Do you own a luxury narrowboat?

Would you like to earn an income from your investment?

We have been overwhelmed by the success of our two Boutique Narrowboats and we are now looking for other boat-owners to join us in the adventure.

If you own a leisure narrowboat – or are thinking of buying one – and are interested in hiring it out, why not get in touch to discuss how you can benefit from partnering with us?

We have lots of lovely customers wanting to travel in style – now we need more boats!


The lounge area in Lesley Ann Boutique narrowboat at union wharf Marina Market Harborough

We can help you with:

  • Finding the right commercial insurance
  • Obtaining a hire boat Boat Safety Scheme certificate
  • Applying for approval from the Canal and River Trust
  • Guaranteed mooring at Union Wharf, Market Harborough
  • Meeting fire regulations
  • Receiving bookings
  • Dealing with customers’ inquiries via phone, email and in person
  • Receiving income
  • Cleaning your boat and providing linen
  • Welcoming and handing over to your hirers
  • Filling up with diesel
  • Weekly, monthly and annual maintenance


In addition, we are happy to share our experience on:

  • Layout
  • Interior decoration
  • Pricing
  • Maintenance


No need to:

  • Live locally
  • Give up your own holidays on your boat
  • Employ staff
  • Deal with the relevant safety examiners or the waterways authorities
  • Market your boat, answer customers’ questions or take their bookings
  • Set up a business bank account
  • Operate an online booking calendar
  • Welcome your hirers on board or train them
  • Clean your boat inside or outside
  • Carry out general weekly maintenance
  • Handle money or deposits from your guests

^^ We will do all this for you ^^


Initially, we are looking for just two more Boutique Narrowboats to join our little fleet at Market Harborough. Please do get in touch if your boat (or the one you are creating) ticks these boxes:

  • Interior decoration to a high standard
  • 6 or more leisure batteries
  • Pump-out toilet
  • Available for at least 10 months of the year (preferably all summer)
  • Willing to be based at Union Wharf, Market Harborough.

If you would like to earn income from your investment and think your boat would be a perfect fit for the Boutique Narrowboat brand at Union Wharf, then please get in touch or call Sharon on 07740474937 and we can have a chat.


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