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31st October 2014


ABNB specialises in selling quality new and
used boats for our canals and rivers

Selling boats on the UK Inland Waterways since 1995

Trad canal boat XCARET

FEATURE BOAT -XCARET61ft 7in S M Hudson Boatbuilders trad. Beta 43 diesel. Bow thruster. Built & fitted out by the renowned Steve Hudson, distinguishable through their balance of attractive steelwork & authentic narrowboat building, Xcaret features a distinctive Josher styled bow, recessed panels, replica rivets, graceful lines and all round meticulous attention to detail. Coupled with a bespoke interior, where you will find expertly crafted joinery, plumbing & electrical installation, rigorously cared for in Xcaret's case, and hence still in excellent condition. 4 berths: permanent crossbed double, Pullman dinette double; shower, Thetford cassette wc; solid fuel stove, compact diesel central heating; gas cooking, 12V fridge; 2kW inverter. 2007. available again Narrow boat REF:2687.
Crick area -£68,500 XCARET photos and drawings

Feature marina working with ABNB

A 100 berth non-residential marina situated on the Grand Union Canal between the picturesque
Northamptonshire villages of Bugbrooke and Nether Heyford. Even though the site is non residential,
boat owners are able to stay on board in the marina and enjoy the tranquil surroundings.
Heyford Fields Marina is in a peaceful, rural location, set within a Special Landscape Area,
and offers 14 miles of lock free cruising between Stoke Bruerne and Buckby Locks in the heart
of the canal network. Shops and pubs are within easy walking distance.

Quality Boat Brokerage

If you are thinking of buying a boat as a hobby/lifestyle change, or upgrading your boat, then ABNB is the place to start. We are known for the high quality of the information we provide about each boat, from the colour photos and the detailed specification to the line drawing of both the plan and side elevation.

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There's lots on our website

To look at the list of boats on brokerage today, go to our Boats For Sale in the drop-down menu at the top.

If you are seeking more information about boating and the canals, try browsing our Buying a Boat & the Useful Information menus above which are full of detail on Moorings & Marinas, Marine Finance, Marine Surveyors and limitations of lock sizes on some of our waterways. Styles of Boats has photos of the different styles of boat e.g. trad, semi-trad, cruiser and more. There are also explanations of various systems found on canal boats Electrical, Heating, Toilets, Maintenance and lots more.

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Boat to sell?

If you have a well presented boat that you cherish and are thinking of selling your boat, be it to hang up your windlasses or to upgrade, ABNB will provide the quality of narrowboat brokerage you are looking for. We offer a professional brokerage second to none, with a reputation for high levels of service, expertise, experience and professionalism. Our brochures are unrivalled and provide purchasers with the incentive they need to come and view your boat.


For your reassurance ABNB is a full member of BRBA, the Boat Retailers and Brokers Association. BRBA has a strict code of practice and rigorous minimum standards designed to ensure the highest levels of service and protection to the vendor and buyer alike. They demand certain standards of every accredited broker, from the use of a protected Client Account for monies received to Professional Indemnity Insurance to the paperwork issued.

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