Boat Hire

Alvechurch Grebe

2+2 Berth • Length 49ft • Cruiser Stern • Sleeps 4 People


Example Layout:

Alvechurch Grebe

The Boat


49ft Cruiser stern narrowboat. Quiet water-cooled diesel engine with simple controls. Instruction and buoyancy aids supplied free of charge.

Boat design features: Full radiator central heating. Hot and cold running water supplied from a 200 gallon water tank. Double filtered drinking water system. 2kw Inverter that supplies 240 volt electricity to certain appliances and sockets on the boat. (Please note that if you decide to use any of your own appliances you do so at your own risk.) Carpeting in saloon and bedroom. Security box.

On board features: Radio CD player, Colour television and DVD player, hairdryer, vacuum cleaner, 12v Mobile phone charging point (Bring your own car charging lead). 1 medium size towel per crew member, plus 1 hand towel per bathroom. Welcome pack including: 1 bottle of washing up liquid, 1 dish cloth, 1 tea towel, 1 floor cloth, toilet roll & bin liner. Helmsman's waterproofs & umbrella.

Bedding arrangements: Sleeps up to 4. Choice of fixed double or two single berths in the forward cabin with interior sprung mattresses, and optional dinette double in saloon. Freshly laundered bedding for each crew member. Additional bedding available on request. (Select your preferred layout option above)

Kitchen: Fully equipped galley with 4 burner gas cooker complete with grill and oven, refrigerator, sink and drainer, work surfaces and storage space. Microwave oven, toaster and filter coffee machine. Suitable saucepans, cooking utensils, crockery and cutlery etc. for the number of berths. Bathroom: Bathroom with hand basin, electrically operated flush toilet, and hipbath/shower. 240v shaver socket.


More Information


Pets: Pets are more than welcome on board our boats. The first pet is FREE and any additional pets are charged at £30 each (normally a maximum of 2)

Price: The price includes VAT, bed linen, towels, free car parking (at owners risk), life jackets (on request but compulsory for non swimmers and under 18's), full boat inventory and tuition at start of holiday plus a 24 hour emergency helpline. A compulsory £50 non-returnable Damage Waiver is included in the hire cost of the boat.

Fuel: The boat is handed over ready fuelled, but the cost of hire does not include the fuel consumed. A fuel deposit of £90 per week up to 2 weeks or £50 per short break is payable 8 weeks before the start of your holiday with your balance of hire. On return to the marina at the end of your holiday period the boat will be refuelled and any difference to the deposit paid will either be refunded or charged.

Cancellation Protection: It is recommended that you have your own cancellation protection insurance in case you have to cancel your holiday.

Hire Times: Pick-up time is 2.30pm (latest arrival 4pm) and your boat must be returned by 9am (for 9.30am vacation) on your last day of hire.

Virtual Tour



You can hire this boat using ABC Boat Hire at the following locations:


Anderton Marina, Cheshire
Available on Friday/Monday

Union Wharf Marina, Leicestershire
Available on Friday/Monday

Gayton Marina, Northamptonshire
Available on Friday/Monday , Saturday

Whitchurch Marina, Shropshire
Available on Friday/Monday

Gailey Base, Staffordshire
Available on Friday/Monday

Rugby Base, Warwickshire
Available on Friday/Monday

Alvechurch Marina, Worcestershire
Available on Saturday

Wrenbury Mill, Welsh Borders
Available on Saturday

Hilperton Marina, Wiltshire
Available on Friday/Monday

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