Boat Hire

Alvechurch Owl

6+4 Berth • Length 70ft • Crusier Stern • Sleeps 10 People


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Alvechurch Owl

70ft Cruiser stern narrowboat. Quiet water-cooled diesel engine with simple controls. Side doors from central galley area. 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. 1.6 kw Inverter supplying 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.) Easy clean vinyl flooring. Security box.

On board features: Radio / CD player, colour television, hairdryer, 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 10. Double berth or two single berths, one with optional bunk over in both rear and forward cabins. Choice of dinette/double or two single berths in both centre cabins. Freshly laundered bedding for each crew member. Additional bedding available on request. (Select your preferred layout option above). (Please note that the high level beds have a weight limit of 10 stone or 63Kg).

Kitchen: Fully equipped galley with 4 burner gas cooker complete with grill and oven, refrigerator, sink and drainer, work surfaces and storage space. Microwave. Suitable saucepans, cooking utensils, crockery and cutlery etc. for the number of berths.

Bathroom: Two bathrooms each with hand basin, flush toilet, and shower. 240v shaver socket.


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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.

Flexible Hire: All short hire break boats are available for hire by the week but you can also combine weekly hire with a short break to give 10/11 night or 17/18 night holidays.



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


Aldermaston Wharf, Berkshire
Available on Saturday

Anderton Marina, Cheshire
Available on Friday/Monday

Union Wharf Marina, Leicestershire
Available on Friday/Monday

Gayton Marina, Northamptonshire
Available on Friday/Monday

Blackwater Meadow Marina, Shropshire
Available on Friday/Monday

Alvechurch Marina, Worcestershire
Available on Friday/Monday , Saturday

Wrenbury Mill, Welsh Borders
Available on Friday/Monday

Hilperton Marina, Wiltshire
Available on Friday/Monday , Saturday

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