|List of Crew|
|Ms Judy EnglandLast logged in: 13 Jun 2018Experience: 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 Chris HallLast logged in: 11 Jun 2018Experience: 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 Jeff HillLast logged in: 11 Jun 2018Experience: Six narrowboat holidays.
Trip boat skipper for 3 years. BML
Work boat skipper.
WRG helmsman s ticket - instructor level|
|Mr Dave WalkerLast logged in: 11 Jun 2018Experience: 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.|
|Mr Ian BrownLast logged in: 10 Jun 2018Experience: 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 Simon BurgessLast logged in: 10 Jun 2018Experience: Regular 2-week holidays skipper - main driver on UK canals. Planning to take RYA Helmsman course in near future.|
|Ms LYNDA DRAYCOTTLast logged in: 10 Jun 2018Experience: A couple of trips along Grand Union and Oxford canals|
|Mrs Diana HastingsLast logged in: 10 Jun 2018Experience: 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.|
|Mrs Pauline KingLast logged in: 10 Jun 2018Experience: 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 John PhilpLast logged in: 10 Jun 2018Experience: Have taken a number of canal holidays over the years. Now also have the RYA helmsman certificate.|
|Mr David ProbettLast logged in: 10 Jun 2018Experience: Hold RYA Inland Waterways Helmsman s Certificate UW1000717 .
Happy to work locks use ropes, steer.
Boat renting up to 57 feet.
Volunteers as Crew on Wey Arun Charitable Trust trip boats of public capacities 35 narrowboat and 50 (widebeam .
Single-handed Narrowboat operation
Available as crew for others or to move boats around the canal network.|
|Mr Brian SlaterLast logged in: 10 Jun 2018Experience: 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.|
|Ms Philippa WeitzLast logged in: 10 Jun 2018Experience: 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 PlumbLast logged in: 07 Jun 2018Experience: 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.|
|  Last logged in: 04 Jun 2018Experience: |
|Mr Chris LambertLast logged in: 04 Jun 2018Experience: Joint owner driver of a narrow boat share for 5 years
Holder of RYA Helmsman Certificate
Treasurer of a canal restoration society|
|Mr Stephen PartridgeLast logged in: 04 Jun 2018Experience: None|
|Mr chris batchLast logged in: 25 May 2018Experience: RYA inland waterways helmsman certificated
Experienced in all aspects of canal boating.
Happy to be part of a team solo
Alternatively if you lack experience and or need help.
If you lack confidence crewing single handed
Need a boat transfering|
|Mr Mike CoverdaleLast logged in: 14 May 2018Experience: Extensive over 40 years.
VHF SRC qualification with own VHF DSC radio.
RYA Inland Waterways Helmsmans certificate holder.
L2 Emergency First Aid at Work qualification.
North West England ONLY.
|MR Keith HarveyLast logged in: 14 May 2018Experience: Available for boat moves delivery.
|Mr Colin ThackerPugsleyLast logged in: 16 Apr 2018Experience: 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 !|
|Mrs Linda McwattLast logged in: 10 Feb 2018Experience: 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 AldousLast logged in: 24 Jan 2018Experience: 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.
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.
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.|
|Mr Joseph PestellLast logged in: 14 Nov 2017Experience: First cruised aged 14 part of a crew that won IWA Silver Sword. Several cruises since on various canals, wide and narrow in the UK and Canal du Midi in France.|