Category Archives: Engines

Engines Category Blog Posts by the Floating Boatyard in London, Essex and Hertfordshire

This category contains all engines related posts. We will be talking about engine maintenance and repairs regular servicing We will help you troubleshooting common issues and guide you through our way of fixing them. Our mobile boat mechanics offer affordable engine services for everyone.

The Floating Boatyard offer maintenance, repairs and painting for canal boats and narrowboats on the inland waterways and canals in the UK. All boat works undertaken from our orange ex British Waterways workboat. We operate on the river Lea in East London, North London, Essex and Hertfordshire. The business is set up as a workers owned cooperative with charitable focus.

Canal Boat and Narrowboat engines need to be maintained regularly. Many people neglect their propulsion systems. This often leads to problems and expensive repairs down the line. At the Floating Boatyard, we can take care of your servicing for you. You can come to us at our orange workboat on the river Lea in East London, Essex and Hertfordshire. We also offer call outs to your boat, subject to availability.

Diesel Polishing

The vast majority of boats we see on the inland waterways rely on diesel for propulsion. Like the rest of your boat, it is important to look after your fuel and fuel system. Neglecting this will eventually lead to diesel … Continue reading

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CRT Continuous Cruising Rules

CRT Continuous Cruising Rules – Interrupting Your Journey For Maintenance and Repairs This post is intended to clarify CRT continuous cruising rules from our viewpoint and is aimed at clients planning on meeting up with us for canal boat and … Continue reading

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Narrowboat Restoration

Perch – Ex-British Waterways Narrowboat Restoration In this post, we will showcase a narrowboat restoration. Our workboat Perch was originally build in 1976 for British Waterways to service the navigation. After being removed from service maintaining the canals, Perch was … Continue reading

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Boat Repair Examples

The Floating Boatyard – Boat Repair Examples Here are a few  boat repair examples of completed projects from our time repairing boats in Greater London, Essex and Hertfordshire. To find more boat repair examples carried out by us over the last … Continue reading

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