Tag Archives: Regents Canal

Painting Top Coat

This post is the last in our series of posts about boat painting. We’ll discuss painting top coat for inland waterway vessels, such as narrowboats and other steel canal boats. We’ll take a look at what paints we use at the … Continue reading

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Boat Undercoat Paints

Boat undercoat paints are a misunderstood and often ignored part of painting boats. The undercoating stage of boat painting is a vital step to ensure a professional finish which will last for many years. Contact us here for boat painting … Continue reading

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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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Marine Filler and Marine Sealant

In this article, we will be talking about the use of marine filler and marine sealant. The aim is to give you an easy to understand step by step guide on using these products correctly. Nothing is more disappointing then … Continue reading

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Water In The Cabin Bilge

We often get calls and emails regarding water in the cabin bilge at the Floating Boatyard. The aim of this post is to make you aware of the causes of water under the boat floors and how to prevent it … Continue reading

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Narrowboat Welding

Narrowboat welding in London, Essex and Hertfordshire The vast majority of narrowboats and widebeams on London’s inland waterways are made from mild steel. Repairs to the boat’s structure are often beyond the skill of most boat owners.  This is why the … Continue reading

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Water Tank Painting

Water tank painting is a job that often gets neglected by boaters. Many boat owners are taking an ‘out of sight, out of mind’ attitude to their water tanks. Water tank painting and care is an important part of boat … Continue reading

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Bilge Painting

A Bilge Painting Guide – The Floating Boatyard Bilge painting is one of those less attractive jobs you will have to take care of as a boat owner. A well maintained bilge is important factor in function and safety of … Continue reading

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