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. 

ABC Boats

Builders of bespoke narrowboats and widebeams any size. If you are looking for best quality and best value - look no further than ABC Boats.

(Stand Q9)

ABC Leisure Group Ltd

Operator of 10 marinas throughout the UK offering associated services such as moorings and brokerage. We also operate a 200-boat fleet of self-drive hire boats.

(Stand Q23)


Boats for sale within the show and at locations nationwide. Seek our professional advice about selling your boat.

(Stand Q26)

ARS Anglian Diesels Ltd

Specialists in hydraulic propulsion, bow thrusters, engines and transmissions, stern gear and and engine protection systems.

(Stand Q19)


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 marine equipment available from your local Aquafax stockist.

(Stand Q39)


Shire Canal Collection - the most comprehensive engine packages 15hp to 330hp. Shire Workboat range 15hp to 130hp designed for the commercial sector. Plus hybrid technology, which can be fitted to all Shire and Yanmar engines.

(Stand Q31)

Battery Store (UK) Ltd

Battery Store and DBS Leoch provide the optimum choice in boat batteries - from flooded, through AGM to the optimum powerbloc gel tubular giving 10x the life for 2x the price.

(Stand Q40)

Beta Marine Ltd

Beta Marine inland waterways range of diesel engines, hybrid engines and generator sets.

(Stand Q22)

Boatfinder Brokerage Services Ltd

We are the original video boat 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

One of the leading providers of bespoke upholstery and boat covers nationwide. With the canal on our doorstep, measuring and fitting can be booked for when passing, keeping costs down.

(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 to find out more.

(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 Q47)

Collidge & Partners

Market leading specialists in insuring narrowboats and inland waterway craft, Charlotte and Gemma would be delighted to see you at our stand.

(Stand Q18)

Craftmaster Paints

Traditional paints for all above waterline boating applications.

(Stand Q10)

Dunchuch Pools Marina

Designed by the architects responsible for the Eden Project, we offer secure and tranquil moorings with relaxed navigation. Located in a beautiful rural setting with unrivalled cruising options.

(Stand Q16)


Duratank designs and builds hard-wearing and odour-proof bespoke flexible tanks and liners for water, diesel and waste. We also provide a freshwater protection system.

(Stand Q6)

Elite Furnishings

Narrowboat furniture made to each client’s individual needs: sofa beds, chairs and stools, with or without storage. Dinette cushions, boatman’s cabins, bunks, bow cushions and sprung mattresses all made to measure.

(Stand Q30)

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)

Environment Agency

The Environment Agency manages a significant proportion of the Anglian regions navigation network from Bedford to the Humber Estuary

(Stand Q1)

Friends of Raymond

Historic narrowboats Raymond and Nutfield open to visitors in the marina. Souvenir and memorabilia sales on our stand.

(Stand Q48)

Hands On Design & Print Ltd

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

(Stand Q20)

Harworth Heating Ltd

Bubble Product 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 Q33)

Hercules Hydraulics Limited

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 the installation time and technical knowledge required to undertake the full installation.

(Stand Q21)

Inland Waterways Association

Talk to our volunteers about how IWA seeks to protect and restore our waterways.  We can chat about volunteering opportunities and a special show offer when you join IWA today.

(Stand Q8)

John Barnard Ltd

Traditional boat painters who specialise in back-to-metal repaints of the highest quality. Our reputation has been earned through the quality of our work.

(Stand Q5)

Kinver Canopies

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

(Stand Q2)

LNBP Community Boating

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

(Stand Q0)

Le Tonkinois Varnish (B E 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)

Lynch Motor Company Ltd

Manufacturers of inboard and outboard electric marine drive systems designed and built in the UK. Our solutions feature a plug-and-go simple installation with power from 10 to 80hp.

(Stand Q42)

Marine 16

Marine 16 show their ’fuel management’ concept, demonstrating the Diesel Dipper (R) which removes water, along with their respected range of fuel additives. Also debuting new environmentally responsible cleaning range with big discounts.

(Stand Q3)

Mercia Marine (Underwriting) Limited

Specialist insurance for pleasure and commercial craft and marine businesses. Our experienced team can help you to get the cover you need at a competitive price. Come and see us.

(Stand Q4)

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 Q12)

Multicell International Ltd

Multicell are now in their 29th year trading. Visit our stand where we will be pleased to answer any questions on batteries and related systems.

(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 Q13)


Permateek decking is an environmentally friendly system. It offers the great look of teak, ease of maintenance, non-slip wet or dry. Cost effective and stain resistant.

(Stand Q7)

Shawbrook Bank

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

(Stand Q37)

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 Q15)

Top Box

We manufacture handmade rooftop storage boxes in standard and bespoke sizes with vinyl covers. Also see our show specials - timber planters, cabin stools and our new ”tiller footsteps”

(Stand Q45)

Transcool Leisure Ltd

The Transcool EC3F portable evaporative air conditioning unit is light weight, compact and energy efficient. Hi-tech twin voltage circuitry means it can be used with 12 24/ 240 volts.

(Stand Q25)

Vetus Ltd

Come and talk to our knowledgeable staff about all your boating requirements. We have solutions for engines, generators, thrusters, inverters and much more, all with the best deals at the show.

(Stand Q36)

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.

(Stand Q13)

Wesley Marine Windows Ltd

The world or water looks better through a Wesley Marine Window. Visit our Quayside marquee to see the latest in boat windows and showers.

(Stand Q17)


The leading supplier of mobile internet and Wifi range extenders in the UK inland waterways market. We design and manufacture our mobile antenna in the UK with magnetic and fixed mounts. EE authorised reseller providing systems to many boat builders for new build boats.¶

(Stand Q11)

Wilsons Upholstery

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 Q14)

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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