What size & style boats do you build?

We build narrowboats from 36 feet to 65 feet. Because each and every boat we build is bespoke we can create any style you like. We don't limit the individuality of your boat by using "off the shelf" parts and designs.

How long is your waiting list?

Our waiting list is ever changing. If you are interested in having a boat build the our best advice is to call us on 01332 792 271 or email jdnarrowboats@gmail.com

How long does it take to build a boat?

This very much depends on the complexity of your build.

Can I visit during building?

Yes of course. Most of our customers make visitis throughout the build process. We simply request that you make a prior appointment to ensure that we can ensure safe acess to your boat.

What fit out options are there?

JD boats are all bespoke builds.Therefore within the limits of practicality, your budget, and regulations, then your imagination is the limit!
All fit outs are designed in a consulation process between our builer and you the customer. Changes and adaptations are possible during the build process.

What paint schemes do you offer?

A huge range of colours and styles are available, we can be as oestenatious or conservative as you wish!

When do I have to pay?

As members of the British Marine Federation, we employ a legally binding BMF contract.
Stage payments are due throughout the build. The only upfront payment is the deposit which secures your build slot.

If you have a question that isn't answered above we are always happy to speak on the phone or answer your questions by email.

You can call us on 01332 792 271 or email jdnarrowboats@gmail.com