Pintail Boats (en-GB)

Welcome to Pintail Boats

Pintail Boats is a company based near Kirkby Lonsdale that specialises in the building and hiring out of luxury narrowboats and widebeams on the lock free Lancaster Canal. 

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Canal Boat Hire

Based at Garstang Marina, you will find our luxury widebeam boat is in the ideal location to explore the Lancaster Canal.  With 42 miles of meandering, lock free waterway, you can sit back and relax as you cruise from village to village taking in their individual charm. Our friendly staff will make sure you have the necessary briefing and safety equipment before you depart. 

Our week long breaks starting on a Saturday gives you plenty of time to relax and unwind.

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Lancaster Canal Holidays

The Lancaster Canal runs from Tewitfield which is just south of the Lake District, through Lancashire and on to Preston, passing through stunning scenery, picturesque villages and historic towns an cities along the way. Meandering through the green fields, the lock free waterway is never too far from amenities, canal side pubs and restaurants and a variety of other attractions. 

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Boat Building

For many people, owning a narrowboat and spending time on the water can be a dream come true. Pintail Boats with its team of highly skilled craftsmen will change this dream into a reality. As members of the CBA(Canal Boatbuilders Association) you can trust that Pintail Boats will take care in every aspect of the build from the manufacturing of the shell to the interior fit out ensuring everything is finished to the highest standard. During each stage of the build we value your input so your bespoke narrowboat meets your expectations.

With over 50 years of engineering experience, our boat-building team demonstrate their expertise in every boat that they produce. We are proud of our narrowboats and hope you will be too!



If you have any questions or would simply like to find out more, send us an email or call direct on 
07980607070 (Kevin) or 07582252262 (Shaun).