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Construction Photo Gallery

These construction photographs aim to give you an indication of the workmanship that has gone into the fitting out of this boat.  David has certainly used all of his 25 years cabinet making experience to design and make features not usually seen in narrowboats.  Please arrange a visit to see for yourself, it is truly amazing.

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Bathroom wall

Beautiful curved white ash veneered wall with dark blue feature lines.

Bathroom door

Sliding bathroom door with etched glass panels.

Close up of bathroom door

Sliding door fits perfectly between corridor wall and bathroom wall

Close-up of sliding door

Bathroom Lock Detail

A superb curved cut-out of interior bathroom wall to accommodate lock, allowing door to fully slide between walls.

Bathroom basin and cabinet

Curved doors to large cabinet to store all those bathroom essentials.

Bathroom view 2

White Ash lined walls in Bathroom with "shadow gap". Solid Ash window surround with curved corners.

Bathroom view 3

Large heated towel rail

Wardrobe with bedroom privacy door closed

Beautiful curved white ash veneered door with dark blue feature lines.

Wardrobe doors open

Spacious interior to wardobe creating a mixture of shelving and hanging space.


As viewed from bow. Gas cooker set at an angle.

Galley view 2

Curved doors and cabinets at both ends of galley.

Galley view 3

As viewed from stern.

Galley view 4

Blue detail line continued in galley.

Galley view 5

Angled door neatly folds back against cooker.

Galley view 6

Stunning gloss laminate worksurface with white ash edging.

Wine rack

Close-up of wine rack

Bottles stored at an angle to keep cork moist.

Close-up of ceiling around houdini hatch

Ceiling around curved wall

Control cupboard

Back cupboard

Interior after spray foam insulation.

Ballast and floor battening in place

Battening as viewed from stern

Battening as viewed from bow

Boat arrival

Boat arrives in York from Colecraft.

Boat arrival 2

Boat being positioned to be lifted off into workshop.

Exterior looking from Bow


Exterior looking from stern

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