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List of Crew
MR Keith Harvey
Last logged in: 09 May 2019
Experience: Available for boat moves delivery. Experienced.
Mr Dave Walker
Last logged in: 07 May 2019
Experience: Hi I’m an easy going, fit, healthy 66 year old who enjoys boat cooking & all things associated with boating. Having fitted out by own 57’ narrow boat I feel I’ve got good round mechanical knowledge. I’ve had experience of many rivers & canals through out the UK & the Continent, Crewed & Skippered our local trip narrow boat. Obtained Helmsman Certicate. Been a Volunteer lock keeper on the Trent. Having crewed for a number of skippers I feel I’ve been a great help & made some long lasting friends. Over the past few years I've help move many boats from 45' up to 70' wide beam. Being retired I’ve got plenty of time to spend, being it a few days to a few weeks please get in touch with your thoughts. I look forward to hearing from you. Regards Dave
Last logged in: 06 May 2019
Experience: Have been an owner of a 12th share of a narrowboat for about nine years
Mr Paul Dadford
Last logged in: 01 May 2019
Experience: RYA Inland Waterways Helmsman's Certificate, First Aid, International Certificate of Competence (Power, inland and coastal waters) MCA Water and Fire Safety Skipper/trainer with the Grantham Canal Society Skipper with LNBP Community Boating Crew/trainee skipper with the Peter le Marchant Trust
Mr John Pearce
Last logged in: 29 Apr 2019
Experience: Eight years as a boat owner. Was based at Otherton Boat Haven on the Staffs Worcs canal. The boat was a 50ft cruiser stern Liverpool built craft. Have mainly travelled the Staffs Worcs Trent and Mersey, and Llangollen canals.
Mr Jeff Hill
Last logged in: 28 Apr 2019
Experience: Six narrowboat holidays. Trip boat skipper for 3 years. BML Work boat skipper. WRG helmsman s ticket - instructor level
Mrs Pauline King
Last logged in: 28 Apr 2019
Experience: Long term boat owner. Liveaboard 12 years. Sold in2010 and now spend most of summer season cruising. RYA helmsman certificate 2006 Boatmasters licence held 2010 but gave up 2015 as I could not fulfill number of trips to maintain licence.
Mr Paul Minnis
Last logged in: 28 Apr 2019
Experience: Volunteer crew on community narrowboat
Mrs Mary Swadling
Last logged in: 28 Apr 2019
Experience: Owned a narrowboat with my ex-husband for over ten years and have been on most of the canal network as far as Leicester
Mr Chris Bartlett
Last logged in: 27 Apr 2019
Experience: Have been a shareholder in 2no narrowboats since 2011. Have sailed mostly single handed on both boats 58ft both of them. I work freelance so my availability is variable. Please feel free to give me a call, I may be able to rearrange my schedule to accommodate you, especially if the canal is one I havn't been on yet.
Last logged in: 27 Apr 2019
Experience: For the last few years I have crewed regularly on Strawberry Fields a narrow beam barge design, around the West Midlands. I can helm, tie up and manage locks. I am also practised at making regular cuppas As I am retired my time is my own. Happy to do short or long trips.
Mr Andrew Finch
Last logged in: 27 Apr 2019
Experience: Hire boat experience generally 2 week holiday trips 2010 Llangollen 2012 Warwickshire Ring. Also assisting boaters should they require whilst I m out walking. Enjoy anything that involves canals. Spend occasional weekends volunteering for local canal group in Manchester, but also for CRT on the flight through Wigan, and at Anderton. I am keen to ensure that locks are used correctly so as to minimise water wastage. I take pride in boat appearance so am keen to ensure cleanliness both exterior and interior. Don t get ropes wet.
Mr John Philp
Last logged in: 27 Apr 2019
Experience: Have taken a number of canal holidays over the years. Now also have the RYA helmsman certificate.
Mr Edward Barnes
Last logged in: 16 Apr 2019
Experience: 15 boat trips all over the uk with my excellent helmswoman Elaine sadly died in 2016. I did all the running around operating the locks.
Ms Alison Ross
Last logged in: 16 Apr 2019
Experience: Looking for an April run - now till the 27th. HELPS IF YOUR LISTING STATES WHEN AND WHERE PLEASE :) Originally from New Zealand, I crewed on a narrowboat to Braunston 10 days in 2016 and on a yacht for 3 months in 2001, including the Caledonian and Crinan canals Mature female with housekeeping, home-cooking, hospitality, people skills. Can steer and do locks Passionate about canals and countryside, looking for a taste of life on the cut Outdoorsy and strong, and can take directions, can share space on a boat with respect, and expect the same. I m looking for an uncomplicated crewing experience, and I will appreciate the leadership and positivity of a kind skipper. I'm a relaxed, informal, helpful, practical person who loves a laugh...or a song. I love painting, see: www.facebook/thehappypaintbrush, and have done a few Roses and Castles.
Mr Brian Slater
Last logged in: 16 Apr 2019
Experience: Used to steering full length 70 traditional narrow boats. Have cruised the whole canal network extensively over the years.Have experiance of rivers as well as canals. Professionally qualified as a Chartered Accountant I have now semi retired and have time to act as crew at short notice.
Mr Mark Bradbury
Last logged in: 08 Apr 2019
Experience: Owner 2004 55ft Liverpool Cruiser 15 years with final 4 years living aboard whilst touring the UK inland waterway network. Including some of the less frequented routes of The Wash (Boston to Wisbech, Ribble Link, Derwent, Yorkshire Ouse, Tidal Thames and Severn Estuary.
Mr Andrew Saczek
Last logged in: 03 Apr 2019
Experience: 6 weeks since June 2018 as helmsman and locksman on my Narrowboat I co-own with 7 others. Being a retired widower I am available to crew for others at short notice anywhere on the Uk canal system
Mr Barnaby Perrin Aldous
Last logged in: 13 Mar 2019
Experience: Good morning I am training for a career in the merchant navy but I love the canal network and seek to make my home there. Narrowboat experiecnce Moved a 35ft boat from Oundle to Watford - more than 100 locks over 9 days passing through Blisworth tunnel. Basic engine maintenance and bilge drainage en route removal of weed hatch and clearing of the propellor refuelling mooring and manoeuvring including use of pole. Sea experience Over 9 months at sea so far working on passenger ships on both sides of the Atlantic, evidence to show on board experience of pilot and passenger access, mooring and anchoring, ship to shore tendering. I have a steering certificate for class A passenger ships and a range of seamanship skills, and I will earn my OOW ticket in due course.
Ms Judy England
Last logged in: 02 Mar 2019
Experience: I have worked on narrowboats in 2008 2012 and 2014.I Was working on Hotel boats in 2008 and 2012.In July-Sept this year I worked for a private boater who needed help with the locks cooking and cleaning.I have a little experience steering the boat but my main job was to do handle locks cook meals for myself and the skipper and make sure the boat was clean and tidy. I love working on the canals and Im interested in any work that comes along.
Mr John Crabtree
Last logged in: 28 Feb 2019
Experience: None but I m a fast learner with considerable yachting experience - sailing and boat and engine maintenance.
Mr Alan Littleproud
Last logged in: 27 Dec 2018
Experience: Very little narrowboat experience but been working at sea since I was 16. I am a fast rescue boat frc, and daughter craft coxswain. Ships helmsman, currently working as able seaman and small boat skipper on a supply boat in the north sea. My aim is to eventually live on a narrow boat
Mr Keith Patrick
Last logged in: 27 Dec 2018
Experience: I am a qualified sailing skipper and commercial diver. I have taken numerous boats through canals. I also trained as a chef and like to cook. I can maintain a diesel engine and undertake some repairs. More recently I have been doing electrical work. I also have my power boat certification and current first aid at work. If you get in a pickle and need some assistance at a reasonable price please call me. Thanks
Mr Philip Plumb
Last logged in: 07 Jun 2018
Experience: First narrowboat experience at age 11 on a holiday organised by the school. Fell in love with narrowboats and waterways immediately. Since then I have taken many narrowboat holidays using hire boats and also on friends boats. I have experience up to 70ft of the Shropshire Union Canal Llangollen Canal Trent and Mersey Canal, Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal, Caldon Canal, Oxford Canal and Grand Union Canal. Additionally the Caledonian Canal in Scotland and the Canal du Nivernais and River Yonne in France.