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Your selected accommodation is:

Scirocco

at Swancraft
Sleeps up to:
4
Accommodation type:
Cruiser
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Scirocco

8.1

out of 10

Read 14 reviews

Real reviews, from customers like you.

Boat plan:
Dimensions: 11.31m x 3.75m (37ft x 12ft 4in)
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Dimensions: 11.31m x 3.75m (37ft x 12ft 4in)

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Modern and stylish cruiser.
Steering position:
Aft steering position Steering Postion info


Ref code: BTB35
Sleeping details:
2 double or 1 double and 2 single.

This Cruiser includes:
  • Aft steering
  • Bow thruster for ease of handling
  • Spacious aft cockpit with seating and wet bar
  • Bathing platform
  • TV/DVD in aft cabin
  • Security safe
  • Shower/WC
  • 240v system
  • Warm air heating
  • Galley including cooker, fridge and kettle
  • TV/DVD
  • CD/radio
  • Bed linen and duvets
  • Open air car parking at extra charge
Please Note:
Will not pass under Osney Bridge, Oxford


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8

out of 10
Confirmed guest, 2015-06-01

Scirocco is a sea going vessel which has been adapted for river cruising and consequently handling at low speed is a bit tricky at first. The accommodation is comfortable and clean and the heating and hot water system is the best I have experienced outside the 'luxury yacht' market. Some reviews highlight the height restrictions in the cabins. Whilst this is correct, one has to understand that boating (unless you have millions to spend) is about living in compact conditions and enjoying the cameraderie. If you cannot cope with living at close quarters then stay away from river boats! Another comment is that the deck of the boat is very high for getting on and off at locks etc. This is true if you don't know how to handle a boat, however, it is unfair that the inexperience of a skipper should lead to criticism of the vessel itself. I have chartered many craft in the past, both inland cruisers and offshore sailing yachts, and Scirocco is up there with the best of them.

8

out of 10
Confirmed guest, 2015-05-25

Lovely boat, not obvious it was a hire boat. Very thirsty re- electricity, therefore cooker etc not great . My husband found it different to handle compared to other river boats we've had but soon got hang of it. Quite tricky to move around outside of as no grab rail but fine if all adults aboard. Thoroughly enjoyed trip.

8

out of 10
Confirmed guest, 2015-05-11

Very enjoyable

9

out of 10
Confirmed guest, 2015-04-17

Boat was fantastic, best looking hire boat available, easy to handle and inside wasn't too cramped. Would be a struggle with 4 adults though. Boat came with everything you'd need and cruising towards Henley and Marlow was great 4 day cruise

8

out of 10
Confirmed guest, 2015-03-30

Generally a good break ,though over priced I fear !! Overall pleasant .

9

out of 10
Confirmed guest, 2014-09-15

The main disappointment was that we could not venture upstream of Osney Bridge, Oxford. The bow-thrusters are a great boon for maneuvering the craft. Cooker and TV did not work as they should. I would have preferred the "old" propane cooking option. However, we did dine out and moored at a different pub/ restaurant every night and never paid a mooring fee accordingly ! Bedroom in bow section is very comfortable, but I was woken up by condensation dripping onto my face from horizontal port-hole on occasions, lol !!

4

out of 10
Confirmed guest, 2014-09-01

The inside was cramped and we kept hitting our heads. The TV did not work - despite a call to the boatyard.

9

out of 10
Confirmed guest, 2014-07-11

This boat is something special, gorgeous outside space and Will definitely turn heads. The cabin is compact but you don't hire a boat to stay below deck. Loved this holiday it is always difficult to know what to do For a holiday when you have a 16 year old But this was definitely a winner. We loved Marlow as you moor up in the park. Great at a weekend. Brilliant fun.

9

out of 10
Confirmed guest, 2014-06-06

The front of the boat is quite high which can make it a long/dangerous jump down when mooring and at locks. Probably the best boat I have hired - loved the bow thruster for ease of maneuvering.

9

out of 10
Confirmed guest, 2014-09-29



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Confirmed guest, 2014-09-26



9

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Confirmed guest, 2014-08-08



9

out of 10
Confirmed guest, 2014-05-05



5

out of 10
Confirmed guest, 2014-07-18





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