Day Boat: Dancing Duck

Dancing Duck is our purpose built 39 ft Day boat. It was built at Tooley’s in 2007 and side launched into the canal on the 7th July 2007 the first time that a boat has been side way launched for 90 years (see photo below). Dancing Duck is 39ft long 7ft wide and Semi traditional style. The Front cockpit can be fully enclosed with a canopy. Dancing Duck Day boat is available to hire for up to 12 passengers.

Boat Trips

Throughout the warmer months of the year we run boat trips on Dancing Duck from Tooley’s Boatyard on Saturdays (approx. 40 mins). All tours are run by qualified helmsman and crew. Trips are available on Saturday and Sunday over the Easter Weekend (16-17 April), then on Saturdays from 7th May.

Boat Trips at Tooley’s Boatyard

We had some terrific weather for the first boat trips of the new season over the Easter weekend. With 8 trips available, 96 people could enjoy a short trip – almost a complete sell out. We’ve now released tickets for the next two weekends 7th and 14th May so to avoid disappointment book now.

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Private Boat Hire

Dancing Duck is also available for “Private Skippered Boat Trips”. These are any duration from 40 mins to a full day and will be arranged to suit your requirements. Please contact us for pricing, availability and bookings on (01295) 272917. Alternatively if you visit Tooley’s Boatyard, you may be able to checkout whether it would meet your needs.

Side Launch of Dancing Duck at Tooley's
Side Launch of Dancing Duck at Tooley’s. Photo copyright Rosy Burke.