What’s aboard


The following is a list of all the things you will find on board your boat. We have tried to provide you with everything we think you will need for your canal holiday. Please let us know if we have missed anything!
Charlie and Carys

Outside your boat you find the following:

  • 2 mooring stakes
  • 2 piling rings
  • Hammer
  • 2 windlasses
  • 3 ropes [1 each end and 1 in centre]
  • Hose pipe [for filling water tank]
  • Boarding plank
  • Pole
  • Hook
  • Life ring
  • Opener for water cap and toilet cap
  • Keys for boat ignition, back door, and British Waterways key, (this is for locked water points, operation of lift bridges)
  • Set of waterproofs (for lucky person steering in the rain)

On each boat we provide:

  • Salt and pepper
  • Washing up liquid
  • Kitchen cleaner
  • Dish cloth
  • Pan scrubber
  • Fly spray
  • Air freshener
  • 1 toilet roll per bathroom
  • Picnic blanket (please do not take soft furnishings outside)
  • Outside chairs on Keble and Magdalen

In the kitchen you will find:

  • Kettle with whistle
  • 3 saucepans with lids: small, medium, and large
  • Frying pan
  • Non stick saucepan
  • Stockpot (that can be put in oven for casseroles)
  • Baking tray
  • Pizza tray (please do not put pizzas direct on to oven shelves)
  • Knifes, forks, spoons, teaspoons for each person on board (plus spare)
  • 2 serving spoons
  • Bread knife
  • 2 sharpe knives
  • General kitchen utensils
  • Cork screw and bottle opener
  • Grater
  • Mixing bowls
  • Casserole dishes
  • Measuring jug
  • Chopping board
  • Pan stand
  • Dinner plates
  • Small plates
  • Cereal /pudding bowls
  • Mugs with saucers
  • Various serving dishes, all ovens proof
  • Wine glasses
  • Drinking glasses
  • Plastic beakers (for little people)
  • Egg cups
  • Fruit bowl
  • Teapot, milk jug, and sugar bowl
  • Cafetiere
  • Glass jug
  • Thermos jug
  • Place mats

On your Beds we will provide:

  • Double /single duvet (all hypo-allergenic)
  • Pillows: 2 each, on double beds (more can be requested)
  • Mattress protector on each bed
  • Fitted sheet

Towels are provided free of charge for overseas customers, and are available for £3 per person for UK bookings.

For our recommended list of what to bring, please click here.