If you are a narrowboat owner, you may want to consider using a narrowboat fender to protect your vessel from external damage that can be tricky or expensive to fix. Unlike standard boat fenders, narrowboat fenders are designed to provide maximum protection to the boat without increasing the overall beam of the vessel. This is particularly important as canal boats often are required to squeeze through small canal spaces which cannot be achieved if the boat has bulky boat fenders attached to its sides.
Crafted from a variety of materials such as rubber, PVC, or canvas, narrowboat fenders come in traditional and modern designs. Some narrowboat enthusiasts prefer the classic appeal of traditional rope fenders, while others opt for more contemporary materials that offer enhanced durability and protection. The choice often depends on individual preferences and the desired aesthetic for the narrowboat.
Why shop with Pirates Cave Chandlery?
We stock a variety of narrowboat fenders for sale, manufactured from ultra high-grade PVC that remains durable and capable of withstanding external impact in transit or whilst docking. We pride ourselves on sourcing our products from the most reputable manufacturers, including Seago and many more. Depending on your requirements, you can purchase both narrowboat side fenders or narrowboat front fenders to keep your vessel protected all year round.
If you're unsure which narrowboat fenders are most suited to your requirements, do not hesitate to get in touch. Call our highly experienced team on 01634 295 233, email [email protected] or visit our Rochester store - open 7 days a week!
We also stock an excellent range of fenders for other areas of your boat - including buoy fenders, which play a similar role to bow fenders, cylindrical fenders which keep the side of your boat protected, and also dock fenders that prevent any damage caused to boats during the docking process.