Trusted Tradespeople

We are compiling a list of people Kennet and Avon who are trusted to carry out boat/engine maintenance and surveys/boat safety exams. If you would like to recommend someone email

If would also be helpful if you endorsed the recommendations ( or otherwise) if you’ve had dealings with these people.

Nobody is allowed to recommend themselves (so if somebody would like to recommend me…..)

To kick off;

Boat Safety Examiners

Mark Loveday 07768 474581 
(1 recommendation)
Mike Price 01225 704880
(2 recommendations)

Coal and Diesel boats

Will Coal Boat:

Coalboat travels weekly between Bath and Semington selling coal, gas,
diesel, logs, kindling. Will is a great guy also selling diesel, loo
chemicals, stern gland grease and much more. You can
order by text and if you leave money out he will deliver while you are out.


Fri: Bradford on Avon to Dundas
Sat: Dundas to Bathampton
Sun: Bathampton to Bath top lock, back to Folly Bridge
Mon: Folly Bridge to Dundas/Limply Stoke
Tue: Dundas to Bradford on Avon marina
Wed: Bradford on Avon marina to Semington
Thu: Semington to B-o-A wharf (early start)

Phone or text 07834 703 713 to order.
He also has a facebook page:

(1 recommendation)


Paul Rainey for engine repairs including vintage engines, boat maintenance, stern glands, welding, metal fabrication etc.Tel 07920 827957

(1 recommendation)

Marine joinery

Martin at Chiselpig  does excellent marine joinery work (you can see it here, check out the kitchen and bathrooms in “services”! their phone number is 07778 119543  and they work from a workshop in Devizes but do the fitting on site so are well within reach of the whole K&A.

(1 recommendation)