Around the Marina

Quayside at Crick Boat Show

A host of boating expertise can be found on the quayside. High quality exhibitors from every aspect of inland boating welcome you inside 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. 

A.S.A.P. Supplies Ltd

A.S.A.P. offer 14,000+ quality branded marine products, specialising in maintenance, repair and overhaul requirements. Customer focused service, technical advice, quick despatch and free delivery available. New catalogue out now. (Stand Q5)

ABC Boats

If you're looking for best quality AND best value for money, look no further than ABC Boats. Pleased to work with our customers to build their dream.

ABC Boats (Stand Q8)

ABC Leisure Group

The UK's largest holiday narrowboat hire operators with 16 start locations. Also operate marinas, a brokerage service and boatbuilders. (Stand Q24)


Boats for sale within the show and at locations nationwide. Escorted viewings. Seek our professional advice about buying a boat. Sell your boat with a detailed ABNB brochure in 2017. (Stand Q26)

ARS Anglian Diesels Ltd

Specialists in hydraulic propulsion systems, bow thrusters, engines and transmissions, stern gear and propellers, systems integration and Teddington controls. (Stand Q19)

Aquafax Ltd

See a wide range of the marine industry's brands including Mastervolt, Blue Sea Systems, Marinco, Lewmar, International Paint, Dometic and more. Meet our technical team and find out more about equipment available from your local Aquafax stockist. (Stand Q39)

Barrus, EP

Shire Canal Collection - the most comprehensive engine packages 20hp to 90hp. Shire Workboat range 15hp to 135hp designed for the commercial sector. Plus hybrid technology, which can be fitted to all Shire and Yanmar engines. (Stand Q31)

Battery Store

Need reliable power sources for your pride and joy? Battery Store has everything you need - flooded, AGM and the ultimate complement to a live-on-board lifestyle, gel tubular batteries. (Stand Q40)

Beta Marine Ltd

Beta Marine inland range of propulsion engines and generator sets. (Stand Q23)

Boatfinder Brokerage Services Ltd

We are the original video brokerage service. Come and see us at our stand for information on new and used boats for sale. (Stand Q34)

Canal Boat Magazine (Archant Specialist) (Stand Q41)

Canvasman Ltd

We design and manufacture bespoke, high-quality custom boat covers for narrowboats, wide-beams and barges. We produce upholstery for boats, repairs, cleaning products. We also supply fittings. (Stand Q38)

Carefree Cruising (Boatshare) Ltd

We operate a luxury shared ownership narrowboat scheme offering significant savings over boat hire. Come and speak to us on our stand. (Stand Q29)

Colecraft Engineering Ltd

Established since 1974, Colecraft build inland waterway narrowbeam and widebeam boats to any stage of completion from shell to fully fitted. (Stand Q46)

Collidge & Partners

Marine insurance for the inland waterways. Specialist insurance for narrowboats, houseboats, barges, cruisers and residential use to include cover for contents and bikes. Light informal trading policies for canal traders. (Stand Q17)

Deck Safe Solutions

Deck Safe Solutions supply anti-slip products for pontoons, wooden walkways, stairs and narrowboat aft cockpits. All kinds of safety flooring available. (Stand Q44)

Dunchurch Pools Marina

New marina opening this summer, at the heart of the three junctions: 2.5 miles from Braunston. Designed with excellent manoeuvring space, full length jetties, islands and promontories. Set in parkland. (Stand Q15)

Engines Plus Ltd

The ever popular Canaline Engines will be on display, along with other products from the Engines Plus portfolio, including Sole Diesel Marine Generators. Come and see us at the show to talk through your requirements. (Stand Q28)

Friends of President

Support group raising funds and recruiting members to help maintain and crew the Black Country Living Museum's steam-powered narrowboat President and butty Kildare. (Stand Q2)

Hands On Design & Print Ltd

Our own unique designs hand printed onto clothing and fabric using our natural materials and water-based inks. Similar and complementary items made especially for us.

(Stand Q20)

Harworth Heating Ltd

Bubble Products are returning to Crick to showcase a new range of oil and solid fuel cookers, stoves and boilers in an exciting range of colours. Quality, reliability, simplicity, economical. (Stand Q32)

Hercules Hydraulics Ltd

Hercules will be exhibiting a comprehensive range of hydraulic propulsion equipment and designs. The products and equipment are designed around low maintenance, minimal components and to minimise installation time and the technical knowledge required to undertake the full installation. (Stand Q22)

Inland Waterways Association

The Inland Waterways Association (IWA) is a charity looking after the interests of all inland waterway users. Our stand will have information on all UK waterways, together with information on membership, and books and maps for sale. (Stand Q7)

John Barnard Ltd / Letter Knight

Acclaimed boat painting and signwriting team John Barnard and Jon Leeson will be on hand to answer all your paint questions and offer advice on repaints and signwriting (Stand Q3)

Karma Coatings Ltd

(Stand Q42)

Kings Lock Chandlery

Visit the Kingslock stand for Vetus, Webasto & Morso products. We have special deals on Self-fit out & Boatbuilding packages which will be on display at the show. Also on display is the brand new Webasto heating system. Technical support & advice available on the stand. (Stand Q33)

Kinver Canopies

Bespoke covers and canopies for your boats and other outdoor equipment. Canopy proofing and cleaning solutions. (Stand Q1)


Voluntarily run charity introducing youngsters and special needs groups of all ages to the joys and benefits of canal boating. (Stand Q50)

Le Tonkinois Varnish (BE Murkin)

Demonstration of the “FLEXIDISC” sander, obtaining  fantastic  finishes  on all materials and the sensational LE TONKINOIS natural oil varnish which will not crack, peel or show brush marks. (Stand Q43)

Miracle Leisure Products

For rescue ladders, tiller pins, brolly-mates, weed clearing tool and all cleaning materials for boats, caravans and motorhomes, pay us a visit and speak to our friendly staff. (Stand Q11)


Multicell provide practical power conversion products for all portable environments. Batteries, Vetus inverters and associated products demonstrated on our stand. (Stand Q35)

NarrowBoat magazine

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. (Stand Q12)


Manufacturers, fabricators and installation of PVC synthetic teak decking. (Stand Q6)

Russ Hubble Boats

Quietly building the finest bespoke boats. See the incredible range of boats built over our 15-year history and talk about how we can make your dream boat a reality. (Stand Q47)

Shawbrook Bank Limited

Visit Matt Ashmall and Paul Ratcliffe at the Shawbrook stand, where our dedicated marine team can assist with finance for all inland waterways vessels for both residential and leisure use. (Stand Q37)

Smithwood Narrowboats

Smithwood pride themselves on building your perfect boat with no compromise on quallity or customer service. (Stand Q21)

T W Marine Ltd

Engineroom equipment from marine engineers with extensive product knowledge. Aquadrive flexible drive couplings, 'hospital generator' silencers and conventional silencers, engine mounts, noise Insulation materials, stern gear, Bukh engines and spares. (Stand Q14)

The Friends of Raymond

Historic narrowboats Raymond and Nutfield open to visitors in the marina – souvenir and memorabilia sales on our stand. (Stand Q49)

The Long Term Narrowboat Rental Company

A management company specialising in the long-term hire and rental of narrowboats, much as a letting agency does for property. We look after tenants and boat owners alike. (Stand Q0)

Top Box

Custom made weatherproof storage system with vinyl cover; bespoke sizes to fit narrowboat roof. New range of boatman's stools, seed boxes and flower planters available only at the show.

(Stand Q45)

Trinity Marina

Trinity Marina is a premier inland narrowboat marina and brokerage located on the beautiful lock-free Ashby Canal, within easy reach of all Midlands major routes. Come and meet us. (Stand Q4)

Vetus Ltd

For the best deals at the show on engines, generators, thrusters, inverters and all manner of boat equipment, come and talk to our knowledgeable staff. We have solutions for all of your boating requirements. (Stand Q36)

Wesley Marine Windows Ltd

Together with the highly successful thermal break narrowboat and barge windows, Wesley are displaying their new range of made-to-measure silver anodised bi-fold and pivot shower doors. (Stand Q16)

WiFi on board

Wifi on board has a full range of mobile internet and WiFi systems for all types of boaters. We manufacture both magnetic and fixed-mount antennae. (Stand Q10)

Wilsons of Kinver

We are a company that has been making boat covers, upholstery and furniture for the last 57 years, and suppliers of the famous Captain's Chair. (Stand Q13)

Waterways World

Waterways World is the biggest selling and longest-established inland waterways magazine.

Every month, we explore the waterway system, test the latest boats and equipment, and look into the history and heritage of our canals – and our news coverage is unrivalled.

Canal & River Trust

In an increasingly fast-paced and crowded world, the Canal & River Trust’s historic canals and rivers provide a local haven for people and nature.

We're the charity entrusted with the care of 2,000 miles of waterways in England and Wales

Crick Marina

Since opening in 1996, Crick Marina has become one of the most sought-after marinas in the country.

Crick marina has a great location on a 21-mile lock-free pound, ideal for relaxed weekends afloat, yet handy for all major cruising routes.


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