The African Swift canal boat operating out of Hilperton
Sleeps a minimum of 2 people
Sleeps a maximum of 4 people
Boat location : Hilperton in Wiltshire View
Boat length : 49 feet
Boat Class : Swift
Boat type : Cruiser Stern Read more
Beam : Narrow Read more
Galley / Saloon Position: Stern
Number of Cabins: 1
Number of Showers: 1
Number of Toilets: 1
Number of Baths: 0
Design : BOAT DESIGN FEATURES
All of our boats have full radiator central heating with hot and cold running water supplied from a 150-gallon water tank.
We also include a double-filtered drinking water system. The Grebe has a 2kw Inverter that supplies 240-volt electricity to certain appliances and sockets on the boat. There is carpeting in the saloon and bedroom. Also features a security box / safe (Except from Gailey).
Features : Free Wi-Fi, Radio CD player with USB, LCD TV and DVD player, hairdryer, vacuum cleaner, 12v socket.
The Swift class has additional 'creature comforts' such as LED lighting throughout, 2 TV's, Large mirror in the bathroom, shower with bi-fold door, 4 speaker CD/Radio, extractor in bathroom, Front deck table and wider beds.
Saloon : Free Wi-Fi, Radio CD player with USB, LCD TV and DVD player,
Kitchen : Fully equipped galley with 4 burner gas cooker complete with grill and oven, refrigerator, sink and drainer, work surfaces and storage space. Microwave, toaster and cafetiere. Saucepans, cooking utensils, crockery and cutlery etc included.
Berths : Sleeps up to 4. One forward cabin which can either be configured as one double bed or two singles.
Wider Beds: Optional wider beds available
Singles at 2ft 6" / Doubles at 4ft 6"
The seating area in the saloon can be converted into a double bed in the evening if required. There is a wardrobe for storing clothes in the front cabin.
Bedding : Freshly laundered bedding for each crew member. Additional bedding available on request.
Bathroom : One bathroom with washbasin, flush toilet, and shower. There is also a 240v shaver socket. 1 medium-size towel per crew member, plus 1 hand towel per bathroom.
Electric : The Swift has a 2kw Inverter that supplies 240-volt electricity to certain appliances and sockets on the boat.
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.
|Route Name||Route Type||Days||Cruising Hours||Locks|
|Bath and return from Hilperton||Few Locks||4.00||8.00||2|
|Caen and return from Hilperton||Rural||4.00||10.00||14|
|Bath and Aqueducts and River Avon from Hilperton||City||4.00||15.50||16|
|Devizes and return from Hilperton||Short Break||5.00||21.00||72|
|Bath and the breathtaking Caen Locks||City||5.00||18.00||16|
|Bristol and return from Hilperton||Few Locks||8.00||25.00||28|
|Hungerford and return from Hilperton||Longer Stay||8.00 to 11.00||49.50||120|
|Pewsey and return from Hilperton||Rural||8.00||28.00||72|
|Bath and the Vale of Pewsey from Hilperton||Rural||8.00||38.00||74|
|Newbury and return from Hilperton||Rural||11.00 to 12.00||60.00||140|
|Reading and return from Hilperton||Rural||15.00||85.00||182|
Holiday From : Friday 16th July 2021 @ 2:30 pm
Holiday To : Monday 19th July 2021 @ 9:30 am
Nights Aboard : 3
Boat Name : African Swift (African Swift)
Boat Class : Swift
Start Marina : Hilperton Marina
County : Wiltshire
Prices quoted include : Basic hire charge, damage waiver, fuel deposit and boat/lock training. If discounts are available, they are applied to the basic hire charge only.
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