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List of Crew
Mr John Crabtree
Last logged in: 19 Aug 2018
Experience: None but I m a fast learner with considerable yachting experience - sailing and boat and engine maintenance.
Mr chris batch
Last logged in: 18 Aug 2018
Experience: RYA inland waterways helmsman certificated CRB checked Experienced in all aspects of canal boating. Happy to be part of a team or solo Alternatively if you lack experience and or need help. If you lack confidence crewing single handed Need a boat transfering
Mr Chris Lambert
Last logged in: 17 Aug 2018
Experience: Joint owner driver of a narrow boat share for 5 years Holder of RYA Helmsman Certificate Treasurer of a canal restoration society
Mr Simon Burgess
Last logged in: 16 Aug 2018
Experience: Regular 2-week holidays skipper - main driver on UK canals. Planning to take RYA Helmsman course in near future.
Ms Judy England
Last logged in: 16 Aug 2018
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 Pearce
Last logged in: 16 Aug 2018
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 John Philp
Last logged in: 16 Aug 2018
Experience: Have taken a number of canal holidays over the years. Now also have the RYA helmsman certificate.
Mr Chris Bartlett
Last logged in: 15 Aug 2018
Experience: Have been a shareholder in 2no narrowboats since 2011. Have sailed mostly single handed on both boats 58ft both of them
Mr Ian Brown
Last logged in: 15 Aug 2018
Experience: I have considerable narrowboat experience both as a narrowboat owner and I have also been crew on the John Pinkerton trip boat on the Basingstoke canal. I have had both wide and narrow beam experience recently having bought a 70ft by 12ft boat down the Grand Union out onto the tidal Thames and up The Thames to Reading.
Mr Andrew Finch
Last logged in: 15 Aug 2018
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. Locks lift bridges are a breeze. 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. If you require a diligent clean tidy keen knowledgable crew member, go no further. You want me
Mr Chris Hall
Last logged in: 15 Aug 2018
Experience: I have had a number of narrow boat shares over the last 20 years and have completed a number of the "rings" on the system. I have the RYA Inland Waterways Helmsman Certificate and the RYA Yatchsman Competent Crew Certificate.
MR Keith Harvey
Last logged in: 15 Aug 2018
Experience: Available for boat moves delivery. Experienced.
Mrs Diana Hastings
Last logged in: 15 Aug 2018
Experience: Just love being on the canals and have been narrowboating hiring and crewing for many years. Am a volunteer skipper locally on cruises for special needs passengers. Happy to share all boating duties.
Mr Jeff Hill
Last logged in: 15 Aug 2018
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: 15 Aug 2018
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 Stephen Partridge
Last logged in: 15 Aug 2018
Experience: None but have crewed many times in the past on 40ft sailing boats around the South coast of UK and over to Ireland. Worked on riverboat in my youth taking passengers on day trips.
Mr Brian Slater
Last logged in: 15 Aug 2018
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.
Mrs Mary Swadling
Last logged in: 15 Aug 2018
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 Colin ThackerPugsley
Last logged in: 15 Aug 2018
Experience: Covered a lot of the network from the Leeds and Liverpool down through the Midlands to Gloucester Docks and over to Windsor. Also Llangollen canal. Haven t done any tidal stuff yet. Mostly done during 2017 when we rented a 62'narrow boat for six months. 1200 miles covered and 858 lockings. NO mishaps !
Mr Dave Walker
Last logged in: 15 Aug 2018
Experience: Haveing fitted out by own 57 narrow boat I ve got good round mechanical knowledge. Had experience of many rivers canals through out this country & France. Crewed & Skippered the local trip narrow boat. 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. Please get in touch if you require help moving your boat.
Last logged in: 25 Jun 2018
Ms Philippa Weitz
Last logged in: 25 Jun 2018
Experience: I have just finished crewing for a number of sections on the Grand Union Canal. I can navigate narrow boats and widebeams and am used to doing locks as well .... though not at the same time You really don t want too much of my cooking My current narrowboat crewing has now come to an end as the boat has reached its destination so I am available I don t want paying only travel expenses and any food during my crewing time included. On a first crewing I only go for the day the first time so that we can all meet each other but once and if we're all happy with each other I am happy to stay on board overnight. I look forward to hearing from you!
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.
Mrs Linda Mcwatt
Last logged in: 10 Feb 2018
Experience: Helmsman course.I had a share of a narrowboat for 2 years from 2011-2013 and miss the experience of narrow-boating.Travelled from Torksey Lock to Lincoln regularly and also travelled from Torskey Lock to Stratford-upon-Avon via Birmingham.I can help plan the day s journey read a map,steer the boat,handle ropes,operate locks and I know how to wield a windlass. I am good company,but also know when to keep quiet
Mr Barnaby Perrin Aldous
Last logged in: 24 Jan 2018
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.