IMPORTANT COVID-19 NOTICE  – We are open for viewings and demonstrations on all vessels for sale by prior appointment only. If you would like to view a particular boat or boats, or wish to discuss buying or selling a boat with us, please contact us before travelling to the marina and we will make an appointment for you.  Thank you.

We have offering brokerage at the Fish and Duck Marina since early 2016, and our clients are buyers and sellers of narrow and wide beam steel vessels, motor cruisers, day boats and sports boats to whom we offer a comprehensive sale and purchase service covering all practical and legal aspects of buying and selling vessels.  We can also offer warranties (terms and conditions apply) and introductions to marine insurance and finance brokers.  And to assist you further, our FAQ page contains useful guidance on the process.  As members of the British Boat Retailers and Brokers Association (a group association of British Marine), we follow a professional Code of Practice and maintain a separate bank account specifically to deal with client funds.  British Marine has also produced a helpful video ( and a Boat Buyer’s Guide (
We advertise on our web site and other media including Apollo Duck, Rightboat and Facebook (Market Place). We also have display boards and signage at the marina, so if you are considering selling a boat please contact us for details of our service and competitive terms. From our location at Popes Corner, we can also collect and deliver vessels from and to most locations on the Cambridgeshire waterways.
If you are looking to buy a boat, please contact us to discuss your requirements.  In the meantime, please scroll down to browse our current listings and if you see a boat that interests you, please get in touch and we will be only to pleased to help.


Seamaster 813 ‘Kootenay’ £19,999

**NEW LISTING – DETAILS TO FOLLOW** Description ‘Kooteney’ is a well presented and maintained example of this popular design of classic river cruiser, that would make an ideal first boat. She is fitted with an economical single diesel Vetus engine and is perfectly suited to the inland waterways. Available for viewings 7 days a week […]

Fairline Mirage Mk 1 ‘Sarah Louise’ SALE AGREED

Description A popular model of river cruiser with generous accommodation above and below decks. Sarah Louise is ideally suited to the inland river network having been converted to shaft driven single diesel engine in 2015. A new Boat Safety Certificate will be issued prior to sale. Available for viewings 7 days a week by prior […]

Classic Iron Narrow Boat ‘Sara’ SOLD

Description The hull of SARA was commissioned by the Oxford Canal Company as an open horse-drawn icebreaking boat. The frames were supplied by the Harts Hill Iron Co. of Dudley and she was probably built in the 1850’s, making her one of the oldest craft on the internal waterways. As an ice boat Sara would […]

Small Tjalk Dutch Barge ‘Mr Toad’ £35,000ono

Description ‘Mr Toad’ is a delightful vessel with lots of character that has been fully refitted throughout. She is suitable for all weather use having a fixed wheel house and would make a great live aboard or cruising vessel. Benefiting from a topsides repaint in October 2020, Mr Toad is reluctantly offered for sale due […]

Seamaster 23 ‘Ben Varrey’ SALE AGREED

Description ‘Ben Varrey’ is a tidy and well presented example of a Seamaster 23, and she would make an ideal first boat for anyone looking to explore the inland waterways. We are open 7 days a week, and to arrange a viewing please contact us by phone or email. New listing – Further details to […]

70′ Trad Stern ‘Admiral Benbow’ SOLD

Description ‘Admiral Benbow’ is a trad stern narrow boat with a traditional layout that has been used as a liveaboard in the Cambridge/Ely area for the past 9 years.  She is currently set up with two double cabins and is being offered for sale with all her inventory and equipment. Please contact us to arrange […]

60” Wide Beam ‘Enterprise’ SOLD

Description ‘Enterprise’ is a Viking canal boat that has been fitted out to a high specification using quality materials. Having an ideal 10” beam, the vessel is unrestricted on the Cambridgeshire waterways where she is currently moored. After having little use from new, she is ready to start new adventures with a new owner. Latest […]

55′ Viking Wide Beam ‘Large Marge’ £104,000

Description ‘Large Marge’ is a beautifully fitted, presented and well equipped, reverse layout, wide beam vessel from a renowned builder that is ideally suited to life aboard. With plenty of modern comforts, she provides comfortable accommodation that can be enjoyed all year round. The vessel has an EA Navigation Licence for the Anglian region until […]

58′ Trad Narrow Boat ‘Green Dragon’ SOLD

Description ‘Green Dragon’ was built by Liverpool Boats in 2002 and is an ideal vessel equipped for residential use and continuous cruising of the inland canals and waterways. The hull was re-blacked in July 2020, new anodes fitted in 2018, and with a recent repaint above the waterline completed by the seller to a good […]

Sea Master 27 ‘Tizzy’ SOLD

Description Believed to have been built in 1974, ‘Tizzy’ is a respectable example of this popular design of classic river cruiser that would make an ideal first boat. She is fitted with her original single Perkins 4-107 diesel engine. Engines Perkins 4-cylinder diesel engine coupled to a shaft drive with a single lever control. Construction […]

55′ Trad N/B ‘Eileen Herbert’ £39,950

Description ‘Eileen Herbert’ (previous name ‘Dez Rez’) was commissioned by Severn Valley Boat Centre on 01/10/2004 for her original owner. She has been in the hands of the current owner for 4 years and is now for sale as they have bought another boat. She is equipped for ‘off grid’ living and cruising and comes […]

Elysian 34 ‘Meander’ £35,000 ono

Description ‘Meander’ is a very nicely presented, modernised and well equipped river cruiser that would probably have begun its life as a holiday hire boat on the Fenland waterways. Under the current ownership, she has undergone an extensive programme of improvements and included in the sale is a comprehensive inventory of equipment to enable a […]

Princess 33 ‘Penny Royal’ £25,000 ono

Description The Princess 33 offers flexibility, space and comfort in a sedan styled, aft cockpit, semi-displacement motor cruiser. ‘Penny Royal’ is equipped with a pair of 6 cylinder diesel engines making her capable of tidal and coastal passages as well as inland cruising. Viewings are available 7 days a week by arrangement, so please contact […]

70′ Colecraft Wide Beam ‘Endeavour’ SOLD

Description ‘Endeavour’ is a beautiful, floating home that would serve equally well as a permanent residence or an idyllic rural escape. A high quality shell build has been expertly fitted out by the owner, a professional joiner, in a contemporary style. The overall result is a luxurious, spacious and light filled space that could just […]

49′ Dutch Style Barge ‘Jasper’ £144,950 ono

Description Jasper is a well maintained and beautifully presented unique Dutch style barge. Built in 2007 by reputable fabricator Reeves and fitted out to a high standard by award winning Sabre. Jasper has been designed as both a comfortable home as well as a practical, stylish cruising vessel. Interior space has been used to provide […]