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COMPETITION TIME Courtesy of Portland Basin Marina Boat Hire

Courtesy of Portland Basin Marina Boat Hire


Have you ever fancied being the captain of your own boat? To spend the day exploring some of the areas beautiful waterways and taking in the view?

Well now is your chance, thanks to Portland Basin Marina Boat Hire in Dukinfield. With their 32ft self drive narrow boats (Mary & Alice) available to use throughout the year and the chance to explore the lower Peak Forest canal on an eight mile lock-free stretch from Portland Basin to Marple, there really is no better way to spend time with family, friends and colleagues.

You are invited to experience the canal’s unique rural environment which includes many interesting architectural features along the way, such as the impressive Marple aquaduct and other notable bridges and tunnels. Both boats can accommodate up to nine people and you really are guaranteed a memorable day out.

If you find the idea of navigating a boat a bit daunting then fear not as full safety instructions and useful tips will be provided prior to departure. Then once you’ve got the hang of it, all you have to do is kick back and enjoy the surroundings. Each boat is equipped with a two burner hob, sink and crockery, flushing toilets and seating both in the cabin and on the front and rear decks. On cooler days the cabins can be heated for your comfort.


For your chance to WIN a day out for you and up to 8 other people on a boat courtesy of Portland Basin Marina Boat Hire, then simply send your NAME & CONTACT DETAILS to by MONDAY 25th MARCH 2019.

It really is that simple….. So Best of Luck!

Terms & Conditions
Prize available Monday to Thursday (excluding Bank Holidays) and must be taken before Friday 26th April 2019 and subject to availability. Entrants must be 18 or over.


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