The Thrush Class Canal Boats
Facilities on Board
The Alvechurch Thrush is a 66ft long, 6 berth semi traditional stern narrowboat. It has a quiet water-cooled diesel engine with simple to use controls.
Radio/CD player, colour TV/DVD player.
As this is a 6 berth boat, there is a choice of a double berth or two singles in both the rear and centre cabins. These beds have interior sprung mattresses. An optional dinette/double or two single berths is available in the saloon.
A safe is supplied on the boat (except on boats based at Gailey), as are helmsman's waterproofs and an umbrella. 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 or hip bath/shower, and a 240v shaver socket.
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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