Waterways World Boating Marquee

The backbone of Crick Boat Show, the Waterways World Boating Marquee is huge floored marquee filled with waterway related products, services, associations  and businesses. It is an essential part of the Crick Boat Show experience.  

Boating Marquee exhibitors include: 

• Boat builders •  Marinas •  Lighting •  Rescue services •  Paints • Holidays •  Hire boats
•  Security •  Windows •  Insurance •  Propellers •  Solar panels •  Batteries •  Stoves
•  DVDs •  Maps and books • Electrical items & all things boating

Aqua Furnishing Store

Aqua Furnishing Store specialises in furniture and soft interiors for narrowboats. We have years of experience in designing for these unique spaces and finding smart solutions to compact spaces.

www.aquanarrowboats.co.uk (Stand WW)

Arkle Finance

Arkle is a finance company and wholly owned subsidiary of Weatherbys Bank. We provide finance for new and used boat purchases.

www.arklefinance.co.uk (Stand WW)

Ashwood Marina Ltd

Realise your dream with a bespoke narrowboat for an affordable price or browse our selection of used narrowboats and cruisers. We offer practical advice from people passionate about boating.

www.ashwoodmarina.co.uk (Stand WW)

Assist Insurance Services Ltd

One of the fastest growing providers of marine insurance. Our Marine Insurance policy has been designed by us and influenced by our policyholders, reflecting the changing needs of boat owners.

www.assistinsurance.co.uk (Stand WW)


Inland waterways marina operator offering planning-approved residential moorings, leisure moorings, brokerage, chandlery, online chandlery www.britmarine.net, boat repairs and maintenance.

www.bwml.co.uk (Stand WW)

Bedazzled LED Lighting

Celebrating 10 years supplying 'PROTECTED' LED lighting for boats, featuring voltage spike protection, interference-free design and an internal thermal fuse for reliability, safety and peace of mind (unlike standard automotive bulbs).

www.bedazzled.uk.com (Stand WW)

Billing Marina

Billing is a large, secure, popular live-aboard marina offering peace and tranquility for those who want a family, community orientated marina with shows and events throughout the year.

www.billingmarina.co.uk (Stand WW)

Bisham Abbey Sailing & Navigation School

RYA boat-handling courses on our narrowboat, widebeam, Dutch barge or motor cruiser, or your own boat at your venue. Also RYA diesel, VHF, ICC inland/coastal, powerboat and MCA Boatmaster training.

www.BishamAbbeySailing.co.uk (Stand WW)

Boaters’ Christian Fellowship

A place to find out more about Christian fellowship on the canals and about the ministry of the Waterways Chaplains. Do come along and meet us.

www.boaterschristianfellowship.org.uk (Stand WW)

Canal & River Trust - Waterside Moorings

Advertising the waterside moorings website and re-brand of the Canal & River Trust's long-term moorings team.

www.watersidemoorings.com (Stand WW)

Canal Cruisers

An opportunity of see the Tercoo range of rust-removing products demonstrated - also many Dutch barges and widebeam barges for sale.

www.canalcruisers.com (Stand WW)

Canals Online

A unique online platform providing high quality information of direct use to boaters and the waterway community. Find everything you need, from nationwide products and services to local amenities.

www.canalsonline.uk (Stand WW)

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.

www.canvasman.co.uk (Stand WW)

Castle Marinas Ltd

Showcasing five of the best UK marinas, catering for everyone's taste with unrivalled group benefits and personal service. 'Big enough to cope, small enough to care.'

www.castlemarinas.co.uk (Stand WW)

Channelglaze Ltd

Established in 1979, Channelglaze Ltd designs, manufactures and supplies a wide range of attractive and competitively priced single and double glazed aluminium windows for the marine industry.

www.channelglaze.com (Stand WW)

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.

www.cosgrovepark.co.uk (Stand WW)

Droitwich Spa Marina Ltd

Droitwich Spa Marina is a 238-berth marina in delightful Worcestershire countryside on the Midland canal network, just 2 miles from Junction 5 of the M5.

www.droitwichspamarina.co.uk (Stand WW)

Dudley Canal & Tunnel Trust

Promoting the history, purpose and activities of the Dudley Canal & Tunnel Trust, membership and our daily boat trips through the Dudley Tunnel and Limestone Mines.

www.dudleycanaltrust.org.uk (Stand WW)


Duratank designs and builds hardwearing and odour-proof bespoke flexible tanks and liners, as well as maintenance-free hygenic water storage systems. Our tanks are ideal for storing water, fuel or waste.

www.duratank.com (Stand WW)

GJW Direct

Come and speak to us about our "All-inclusive" narrowboat insurance policy, which automatically includes cover for contents, and can also be extended to cover contents away from the boat.

www.gjwdirect.co.uk (Stand WW)

Hempel UK Ltd

Hempel supplies all types of coatings, varnishes and boat-care products used in building and maintaining motor and sailing boats.

www.hempelyacht.co.uk (Stand WW)

Heron Maps

Publishers of outstanding maps of the inland waterways of Great Britain. Colourful, clear and precise.

www.heronmaps.com (Stand WW)

Intellitec MV Ltd

Intellitec offer a comprehensive range of DC/AC on-board power solutions. We can offer individual component parts to complete and fully assembled electrical system solutions.

www.intellitecmv.com (Stand WW)

Lakeland Leisure Estates Ltd

Offering three marinas in idyllic locations. Our marinas in Cheshire, Gloucestershire and Staffordshire are perfectly located for exploring the best of Britain's canal network with excellent facilities and services.

www.lakelandleisuregroup.com (Stand WW)

Lansdown Marine Products

ShipShade Umbrella System incorporating a spare windlass for instant protection against sunshine or rain.

www.shipshade.co.uk (Stand WW)


With over 30 years’ experience, Lee Sanitation is the leading supplier of onboard sanitation and marina pump out equipment.

www.leesan.com (Stand WW)

Lichfield & Hatherton Canals Restoration Trust Ltd

Volunteer teams are restoring two historic Midlands canals to reconnect the northern BCN for through traffic with some sections in water and the Heritage Towpath Trail as a public amenity.

www.lhcrt.org.uk (Stand WW)

M L Insulation

We are specialists in marine spray foam application with over 14 years' experience. We can insulate all types of vessels, operating from a fully self-sufficient spray rig.

www.mlinsulation.co.uk (Stand WW)

Marineware Ltd

Marineware will be exhibiting the full range of high quality Dutch varnishes and enamel paints incorporating 47 standard colours and the ever-popular semi-gloss range of Multiforte.

www.marineware.com (Stand WW)

Mercia Marina

A stunning gem on the Trent & Mersey Canal. National awards for facilities, design and conservation initiatives. 5-star holiday destination with lodges available for boaters to purchase. Friendly, active boating community.

www.merciamarina.co.uk (Stand WW)

Michigan Marine Propulsion

Showcasing the new Canal Line propeller. Michigan manufacture and supply propellers, shaft lines, rope cutters, engine mounts, flexible couplings and seals. Located in the UK with all products in stock.

www.mmp-i.com (Stand WW)

Mothership Marine

Eco solution. Solar electric and hybrid narrowboat builders. Emphasis on quality and tradition. Mothership bring innovation in practical but elegant solutions. Look out for the exquisite William Morris interior decor.

www.mothershipmarine.com (Stand WW)

Outdoor Knitwear

We have produced premium quality knitwear since the 1920s. All our knitwear is made by ourselves to our exacting quality standards using 100% British wool.

www.outdoorknitwear.com (Stand WW)

Overwater Marina

An award winning marina set in the heart of the beautiful Cheshire countryside. Overwater provides moorings and boat repairs.

www.overwatermarina.co.uk (Stand WW)

Philip Douetil

Antique fixtures/fittings in copper and brass with a connection to boating.

(Stand WW)

Pod Floating Studio

Handmade canal-inspired fused glass. Bespoke boat windows and pictures.

www.pod4art.com (Stand WW)

Residential Boat Owners' Association

RBOA is the only organisation in this country that specifically represents those living afloat or considering doing so, whether on a mooring or continuously cruising responsibly.

www.rboa.org.uk (Stand WW)

River Canal Rescue

Marine breakdown assistance and recovery across the UK inland waterways. No hourly charges. No call-out charges. No restrictions on age, make or length of vessel.

www.rivercanalrescue.co.uk (Stand WW)

Rugby Boat Sales

The premier high quality brokerage service. We care, and offer friendly and comprehensive customer sevice, together with a thoroughly modern approach to marketing with high-quality photography and videos. Member of BMF.

www.rugbyboats.co.uk (Stand WW)

Tek-Tanks Ltd

We supply standard and bespoke fresh water, black water and diesel tanks, toilets, pumps, level indicators, chemicals and so much more.

www.tek-tanks.com (Stand WW)

The Fit Out Pontoon Ltd

www.thefitoutpontoon.co.uk (Stand WW)

Tristar Boats Ltd

Come and meet us and see a gallery of our recent bespoke widebeams and narrowboats. Also see the scale model prototype of our brand new barge design, The Keelson.

www.tristarboats.com (Stand WW)

Venetian Marina (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.

www.venetianmarina.co.uk (Stand WW)


Inland waterways training for the newcomer and professional alike. Delivered on our well appointed 55ft semi-trad narrowboat or on your own boat. River and canal options available.

www.watercraft.org.uk (Stand WW)

Waterway Routes (Maps & DVDs)

Maps for Android, iPhone/iPad and computers with GPS tracking, plus Acrobat (pdf) versions for printing. DVDs for navigation advice, souvenirs and gifts.

www.waterwayroutes.co.uk (Stand WW)

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 Show offers.

www.waterwaysworld.com (Stand WW)

Whilton Marina Ltd

Whilton Marina has one of the largest selections 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.

www.whiltonmarina.co.uk (Stand WW)

White Mills Marina

A new, purpose-built marina on the River Nene in Earls Barton, Northamptonshire. Family run, White Mills offers all the facilities you would expect to find at a new marina.

www.whitemillsmarina.co.uk (Stand WW)

Willow Boats Ltd

Boat painters of beautiful handpainted boats. We include creative and professional signwriting. We have a firm plan each time to provide a meticulously finished narrowboats. Visit us to have a go at signwriting.

www.willowboats.co.uk (Stand WW)

Willow Wren Training

Willow Wren Training is a leading RYA and MCA approved training provider based on the Grand Union Canal at Nelson's Wharf, Warwickshire. We train all levels from beginners to professional boatmasters.

www.willowwrentraining.co.uk (Stand WW)


We represent brokers, designers and surveyors in the UK and locations worldwide. Our specialist professional inland waterway members sell, survey and design inland waterways craft of all types and sizes.

www.ybdsa.co.uk (Stand WW)

Zebra Finance Ltd

www.zebrafinance.com (Stand WW)

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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