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Boat Services & Repairs

The Team here at Braunston Marina offers every canal boater a really comprehensive array of services and repairs.

Below is a brief list but do contact us if you cannot see what you are looking for.

For a quotation ring GRAHAM NEWMAN on 01788 891373

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Narrowboats only, due to dock size    

Dry Dock Survey –  1 day £225.00 inc VAT (£187.50) 
DIY - MINIMUM of 3 days or 6 days

1st day £300.00 inc VAT (£50.00) 
Subsequent days – per day £300.00 inc VAT (£250.00) 
Sorry but the Wet dock is NOT available to hire

Braunston Premier  Blacking Service 

Narrowboats only, due to dock size, includes:

Dry dock & pressure wash hull
Remove loose paint by scraping
Visual inspection of under water fittings
Two coats of International Intertuf applied
Three days in dry dock
£ 35.83 per metre plus VAT  (£43.00 inc) 
(Minimum charge of £580.00 inc VAT
for boats 13.72m (45ft) & under)  
Painting of flashes and gunnels
at hourly rate plus materials


2.8kg anode £70.00 inc VAT & fitting       
2kg low profile anode £75.00 inc VAT & fitting       

Available to hire at additional cost:

Pressure washer £95 inc VAT  
Heater – per day exclusive of Diesel £80.00 inc VAT  

We can accommodate wide beam boats in our canal arm for all other types of work that do not require dry docking


Total service £210 inc VAT 

Additional works charged at £48 per hour inc VAT plus materials


Including servicing/replacement of all engines, engine mounts, shafts, stuffing boxes, alternators, starter motors, bow-thrusters,  winterisation/ de-winterisation etc  


Supplying & fitting of solid-fuel stoves including hearths, tiling, flue & back boilers.  Fitting of radiators and work to diesel & gas heating systems.


Individual items or complete re-fits - including construction of cratch boards & top-planks, dinette seating and tables, galley & bathroom refits, cupboards & doors, new flooring.


Repairing, supplying & fitting, water pumps, supply & fit new toilets (sorry we cannot do repairs to macerator toilets), sinks, showers & baths, calorifiers, immersion heaters, filtered water systems etc.


Servicing, supplying & fitting, of cookers, boilers & water heaters. We have a 'Gas Safe' registered engineer who can undertake all gas works.


All electrical works including repairing, supplying & fitting, inverters, consumer units, power packs, battery management systems, generators, additional batteries, domestic appliances such as fridges, freezers, washing machines, dishwashers, charging &/or storage of batteries.


Blacking of hulls with gunwales and flashes repainted (narrow boats only due to dock size), painting of water tanks, complete roof repaint; foredeck and rear deck repaints on narrow boats

For a quotation or to discuss your requirements further

telephone GRAHAM NEWMAN on 01788 891373

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