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
Galley / Saloon Position: Stern
Number of Cabins: 2
Number of Showers: 1
Number of Toilets: 2
Number of Baths: 0
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.
|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|
Holiday From : Saturday 22nd July 2023 @ 1:30 pm
Holiday To : Saturday 29th July 2023 @ 9:30 am
Nights Aboard : 7
Boat Name : Singing Parrot (Singing Parrot)
Boat Class : CBC6
Start Marina : Blackwater Meadow Marina
County : Shropshire
Prices quoted include : Basic hire charge, fuel deposit, utility fee and boat/lock training.
Optional extras may apply. Please see the booking form for more information.
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