Explorer 8

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Explorer 8

A boat for large groups with up to 5 double beds

The Explorer Fleet boats are beautifully designed and fitted out for your cruising comfort and are available all season for short breaks, 10/11 night holidays as well as weekly hire.

(Short breaks are Friday 2.30pm to Monday 9.00am OR Monday 2.30pm to Friday 9.00am)

Boat Details

  • Sleeps: 8 to 10
  • Length: 21.34m (70ft)
  • Berths: 4 double and 2 single (or 5 double) in 5 cabins

Layout Plan

Layout Plan

This boat features

  • Spacious aft terrace deck with seating
  • Permanent beds with sprung mattresses
  • LCD TV/DVD and Radio/CD/MP3 player
  • Quiet modern diesel engine
  • Quality fit out in light oak

All our boats include

  • Shower and fresh water electric flush toilet(s).
  • Refrigerator and full size cooker.
  • Radiator Central Heating.
  • Duvets & Bed Linen on all beds
  • 240v Mains supply
  • 240v telephone/camcorder charging socket.
  • TV/DVD and Radio/CD
  • Free Mobile Wifi.
  • Fuel included.
  • Free TV.
  • Free car parking at Hirebase.
  • Free mains hair dryer.
  • Free helmsman's waterproofs or umbrella.
  • Bed guards available on request.
  • Every boat gets a bag with tea towels, oven gloves, washing up liquid, matches, washing up sponge and cloths, spare bin bags, cleaning spray and hand soap.
10% off your holiday if taken within 28 days of your booking.

If your holiday starts within 28 days from the day you booked, you get 10% off.

2 Week Holidays - up to 40% off second week

40% off the cheaper week for holidays up to the 11th June or after 3rd September.
15% off the cheaper week all other dates.

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Where available, click the button for a virtual tour.

Explorer Double Bed
Explorer Double Bed
Explorer Galley
Explorer Galley
Explorer Saloon
Explorer Saloon
Explorer Toilet
Explorer Toilet


2024 Season - Price for 8

Weekly Prices

Holiday Starting:Hire Cost
29th Mar to 5th Apr£1795.00
5th Apr to 12th Apr£1795.00
12th Apr to 19th Apr£1435.00
19th Apr to 26th Apr£1435.00
26th Apr to 24th May£1725.00
24th May to 31st May£2295.00
31st May to 7th Jun£1895.00
7th Jun to 14th Jun£1895.00
14th Jun to 19th Jul£1995.00
19th Jul to 23rd Aug£2295.00
23rd Aug to 30th Aug£1895.00
30th Aug to 6th Sep£1745.00
6th Sep to 13th Sep£1745.00
13th Sep to 27th Sep£1395.00
27th Sep to 18th Oct£1195.00
18th Oct to 7th Nov£1555.00

Short Break Prices

Holiday Starting:Hire Cost
29th Mar to 5th Apr£1195.00
5th Apr to 12th Apr£1195.00
12th Apr to 19th Apr£995.00
19th Apr to 26th Apr£995.00
26th Apr to 24th May£1195.00
24th May to 31st May£1595.00
31st May to 7th Jun£1325.00
7th Jun to 14th Jun£1325.00
14th Jun to 19th Jul£1395.00
19th Jul to 23rd Aug£1595.00
23rd Aug to 30th Aug£1325.00
30th Aug to 6th Sep£1225.00
6th Sep to 13th Sep£1225.00
13th Sep to 27th Sep£975.00
27th Sep to 18th Oct£835.00
18th Oct to 7th Nov£1085.00

Which Bases?

Autherley Junction
  • Monday & Friday Start for Short Break & Weekly

 Charges for extra people (up to 2)

  • Children under 18 - FREE
  • Others: £50

 Damage Waiver

  • £60.00 Per Boat Per Booking

 Pet Charges

  • £45 per pet, per week or part thereof
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