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Narrow Boat Hire : The AVE8-2 class narrow boat

The AVE8-2 Canal Boat Sleeps up to 8 people.


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The AVE8-2 class canal boat is rated Stars

The AVE8-2 class canal boat is rated  stars


DESIGN: Quiet water cooled diesel engine, 64ft cruiser stern.

FEATURES: There is full radiator central heating on the boat. A 200 gallon water tank supplies the hot and cold running water.

Canal Boat Layouts

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AVE8-2 layout 1
AVE8-2 Layout 1

The AVE8-2 class Onboard Facilities

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Television on board  

The AVE8-2 class Virtual Tour

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KITCHEN: The kitchen is fully equipped and has a 4 burner gas cooker with grill and oven, refrigerator; sink and drainer; saucepans; cooking utensils; crockery and cutlery appropriate for the number of berths. There is plenty of storage space and work surfaces.

BEDDING: Freshly laundered bedding is supplied for each crew member, as per your requirements. Additional bedding is available upon request. Towels are also supplied - one medium sized towel per crew member, and one hand towel per bathroom.

BATHROOM: 1 bathroom with shower, sink and toilet. 1 additional separate toilet.