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Caversham Royal

at Caversham Boat Services
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7.0

out of 10

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Boat plan:
Dimensions: 13.71m x 3.65m (45ft x 12ft)
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Dimensions: 13.71m x 3.65m (45ft x 12ft)

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Sleek and spacious cruiser for parties up to twelve.
Steering position:
Centre steering position Steering Postion info


Ref code: BTB54
Sleeping details:
4 double and 4 single.

This Cruiser includes:
  • Centre steering
  • Raised wheelhouse and saloon for added visibility, with steps to side decks
  • Sliding sunroof
  • Large elevated sundeck
  • Warm air heating
  • 2 fridges
  • DVD
  • 3 shower/WCs, 1 ensuite
    A minimum of 3 adults are required to book this boat
  • 12v socket for mobile phone etc (12v car lead required)
  • Galley including cooker, fridge and kettle
  • TV
  • CD/radio
  • Hairdryer
  • USB port
  • Bed linen and duvets
  • Freshwater flush WCs
  • Open air or secure car parking at extra charge
Please Note:
Will not pass under Osney Bridge, Oxford.


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8

out of 10
Confirmed guest, 2015-07-13

Overall a fantastic holiday. Excellent boat, big but easy to handle if you have some boating experience. However probably not the best boat if all holidaymakers are boat novices, probably better to start with something smaller. Boat was clean and in good condition. Advertised as sleeping 12, but that's impractical. Cabins are all small and the double beds are about 5 foot long and 4 foot wide, which is extremely cramped for adult couples. Plus little storage space for clothes etc. Bedroom space for max 8 people with 4 in main living area, so ideally suited for 2 couples plus up to 4 children. Plenty of crockery and utensils, plus fridge space. Caversham boat staff were all very pleasant and helpful, can highly recommend and would definitely use again. Mini welcome packs in kitchen and bathrooms were a nice touch. On the River, there are lots of places to refuel, add water and dispose of rubbish, with the lock staff generally being very pleasant. We loved it !

3

out of 10
Confirmed guest, 2015-06-26

The boat was very aged and damp the boat needs a complete overhaul showers need to be refurbished front toilet very smelly damp the caversham royal class needs to be updated to a better standard

8

out of 10
Confirmed guest, 2015-06-29

We took this boat for a weekend break and overall were very pleased with the trip. We were a party of 10 including a two year old. The boat was very well stocked with kitchen equipment, plates, cups etc. and plenty of storage space. It was easy to handle and good fun manoeuvering through the locks. We found all the staff we dealt with to be very helpful and friendly.

5

out of 10
Confirmed guest, 2015-06-01

Really enjoyed the weekend. Staff were great. Boat is getting a little tired but that iss justified in the price. Wouldn't pay the extra premium for summer months, we were 3 couples.... wouldn;t of wanted any more than that. But had a great weekend overall and have already recommended to friends

8

out of 10
Confirmed guest, 2015-05-18

We had a great time the boat is slightly dated , but it does everything you ask from it , plenty of plugs etc , would go again

4

out of 10
Confirmed guest, 2015-05-11

The boat was very tired and broke down at start of weekend so had to transfer boats after 2 hours of trying to fix it. the 'new boat' broke down the following morning and therefore could not go anywhere again until fixed. Very small area for sleeping would not want more than 8 people on the boat. (slept up to 12) On the plus side the people that run the boatyard were extremely friendly and did everything to put the problems right and compensated us for our disruption.

9

out of 10
Confirmed guest, 2015-04-03

Had a great time, big boat so plenty of room and still fits through the locks easily. We went up to Oxford and then back down as far as Henley on a 4 night midweek break.

8

out of 10
Confirmed guest, 2015-03-30

Very good. Not the newest boat but did exactly what we needed it to. Slept 6 adults comfortably. Staff from Caversham Boat Services were friendly and helpful. Plenty to see and do as you make your way down the Thames. Will use again.

9

out of 10
Confirmed guest, 2014-10-24

Caversham Boat Co. were excellent - I would highly recommend them!!

7

out of 10
Confirmed guest, 2014-08-18

This boat is a little dated but ideal for the larger family with a large dining/ communial area. Main shortfall was a lack of power, the boat is governed to a walking pace which is sometimes border line for safety when turning against the current etc.

7

out of 10
Confirmed guest, 2014-08-18

we enjoyed our boating holiday, staff at boat yard were very helpful sorting out any items missing or not working,but the boat is generally tired. the front toilet is totally unusable for anyone less able to move about. the locking / security side of the boat needs addressing too. we choose this boat for the number it can sleep, but it is a squash with 11 people.

5

out of 10
Confirmed guest, 2014-08-04

Boat well past it's best! Cabins small, damp and smelt of sewage, particularly at front of boat. Hot water very erratic and at times no water supply at all. Boat yard tried to be helpful but not much to be done about a worn out boat. Location was lovely and the sun shone. On deck in the day was a great experience.

7

out of 10
Confirmed guest, 2014-08-01

The boat is a little old but we still enjoyed our holiday on it. It would be nice to have a gauge in the water tank as it was always a worry if we had sufficient water with 10 of us onboard. Fuel usage was good at about 10 litres a day ie £70 for week. Check both gas bottles before departure as we found 1 to be empty the 1st night luckly the other had sufficient.

5

out of 10
Confirmed guest, 2014-07-21

Fantastic break, staff at Caversham Boat Services excellent, they went out of their way to be really helpful especially when we had a couple of problems. Unfortunately boats are quite old so a bit tired looking although they were well equipped and very clean.unfortunately the two fridges didn't work overnight so after two full days of hotel weather our food did start to go off, it would have been a problem if we'd had the boat for a week and not just a short break. Location is fantastic and we would highly recommend it.

8

out of 10
Confirmed guest, 2014-06-09

Very well organised. Great weekend along the beautiful waters of the Thames. Would have preferred a dual steering boat but that did not deter from a great holiday. Thank You!!



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