Canal Boat Holiday

Boat : Red Backed Finch

  • Red Backed Finch

Design: The Red Line Finch is a 47ft long, 5 berth cruiser stern narrowboat. It has a quiet water-cooled diesel engine with simple to use controls.

Features: There is full radiator central heating on the boat. A 200 gallon water tank supplies the hot and cold running water. There is a double-filtered drinking water system. The saloon and bedrooms have carpeting.you do so at your own risk.) Carpeting in saloon and bedroom.

Saloon / Lounge: Radio/CD player; colour TV/DVD player.

Galley / Kitchen: The kitchen is fully equipped and has a 4 burner gas cooker with grill and oven; refrigerator; sink and drainer; saucepans; cooking utensils; crockery and cutlery appropriate for the number of berths. There is plenty of storage space and work surfaces. Also supplied are a microwave; toaster and filter coffee machine.

Bathroom: The bathroom comes complete with a wash hand basin, electronically operated flush toilet, and a hip bath/shower. A 240v shaver socket is also available.

Berths: Two low level singles or double in forward cabin. (One optional high level single in forward cabin -over a single bed cannot be used over the double ) Important: The high level beds have a weight limit of 10 stone or 63Kg / optional dinette double in saloon.

Bedding: Freshly laundered bedding is supplied for each crew member, as per your requirements. Additional bedding is available upon request. Towels are also supplied - one medium sized towel per crew member, and one hand towel per bathroom.

Electric: 12v mobile phone charging point (please remember to bring your own car charging lead). The 2kw inverter supplies 240v electricity to certain appliances and to a socket on the boat. (Please note: if you decide to use any of your own electrical appliances, you do so at your own risk).

Welcome Pack: A welcome pack is provided, consisting of washing-up liquid (x1); dishcloth (x1); tea towel (x1); floor cloth (x1); toilet roll and bin liner.

Additional: A safe is supplied on the boat (except on boats based at Gailey), as are helmsman's waterproofs and an umbrella. Tuition, and buoyancy aids, are supplied free of charge.

Boat Layout(s)

If there is more than one layout, you can choose your layout during the booking process.

The specification of boats, their accommodation, facilities and equipment in the brochure, the information provided is intended as a general guide but the Company [and/or] the Boat Owner shall not be liable in the event of any differences in the boat supplied and reserves the right to make modifications. Layout plans are for guidance only and are not to scale and may have steps which are not shown. If the hirer’s party includes any infirm persons the Hirer should make relevant enquiries at the time of booking. The Company and/or the Boat Owner reserve the right to change boat specifications without prior notice