The Malvolio 2 canal boat operating out of Blackwater

Sleeps a minimum of 2 people

Sleeps a maximum of 6 people

Boat location : Blackwater in Shropshire  View

Boat length : 56 feet

Boat Class : AVE6

Boat type : Cruiser Stern   Read more

Beam : Narrow   Read more

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Boat Layouts

The  class canal boat
Layout 1


Galley / Saloon Position:   Bow

Number of Cabins:   2

On-board Facilities

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Television on board  Pet Friendly  Mains electric sockets on board  Carpets on board  Compact Disc player on board  DVD player on board  Linen on board  Towels on board  


Number of Showers:   1

Number of Toilets:   2

Number of Baths:   0


Here is a brief overview of The Malvolio 2 canal boat operating out of Blackwater


Design : 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.

Saloon : Radio/CD player; colour TV/DVD player . Carpeted throughout except bathroom and galley, a vacuum is not provided

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. Please note there is no microwave or toaster on this boat

Berths : Twin sofas in the lounge that convert to 2 single beds- i.e. not a double sofa bed. The 2 cabins can be fixed doubles but the rear cabin can also convert to 2 singles if required . Sprung Mattresses on the beds.

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.

Bathroom : 1 bathroom with shower, sink and toilet. 1 additional separate toilet.

Electric : The 1200w inverter supplies 240v electricity to certain appliances and to a socket on the boat. A hairdryer is not provided if bringing one please make sure it is a low wattage travel hairdryer
(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 Information: Tuition, and buoyancy aids, are supplied free of charge.

Holiday Routes

Routes possible from The Malvolio 2 canal boat operating out of Blackwater
Route Name Route Type Days Cruising Hours Locks
Aqueducts and Llangollen and return from Blackwater Few Locks 4.00 16.00 4
Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and return from Blackwater Few Locks 4.00 12.50 4
Whitchurch and return from Blackwater Marina Rural 4.00 10.00 0
Pontcysyllte Whitchurch from Blackwater Few Locks 5.00 27.00 4
Whixall Moss and the Meres from Blackwater Meadow marina Rural 5.00 25.50 26
Chester and return from Blackwater Kids 8.00 42.00 50
Nantwich and return from Blackwater Weeks Holiday 8.00 31.00 38
Middlewich and return from Blackwater Rural 8.00 40.50 46
Llangollen canal from Blackwater Rural 8.00 46.00 42
Aqueducts and Whitchurch from Blackwater Few Locks 8.00 27.00 4
Cheshire ring from Blackwater Ring 15.00 93.00 138
Four Counties ring from Blackwater Rural 15.00 90.00 132
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The boat images shown depict the style of boat and may not be the actual boat offered. The colour and boat layouts may vary. If you need specific advice on boat layouts, please contact us.

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