Alvechurch Sandpiper

4+2 Berth | Length 63ft | Cruiser Stern | Sleeps 6 People

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The Boat

The Sandpiper is a 63ft Cruiser stern narrowboat that is part of our 'Alvechurch Fleet'. It sleeps up to 6 people, ideal for families and groups.
 

BOAT DESIGN FEATURES
All of our boats have full radiator central heating with hot and cold running water supplied from a 150 gallon water tank.

We also include a double filtered drinking water system. The Sandpiper has a 2kw Inverter that supplies 240 volt electricity to certain appliances and sockets on the boat. There is carpeting in the saloon and bedroom. Also features a security box / safe.

BEDDING ARRANGEMENTS 
Sleeps up to 6.  Two cabins, both can either be configured as one double bed or two singles.

The seating area in the saloon can be converted into a double bed in the evening, if required.

Wider Beds: Optional wider beds available
Singles at 2ft 6" / Doubles at 4ft 6"

There are wardrobes located throughout the boat (see layout options) for storing clothes.

Freshly laundered bedding for each crew member. Additional bedding available on request.

There is an additional TV in one of the bedrooms.

WELCOME PACK
Includes: 1 bottle of washing up liquid, 1 dish cloth, 1 tea towel, 1 floor cloth, toilet roll & bin liner. Helmsman's waterproofs & umbrella.

BATHROOM
Two bathrooms complete with hand basin, electrically operated flush toilet, and shower with bi-fold door. Includes a 240v shaver socket.

KITCHEN
Fully equipped galley with 4 burner gas cooker complete with grill and oven, refrigerator, sink and drainer, work surfaces and storage space. Microwave, toaster and cafetiere. Saucepans, cooking utensils, crockery and cutlery etc included.

ON BOARD FEATURES
Free Wi-Fi, Radio CD player with USB, LCD TV and DVD player, hairdryer, vacuum cleaner, 12v socket. 1 medium size towel per crew member, plus 1 hand towel per bathroom.

Extra Sandpiper Features

The Sandpiper class has additional 'creature comforts' such as LED lighting throughout, 2 TV's, Large mirror in bathroom, shower with bi-fold door, 4 speaker CD/Radio, extractor in bathroom, Front deck table and wider beds . 

FEATURES

Please note that if you decide to use any of your own appliances you do so at your own risk

 

"Second holiday with ABC Boats this year....had a great time again"

Review from feefo on Green Sandpiper at Falkirk Wharf

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INCLUDED IN THE PRICE

  • Price includes VAT
  • Bed linen & towels
  • Car parking (at owners risk)
  • Life jackets 
  • Full boat inventory (View)
  • Tuition & Handover
  • 24 hour emergency help line
  • Accidental damage waiver


INCLUDED FROM FALKIRK

If you're taking the Wren from Falkirk, they will give you a skippers guide upon arrival with all the information you'll need for your chosen holiday route.

FUEL
The boat is handed over ready fuelled with a full tank, but the cost of hire does not include the fuel consumed.

A fuel deposit of £90 per week or £50 per short break is payable 8 weeks before the start of your holiday with your balance of hire.

When you return to the marina at the end of your holiday the boat will be refuelled and any difference to the deposit you 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
Collection 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.

If you're going from Falkirk: Collection time on Monday's, Friday's and Saturday's is 1.30pm. Collection on Wednesday's is 9.30am. 

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 pets allowed per boat)

 

Alvechurch Sandpiper
is available from

Falkirk Forth and Clyde

The Scottish Lowland Canals are quite different from the canals typical of England and Wales/ The Forth and Clyde is much wider than the average English canal. The Union Canal is a contour canal and has no locks at all or bridges that have to be opened. 

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Gayton Marina Northamptonshire

Routes are typified by rolling Northamptonshire arable landscapes, rural countryside passing through hills and wooded country, and towns and villages along the way easily accessible from the canal side.

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