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Day Boat Hire


Day boat hire



Enjoy the tranquillity of the picturesque Macclesfield Canal, at your own leisurely pace, aboard our purpose built day boat “Comet”. Whether it’s a day out with family and friends, or to gain experience before purchasing your own narrowboat or even as an alternative team building event for work, we can cater for all types of groups. As we cater for more family orientated groups we DO NOT accept bookings for Hen or Stag events or "Booze Cruises".


Hire Rates and times

 £120 per day weekdays (Mon-Fri)  

£150 per day weekends (Sat or Sun)  

Hire time is from 9am to 5pm

*Prices includes Diesel,Water, Gas and expert tuition.



The maximum capacity is 6 people (including children and infants). STRICTLY ADHERED TO




 On board there is a small galley with a sink, 2 gas burners and kettle. The boat now has central heating and comes with complimentary Tea, Coffee, fresh drinking water and paper cups are all provided. (please bring your own milk and cutlery if required). There is also a toilet on board..



Hire Time:

 The boat is available from 9am onwards. Full tuition is provided on the day and takes around 30 minutes. The boat MUST be returned by 5pm at latest. Late return incurs a financial penalty. We are happy to discuss & recommend routes to take. N.B. Hire times are reduced during late autumn/winter. Hire rates are reduced to reflect this. If interested in hiring during these seasons please phone to discuss.



Security Deposit:

 We require a £50 security deposit upfront, over and above the hire fee. This is to secure against loss/damage of equipment and late return. The deposit shall be refunded in full provided the boat is returned on time, with all equipment, inline with our Ts&Cs.



See our T’s&C’s for full details.