We aim to have your cruiser ready for 1pm although official takeover time is 4pm. If you
arrive after office hours for any reason, we have a procedure for late arrivals which
means you cannot leave the marina on your boat until you have been checked in the
following day and had your trial run. Your cruiser must be handed back to the Marina by
9am on your day of departure.
You do not need previous experience to drive a boat, when you arrive you will be given a
full demonstration of all equipment on the cruiser and a trial run to ensure you are
happy driving a mooring boat. You will also be given a manual providing useful
information, instructions on operating your cruiser and reminders of safe navigation.
This varies on a combination of the following: tides, boat, distance, heating etc and
unfortunately it’s not possible to estimate before your holiday begins. You can make a huge
difference to your fuel economy by travelling with the tides (not against them) and also
sticking to (or below) the speed limits, the engines are designed to be most efficient at
the normal cruising speed... there is no rush you are on holiday! When you book your boat a
diesel deposit is charged, the deposit amount will depend on the length of your holiday. You
will be charged for the diesel you've used and a refund for the remaining given upon your
Yes, we supply auto inflate buoyancy aids for adults and buoyancy aids for children. Full
instruction on fitting, when and where to wear your lifejackets will be given. We also have
a variety of sizes for dogs available on request.
Subject to availability you can moor at most other broads hire boat yards and some yacht
stations. There are also 20 free 24 hour Broads Authority moorings, as well as some private
moorings which are chargeable. Most riverside pubs provide moorings for customers.
It’s called a galley! The galley on your holiday cruiser has a gas hob, oven, grill,
microwave and sink. Crockery, kettle, pots and nonstick pans are supplied along with
cutlery. We also have salt cellars, butter dishes, cafetieres and toasters which are
available upon request.
There is a Radio, TV and DVD onboard your holiday cruiser for your entertainment. The boat
has USB sockets and 12v car type chargers for charging telephones. We also have inverters
for some 240v electrical appliances, although they will not support high powered devices.
There are showers with hot and cold running waters and toilets aboard
During the course of your hire period you may require a pump out service. This is available
at boatyards, Yacht stations and some public mooring spots. We do advise that land based
toilets are used as much as possible. Part week holidays do not normally require a pump out.
however the higher the occupancy and the longer the holiday, the more likely your toilet
will need a pump out.
Yes in general you can fish. Fishing is permitted from 15th June to 15th March with a
National Rivers Authority Licence which can be bought from any Post office. Fishing
equipment can be purchased locally if required.