Boating on a Budget

Find out how you can get afloat for less at Crick Boat Show

Marina operator BWML showcase GRP cruisers to demonstrate an alternative to more expensive narrowboats. 

The budget craft will be available to look around so that you can gain an idea of what you can get for your money. 

GRP boat - an alternative to a more expensive narrowboat

Talk to BWML about getting afloat for less

GRP boat - can be a less expensive way to get afloat

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The pictures on this page are representative of boats in this category and may not be the boats on display at Crick Boat Show.

Also, get advice on affordable boating in the Budget Boating Seminar, which takes palce each day and is followed by a Q&A session.



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