Nick Thorpe Boat Building

Styles of Boats: Day Boat

Purpose-built for single-day use for hire companies or people wishing to hire from their own base.

Usually 30 ft in length, all steel construction, with a small back cabin and an open-sided internal seating area.
A well deck seating area with the option of a cruiser or traditional stern deck.


Day boats are built from BSAU 43EN steel, with a 4mm roof, 5mm cabin sides, 6mm hull sides and a 6mm base.

Each boat is finished with two coats of bitumen and two coats of red/grey oxide. Custom paint finishes, engine fitting and full interior fitouts are available. Please contact for more details.

Nick Thorpe Boat Building Staffordshire - Boat Specifications

Call now on 01889 270 040 to discuss your project requirements.

Nick Thorpe Boatbuilding - Narrowboats in Staffordshire

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01889 270 040

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