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 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 2024 are:

ABC Leisure *

The UK’s largest operator of luxury self drive narrowboats. Also operate 14 marinas, brokerage services and boat builders.

(Stand Q21)

ARS Anglian Diesels Ltd *

Specialists in hydraulic & electric propulsion, bow thruster, engines and transmissions, stern gear and engine protection systems.

(Stand Q15)

Amtrim Ltd *

Manufacturers of bespoke boat canopies and upholstery.

(Stand Q23)

Aquavista Watersides *

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 a brand new floating apartment in partnership with Waterlodge UK.

(Stand Q22)

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.

(Stand Q35)

Barrus *

Shire Canal collection. The most comprehensive engine packages 15hp to 330hp. Plus hybrid technology, which can be fitted to all Shire and Yanmar engines.

(Stand Q37)

Beta Marine Ltd *

Discover Beta Marine inland waterway’s range of diesel engines, hybrid engines, electric propulsion and generating sets.

(Stand Q19)

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

(Stand Q39)

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.

(Stand Q45)

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.

(Stand Q12)

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, our electric drive solution from Bell Marine, with the Sole Diesel generators, allows for a parallel hybrid system.

(Stand Q38)

Fischer Panda UK *

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.

(Stand Q36)

Golden Arrow Marine *

Golden Arrow Marine, UK distributor for Torqeedo Electric Propulsion, UK centre for Humphree, dealer for Volvo Penta Marine, Yanmar, Thornycroft and Perkins Engines, Kohler and Northern Lights generators, ZF, Twin Disc and PRM marine gearboxes.

(Stand Q43)

Haven Knox-Johnston *

Visit our marquee on the Quayside to cast your vote for the visitors’ Favourite Boats in Show 2024. 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.

(Stand Q11)

Home Run Hounds *

Home Run Hounds rehomes ex-racing greyhounds across the UK and beyond. We have an inclusive and non-discriminatory attitude to rehoming. We are proud to be at Crick Boat Show to show what wonderful pets greyhounds can make. Come along to me some of our available dogs at our Quayside stand.

(Stand Q48)

Inland Waterways Association *

The Inland Waterways Association is the only independent national charity dedicated to supporting and regenerating Britain’s canals and navigable rivers as places for leisure, living and business. Learn about our campaigns and work to improve the waterways to benefit all.

(Stand Q34)

J F Boat Building Limited *

We build fully bespoke to customers' requirements.

(Stand Q17)

Kings Lock Chandlery *

Vetus, Webasto, Morso and Hempel suppliers with in-depth knowledge of what we sell.

(Stand Q42)

Kinver Canopies *

Bespoke covers and canopies for your boats and outdoor equipment. Canopy proofing and cleaning solutions.

(Stand Q3)

LNBP Community Boating

A voluntary run charity providing canal boat holidays, short breaks and daytrip experiences for a wide range of community groups and organistations.

(Stand Q50)

Lightning Craft Ltd *

Electric propulsion is at our core. Whether you’re driving propellers, hydraulics, pumps or machinery – our systems have the capability. Our canal-specific line of products pairs the rugged reliability and refined performance of our marine designs with the unique requirements of UK inland waterways.

(Stand Q1)

Lynch Motors *

Lynch Motors are experts in electric marine drive systems. For over 30 years we have been providing electric and hybrid motor solutions, engineering and design for anything that moves.We will be exhibiting our ingenious new drop in electric hybrid system, an easy to install system to convert diesel powered boats to electric hybrid.

(Stand Q14)

Miracle Leisure Products *

For ladders/gangplanks, tiller pins, brollymates, weed clearing tool and all brass and paintwork cleaning materials for narrowboats come and see us and speak to one of our friendly staff.

(Stand Q9)

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.

(Stand Q40)

NarrowBoat *

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 Q10)

New & Used Boat Co *

(Stand Q18)

PRO Electrical *

We have designed The Boat Battery to include all the components that would normally take a lot of time, knowledge and space to install. It is the only Lithium battery designed specifically for canal boats.

(Stand Q46)

Pendle Narrowboats Ltd *

Experienced, bespoke wide beam and narrow boat builders, are now offering repairs and upgrades to your boats. Time-served joiners, extensive knowledge and experience with all electrics and plumbing, skilled boat painter. Competitive rates. All enquiries welcome.

(Stand Q4)

Piper Boats Ltd *

A family run business based in Stoke-on-Trent since 1969 specialising in bespoke Dutch style barges.

(Stand Q30)

Prana Boats *

PranaBoats is a company that manufactures electric boats that run on renewable energy sources. Prana’s boats are eco-friendly, cost-effective, and high-performance. Prana’s vision is to revolutionise the sea tourism industry and reduce the environmental impact of transportation. Prana’s name comes from the ancient concept of prana, the vital energy of life.

(Stand Q5)

Solar Technology International *

Committed to helping boat owners stay off-grid for longer, our premium quality solar panels are available in rigid and semi-flexible options to suit the roof or deck top. Combine with Lifos Go advanced lithium battery technology for the ultimate power package.

(Stand Q6)

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.

(Stand Q45)

Vetus *

Creator of boat systems. VETUS sets the industry standard when it comes to designing complete boat systems and making your life on board more enjoyable. We give customers peace of mind of knowing their vessels most essential systems will work, even when pushed to their limits.

(Stand Q41)

Water Freedom Ltd *

Water Freedom systems purify canal and river water to drinking water standards of greater purity than mains tap water, anywhere in the world. Having a Water Freedom system gives you complete off-grid independence and means can use water just like you would in a house. Unlimited water at the touch of a button.

(Stand Q16)

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.

(Stand Q10)

Wesley Marine Windows Ltd *

Narrowboat windows and portholes. Available in single, double glazes and double glazed thermal break. **NEW - double glazed sliding window**. Low height shower doors ideal for small spaces.

(Stand Q13)

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.

(Stand Q45)

Wifionboard *

Wifionboard is the leading mobile internet company in the inland waterways market. Providing 5G and 4G systems.

(Stand Q8)

ePropulsion UK Ltd *

ePropulsion, a pioneering company in marine electric propulsion, specialises in innovative, eco-friendly electric inboard and outboard motors. Their range includes advanced battery technology and efficient designs, offering a greener alternative for boating enthusiasts. With a focus on sustainability and performance, ePropulsion is at the forefront of marine electrification.

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