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Offering professional narrow boat services at competitive rates Craig Allen is an experienced Boat Safety Examiner and Marine Surveyor. Working in the following areas, Northamptonshire, Warwickshire, Bedfordshire and further afield on the UK inland canal system.

As a member of The International Institute of Marine Surveyors (IIMS) and The National Association of Boat Safety Examiners (NABSE) Craig Allen’s work, knowledge and experience is well known throughout the industry.

Having worked in the business for the past 15 years with individuals and the trade Craig knows the importance of helping people purchase the right boat and cruise / moor their narrow boats safely.


Offering the following services; Full pre purchase survey, Full survey, Hull survey, Insurance survey and In-water surveys.

As well as the boat surveys Craig is an independent Boat Safety examiner and can also complete your Boat Safety certificate.

A Boat Safety Certificate is the equivalent to cars MOT and is designed to make sure the boat is safe and helps prevent pollution and boat fires.

Boat valuations and survey reprints are also available.

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Please feel free to browse through my gallery of some of the work I have recently carried out on the UK canal network.

Within the gallery you will see I have worked on all boat types from semi trads, traditional and cruisers.

No job is too big or small for me to consider.

I have worked with the following marinas; Whilton marina, Braunston marina, Crick marina to name just a few.

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