Posts Tagged ‘coal and diesel boats’

Aquilon coal boat under new ownership: first delivery run to Bath this Thursday

Tuesday, November 2nd, 2021

Aquilon coal and diesel boat has been bought by Sarah and Lee who will be doing their first delivery run this Thursday 4th November between Hilperton and Bath. They will sell coal, diesel, gas, logs and the same stock as Spencer and Victoria used to carry. The new number to order from Aquilon is 07384 507192. Watch this space for details of the new Aquilon web site.

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Coal boat Aquilon for sale as going concern

Tuesday, July 6th, 2021

The coal boat Aquilon, run by Spencer and Victoria Collins of The Boatyard, Hilperton, is for sale as a going concern after eight years of trading. The boatyard and chandlery will continue trading as normal.

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K&A volunteers to step down as boat movement resumes

Monday, June 1st, 2020

The volunteer scheme supporting liveaboard boaters on the western K&A through the Coronavirus lockdown is ending when enforcement of boat movement every 14 days resumes this week, because the full volunteering scheme will be too challenging with boats coming and going daily. The red, amber and green signalling system will not be monitored from now on.

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Food, fuel and chandlery during the lockdown

Saturday, May 9th, 2020

Local liveaboards, waterway businesses and charities have joined together to keep supplies going to boaters during the coronavirus lockdown, including an extension of the Pay It Forward scheme where you can donate to cover the cost of fuel or food for someone who is struggling financially.

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Coal boat musical chairs

Monday, December 2nd, 2013

So Henk has sold Heart of Gold and gone yachting, but straight away another coal boat appears, so there are still three coal and diesel boats on the K&A.

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