Our purpose built 39 ft Day boat ‘Dancing Duck’ was built at Tooley’s in 2007 and side launched into the canal on the 7th July 2007 the first time that a boat has been side way launched for 90 years.Dancing Duck is 39ft long 7ft wide and Semi traditional style so passengers can sit with the steerer .The Front cock pit which can be fully enclosed with a canopy.

Faculties inside include 2 ring hob, cool box, Toilet, Shower, sink and Central heating. Sleeps 2 Plus 2 more on camp beds crockery and cutlery.
You can come on one of our scheduled trips with other people or hire the boat yourself for a private skippered trip.

Self Drive Hire
You can hire the boat for up to 6 people for self drive.
Persons holding an ‘RYA inland Waterways Certificate’ can hire the boat for up to 12 people. RYA inland Waterways Certificate’ courses are available at Tooley’s Boatyard.


Self Drive Day Hire (Monday to Friday) £130.00 a day
Self Drive Day Hire (Saturday) £150.00 a day
Self Drive 24 hour Hire (Monday to Friday) £200.00
Self Drive Day 24 hour Hire (Saturday) £220.00
Self Drive Sunday Hire £200.00
Self Drive Weekend Hire (Friday 4pm through to Sunday 4pm) £350.00
Private Skippered Boat trips up to 12 passengers- (9am-5pm Mon-Sat) 1/2 hr -£30/1hr-£65
Private Skippered Boat trips up to 12 passengers- (evenings & Sun) £85
Scheduled Boat Trips – 40 mins –Saturdays & bank holidays at 2pm Adults £5.00
Children £2.50
Family £12.50
(2 adu & 2 Child)