The Sandpiper Class Canal Boats
Facilities on Board
The Alvechurch Sandpiper is a 63ft long, 6 berth semi-traditional narrowboat. It has a quiet water-cooled diesel engine with simple to use controls.
4 Speaker Radio/CD player; colour TV/DVD player.
Wider beds. As this is a 6 berth boat, there is a choice of a double berth or two singles in both the centre and rear cabins. All permanent beds have interior sprung mattresses. An optional dinette/double is available saloon area. TV in each cabin.
A safe is supplied on the boat (except on boats based at Gailey), as are helmsman's waterproofs and an umbrella. Front deck table. Tuition, and buoyancy aids, are supplied free of charge.
The kitchen is fully equipped and has a 4 burner gas cooker with grill and oven; refrigerator; sink and drainer; saucepans; cooking utensils; crockery and cutlery appropriate for the number of berths. There is plenty of storage space and work surfaces. Also supplied are a microwave; toaster and Cafetiere
There are two bathrooms, each with a wash hand basin, electrically operated flush toilet and a shower with bi-fold door and a 240v shaver socket. There is also a large mirror in the bathroom, Extractor fan.
Freshly laundered bedding is supplied for each crew member, as per your requirements. Additional bedding is available upon request. Towels are also supplied - one medium sized towel per crew member, and one hand towel per bathroom.
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