• 20m Groningen Tjalk - £85,000 - try an offer

    20m Groningen Tjalk - £85,000 - try an offer

    3 Sleeping cabin Dutch barge, spacious and in good condition

  • 24.4 metre Klipper barge 129,000 Euros

    24.4 metre Klipper barge 129,000 Euros

    Argo is in a very well maintained condition,she has 3 bedrooms, bow thruster, 2 x spud legs (mooring pins) and just a lovely barge - must be seen

  • Enjoy cruising the Historic Canals of France

    Enjoy cruising the Historic Canals of France

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    Arguably the finest canal in Europe, the Canal du Midi is a goal for all serious foreign going cruisers, it is magnificent and I have the barges and boats to take you there in comfort

  • Come to Amsterdam to see some of the superb barges for sale

    Come to Amsterdam to see some of the superb barges for sale

  • Magnificent 24m barge is for sale - £149,000

    Magnificent 24m barge is for sale - £149,000

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    This barge is superb, she must be visited to be appreciated. She is a lovely family live aboard or cruising barge for the European canals. At present moored in the centre of Amsterdam so it is easy to view with a bit of notice.

  • The City Project - 20m Saloon vessel

    The City Project - 20m Saloon vessel

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    This magnificent double deck cruising houseboat is ideal for living on one of Europe's great rivers in a major city. Be it on the River Thames, the River Seine, maybe in Berlin, Amsterdam or the Mediterranean she can cruised in 5 star luxury

  • 18m (60ft)Sagar replica barge @190,000

    18m (60ft)Sagar replica barge @190,000

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    This high specification barge has everything to go cruising including a sound-proofed main engine and an extended after cabin and deck

  • Magnificent Hotel barge

    Magnificent Hotel barge

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    Savoir Faire is the ideal vessel for a city centre business or as a cruising barge Hotel - she must be seen. It is however possible to convert for family living.

  • Luxurious VIP vessel now for sale @ 452,893 Euros

    Luxurious VIP vessel now for sale @ 452,893 Euros

    One of two sister vessels with slightly different specifications

  • 20 metre Euroship luxemotor 350,000 euros

    20 metre Euroship luxemotor 350,000 euros

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    This vessel has everything that you need for luxury cruising in the European canals and coastal waters. The professional fit out consists of 3 double bedrooms that sleep 7, there are 2 W.C's and 2 Saloons

Vessels for working and living afloat




NEW boats for the inland waterways - Electric and hybrid

 Go Green - more details shortly.

Welcome to the Canal Cruisers and Dutch Barges For Sale website - we are here to create your dream

You will find many Dutch barges (newbuild or converted), Commercial vessels, Saloon Boats and English Widebeams, all for living on board or cruising. There are many different types available - just scroll down and click on the pictures or links below for more information, many of these are interactive to help you to navigate around the site.

 Our team will  do their best to find you the perfect vessel for work, pleasure or to live aboard. There are many vessels for sale on this website but if you do not see the boat for you and need help finding it please contact:  

 Peter Coupland direct on:

Tel. 0044 (0) 7757 279 336 or,

E-mail:  [email protected]

This is a 7 day a week service and we always try to answer your messages as soon as possible - please remember to bookmark this site, you will always want to return.


 You will see a few examples here on the Home Page or go to our full listings by hitting the buttons on the left and right of the screen. Please note: If you are on a mobile phone just go to the menu bar in the top right hand corner of the screen and all the categories are listed there.



A magnificent mooring requires a vessel of quality - this one could be it, she is ideal as a cruising or static home afloat. We have many more that may suit your requirements and your budget, go to the link below and you will see what we have available.

The above vessel is an example of the shells that I can provide for you 


The Sharq Explorer above is a very special, fully operational, live aboard cruiser or office - this vessel is 24m X 5 m.


These may also be the perfect boats for you, are you looking for something special, a magnificent vessel to live aboard in London, Paris, Amsterdam or even the Mediterranean? we specialise in vessels that would be ideal for city living. To hear more please contact:www.dutchbargesforsale.co.uk/home/city_living_afloat.html

Dutch Barges

 Many of the finest quality Dutch barges afloat both in the UK and Europe are available on this web site (more than 100 for sale at any one time), therefore there is plenty of choice. In association with leading Designers and British and Dutch Barge Builders we are now producing new barges to a very high specification for our customers at a very good price.  There are also many reasonably priced project barges from shells to fully operational floating homes.   www.dutchbargesforsale.co.uk/barges_for_sale.html

Hotel Barges and Passenger ships


We have some very special vessels that have been fitted out as fully equipped luxury hotel barges and others as more basic student hostel barges however they are all good business oportunities for Companies or private individuals. If you click on the links on this page for the hotel barges most of our barges are listed: www.workboatseurope.com/workboats/hotel_ship.html



Sailing barges

 For sailing barges - www.dutchbargesforsale.co.uk/sailing_vessels.html

Project Barges

 There are several project barges from large (39m) to small (12.5m) in various stages of fit out, Tell us what you are looking for and if we do not have something to suit your requirements we may be able to find it for you. Also go to our Workboat site:  www.workboatseurope.com/workboats/projects_in_holland.html

Widebeam Barges


Enjoy the English countryside, in the broad beam canals before you head for the smallest canals of Europe. These barges are also suitable for the splendid canals of France, in Brittany or Southern France, the Canal du Midi, the choice is yours. 


This barge is for sale now on a residential mooring - £83,000


Floating Homes


A floating Home can be anything that you wish it to be and can afford, they can vary from static pontoon houseboats to vessels that cruise the UK and European waterways:  www.dutchbargesforsale.co.uk/barges_for_sale/houseboats.html

 Motor Boats


From economic, live aboard cruisers to some of the finest motor yachts on the market, we have many available for you to look at, mostly in and around Amsterdam. Ashore or afloat, new and used we may have the boat for you: www.dutchbargesforsale.co.uk/motor_cruisers.html


Aluminium - Fast Patrol Boats, Rescue Boats, Fire boats, Tugs and for Leisure - these boats are light weight and robust and are also ideal as tenders.




 The very best pntoons, tugs, workboats, patrol boats, even cargo ships, new build and used. All commercial vessels will be described in more detail if you click onto Commercial vessels on the left hand side of this page or go to www.workboatseurope.com

 Barge and Boatfinder service

To find the Barge,Motor Boat or Commercial Craft that you require - whatever size we will try to help you to locate it for you.


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