Check out this video about the Chelmer and Blackwater Navigation
On The Water Event
At Sandford Lock
Saturday 20th August 11am to 5pm
Free Boat Trips Startins 12 noon - Book from 11.30am
Canal Art Display, Local Artist Paintings Sale, Raffle
Stand Up Paddle Boarding Display
Steam Boat, Lock Side Refreshments
Open Boat Viewings
Come along and have some fun ON THE WATER
EASE OF ACCESS WITH A WHEELCHAIR
Blackwater Dawn is a wide beam boat with a traditional look, and can carry up to 12 passengers, ideal for private charters, corporate outings and business meetings ...... in fact for almost any occasion.
Facilities aboard includes a large front deck, with seating, that
can be opened or closed subject to weather conditions, where
river views can be enjoyed. The internal areas can be accessed by means of a
platform lift, suitable for wheelchair users, and there is a large
disability friendly toilet with hand washing facilities.
platform lift, suitable for wheelchair users, and there is a large disability friendly toilet with hand washing facilities.
There is also a small galley, fridge, and gas hob, tea & coffee
is provided during you cruise, also space to plate your food for a
picnic lunch and serving drinks.
Enjoy the tranquil river while relaxing on-board and let the skipper take you on a river cruise to remember. The more active can help to operate the locks or steering the boat.
So why not make that Birthday or Anniversary an extra special
occasion by hiring Blackwater Dawn for your private party; you can even
bring your entertainment!
Corporate days out or maybe an unusual venue for that important
meeting can also be accommodated; just let us know how you want to spend the day
and we will help you.
Cruising the Chelmer and Blackwater is a perfect introduction to life on this unique Essex Waterway, an ideal way to enjoy the outdoors, and good for nature watching.
Blackwater Boats offer RYA courses for Inland Waterways (see link above)