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Swan Rapier, 4 Berth Boat

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Boat plan:
Dimensions: 10.67m x 3.66m (35ft x 12ft)
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Dimensions: 10.67m x 3.66m (35ft x 12ft)

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Perfect for two couples, benefits from two walk round double berths.
Steering position:
Dual steering position Steering Postion info


Ref code: BH1570
Sleeping details:
2 double or 1 double and 2 single.

This Cruiser includes:
  • Dual steering from saloon and upper sundeck
  • Screen demister
  • Pulpit rail at bow
  • Bathing platform with outside light
  • 7kw radiator central heating system, including bath and shower rooms, for early or late season cruising
  • Interior sprung mattresses
  • 2 ensuite shower with electric flush WCs, 1 with whirlpool bath
  • Diesel, toilet and water tank gauge
  • 240v system

  • 12v socket for mobile phone etc (12v car lead required)
  • Bow thruster for ease of handling
  • Windscreen wipers
  • Diesel, toilet and water tank gauges
  • Galley including cooker, fridge and kettle
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Vacuum cleaner
  • Fitted carpets (cabins)
  • TV and DVD
  • CD/radio
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron
  • Bed linen and duvets
  • Cotsides available on request (on selected boats)
  • Rowing/sailing dinghies available at extra charge



    Mobile Wi-Fi* – must be preordered and paid for on arrival (subject to availability)
    *Charges apply
Please Note:
Will not pass under Potter Heigham or Wroxham bridges.


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10

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Confirmed guest, 2015-08-08

Fantastic boat and holiday. Boatyard were very helpful and nice people. Thanks

10

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Confirmed guest, 2015-07-25

Excellent value for money with great service. Couldn't want for more in a holiday.

9

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Confirmed guest, 2015-07-31

It was a nice boat but only ideal for a family not 4 adults. It is a pity that Swancraft are retiring from the boating holiday scene

10

out of 10
Confirmed guest, 2015-07-11

Good holiday. First boat holiday and will definitely do it again. South Broads were quite quiet which was good for our first experience. Our favourite moorings were at Oulton Broads, Beccles and Loddon. Our boat Swan Rapier is to move from Brundle to Stalham next year so it looks like the North Broads for 2016.

10

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Confirmed guest, 2015-07-04

Another fantastic holiday with swancraft. Brilliant customer service & luxurious boats .

9

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Confirmed guest, 2015-05-30

Great boat, handled like a dream. We was quite sad to learn that Swancraft won't be around after this year. They was a excellent family business & aways pleasant. We wish them a happy retirement & hope we can find another boat company just as good. Good Luck

10

out of 10
Confirmed guest, 2015-06-27

I found the boat very comfortable and the staff most helpful.I liked the way the crockery was all matching and like an hotel there was tea and coffee shampoo, things you might have forgotten. I did find that the steps on the boat were rather tall for my elderly legs though

10

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Confirmed guest, 2015-06-20

The boatyard staff were very welcoming and gave us plenty of time to get ourselves settled and luggage on board, The tuition was excellentand we were taken out on the riverand taken through different manoeuvres. The boat was excellent and much more than we expected. It was very clean and lots of space. Our one criticism is the kitchen was not well equipped, but otherwise lovely. We were dissappointed that we had to pay £15 to park our cars for the week. We had a fantastic time and met some lovely people.

9

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Confirmed guest, 2015-06-05

Excellent Boat, great service from boatyard.

8

out of 10
Confirmed guest, 2015-05-01

The boat was lovely, stylish, and clean, however, the back French doors are very narrow and we caught ourselves on the handle frequently. It also has a couple of steps up to the lounge area and then down to the bedroom which were also quite big steps and this had us worn out by the end of the week. Our little dog came with us and he enjoyed it, but I am glad that we had bought him a life jacket as although we didn't need it, it gave us peace of mind and it provided a useful handle for getting him on and off the boat. We had a fantastic welcome from all the pubs we ate in every day and an excellent standard of food and they welcomed our little dog as well. Just one note of caution, the central heating on the boat didn't come on one morning and my husband had come back to bed with a cup of tea to wait for the boat to warm up. Fortunately we didn't fall back to sleep as we noticed smoke at the other end of the boat. My husband went and checked the heating controls which had tripped out and he made sure it was turned off but smoke continued to come in the boat. We quickly got dressed, ready to get off. At 8am when the yard was open we called and a guy came out within about 30 mins and replaced the motor I think it was. They do say not to go to bed and leave the heating on and given our experience I would say that this should be made a stronger message as if we had fallen asleep and the boat continued to fill with smoke we might never have woken up! I would also say that I was surprised that no smoke alarm went off and I cant even remember there being any.

10

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Confirmed guest, 2014-10-10

Very nice clean and comfortable cruiser,didn't want to take it back at the end of the week,brilliant holiday loved it sat up on top ,lots more to see than you do on the lower type boats,Very nice and easy to handle, I think it would be a little cramped with four adults but would be ok with two adults and two small children,one tip i can give is that it uses a little more desiel than say Swan Rapture or Swan Reflection those type of boats.but don't let that put you off just try it, See you next year Swancraft.

10

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Confirmed guest, 2014-10-03

The boat is lovely and luxurious, the two steering positions are great, we mainly used the top one and you can see everywhere from there. The handling is amazing and the bow thrusters are a God send! Little touches like a good quality roll of toilet roll, mini toilettries and a cloth and tea towel made us feel welcome. The tutorial was great and concise and the folder of information really helped. The jacuzzi bath was wonderful, such a treat for the week. This is the best boat we have had and would definitely choose it again.

10

out of 10
Confirmed guest, 2014-09-06

.Good for a couple with 1 or 2 young children and the whirlpool bath is a win.

9

out of 10
Confirmed guest, 2014-09-05

Be aware that all boatyards on the Broads charge in excess of the road price for diesel which is not what you may expect. At a time when road diesel was between £1.30 and £1.35 dependant on location most yards charged £1.35 and Swancraft charged £1.40 per litre. Although the heating on the boats is generally dependant on the use of diesel fuel no-one seems to take a 60:40 split into account.

9

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Confirmed guest, 2014-08-23

I think comfort and cleanliness question should be two questions !Comfort of boat we did not like due to design of boat , we have holidayed on many of this type of craft but did not like layout of this one ! Cleanliness excellent ! I think Swancraft are probably the best turned out craft on broads



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