Telephone: 020 8568 3693 Email Mobile: 07860 924782


Karl Farant Marine Sales Addelstone. KT16 8LG Tel: 01932 853 926 / 07836 660 601 Long established Barge and river craft brokers based on the Upper Thames.

Bowcrest Marine Dutch Barge Specialists

Boats And Outboards

Contact Phil on

Specialist Barge Brokers in London.

V C Marine, Inland Waterway Specialists


Uxbridge boat Centre Ltd. Waterloo Rd Uxbridge UB8 2QX. Tel 01895 252 019. Email Very well stocked and helpful chandlery on the Southern Grand Union canal. Covers stock for all types of canal craft, with particular emphasis on barges and narrow boats, new build equipment, routine maintenance and and repair materials. The adjacent yard has cranage and slipping facilities, together with under cover boat sheds for painting and repairs. supplies general mooring ,handling and rigging rope.Stockists of 'Hardy hemp' style soft handling synthetic hemp cordage, (...../synthetic-hemp-rope/ ) and white nylon mooring lines of all sizes. 10% discount offered at checkout on production of code 'bowen10'. Zero-rate VAT ordering and invoicing offered on material destined for qualifying vessels on prior production of correct documentation by email attachment to


Noble Marine have been providing a personal and professional service to marine customers for over 30 years. Policies and claims are dealt with in-house by our knowledgeable staff giving exceptional levels of service.

Specialist Small Ship,Barge, and general Canal Craft Insurance Brokers. Contact Chris Collidge.


Advice on living afloat.

Journal of the Dutch Barge Association, articles and advice, sales of books on barges with particular reference to the Barge Buyers Handbook. Essential reading for the first time buyers.

The certifying authority of which we are members.

Moorings and wharf operations in Brentford next to MSO Marine.

Code of Practice for Barge Brokers and Boat Buyers Guide (sponsored by the RYA, BMF and ABYA).

Moorings and licences, boat safety scheme.

Learned Society Special Interest Small Ships Group. Publishes 'Survey Notes and Practice' (obtainable as a download) and sponsors the 'Small Ships Surveyors Course' at Plymouth University.

Historical and Topical Articles on sailing barge history in and about on the East Coast and in the Thames Estuary.

All matters legal to do with vessel purchases, sales, litigation, and ownership. Based in London. Contact Hannah Cash.

Barge repairs, docking, and new builds. Our local ship yard in Brentford, West London.

Concourse winning barge. Built at MSO Marine with BMS associates oversight.

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