Saturday, 14 October 2017

Darwin's Fox the finishing touches- almost ready for launch!

We are currently selecting the finishing interior touches to narrowboat Darwin’s Fox the newest member of our canal holiday hire fleet.  We're feeling very excited about the launch of our first 'Platinum Fox Class' boat, she is guaranteed to be a sensational boating experience! 

With our extensive narrowboat building expertise, this 65½ foot boat has been designed and built, by us with your holiday in mind. This exceptional craft blends traditional narrowboat features, with a light, bright and contemporary interior, incorporating a luxurious and innovative design. 

In addition to the excellent facilities on our 4* fleet, she boasts a King-sized wide double bed, granite surfaces in the galley and bathroom, underfloor heating in both bathrooms and even a hydraulic bow-thruster that allows you to steer her with ultimate precisionDarwin’s Fox also has a comprehensive AC electrical system which allows for homely comforts that had previously been compromised on narrowboats such as, a Nespresso coffee machine, a separate drinks fridge, USB charge points and 3 televisions including a 22" TV in the saloon which has Bluetooth connectivity for your portable streaming devices.

Guests on board Darwin's Fox can count on receiving our same excellent level of customer care that we at Foxhangers have always prided ourselves on, and our many returning customers have come to expect.

We are now taking bookings for Darwin's Fox for weekly breaks in 2018.

Careful planning has ensured Darwin's Fox will be both beautiful and practical.
Every little nook has been exploited to gain the maximum storage space.

Deciding which granite work surfaces and top quality linens best complement the interior.

The interior and exterior have both been carefully considered, designed and hand crafted on site by our experienced and highly skilled boat building team.

Thursday, 29 June 2017

New for 2018 Darwins Fox ... a brand new concept in beautiful boating

Darwin's Fox ~ Is a 65 and a half foot (20m) 5+2 berth semi-traditional style narrowboat. Ideal for two couples or small families wanting the greatest amount of privacy and comfort possible on a narrowboat as well as having the provision to accommodate larger groups up to 7 people. It has a central saloon and open plan galley which is unique to all our boats, meaning the two permanent sleeping cabins are privately positioned at either end of the boat.  Both sleeping cabins have flexible features that ensure comfort is enjoyed no matter the make-up of your party. 

Furnished with a light and modern pastel coloured interior combined with Oak panelling below the gunwale and solid Oak flooring. All mod cons standard to our boats are included such as central heating, 240v electrical system, fully equipped galley with microwave oven and unique to this boat an additional drinks fridge.  There are TV’s in each cabin, the saloon, the master double and the secondary cabin.

Work is underway to create this beautiful and unique boating experience, ready for her launch next season. 

Don't forget to check back for more updates throughout the build.