Sherwood Narrowboats

Here is a list of some of the various companies associated with the inland waterways:-

abc boats

The Affordable Boat Company. Quality narrowboat and widebeam shells at affordable prices.

J Chapman Traditional Sign Writer

Stand out from the crowd with beautiful, bespoke handcrafted and traditionally hand signwritten signage for your business and gifts for the home and garden.

Passenger Lift Services

Passenger Lift Services provide a range of wheelchair access utilising lifts and ramps mated to a 'bulk head' and designed specifically for your bespoke installation.

Robert Naghi - Traditional boatpainter

Robert Naghi - Traditional boatpainter & Signwriter.

Kuranda Marine

Suppliers of Marine & Mobile heating and power equipment.


We are the UK leader when it comes to inland boat finance and we have finance options to suit all pockets and boat types; whether you want to finance a £5,000 river cruiser or a luxury £100k narrowboat, we can help you.

Barrus UK

The Marine Division offers some of the most powerful brands in the marketplace, whether you are a leisure boater or a commercial operator, we have a range of high quality marine engines, boats, parts and accessories to suit all requirements. We use both the Shire and the Shanks engines in some of our boats.


VETUS occupies a unique opposition in the marine leisure business, particularly as the company develops and sells only its own branded items. We use Vetus engines in some of our boats.

Wilson Hall Ltd

Wilson Hall Ltd is a Nottingham based Plumbers Merchant specializing in the extensive Plasson range of water fittings and MDPE pipe. Plasson joining systems are regarded as the highest quality, most dependable compression fittings worldwide with 44 million top-quality fittings produced annually..

boat safety scheme

The Boat Safety Scheme promotes safety on the inland waterways in respect of boats, their installations and components.

jim shead

An encyclopedia of the canals and rivers of England and Wales, including historical data, provided by Jim Shead, Waterways Writer and Photographer.