The Singing Parrot 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 : 58 feet

Boat Class : CBC6

Boat type : Cruiser Stern   Read more

Beam : Narrow   Read more

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Boat Layouts

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Galley / Saloon Position:   Stern

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  Hairdryer on board  Linen on board  Microwave on board  Toaster on board  Towels on board  


Number of Showers:   1

Number of Toilets:   2

Number of Baths:   0


Here is a brief overview of The Singing Parrot canal boat operating out of Blackwater


Design : This boat is a 58ft long, 6 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.

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

Kitchen : The kitchen is fully equipped and has a 4 burner gas cooker with grill and oven, microwave, 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.

Berths : As this is a 6 berth boat, there is a fixed double at the front of the boat, in its own private room. There is also a dinette/double conversion at the rear and the middle cabin can be a double or two single 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 : The bathroom comes complete with a wash hand basin, electronically operated flush toilet, and shower or hip bath/shower. There is an extra toilet in the centre of the boat. A 240v shaver socket is also available.

Electric : The 1200w 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 : Includes 1 bottle of washing up liquid, 1 dishcloth, 1 tea towel, 1 floor cloth, toilet roll & bin liner. Helmsman's waterproofs & umbrella.

Additional Information: Tuition, and buoyancy aids, are supplied free of charge.

Holiday Routes

Routes possible from The Singing Parrot canal boat operating out of Blackwater
Route Name Route Type Days Cruising Hours Locks
Aqueducts and Llangollen and return from Blackwater Few Locks 3.00 16.00 4
Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and return from Blackwater Few Locks 3.00 12.50 4
Whitchurch and return from Blackwater Marina Rural 3.00 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