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CRICK 2024


We are delighted to announce we will be exhibiting at Crick Boat Show 2024.

Visit us in the Show Village to discuss all of your narrowboat needs.

Chat to us about our range of mooring facilities, including: long term moorings, 12 month moorings and our moor & store plan (a unique facility to store your boat license-free on the hardstanding, electric and water available).

Or, come and take a look at the boats we have for sale on our brokerage! We will be more than happy to talk through your requirements to try and find you the perfect boat.

We are also here to help with any work you may need doing on your boat from blacking, welding and engineering through to full re-paints.

If you are looking to sell your boat, sign up with us today and have it displayed at Crick, giving it the best chance of selling!




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Looking for a new location to moor your narrowboat? Book your exclusive marina tour with us today!

FAMILY RUN, INDEPENDENT, AWARD WINNING NARROWBOAT MARINA

Speak to us to discuss all your mooring requirements and secure your new cruising location!

We would love to meet you and give you a personal tour of our marina and show you exactly how we can benefit you and your narrowboat.

Set in 100 acres of farmland, Aqueduct Marina offers moorings conveniently placed for exploring in all directions.

At the heart of the Cheshire ring, located just north of Nantwich, on the popular Shropshire Union Canal, it is just two locks from both the junctions to the Trent and Mersey Canal and the breath-taking Llangollen Canal.

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We can provide a full range of market-leading products and solutions for your hull. Our experienced staff can assess your boat and advise on the most suitable hull blacking for your budget.

Once your boat is here at Aqueduct Marina and is out of the water, your hull will be steam cleaned in preparation. Our Yard Foreman will then inspect the surface of the hull and advise on obvious issues.

ADVANCED BLACKING (GRIT BLASTING & 2 PAC EPOXY)

Improve the longevity of your hull by speaking to a member of the Aqueduct Marina team about our advanced grit blasting and 2 pac epoxy solutions. This proven process protects your investment, offers peace of mind and increases the long term value of your boat.

This is achieved by grit blasting preparation and hard-wearing 2 pac epoxy coatings. Grit blasting provides the perfect base, ensuring a quality finish that will last. This particular method has a life expectancy of 8-10 years and is far more durable than your traditional coatings.

Our sprayed application is at least 150 microns thick and in most cases, up to 200 microns. In comparison, an average roller coat of paint will be 40 microns thick, therefore 2 coats will be 80 microns. (Microns are the standard unit for measuring paint thickness, the more paint essentially means more protection)

Upon completion, you will receive a set of full test results including; grit blasting profile, paint thickness (DTF) and repaint template. This will be invaluable if you ever choose to sell your boat.

PREMIUM BLACKING (BITUMEN)

Providing a higher level of durability and protection these leading products are market recognised for their quality and can be carried out from start to finish in approximately 7 days.

Steam cleaning takes place prior to wire brushing and the bitumen is applied manually. Aqueduct Marina offer fixed rates for this service or alternatively, you can rent space on the hard standing and do it yourself.

If you would like a quote on any of our narrowboat hull blacking options, please get in touch with us by calling 01270 525040 or filling in our online form below and we can get you booked in at a date and time convenient to you

DIY BLACKING

We have hardstanding facilities for you to carry out your own DIY Blacking. We can also provide you with all of your DIY blacking essentials from our chandlery so all you need is in one place. No no need to worry about transporting materials, you can collect upon arrival!

Call us today on 01270 525040 or fill in our online enquiry form below to book your advanced blacking slot today!

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