As the new year approaches the effects coronavirus and brexit bite, a lot of my suppliers have been warning about increases to the imported parts and products we are using, i have avoided putting a price the mallard as i knew these increases would happen so i have been making plans and buying stock before […]
The unique design of Mallard narrowboat pushes the envelope of its niche, the elegance of a traditional narrowboat and the ease of a river cruiser , after having owned many boats and using them on the avon river and the severn, narrowboats and river cruisers, i knew the moment i saw the mallard it had […]
Ready for a new workshop Adding a new site to the empire ,this is where i will be making the mallard boats and repairing others, the moulds and boats will be arriving soon. Huge doors will make life easy Good size for moving trailers and boats.
As the rest of the boat i could choose the cheapest option , however if i do most of the parts will fail in the first year or so . i will be fitting good quality parts as standard so durite electrical gets the vote. https://www.durite.co.uk/default.aspx Battery Isolator – 100A at 24V and 500A Battery […]
Along with many other features the mallard will fitted as standard with caldwell windows Framed Windows “Clip-in and thermal break framed windows are industry-leading window designs which can be installed in a variety of vehicles. These styles offer the same design choices as the other styles but come with a wide range of benefits. For […]
For a couple of weeks i have been organising this new project …The mallard a 23 ft grp Narrowboat that fits on a trailer and can be launched at any slipway with a trailer. so story starts with an advert on facebook , mallard moulds for sale £5000 The moulds and the pull […]
This may sound strange but the sound of your engine makes a difference, some people like the sound of an old lister, others prefer engines quiet like canal line…whatever your preference, my saying is know your engine , if it breaks down you can fix it ,we just love fixing and tinkering with old oily […]
Most boats on the rivers are taken out over the winter on slipways, to avoid any damage from floods and general winter weather, narrowboats normally stay on the river and canal marinas,if you intend to stay on your boat during these times be prepared ,when the canal is frozen and your miles from anywhere .
This page i am going to list all the great ideas from groups websites and individuals
This page is going to look at free power sources Free power sounds delightful fanciful ideas? well sunlight , gravity , wind , syphon ,water im sure its there somewhere….. some people talk about free electric motors that drive alternators that recharge batteries that powers the motor ,