General Facilities: A 48 foot Cruiser Stern 'Budget' narrowboat, with modern smooth-running diesel engine underneath large rear deck. One dinette double and 2 fixed singles in front cabin, bed linen is provided (with extra blankets if required). Hairdryer. Separate shower. Fresh water flush toilet and washbasin. Gas central heating. Colour TV/DVD , radio/CD player. Fully equipped Galley with gas cooker (oven, grill & hob) and refrigerator with small freezer compartment. Cushion flooring throughout. 12v cigar lighter socket for charging mobile phones. 12v electricity supply.
Start time is between 1.30pm and 3.30pm on the first day of hire (we endeavour to have boats ready for 1.30pm subject to unavoidable delays - if delayed there are tearooms on site). Boats need to be returned by 9.30am on the last day and vacated by 10.00am.
Price Includes: VAT, full boat inventory, all fuel (gas and diesel), bed linen, 1 hand towel and 1 bath towel per person, car parking, boating tuition on arrival. Buoyancy aids are available on request. Cleaning materials provided. (Fuel inclusive – This boat is handed over with a full diesel tank and full gas bottles at no cost to the hirer. This will normally suffice for one week's cruising. Please see Booking & Hire Conditions below).
Damage Deposit / Waiver: A security Damage Waiver Premium of £50 is payable on every hire. This is a single non-refundable payment, which covers you for any accidental damage or loss to the boat or its equipment whilst on hire to you (except for negligent or malicious damage). Alternatively, you may pay a Damage Deposit of £500 which is refunded to you at the end of your holiday, after the craft has been checked and provided that you return the boat and its equipment on time, undamaged, clean and without any third party claims you.
N.B. For Single-Sex Group Bookings a refundable damage deposit of £1000 is payable on arrival instead of the normal damage waiver / damage deposit.
Pets: Pets are welcome. First pet is included within the basic boat hire price. Subsequent pets welcome for an additional charge of £25 per pet.
Deposit Payment: A booking deposit of 20% of the hire charge is payable initially, with the balance of hire due 6 weeks before your arrival date. There is a 2% surcharge if you wish to pay by credit card, but no surcharge for payment with a debit card.
Cancellation Cover: Cancellation protection cover is not included, but can be offered by the boat company if required.
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