If you have restricted mobility or are a wheelchair user you’ll appreciate our boats.

Each boat has a lift and other adaptive technology to allow everyone to take an active part in the operation of the boat.

Unlike the majority of canal boats, all of our boats feature disabled toilet facilities.

Stort Daybreak will accommodate 12 passengers on a day trip. She is so spacious that this number may include 6 wheelchair users. She has a disability access toilet, with changing bench, shower, hoist and adjustable height washbasin. There is also a wheelchair accessible galley.

Stort Challenger has full wheelchair access, featuring a disability wet-room, separate toilet, and fully equipped all electric galley. She also has a day bed with hoist and is equipped with ramps and lifts to ensure full participation by wheelchair users.

For detailed information on the accessibility features of each boat, please see their individual descriptions.

Contact us for further information and to make a booking enquiry.

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If you have mobility difficulties, or are a wheelchair user, you'll love our boats!

Each boat has a ramps & lifts to enable access via wheelchair and for people with impaired mobility, disabled toilet facilities and other adaptive technology to allow everyone to take an active part in its operation.

See the individual boats for details of their accessibility features.