Owning a boat on a tight budget after retirement fostered an initial make do and mend approach to things and the paint was refreshed with plenty of elbow grease t cut and polish. I didn t have anywhere near that amount of money to spend but the boat had to be painted so i decided to do the work myself.
We gave the boat a complete repaint using blakes paints.
Narrow boat painting prices. See more ideas about boat painting canal boat canal boat art. From 125 pw to over 1000. We offer narrowboat painting packages tailored to your requirements fully managed by us or d i y facilities.
Professional boat painting is an expensive business and the very best finish on a narrowboat is by hand painting. The african queen website. The programme about the african queen airs on august 10th 2009.
Also don t forget to check out our boat maintenance services including welding and fabrication work. Complete cabin and deck repaints from 70 per ft. Talent will out however and the painted work of an artistically gifted workman would soon be recognised by his peers.
Painting a narrowboat common paint brands for narrowboats are. In march 2009 we were contacted by twofour broadcast in regard to re painting the superb cruising hotel and restaurant boat the african queen for the channel five programme the hotel inspector. Mason s craftmaster epifanes international rylard blakes and rapid narrowboat paint.
Paint schemes from fully traditional with handrails border and coachlines in different colour to main cabin to one colour cabins with coachline. Give your narrowboat a facelift. A boat painting and sign writing service based around west yorkshire and north west lancashire painting narrowboats or widebeam barges using masons p type tekaloid or hmg paints.
That which is now recognised as the art of the narrow boats was in the heyday of canal carrying simply an intrinsic part of the craft of being a competent boatbuilder. Heated covered workshop. Paints developed for marine use.
Painting last 2020 painting slot available taking bookings for 2021. Jul 18 2020 explore beckie underwood s board canal boat painting on pinterest. The guide price for a professional paint job these days is about 100 per foot or 6 200 for my 62 narrowboat.
Demo of my technique for painting a narrowboat cabin side. All these paints require modifying by the painter to get them to flow better when painting a cabin side for example. I would prefer to have a costing with no extras whatsover but unfortunatety dock hire prices vary considerably.