• Cruising in the sunshine

    Cruising in the sunshine

    We have all the vessels that you need for cruising anywhere in the UK and European waterways, this is what we specialise and can give you all the help you need to get started. Here are some ideal cruisers

  • A magnificent 20.6m (67.5ft) barge - £198,000

    A magnificent 20.6m (67.5ft) barge - £198,000

    Fowey Belle is a very special barge having been completed in superb style and quality, the lovely timber work and equipment all fitted by craftsmen. 3 double sleeping cabins, all en-suite.

  • 31ft Aquanaut Cruiser-Offers £21,000

    31ft Aquanaut Cruiser-Offers £21,000

    This 9,5m (31ft) cruiser is for sale close to Amsterdam, she is in nice condition and fully operational. a very good cruiser for exploring the canals.

  • 29.5m Luxury cruising home or hotel

    29.5m Luxury cruising home or hotel

    This large barge is ideally suited for use as a hotel barge, Chouette needs no modification, she could start working straight away. There are 5 sleeping cabins, 9 berths and 4 bathrooms, ideal for a large family or paying guests

  • Spacious 19m (62 ft) Klipper barge - 210,000GBP

    Spacious 19m (62 ft) Klipper barge - 210,000GBP

    Galileo won the 'Best barge at rally' award at the summer rally in the London Docklands 2013, she has to be seen

  • Magnificent NEW Saloon boat £49,950

    Magnificent NEW Saloon boat £49,950

    Ideal for the R. Thames this is Style and Luxury, cruise the rivers and canals aboard this brand new Saloon boat. She is just Magnificent, designed and built by craftsmen.

  • Tercoo Rotating Blasters - Special offers

    Tercoo Rotating Blasters - Special offers

    Ideal for removing rust, paint and bitumen from steel, available in single, double and triple discs. Please go to the Products page to read more or click on picture. Look to see how we can help. Go to Products Page, contact Peter for special prices.

  • This good looking barge is now for sale as is for £56,000

    This good looking barge is now for sale as is for £56,000

    With double glazed windows and exterior doors and hatches fitted this lovely 17m (56 foot) barge is for sale at 70,000 Euros (£56,000)

  • Cruise the amazing Dutch Canals

    Cruise the amazing Dutch Canals

    If you like cruising there is so much to see in this lovely country. There are years of fine cruising here and most of it is on quiet magnificent waterways. Bring your bike to spend some time exploring, get away from the cities and see what you find.

  • Magnificent Klipper barge 395,000 Euros

    Magnificent Klipper barge 395,000 Euros

    I will take you to visit this lovely barge in Holland and You will not see a finer barge afloat for the asking price. Ebenhaezer was completely rebuilt in 2008 and is virtually new.

  • Special offers on Sailaway barges

    Special offers on Sailaway barges

    Please talk to Peter Coupland about the super deals on this new build barge and many others, in kit, shell, sailaway or fully complete versions - he can provide exactly what you need

  • A superb SAGAR built barge  for £170,000

    A superb SAGAR built barge for £170,000

    This 2005 16.5m (54 foot) Sagar built barge is now available in central France and is fully equipped and ready to go cruising.

  • 24m Hotel Barge, ideal for cruising - £275,000

    24m Hotel Barge, ideal for cruising - £275,000

    Rival has for a number of years been cruising the river Thames with up to 8 passengers in Lovely accommodation, sleeping cabins with en-suite facilities

  • Ships Wheels for sale

    Ships Wheels for sale

    I have a number of original and traditional ships wheels for sale, various sizes and all in good condition . Please contact Peter Coupland for the full list of ships wheels and other equipment available: [email protected]

  • Delivery by road or sea

    Delivery by road or sea

    For large and awkward loads, tight fits or delivery across the North Sea we have professionals that will help you at reasonable cost. Talk to us about your delivery, we can add up the hidden charges so that you can make the right choice

  • Based in France 19.80m Luxemotor £98,000

    Based in France 19.80m Luxemotor £98,000

    This lovely barge is for sale South of Paris and she is ready to go cruising now Fully operational, Well maintained with 3 double cabins

  • NEW and unused Branson 55ft - £220,000

    NEW and unused Branson 55ft - £220,000

    This 55 foot Tyler/Wilson replica Barge is now complete and is for sale with two 2 walk around berths in separate en-suite cabins. Boat show model.

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Welcome to our website, please scroll down  to see what we can offer

This site is where you will find Dutch barges (newbuild or older), 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 for more information

 My 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 what you want please contact:  

 Peter direct on 0044 (0) 7757 279 336

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


 For fine Cruising Barges, Motor Cruisers and Commercial Work Boats - 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.  

 Dutch Barges

Many of the finest quality Dutch barges afloat both in the UK and Europe are available on my web site (more than 100 for sale at any one time, therefore there is plenty of choice). In association with our Designers and British and Dutch Barge Builders we are now producing new barges that customers are asking for to a very high specification 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


We have some very special vessels that have been fitted out as fully equipped 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 however if you do not see what you require please contact us.  www.workboatseurope.com/workboats/hotel_ship.html

Widebeam Barges

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


Narrow Boats

For vessels able to navigate all of the English wateryways system we can provide you with new narrow boats built by one of the best steel boat building companies in the UK, There are also second hand vessels available. Sorry, this picture is not interactive just yet - it will be soon. (Link will be coming soon.)

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 cruising vessels  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, I have many available for you to look at, mostly in and around Amsterdam. Ashore or afloat, new and used we have many for you to see.www.dutchbargesforsale.co.uk/motor_cruisers.html


 The very best Dutch 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 I will try to help you to locate it.


The UK distributers for the:

Rotating blasters

 Ideal for removing rust, paint and Bitumen

from all Steel products 




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