The May canal boat operating out of Bradford-on-Avon
Sleeps a minimum of 2 people
Sleeps a maximum of 8 people
Boat location : Bradford-on-Avon in Wiltshire View
Boat length : 60 feet
Boat Class : S-May
Boat type : Cruiser Stern Read more
Beam : Narrow Read more
Galley / Saloon Position: Middle
Number of Cabins: 2
Number of Showers: 2
Number of Toilets: 2
Number of Baths: 0
Design : May offers a high level of comfort and is a 4 star 60 foot long 8 berth Cruiser stern narrowboat, with a versatile layout, so it can be 3 doubles including the sofa bed in the saloon, or 8 singles, so suitable for 2 or 3 couples or family or larger group. 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 carpeting on the cabins and saloon. The stern is a cruiser stern, which gives a reasonably large area for the rear deck, allowing for some of the crew to stand next to the skipper whilst cruising.
Saloon : Saloon located in the middle of the boat, the seating area can be converted into a double or two single beds using the fold-down single in the evening, if required.
Radio/CD player; colour TV/DVD player.
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.
Berths : At each end of the boat there is a cabin which can either have a double or 2 or 3 single berths in each (bunk beds + single), and in the saloons the sofa beds converts to a double or 2 singles at night.
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 : There are 2 bathrooms with a wash hand basin, electrically operated flush toilet and shower and a 240v shaver socket.
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 Information: Tuition, and buoyancy aids, are supplied free of charge, as are helmsman's waterproofs and an umbrella.
|Route Name||Route Type||Days||Cruising Hours||Locks|
|Bath and return from Bradford on Avon||Few Locks||3.00||7.25||2|
|Caen and Return from Bradford on Avon||Few Locks||3.00||10.50||14|
|Devizes and return from Bradford on Avon||Rural||5.00||24.00||72|
|Hungerford and Return from Bradford on Avon||Weeks Holiday||8.00||49.50||120|
|Devizes and Vale of Pewsey from Bradford on Avon||Rural||8.00||30.50||72|
|Newbury and Return from Bradford on Avon||Longer Stay||12.00||60.00||140|
|Reading and Return from Bradford on Avon||n/a||15.00||85.00||182|
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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