Boating Marquee

The backbone of Crick Boat Show, the Boating Marquee is a large 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
• RYA acredited training •  Brokerage • Security •  Windows •  Insurance •   Solar panels •  Batteries •  Stoves
•   Maps and books • Electrical items & all things boating

Inside the Crick Boat Waterways World Boating Marquee

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

Our Boating Marquee Exhibitors in 2024 are:

3Elements Covers *

Boat covers and canopy solutions, cleaning and repair services. Our professional and friendly team of experts are here to provide quality work to suit your needs.

(Stand WW41)

Accessible Waterways Association CIC *

Fully independent, AWA informs, represents, and assists people with disabilities, impairments, or accessibility issues, who want to enjoy the Inland Waterways and surrounding environments. This may be as a boater, hire-boat owner, angler, cyclist, gongoozler, walker/wheeler, volunteer or staff member of any of the waterways authorities.

(Stand WW75)

Assist Insurance Services Ltd

Assist Insurance Services Ltd is one of the UK’s leading providers of Inland Waterways boat insurance and have more than 19 years’ experience. We’re based in Northamptonshire and insure more than 50,000 leisure policyholders in the UK. We provide competitive premiums and insurance cover tailored around your personal circumstances.

(Stand WW64)

Autonnic *

Charge management power from several sources to several batteries with AptiVolt makes for an easy life aboard. Alternator, shore power and solar are joined together by AptiVolt modules to manage their power automatically whenever and from wherever it is available to the number and types of batteries you have.

(Stand WW72)

BilgeAway *

The world’s first environmentally friendly filter. BilgeAway stops fuel and oil pollution from your bilge discharge; by locking in hydrocarbons they become inert, and will never leach. Allowing the filter contents to then be composted.

(Stand WW5)

Boaters’ Christian Fellowship

Boaters’ Christian Fellowship is a registered charitable association of Christians from all denominations who appreciate the inland waterways. Our aims are fellowship, at waterways festivals and social events; worship, at local churches and our own ecumenical services, and witness, through partnership with churches, distributing literature and in our daily lives.

(Stand WW83)

Caldwells Windows Ltd

Caldwells Windows are a family run business established in 1988. We are the leading manufacturers of high-quality aluminium framed and bonded glass windows for vehicles and inland marine vessels. Using industry-leading equipment, our experienced team design and build a range of windows and portholes to suit your needs.

(Stand WW100)

Certainly Wood *

Certainly Wood is a producer of British kiln dried firewood and natural firelighters. The KindleFlamers natural firelighters are the ultimate firelighter, allowing fire lighting without the need for kindling and so are an excellent space saver for narrow boat owners.

(Stand WW57)

Channelglaze Ltd *

Do you own a boat with single glazed windows or portholes? Are you fed up of condensation or leaks? Channelglaze Ltd can replace your existing products with a large range of alternative double glazed options to suit many budgets.

(Stand WW62)

Debdale Wharf Marina

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.

(Stand WW30)

Drake Marine Engineering Ltd *

Marine engineering, Boat Safety Scheme exams, and refrigeration services for both the shipping industry and inland waterways.

(Stand WW73)

Droitwich Spa Marina *

Droitwich Spa Marina is 238 berth narrow boat marina based in Worcestershire, 5 mins from Junction 5 M5 on the mid Worcestershire Ring Droitwich Canals.

(Stand WW24)

Elite Furnishings *

Free standing fully sprung storage stools sofa and chairbeds, indoor and outdoor seating cushions. Mattresses, memory toppers and headboards. All hand crafted in our Tamworth workshop. 40 years supplying inland waterways.

(Stand WW55)

Floating Ohm Ltd *

We specialise in the design and build of luxury bespoke electric canal boats. We have our own in-house design team and focus on delivering to your design requirements.

(Stand WW9)

Fund Britain’s Waterways *

Fund Britain’s Waterways (FBW) is a coalition of organisations representing hundreds of thousands of users and supporters of inland waterways. We are campaigning for national and local government to act now and protect the public benefit and natural capital of our waterways.

(Stand WW8)

GJW Direct *

GJW Direct offers some of the most comprehensive boat insurance policies on the market at very competitive prices. With over 195 years experience in marine insurance you can be confident you are dealing with the experts,

(Stand WW2)

Go First Trading Ltd

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

(Stand WW74)

HPi Verification Ltd *

The UK experts in Boat Compliance. Free advice regarding any compliance issue for your Sailaway or boat conversion. If you are a boat builder then we can help. We also supply up-to-date ISO Standards and guidelines through our online library

(Stand WW76)

Lee Sanitation *

Lee Sanitation has over 30 years’ experience in the sanitation business with a reputation for efficient and friendly service. Your one stop shop for waste and clean water.

(Stand WW60)

Lockgate Stoves *

Lockgate is an established family business with over 20 years’ experience. We are the UK’s leading supplier and installer of world renowned Refleks Diesel Stoves. Our understanding and expertise means we can assist with all your stove requirements, from supply and installation to comprehensive servicing and diagnostic support.

(Stand WW20)

Marine Electricals *

We are an electrical chandlery and our aim is to offer our customers exceptional customer service and extensive range of quality products.

(Stand WW40)

Marineware Ltd *

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

(Stand WW47)

Mercia Marina

Mercia Marina is a tranquil escape offering picturesque waterfront views, boutique shopping, eateries, holiday lodges, and first class moorings. Visitors can enjoy leisurely walks, boat trips, or simply unwind while appreciating the natural beauty of the surroundings. It’s the perfect destination for relaxation and enjoyment.

(Stand WW11)

NBSC Ltd *

RYA accredited training centre offering a wide range of courses including Inland Waterways Helmsmanship, diesel maintenance and electrics, plumbing and boat fit-outs.

(Stand WW7)

Newpowa UK Ltd *

Founded in 2014, Newpowa is an International leading brand in off-grid solar solutions and a Top 5 off-grid solar provider in the US. As a California-trusted brand, Newpowa provides solar panels and related products such as batteries, regulators, and inverters for marine, caravan, commercial, and industrial applications.

(Stand WW1)

North Kilworth Marina

Marina in the heart of the Leicestershire countryside offering secluded individual pockets of moorings coupled with the best of facilities.

(Stand WW49)

OK Joinery Ltd *

Expertise in narrowboat dinettes. We are one of just a few genuine UK specialists in narrowboat dinettes and offer an exclusive range of bespoke solutions for canal boats and narrowboats. Our product line comprises everything from single dinettes and Pullman dinettes to our unique trademarked Duplex Dinette, all meticulously designed to optimise your space.

(Stand WW90)

Overwater Marina *

Overwater Marina, at the heart of the Shropshire Union, is your number one destination for a beautiful, peaceful and friendly place to moor your boat. The family owned marina provides all you need with a cafe, launderette, slipway, boat workshop, touring caravan site and glamping wagons.

(Stand WW59)

Perrydale Narrowboats Ltd *

Realise your dream with a bespoke narrowboat for an affordable price. Complete and partial fit outs / refits offered along with re-sprays. 5% discount on orders taken at the Show.

(Stand WW21)

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.

(Stand WW58)

River Canal Rescue *

River Canal Rescue is a national breakdown company for boats on the inland waterways operating 365 days a year 24 hours a day.

(Stand WW6)

Run by the Sun Ltd *

Suppliers and installers of PV solar systems for all types of inland waterways craft. Visit our stand for a bespoke solution to your solar power needs.

(Stand WW23)

SSL Conversions

Showcasing our camper and canal boat competitions.

(Stand WW12)

Seaflo *

Displaying the Transcool portable evaporative cooler 12 volt / 24 volt - enjoy cool air when stationary or on the move. Also chandlery, camping and leisure equipment including anchors, chain, shackles, kayaks, fridges, freezers, lock keys, tarpaulins and a full range of stainless steel fittings.

(Stand WW92)

Shakespeare Marina *

The newest addition to the Geomac Marinas Group. The exclusive Shakespeare Marina offers secure rise and fall moorings in the heart of the Warwickshire countryside just 10 mins walk from the centre of historic Stratford-upon-Avon. It’s the ideal destination for Bard loving boaters on the River Avon.

(Stand WW46)

Ship Shape Bedding *

UK’s No1 Luxury Boat Mattresses, Shaped Bedding, Bespoke Upholstery, Unbreakable Galleyware and more.

(Stand WW42)

Shoreline (UK) Ltd *

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

(Stand WW45)

Sofabed Barn *

Manufacturers of small, compact sofabeds and chair beds. Space savers with storage solutions ideal for narrow boats.

(Stand WW28)

Thames Solar Electric Boats*

The UK’s only supplier of 100% solar electric boats and propulsion systems. We build bespoke widebeam and narrowboats for clean off-grid living. We also offer full conversion kits and fitting for those wanting to ditch their diesel engines and go green. No fossil fuels - No energy bills - No noise.

(Stand WW77)

The Fit Out Pontoon Ltd *

When it comes to combining canal boat design with bespoke boat building, The Fit Out Pontoon are in a league of their own. Inspired by the more interior design led projects, we’re never afraid to challenge tradition; we break boundaries, accurately realise customer visions and deliver their dream.

(Stand WW80)


Internet equipment: Wi-Fi antenna and router. Satellite TV equipment: satellite dishes manual and automatic, satellite receivers, satellite finders, TVs, 12 volt equipment. Countrywide fitting service.

(Stand WW82)

WaterNav *

WaterNav offers UK mapping completely free of charge on your phone that works fully offline, allowing you to finally dispense with paper maps. Join us on our stand to walk through its installation and get a tour of its functionality and soon to be released features!

(Stand WW4)

Watercraft Training *

Boat Handling courses for novice and professional alike RYA recognised, delivered on our 55ft semi-trad narrowboat based on the Grand Union Canal near Southam and on River Thames at Marlow. Own boat courses also available. Also, engine maintenance and boat electrics courses.

(Stand WW10)

Weltonfield Marinas

Welton Hythe and Welton Haven marinas are set in beautifully rolling countryside and offer a range of services including moorings, workshops, facilities and blacking. With a choice of eight cruising routes Weltonfields can cater for all of your boating needs and requirements for both narrow and wide beam boats.

(Stand WW30)

White Mills Marina *

Family run marina on River Nene, Earls Barton. All usual services and facilities including Boathouse Cafe and certified Camping & Caravanning Club site.

(Stand WW56)

Willow Boats Ltd *

Beautifully hand painted boats. Old fashioned style using up-to-date materials for a longer lasting finish

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