Visit Us At The Crick Boat Show

The Crick Boat Show is back and it looks like it is going to be a fun-filled weekend for the whole family and we are delighted to be taking part again this year.

The Crick Boat Show is Britain’s biggest inland waterways event and takes place from Saturday 27th May to Monday 29th May at the Crick Marina in Northamptonshire. It’s expected to attract over 25.000 visitors over this weekend, which is being held on the last bank holiday weekend in May.

We’ll be on stand WW64 in the Boating Marquee so please do come along and say hello to our award-winning insurance team. We’ll be happy to provide you with any information about insurance for narrowboats, canal and inland waterways boats as well as widebeams or livaboards. We’ll also be giving away pens, note pads, floating keyrings and eco-friendly shopping bags.

What’s On…

There will be plenty of interesting boats on show. The marina will play host to some beautiful historic narrowboats as well as some brand-new boats and many in between. Boat builders and fitters, along with brokers will be displaying narrowboats, widebeams and livaboards. There will also be everything you need to keep your narrowboat ship-shape and to keep you and your family safe and comfortable on the water. The show village has a wealth of shopping opportunities outside in the open air. There’s also a food and craft marquee where you’ll find gourmet foods to try and product demonstrations to watch.

Visitors can take a free boat trip out into the water which run every 10 minutes each day after 10.10am with each trip taking around 30 minutes. This is a very popular attraction so if you do want to take a free trip it’s advised to book as soon as you arrive at the show.

There will be boat handling taster courses for those of you who may be a little nervous about navigating the waterways. The courses provide a really good way to build your own confidence, giving you a real feel of what may be involved and is also available to people who would simply like to refresh their skills.

If seminars are your thing, there are boat ownership seminars which cover a broad range of topics such as buying a new or second-hand boat, through to maintaining your boat and its engine.

The Canal & River Trust will be welcoming visitors to their dedicated marquee where you can find out about recreation, health and wellbeing opportunities available on our waterways. They also provide opportunities for you to chat with members of their boating such as the East Midlands and Museum teams and volunteers.

There will be a real ale beer festival in the bar marquee which will have a selection of local beers and ciders from local suppliers and there will also be live music each afternoon and evening.

Children can enter for free and there will be a childrens area which will have inflatables and other fun activities to keep the whole family entertained.

The Crick Boat Show is open from 10am – 6pm on Saturday and Sunday, 10am – 5pm on Monday

If you order your tickets in advance, you can save money on the gate prices. Order Crick Boat Show tickets here until 12 midday on Friday 19th May to take advance of the discounts.

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