Pat Buckle Narrowboats on the river Nene


Voted 'Outstanding Value for Money'  Waterways World 2O1O

 Hello, I'm Pat Buckle, and welcome to my web site.

Thinking of having a boat built? Call me any time on 07970 210670 for free advice with no obligation. I love boats and boaters and have years and years of experience. Or fill in our enquiry form.

Only £9OO (inc VAT) per foot on narrowboats 5O feet and over with our standard spec.

Unique RISK FREE buying scheme.

Full 5 years UK warranty.

Bespoke boats now at the same price as production models!


Low cost moorings available.


Low cost DIY fitout and long term storage. Please phone for a quote.

As most boaters know, I've been building narrowboats, wide-beams and barges here at Stibbington, near Peterborough, on the river Nene continuously since 1981. 

I've lost count of how many I've built - it's hundreds. Check out the used narrowboat market!


For a free no obligation quote click here please.

" Superb quality and a cracking price. Thank you Pat." George Deane, Feb. 2008

" Pat's always in demand but managed to fit us in and build a great narrowboat." Steve Morris, July 2010


" Martin our shipwright is one of the best I have ever met" Paul Taylor, Jan. 2012












Here near Peterborough on the lovely river Nene we will build you a boat suitable for your needs, whether recreational or liveaboard, narrow or wide beam. We guarantee it will be terrific value for money, delivered on time and on budget with a full 5 year warranty.

"Terrific value for money and first class quality, delivered on time and under budget."  Pat. Beese, June 2011.

"Our thanks to Pat for building our dream boat." Ann & Bob Tomlin, April 2009

" You know, more builders should adopt Pat's no risk build scheme." Jack Evans, Sept. 2007