About us

 About Us:   Services. Local News & Events (See below):
Chandlery - Conversion - Refurbishment's - Barge Deliverles to UK waters - Brokerage - Advice and expert assistance - Welding Services - Wood working - Painting service - Calligraphers


We are an established family run business in the heart of the beautiful historic town of Ely, which is situated approximately 15 miles N.E of Cambridge, in East Anglia.At the Boat Yard, we offer a variety of boat repairs, spares and chandlery for all types of boats, to help us along these lines we have a close working relationship with Ely Boat Chandlers. We are specialising with Dutch Barges and Narrow boats. We pride ourselves in offering a good old fashioned service, with plenty of free advice, but with a clear eye on all the current developments and modern methods.The Boat Yard has established a close working association withScheepswerf Nieko boat yard in Holland. Between Nieko and ourselves, we are able to offer a huge variety of heavy works (Structural work), ensuring you really can end up with the boat of your dreams. This invaluable relationship provides a unique service with expert hands on experience.




Brokerage: The Boat Yard also offers Narrow Boats, Barges and various other boats for sale on our growing brokerage list in both the UK and Holland, charging from only a modest four percent (4%) commission fee. So, if you have a boat you wish to sell, please feel free to contact us on the contacts page, or just call.Something Different: We offer a more comprehensive service than our competitors. When buying a boat from us, we will guide you through the whole complex process from start to finish. Arranging Surveyor, Notary, Ship Yard services and boat delivery (road or sea) plus skipper if required. If purchasing from another source we can still offer these facilities all at a small modest fee.Having been through the process many times we can assure that all services are provided by reliable reputable and trusted companies and or individuals.




Usefull Links: Usefull Links:
Please take a moment to look at the links provided below, you will find them helpful.

Boat Safety Scheme: CLICK HERE
British Waterways: CLICK HERE
Environment Agency: CLICK HERE
GOBA (The Great Ouse Boating Association): CLICK HERE
IWA (The Inland Waterways Association): CLICK HERE
Camboaters: CLICK HERE
  More usefull links provided below, you will find them helpful.

BBC Radio Cambridge CLICK HERE
River Ouse Map: CLICK HERE
Map Local Walk: CLICK HERE
Key Buoy (A must-have accessory): CLICK HERE
Imray River Maps: CLICK HERE
The Lazy Otter (Good Food & Moorings) CLICK HERE




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The Boat Yard 1 Annesdale, Ely, Cambs CB7 4BN Tel: 01353 668 551 Mobile: 0777 585 7878