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  • Welcome to Gema

    Luxury Wide Beam Canal House Boat


Gema Luxury Narrow Canal Boat

This charming boat is ideal as a self drive boating holiday for larger families or friends holidaying together and sleeps up to 8 people. It has a modern feel with 3 cabins and 2 toilets on board. Boat Gema is an ideal boat to explore those hidden away places on the Thames.

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Quick facts

  • Length: 69ft Narrowboat

  • Width: 7ft

  • Type: Cruiser Stern

  • Sleeps: 8

  • Showers: 1

  • Toilets: 2

  • Heating: Radiator

  • Pets: Allowed (max 2)

  • Electric Power: 240 Volts

  • Wifi



The spacious and light feel of the saloon area is perfect for entertaining. The dinette converts to a further double bed, providing an additional 2 berths and Gema can accommodate up to 8 people comfortably. Gema has a solid fuel stove in the saloon for warm and cosy evenings onboard.


The galley has a granite work surface, a full size 4 ring gas hob, grill and oven. There is also an under counter fridge with a freezer box compartment. Cooking utensils and crockery are all provided.


Three cabins with full size double beds and single beds – you can choose how you wish the cabins to be made up.


The bathroom offers a flush toilet, wash basin and shower. There is also a second WC for your convenience.


Gema is a luxury 4 narrow boat with a modern and fresh feel, whilst still retaining the quaint charm of an English canal boat. The seating on the front deck allows you to eat outside and enjoy the stunning scenery while on your boating holiday on River Thames. For your entertainment, there is WiFi (available by purchasing a 2GB SIM card), a flat screen TV/DVD player, Ipod radio with built in phone charger (Iphone 4 connection). There are also 240v plug sockets throughout the boat. Central heating keeps the boat cosy and warm in the cooler months. The River Thames provides easy navigation and is ideal for both first time boaters and experienced boaters alike. Routes and timings are provided for you so that you are aware of journey times and mooring places. The cruise along the Thames offers stunning English countryside with some popular mooring spots such as Henley-On-Thames and Historic Royal Windsor. For the more serious boaters, we can also offer the RYA Inland Waterways Helmsman course which can be added as an optional extra to your holiday.

Pricing Guide

10% off all bookings. Offer ends 31st January 2019

Prices are inclusive of VAT and are for a self drive holiday. The prices include boat insurance and VAT and diesel fuel. Bed linen and towel hire are included in the price. Dogs are welcome (max 2 dogs) at £25.00 per dog. A non-refundable deposit payment of £300 is required to reserve your dates and the balance is due 8 weeks before your holiday start date. There is a locked secure car park on site. This must be booked in advance and is £6 per car per night. Wifi is £20 per 2gb sim card which you can take with you after the holiday. Fuel burner packs (logs / coal etc) and other accessories can also be purchased at booking.

Terms & Conditions of Hire:

Hire Times: Your hire begins at 12.15am for a prompt 12.30am departure*. Please return the boat by 09.30am on the last day of hire. 1 to 2 hour’s tuition is given depending on experience, including going through a lock with an RYA instructor. You will be asked to supply your route plans in case you require assistance. A non-refundable booking deposit of £300 is required to secure a booking. The balance is due 8 weeks prior to the holiday. We advise that you should arrange your own cancellation cover as this is not included in the holiday price. In case of damage or losses to the boat or it’s equipment, fixtures and fittings, we will need to authenticate a credit or debit card prior to your boat hire. No monies will be authorised to be taken provided the boat is returned with no breakages or losses .

Week Shortbreak
Spring 2019 April 05 to April 24£1480£1073
Spring 2019 April 25 to 30 May £1610£1100
Early Summer 2019 31st May to 23 June£1700£1175
Regatta Week / Summer 24 June to 30 June£1780£1245
Summer 2019 01 July to 01 Sep£1784£1255
Autumn 2019 02 Sep to 26 Sep£1610£1073
Autumn 2019 27 Sep to 31 Oct£1480£1073
British Marine
RYA approved