulsion systems. We build bespoke widebeam and narrowboats for clean off-grid living. We also offer full conversion kits and fitting for those wanting to ditch their diesel engines and go green. No fossil fuels - No energy bills - No noise.
The Green Blue *
The Green Blue is the joint environmental awareness programme between the Royal Yachting Association and British Marine. Visit our stand to find out practical ways to make your boating more environmentally sustainable to help safeguard our inland waters, wildlife and habitats.
Venetian Marine (Nantwich) Ltd *
Venetian Marina has one of the largest selections of narrowboats for sale in the north-west of England. Moorings are available at the newly refurbished marina. Venetian Marina is part of the same group of companies as Whilton Marina and Cosgrove Park.
Vetus Ltd *
Considering buying a new boat or upgrading an existing one? We have solutions for electric propulsion, generators, engines, thrusters and many more. Ask for a free catalogue or scan a QR code to have the Vetus catalogue on your phone.
Water Freedom Ltd *
The Water Freedom filtration system produces an unlimited supply of clean, purified water from canal and river water. It is efficient, quick and economical, empowering our customers to take long showers and use washing machines and dishwashers without stress or worry.
Waterways World *
Waterways World is the biggest-selling inland waterways magazine. Find practical boating advice, trusted expert knowledge, cruising inspiration and waterways history, plus the latest news and events. Visit our stand on the Quayside to subscribe and for this year’s Crick Boat Show offers.
Wesley Marine Windows Ltd *
Narrowboat windows made in various styles. Available in single, double glazes and double glazed thermal break. Low height shower doors ideal for small spaces.
Whilton Marina Ltd *
Whilton Marina has one of the largest selection of narrowboats for sale in the Midlands, offering brokerage, part exchange and cash offers for your boat. Moorings are available at the fully equipped marina. Whilton Marina is part of the same group of companies as Cosgrove Park and Venetian Marina.
WhisperPower is an international leader in the development, production and maintenance of modern zero-emission solutions such as OctoPower. The ideal green energy solution for the inland waterways network, OctoPower is now being taken up by those continuous cruisers that have always relied upon their diesel engines running non-stop for either propulsion and/or power generation.
Wifionboard has for over 10 years been supplying mobile Internet solution for boaters. We have a range of 5G and 4G routers and antennae to suit all types of boaters.