Back in the late 60’s and early 70’s it was rare to see a privately owned steel narrow boat on the canal, most where hire boats from Anglo Welsh and other operators. There were quite a few working…Continue
Started by paul pennycook. Last reply by dennis howarth Jul 9, 2012.
The journey South started fairly well, but after a day the generator started emitting occasional puffs of white smoke. I decided that it was possibly air or contamination in the fuel but I could find…Continue
Started by John Vissenga. Last reply by John Vissenga Jun 13, 2012.
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I've been in recent contact with Paul and he kindly agreed for me to advertise "Reina Christina" a 25ft Ormelite for sale on this site. I will advertise it across a wider platform from next week, but wanted to give Paul's network first pickings in case anyone is interested in it.
Full details and photos can be found at www.goboats.co.uk/147339 and is priced at £2,250 ono. It is moored at Hallingbury Marina…Continue
Hi, just got this -
for £700 looks like a bargain, now have to try and find time to do the job. ANY advice would be gratefully received. I am imagining I will have to disassemble the old engine piece by piece and take the galley apart, a bit daunting! I'm a good…Continue
Posted by paul pennycook on November 11, 2012 at 10:34am
While searching for Our Dave prior to his change from Penny found some old photos of our other boats over the years the first a micro plus ,5 of us used to holiday on that, followed by the Dolphin 20 "The Major 2 "her claim to fame was used in the filming of Running Scared filmed at Braunstone in the 70s with i think Robert Powell then the first boat to wear the name our dave, a nauticus 27 leaving for Braunstone marina, where are they now would be great to track them all down though i…Continue