In addition to boats on the water in the Marina and on the land in the Show Village, there are chandleries, boatbuilders, marinas and brokerage firms, and food and craft stalls at the 2019 Crick Boat Show. The list below is growing each week as new exhibitors are confirmed.
Companies marked * are taking part in Trade & Preview Day on Friday 24 May
Company information will be listed here...
The colourful boats set the scene at Crick Boat Show. Presented by national and local boat builders and fitters and also by brokers, there are narrowboats and wide beams on display on water in the Marina and also on land at the heart of the Show Village.
Boats on Show
Below are links to companies with boats at the 2019 Show. All boats will be open to view on Trade and Preview Day, Friday 24 May
For Saturday to Monday many companies have an "open boat" that can be viewed at any time durning the Show, but for others you may need to pre-book a viewing. If you wish to view a the boat from a specific company, do contact them before the Show find out if pre-booking is necessary.
Aqua Narrowboats *
60ft semi-trad narrowboat. Stunning high-spec boat with a nod to tradition. Lots of solid oak and ash, t&g ceiling, huge galley, granite worktops, oak floor, DG windows, pigeon boxes, bow thruster and more.
BC Boat Share Ltd *
Come and see how shared ownership could really work for you. With shares from £1,500 it means owning a narrowboat can be affordable for 4 weeks holiday a year too.
Bickerstaffe Boat Co Ltd *
We Design > We Build > We Train > We Support. We are ”The Bickerstaffe Boat Company”. Follow an entire build from start to finish with the link below. We will be showing two of our beautiful boats at this years Crick Boat Show.
Boating Leisure Services *
Builders of bespoke narrowboats and widebeam boats
Dudley Canal & Tunnel Trust
See our motor narrowboat Sagitta its original 1935 GUCCC colours and livery moored in the Historic Boats area.
Elton Moss Boatbuilders Ltd *
We are an award winning builder of bespoke luxury widebeam barges and narrowboats. Come and see our 60ft x 12ft Eco-Kingsley widebeam.
JD Narrowboats *
We have been building bespoke narrowboats since 2003, producing sailaways and full fits in narrow and wide beam, all to customers’ reuirements.
Mothership Marine *
Narrowboats of Distinction *
Bespoke designs, quality workmanship, affordable prices. Midlands based. Small personal company building two boats a year. At the show see NB Seaglass - a 65ft semi-cruiser stern, reverse layout, unique design with many innovative features
Swan Boat Builders *
The Northwich Boat Company *
We offer a range of wide beam sailaways along with fully fitted narrowboats and wide beams. Come and speak to us at out stand to find out more
Banks Martin *
Tradition in the brand, contemporary in the style, modern in the build... With Banks Martin boats you get a luxury finish combined with light, space, comfort and the latest technology.
New Concept Boats *
Tingdene Marinas Ltd *
Viking Canal Boats Ltd *
Favourite Boats in Show
The Favourite Boat in Show award is a tradition of Crick. The 2019 competion is sponsored by Shawbrook and there are two trophies. One for the most admired narrowboat and one for the most admired widebeam, as voted for by Show visitors.
The result is announced mid-afternoon on Monday. Everyone who votes is entered into a prize draw to win a £100 Marks & Spencer voucher and Waterways World subscription. The winning exhibitors receive a trophy and a bottle of champagne.
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 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.
All Quayside stands will be open on Trade and Preview Day, Friday 24 May
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. Companies taking part in Trade & Preview Day on Friday 24 May are marked * in the list below.
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
Our Show Village is a bustling outdoor area of the Show with a large number of exhibitors. Located adjacent to the main food court, and around the Land Boats, it’s the ideal area to enjoy a gentle post-lunch stroll.
The Show Village is a great place to pick up some exclusive Show-only offers and bargains. Companies taking part in Trade & Preview Day on Friday 24 May are marked * in the list below.
Food & Craft Marquee
The Food and Craft Marquee is the place to find artists and crafts people as well as a wide selection of fine gourmet food specialists offering tasty samples of their culinary delights and product demonstrations. It is an ideal place to browse.
The Food & Craft Marquee is open Saturday to Monday
Crick Boat Show is the ideal opportunity to showcase your business. Located in the scenic setting of one of the country’s most sought-after marinas, and with an extensive range of boats, boating businesses and waterway activities, Crick Boat Show is the only inland boat show and is the focal point of the inland waterways calendar.
2019 is the 20th Crick Boat Show
Building on the sucess of the established Saturday to Monday Show, we are marking the 20th Show with a new Trade & Preview Day on the preceding Friday. For exhbitors who wish to take part for the three regular Show days, we have reserved a large number of spaces by introducing zones to the Show site. See the Exhbitor Guide for full information.
Trade & Preview Day, Friday 24 May – New for 2019
The Trade & Preview Day, on the Friday preceding the Show, will offer:
- 3 hours with no public admittance to allow boatbuilders and boating industry suppliers to meet with one another.
- Access from 1pm for a limited number of pre-booked visitors to view boats and talk to specialist equipment and service suppliers in greater depth and at a more relaxed pace.
- An opportunity for exhibitors to spend more time talking to trade press to promote their business and products.
For Trade & Preview Day, the Show site will be zoned (see site plan) to maintain areas available for the traditional three days for exhibitors who do not wish to take part of this extra day.
With a specialised appeal of around 27,000 visitors, averaging £864 in individual spend, plus a full range of fringe activities, including a live music programme and real-ales available in the entertainment and bar area morning 'till night.
Exhibition space is priced to suit all budgets and comes as part of an enhanced exhibitor package.
Your main exhibitor benefits:
All exhibition bookings come complete with a number of benefits, included in the price:
• A number of free weekend show passes*
• Free listing on the Exhibitors page of this website with a link to your own website
• Free listing in official Show Guide
• Special rates on entry tickets for your guests
• Advertising and sponsorship packages available
• Priority advance booking for our on-site camping and online moorings
• Access to the VIP Marquee
• Free exhibitor car parking
*Number depends on the type and size of exhibit