BWML Brokerage services working in partnership with to provide a specialist brokerage service for Narrowboats and all that float on the canals. Boatshed is now the exclusive external broker in most of BWML’s 20 locations, available to assist our customers with the sale and purchase of Narrowboats and other inland waterway vessels.

BWML is part of the UK’s Canal & River Trust (formally, British Waterways) a national charity whose primary role is the custodian and navigation authority for around 2,000 miles of canals and rivers across England and Wales.

Marketing your boat

  • As soon as the boat goes live on
  • Brokerage Action: Price reduction, new gear or updates.
  • Boat Auction - Specialist Narrowboat and Inland waterways auctions can be created, Boat Owners can enter their boats up to 1 month before the auction starts.

Sellers Monthly updates

All Owners receive monthly updates in customer activity and interest on the boat. This is really important to keep Owners in the picture of what's happening.

Getting regular updates from your yacht broker about sales activity on your boat is vital.

Boatshed already have a variety of feedback systems to make sure owners are kept up to date with activity. However as an extension to this, Boatshed now have a new secure area where owners of boats can get live information on the activity and sales data for their boat for sale.

  • View live info your boat for sale in real time
  • Detailed viewing statistics for your boat
  • View historic price reductions
  • Request price adjustments and new marketing
  • View your boat documents
  • Request an appointment with your broker
  • Enter your boat into the next boat auction

Boatshed Grand Union

The team Phil & Jan at Boatshed Grand Union specialise in Narrowboats and canal boats. Not only does Boatshed Grand Union do brokerage but also RYA narrowboat training, buy a boat and ask about own boat tuition!

  • Apsley Marina
  • Cowroast Marina
  • Limehouse Basin Marina
  • Packet Boat Marina
  • Priory Marina

Boatshed Yorkshire

If you would like to sell your boat through Boatshed Yorkshire, our end to end services are provided on a no sale, no fee basis, for peace of mind. Whatever your buying requirements, they will endeavour to find the right boat for you and help you through the whole process.

  • Hull Marina
  • Lemonroyd Marina
  • Ripon Racecourse Marina

Boatshed Bristol covers...

The team at Boatshed Bristol cover both coastal and inland areas, have a chat to them about how they can help sell your boat. John and his team will hand hold through all stages of buying a boat and happy to answer questions at any time.

  • Bath Marina
  • Portavon Marina

Boatshed Lancashire

Our offices are based at Glasson Basin Marina in Lancaster and from there we cover all coastal and inland waterways and marinas throughout Lancashire as well as the Isle of Man.

  • Galgate Marina
  • Pennington Wharf Marina
  • White Bear Marina
  • Glasson basin Marina

For more information about selling or buying a boat berthed at the following BWML marinas, please contact the the local Boatshed broker as they have seen the boat, taken stacks of high res photos and videos, see full details of each boat on