Waterways World Boating Marquee 2020

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

Inside the Crick Boat Waterways World Boating Marquee

Companies marked * in the list are exhibiting on Friday for Trade & Preview Day

ACT Excel *

ACT Excel supply and fit state of the art wire free security to your home or boat.


Assist Insurance Services Ltd *

Assist Insurance Services Ltd is one of the UK’s leading provides of Inland Waterways insurance with 14 years’ experience. Based in Northamptonshire we provide tailored cover with competitive premiums to match.


Bedazzled LED Lighting

LED lighting for boats, our 12/24V protected bulbs are voltage spike protected, interference free and fused for safety! For free advice or guidance call our friendly team (all boaters themselves).


Bisham Abbey Sailing & Navigation School *

Specialist RYA Training Centre offering all RYA course and experience days on clients own boats or on our Dutch Barge, Narrowboat, Widebeam or River Cruiser on the River Thames.


Blakes and Taylors *

A UK manufacturer of classic paraffin and diesel heaters and pariffin cookers. Blakes and Taylors, established in 1789.


Boaters’ Christian Fellowship

Boaters’ Christian Fellowship is a group of Christians who appreciate the inland waterways. From all denominations, we ask only that member support our threefold aims of fellowship, worship and witness.


Braunston Marina Ltd

We offer possibly the widest range of marina services available anywhere on inland waterways including: Moorings, Narrowboat Brokerage, Chandlery, Narrowboat Servicing and Repairs, Engineering, Fit outs & Refits.


Caldwells Windows


Castle Marinas Ltd *

Showcasing seven 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.”


Channelglaze Ltd *

Celebrating our 41st year in business, Channelglaze Ltd designs, manufactures and supplies a wide range of attractive and competitively priced single and double glazed aluminium windows for the marine industry.


Compoost Toilets Ltd *

Our composting toilets look like domestic toilets moulded in fibreglass easily cleaned and strong. Mechanically stirred by the press of a button. Lights up to show liquid bottle is full.


Conrad Anderson *

UK importers of Sinclair marine and automotive heat pump and air conditioning systems. Water-to-air built-in units from 1kW to 4kW and air-to-air roof-mounted units from 2.5kW to 3,5kW.


Cordee Books & Maps *

Cordee is a specialist distributor of books and maps including Pearson’s Canal Companions and Lockmaster Maps. We also have an extensive range of walking guides + maps.


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.


Debdale Wharf Marina Ltd

A marina with some of the most comprehensive engineering and maintenance facilities in the country and the only one providing molten zinc metal spraying for the ultimate in hull protection.


Droitwich Spa Marina Ltd *

A vibrant marina set in rural Worcestershire. Excellent links via M5 motorway and the 21 mile mid Worcestershire ring, high quality facilities are on offer.



One system, one app and huge capability. Join us on our stand to learn how our alarm with built-in 4G SIM can protect your boat. Out of sight, but never out of action.


Fertan UK Ltd *

Fertan offer a prestige range of products including our brand-leading Fertan Rust Converter suitable for new builds and for ongoing maintenance. Destroying rust, protecting shells.


Fuel-Guard *

The award winning fuel filter and decontaminator for Fuel Guard fitted with an amazing washable and reusable element and BSS Approves clear bowl will keep your fuel free from water and contamination.


GJW Direct *

GJW Direct has been providing marine insurance since 1826. With a wealth of experience and a great reputation we have grown to become the UK’s largest direct boat insurer.


Go First Trading Ltd

GoWindlass is a lightweight reversible ratchet windlass designed to make it easier to operate look paddles. Visit our stand and try one for yourself.


Hempel *

Hempel supplies all types of coatings, varnishes and boatcare products use in buildings and maintaining of motor and sailing boats.


Heron Maps *

Publishers of outstanding maps of the Inland Waterways of Great Britain. Colourful, clear and precise. New titles for 2020 inc Lee + Stort!!


Inland Waterways Association *

Volunteers campaigning to protect and restore Britain’s 6500 miles of inland waterways. Come to our stand in the Boating Marquee to buy books and maps, get advice, or chat about our work. Join today and get a special gift.


Lakeland Leisure Estates

Discover our group of marinas located in stunning areas of natural beauty with access to some of England’s finest cruising routes.


Lee Sanitation *


Lichfield & Hatherton Canals Restoration Trust Ltd

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


Long Eaton Sofas *

A family owned business, which has been providing fine, handmade British sofas, chairs, beds and headboards since 1988.


Marineware Ltd *

Visit our stand to chat with our technical experts about our paint coatings range including Epifanes, Internationals and Awlgrip.


Mercia Marina

The boater’s choice on the Trent & Mersey, Midlands. Gold Awarded for facilities, design and conservation work. 5-star destination for boating/moorings, holidays and shopping with boater’s lodges available to purchase.



RYA accredited training centre offering a wide range of courses including Inland Waterways Helmsmanship, diesel maintenance and Roses & Castles.


North Kilworth Marina

A brand new marina in the heart of the Leicestershire countryside offering secluded individual pockets of moorings coupled with the best of facilities. Bookings now being taken.


Overwater Marina *

An inland waterway marina and caravan touring park on the Shropshire Union Canal in the beautiful Cheshire countryside.


Perrydale Narrowboats Ltd at Ashwood Marina *

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


Photonic Universe *

One of the leading UK suppliers of rigid frame and flexible solar charging solutions, deep cycle batteries, inverters and battery chargers to the boating market. Come by to see our new hybrid solar inverter range.


Residential Boat Owners’ Association *

RBOA - The only organisation in Britain specifically supporting and representing those living afloat, whether marina-based or continuously cruising, inland or coastal providing one-to-one advice to existing and potential live-aboard boaters.


Rugby Boats Ltd

Rugby Boats sell quality narrowboats and have earned a reputation for honesty, integrity and care for the customer. The website has clear layout plans, brochures, professional photography and video tours.


Run by the Sun Ltd *

Suppliers & Installers of PV solar systems for all types of inland waterways craft. Talk to Simon on stand 80 for a bespoke solution to your solar power needs.


Sailfish Marine *

Specialists in water treatment and power generation watermakers for canal boats. Generators inverters & battery chargers.


Seaflo UK *

Displaying Transcool portable evaporative cooler 12 volt / 24 volt - enjoy cool air when stationary or on the move. Also chandlery, camping and leisure equipment.


Ship Shape Bedding *

UK’s no.1 boat mattresses, upholstery and cratch cushions, unbreakable galleyware, bedding and the best selling DRY-Mat anti-condensation underlay! Luxury orthopaedic mattresses specially designed for boats for ultimate on-board comfort.


Shoreline (UK) Ltd *

Manufacturers and suppliers of 12 volt D.C. refrigeration for the inland marine market


Style Canal Boats *

Style Canal Boats offer bespoke joinery for new boats and refurbs.


The Pod Floating Studio *

Handmade canal inspired fused glass. All items made aboard NB ’The Pod’ moored on the Chesterfield canal. Commissions taken for bespoke windows.



Satellite TV equipment: satellite dishes manual and automatic, satellite receivers, satellite finders, TVs, 12 volt equipment. Countrywide fitting service.


Watercraft Training *

Family training offered for newcomers + experienced, delivered on our 55’ semitrad, with options for River Thames Marloon, or G.O. Canal, Southam. Own boat option if you have one.


Waterway Routes *

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


Waterways Ireland

Waterways Ireland manages, maintains, develops and promotes 1000km of inland navigable waterways in Ireland for recreational purposes.


Weltonfield Narrowboats Ltd

Weltonfield is a small privately owned marina with full workshop facilities, electricity, caretakers, water, full length pontoons. We have 7 cruising routes to choose from and easy access to towns, roads and rail.


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.


White Mills Marina *

Family run Marina on River Nene, Earls Barton, accredited with 4 Gold Anchors in 2019. All usual services and facilities including Boathouse Cafe and certified Camping & Caravanning Club site.


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.


chargemetrix Ltd

chargemetrix offer remote battery, temperature and location monitoring of your narrowboat through our app. Updates every 15 minutes via 2G/3G SIM connection. Made in Britain.


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.


is organised by the publishers of Waterways World magazine

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