The Black Duck canal boat operating out of March

Sleeps a minimum of 2 people

Sleeps a maximum of 6 people

Boat location : March in Cambridgeshire  View

Boat length : 60 feet

Boat Class : Duck

Boat type : Cruiser Stern   Read more

Beam : Narrow   Read more

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Boat Layouts

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Galley / Saloon Position:   Middle

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  Mains electric sockets on board  Hairdryer on board  Linen on board  Microwave on board  Safe on board  Toaster on board  Towels on board  Vacuum cleaner on board  Wifi on board  


Number of Showers:   2

Number of Toilets:   2

Number of Baths:   0


Here is a brief overview of The Black Duck canal boat operating out of March


Design : 60ft Cruiser stern narrowboat. Quiet water-cooled diesel engine with simple controls.

Features : There is full radiator central heating on the boat. Hot and cold running water supplied from a 250 gallon water tank. Double filtered drinking water system.

Saloon : Colour TV/DVD player. 4 speaker radio/CD player. Carpet

Kitchen : Well-equipped galley with 4 burner gas cooker complete with grill and oven, refrigerator, sink and drainer, work surfaces and storage space. There is a cafetiere, toaster and microwave in the galley. Sufficient saucepans, cooking utensils, crockery and cutlery etc. for the number of berths.

Berths : As this is a 6 berth boat, there is a choice of a double berth or two singles in both the forward and rear cabins. All permanent beds have interior sprung mattresses. An optional dinette/double or two single berths is available in the centre cabin/saloon. TV in each cabin.

Bedding : Wider beds. 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 : Two bathrooms, both with a wash basin, flush toilet, shower with bi-fold door. There is also a 240v shaver socket. Extractor fan.

Electric : 2kw Inverter that supplies 240 volt electricity to certain appliances and sockets on the boat. LED lighting throughout. 12v mobile phone charging point (please remember to bring your own car charging lead). Please note, if you decide to use any of your own electrical appliances, you do so at your own risk. LED lighting throughout

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: Front deck table. Instruction and buoyancy aids supplied free of charge.

Holiday Routes

Routes possible from The Black Duck canal boat operating out of March
Route Name Route Type Days Cruising Hours Locks
Peterborough and Ferry Meadows Country Park through the fens from March Few Locks 4.00 12.00 4
Ely from March through the Fens Few Locks 5.00 18.50 6
Fotheringhay and Peterborough through the fens from March Rural 5.00 to 8.00 25.00 18
Wansford and the Fens from March marina Few Locks 5.00 18.00 10
Cambridge the University City from March through the fens Weeks Holiday 8.00 29.50 10
Huntingdon through the Fens from March Few Locks 8.00 39.00 16
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Virtual Tour

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Boat Availability

Here is our availability for The Black Duck canal boat operating out of March
Canal Boat Holiday


Holiday From : Friday 27th May 2022 @ 2:30 pm

Holiday To : Monday 30th May 2022 @ 9:30 am

Nights Aboard : 3

Boat Name : Black Duck (Black Duck)

Boat Class : Duck

Start Marina : Fox's Marina (March)

County : Cambridgeshire


Was : £1,749.00

Save : £255.00

(Last Minute Discount)

Now £1,494.00

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.


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Pets are permitted on the Black Duck Canal Boat


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