Skippered Day Cruises

New for 2020 we offer our skippered day boat 'Gilbert' with full disabled access.

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Available to hire for half/full day cruises on the historic Bridgewater Canal. Our brand new 45 foot widebeam canal boat is purpose built for wheelchair access, and can cater for parties with a variety of disabilities.

There is a boarding ramp on the rear deck, and internal wheelchair lift for easy access to the galley, cabin, disabled bathroom and forward sun deck.

The large rear galley is equipped with tea and coffee making facilities oven, grill and fridge freezer. All cooking and dining equipment is also provided. 


Gilbert can accomodate up to 12 passengers (including up to a maximum of 4 wheelchairs).

What you need to Know


Due to the safety of passengers, crew and the boat we operate a zero alcohol policy onboard.

 Loading of alcohol onboard or a person being intoxicated will result in your cruise being cancelled and monies paid will be non refundable.

All cruises depart from and return to Bridgewater Marina, Quayside Close, Boothstown, Worsley M28 1YB.

Half day cruises from 9.30am - 1pm are available weekdays only.

Hire Rates 

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Payment Terms

Payment terms are £100.00 deposit at time of booking.

Remainder of balance due on day of hire.

All major credit/ debit cards accepted.


For bookings please contact us directly on:

01942 878 606

07725 130 277

[email protected]

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