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Early Booking Specials
8% Discount for bookings made before 31 January 2021
5% Discount
for bookings made more than 120 days before departure
Valid for booking of one week minimum
These discounts can't be combined together


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2021 Seasons
P
A
B
C
D
E
19 MAR - 01 APR
01 OCT - 15 NOV
02 APR - 13 MAY
24 SEP - 30 SEP
14 MAY - 10 JUN
10 SEP - 23 SEP
11 JUN - 01 JUL
27 AUG - 09 SEP
02 JUL - 15 JUL
20 AUG - 26 AUG
16 JUL - 19 AUG
2021 Weekly Rates Shown in Euros
Electric Fleet
LOW
SEASON
MID
SEASON
HIGH
SEASON
BOATS
Cat.
Deposit
 
P
A
B
C
D
E
LaPeniche S
8/10 Berth
6
1200
Week
2529
2736
3219
3771
4139
4599
Proprietaire Fleet
LOW
SEASON
MID
SEASON
HIGH
SEASON
BOATS
Cat.
Deposit
 
P
A
B
C
D
E
LaPeniche P
4/6 +1 Berth **
6
1200
WE/MW
1445
1564
1840
2155
2365
2628
Week
2529
2736
3219
3771
4139
4599
Premium Fleet
LOW
SEASON
MID
SEASON
HIGH
SEASON
BOATS
Cat.
Deposit
 
P
A
B
C
D
E
Tarpon 37 Duo Prestige
4/6 Berth **
4
1100
WE/MW
1173
1193
1431
1670
1789
1988
Week
2053
2087
2505
2922
3131
3479
Tarpon 42 Trio Prestige
6/8 Berth **
5
1200
WE/MW
1416
1440
1728
2016
2160
2400
Week
2478
2520
3024
3528
3780
4200
Tarpon 49 Quattro Prestige
8/10 +2 Berth **
6
1200
WE/MW
1685
1714
2056
2399
2570
2856
Week
2949
2999
3599
4198
4498
4998
Classic Fleet
LOW
SEASON
MID
SEASON
HIGH
SEASON
BOATS
Cat.
Deposit
 
P
A
B
C
D
E
Triton 860
3/5 Berth
2
900
WE/MW
455
493
580
679
745
828
Week
797
862
1014
1188
1304
1449
Penichette 935 W
3/5 Berth
2
900
WE/MW
488
528
622
728
799
888
Week
855
925
1088
1274
1399
1554
Triton 860 Fly
3/5 Berth
2
900
WE/MW
504
545
641
751
824
916
Week
882
954
1122
1314
1443
1603
Penichette 1107 W
5/7 Berth
3
1000
WE/MW
554
600
706
827
907
1008
Week
970
1050
1235
1446
1588
1764
Triton 1050
6/8 Berth
3
1000
WE/MW
554
600
706
827
907
1008
Week
970
1050
1235
1446
1588
1764
Aurore 33
4/6 Berth
3
1000
WE/MW
587
635
748
876
961
1068
Week
1028
1112
1308
1533
1682
1869
Nicols 900
4/7 Berth
3
1000
WE/MW
587
635
748
876
961
1068
Week
1028
1112
1308
1533
1682
1869
Motortjalk Classique
6/8 Berth
3
1000
WE/MW
626
675
784
904
996
1089
Week
1098
1184
1375
1586
1748
1910
Vedette Altena
4/6 Berth
3
1000
WE/MW
657
709
823
949
1046
1143
Week
1153
1244
1444
1665
1835
2006
Espade Concept Fly
6/8 +1 Berth
3
1000
WE/MW
693
750
882
1033
1134
1260
Week
1213
1312
1544
1808
1985
2205
Nicols 1000
6/8 Berth
4
1100
WE/MW
693
750
882
1033
1134
1260
Week
1213
1312
1544
1808
1985
2205
Linssen Vlet 1030
4/8 Berth **
3
1000
WE/MW
717
776
913
1069
1174
1304
Week
1255
1358
1597
1871
2054
2282
Nicols 1160
8/10 Berth
4
1100
WE/MW
717
776
913
1069
1174
1304
Week
1255
1358
1597
1871
2054
2282
Linssen Yacht 36
4/6 Berth
3
1000
WE/MW
733
793
932
1092
1199
1332
Week
1282
1387
1632
1911
2098
2331
Penichette 1120 R
4/6 +2 Berth
4
1100
WE/MW
733
793
932
1092
1199
1332
Week
1282
1387
1632
1911
2098
2331
Vetus 1200
7/9 Berth **
5
1200
WE/MW
820
896
1000
1131
1246
1320
Week
1435
1568
1750
1980
2180
2310
Pedro 1020
4/6 Berth
3
1000
WE/MW
810
874
1021
1169
1289
1409
Week
1421
1533
1792
2052
2262
2472
Nicols 1100
6/9 Berth
4
1100
WE/MW
814
881
1036
1214
1332
1480
Week
1425
1541
1813
2124
2331
2590
Penichette 1020 FB
5 Berth
3
1000
WE/MW
814
881
1036
1214
1332
1480
Week
1425
1541
1813
2124
2331
2590
Tarpon 32
4/6 +2 Berth
3
1000
WE/MW
836
904
1064
1246
1368
1520
Week
1463
1583
1862
2181
2394
2660
Haines Rive 34
4/6 Berth
3
1000
WE/MW
836
904
1064
1246
1368
1520
Week
1463
1583
1862
2181
2394
2660
Nicols 1170
8/10 Berth
5
1200
WE/MW
838
907
1067
1250
1372
1524
Week
1467
1587
1867
2187
2400
2667
Tarpon 37
7/9 +1 Berth **
4
1100
WE/MW
913
988
1162
1361
1494
1660
Week
1598
1728
2034
2382
2615
2905
Penichette 1260 R
8/10 Berth
4
1100
WE/MW
913
988
1162
1361
1494
1660
Week
1598
1728
2034
2382
2615
2905
Penichette 1165 FB
6/7 Berth **
4
1100
WE/MW
944
1021
1201
1407
1544
1716
Week
1652
1787
2102
2462
2703
3003
Haines Rive 40 C/V
6/8 Berth
4
1100
WE/MW
961
1040
1224
1433
1573
1748
Week
1682
1820
2141
2508
2753
3059
Nicols 1310
10/12 Berth
5
1200
WE/MW
1027
1111
1308
1532
1681
1868
Week
1798
1945
2288
2681
2942
3269
Pénichette 1500 R
10/12 Berth **
6
1200
WE/MW
1058
1145
1347
1578
1732
1924
Week
1852
2003
2357
2761
3030
3367
Pénichette 1400 FB
8/9 +1 Berth **
5
1200
WE/MW
1188
1285
1512
1771
1944
2160
Week
2079
2249
2646
3100
3402
3780
Tarpon 42
10/12 Berth **
5
1200
WE/MW
1188
1285
1512
1771
1944
2160
Week
2079
2249
2646
3100
3402
3780
La Peniche F
12 Berth **
6
1200
WE/MW
1445
1564
1840
2155
2365
2628
Week
2529
2736
3219
3771
4139
4599
Access Fleet
LOW
SEASON
MID
SEASON
HIGH
SEASON
BOATS
Cat.
Deposit
 
P
A
B
C
D
E
Triton 1060 Handy
4/6 Berth
3
1000
WE/MW
554
600
706
827
907
1008
Week
970
1050
1235
1446
1588
1764
Espade 1230 Handy
5+1 Berth
3
1000
WE/MW
693
750
882
1033
1134
1260
Week
1213
1312
1544
1808
1985
2205
Low Cost Fleet
LOW
SEASON
MID
SEASON
HIGH
SEASON
BOATS
Cat.
Deposit
 
P
A
B
C
D
E
Fred 700
2 +1 Berth
1
800
WE/MW
206
241
279
327
372
416
Week
360
422
488
571
652
728
Riviera 750
2+2 Berth
1
800
WE/MW
265
311
359
421
480
536
Week
464
544
628
736
840
938
Espade 930
3/5 Berth
2
900
WE/MW
293
343
397
465
530
592
Week
513
601
694
813
927
1036
Renaud 8000
3/5 +1 Berth
2
900
WE/MW
293
343
397
465
530
592
Week
513
601
694
813
927
1036
Espade 850 Fly
2/4 Berth
2
900
WE/MW
350
411
474
556
634
708
Week
613
719
830
973
1109
1239
Eau Claire 930
4/6 Berth
2
900
WE/MW
350
411
474
556
634
708
Week
613
719
830
973
1109
1239
Eau Claire 930 Fly
4/6 Berth
2
900
WE/MW
390
457
528
619
705
788
Week
683
800
924
1083
1234
1379
Riviera 920
6/8 Berth
3
1000
WE/MW
390
457
528
619
705
788
Week
683
800
924
1083
1234
1379
Marina 1120
6/9 Berth
3
1000
WE/MW
456
532
604
724
828
928
Week
798
931
1057
1267
1449
1624
Eau Claire 1130
6/9 Berth
3
1000
WE/MW
469
550
635
744
848
948
Week
821
962
1112
1302
1485
1659
Riviera 1130
7/9 Berth
3
1000
WE/MW
485
568
657
769
877
980
Week
849
995
1149
1346
1535
1715
Jamaica S
6/8 Berth
4
1100
WE/MW
499
585
675
791
902
1088
Week
873
1023
1182
1385
1579
1764
Challenger 1380
10/12 Berth
5
1200
WE/MW
588
689
796
933
1063
1188
Week
1029
1206
1393
1632
1861
2079
  * (1) Price list printed the 1st of September 2020 are subject to variations during the season with the French VAT which is 20%.
In case of overlap of two periods, the price will be calculated according to the number of days in each period.

From : Agde, Briare, Cahors, Carcassonne, Carnon, Cognac, Colombiers, Châtillon-en-Bazois, Chenillé-Changé, Digoin, Homps, La Suze Sur Sarthe, Luzech, Languimberg, Louhans, Mailly le Chateau, Montreux Château, Pont-à-Bar, Pontailler-sur-Saône, Redon, Rohan, St Nicolas des Eaux, Walthenheim-sur-Zorn.

(2) Boat with bow thruster included in the rental price.

In Cahors and Luzech: Tarpon 42: 20% discount on all price periods.

 

All Year Discounts

Long Term Discounts
8 to 14 Days - Receive a 5% Discount
15 to 21 Days
- Receive a 10% Discount
22 to 28 Days - Receive a 15% Discount

Couples Discount
Receive a 10% Discount - Available when there are only two persons on board, for any period, any duration, any boat. Except in: Cahors

Flotilla (Boats) Discount
5% Discount when 2 boats are cruising together.
10% Discount when 3 or more boats are cruising together.
15% Discount when 4 or more boats are cruising together.
For all bookings for minimum 1 week long

Family Discount
10% Discount when there are at least one child under 18 onboard on the day of departure (1)

Valid for any duration, all periods - Except in: Cahors, St Nicolas des Eaux and Rohan
(1) A copy of the ID card or the family book will be requested while booking

Senior Discount
A 6% Discount when there is at least 1 person over 60 onboard. Valid for all types of booking (except periods D and E).

Except in: Cahors, St Nicolas des Eaux and Rohan.

* All discount can be added up without exceeding 20% for minimum one week bookings, and 10% for less than one week bookings

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EASTER SPECIAL
- 4 night weekend : from Friday 02/04 (5 pm) to Monday 05/04 (3pm): 65% of the weekly price
- 5 night weekend : from Thursday 01/04 (5pm) to Monday 05/04 (3 pm): 75% of the weekly price

ASCENCION
From Wednesday 12/05 (5pm) to Monday 17/05 (9am): 75% of the weekly price

PENTECOST
- 3 night weekend : from Friday 21/05 (5pm) to Monday 24/05 (3pm): 65% of the weekly price

CORPUS CHRISTI
- 5 night weekend : from Wednesday 02/06 (5pm) to Monday 07/06 (9am): 75% of the weekly price

Except in: Cahors, Casseneuil, Montreux-Chateau, Pont a Bar, St Nicolas des Eaux & Rohan.

* Can be combined with discounts up to 10%

Terms and Conditions
Prices Shown in Euros

Rates Include:

Access / Classic / Electric / Low Cost / Premium / Proprietaire Fleets
  • The hire of the boat
  • It's security equipment
  • Crockery
  • Linen: blankets or duvets, pillows and pillow cases (except on models in the Low Cost Fleet)
  • The navigation toll
  • The insurance of the boat
  • A 13kg gas bottle
  • Demonstration of how to operate the boat on the day of departure
  • Demonstration of how to handle the boat and temporary licence on the day of departure
  • Technical assistance 7 days a week from 9am to 7pm
Premium Fleet includes
  • All the above elements metioned above
  • Cleaning set
  • Tea Towel set
  • Towel Set
  • Concierge Service
  • Hotel Service

Rates do NOT Include:

 
Access / Classic / Electric / Low Cost / Proprietaire Fleets
  • The Cancellation Insurance
  • Food Supply
  • Personal insurance for the crew
  • The one way fee
  • Car park or garage for a car
  • The waterway map which will be useful for preparing your cruise
  • Bikes
  • LaPeniche S: Daily recharge package € 45
  • Cruise Plus Insurance (damage waiver)
  • The hourly navigation rate which includes gas oil and all technical supplies for the boat *
  • Cleaning of the inside and outside of the boat
  • Cleaning set
  • Tea Towel set
  • Towel set
  • Heating (on some boats **)
Premium Fleet
  • The Cancellation Insurance
  • Food Supply
  • Personal insurance for the crew
  • The one way fee
  • Car park or garage for a car
  • Bikes
  • The waterway map which will be useful for preparing your cruise
  • Cruise Plus Insurance (damage waiver)
  • The hourly navigation rate which includes gas oil and all technical supplies for the boat *
  • Cleaning of the inside and outside of the boat

* The price varies from € 6.28 to € 13.25 / navigation hour by category of boat (price may change with the price of fuel). Invoiced per litre on certain European bases.

** Some Pénichette® barges and some Tarpon boats in Germany are equipped with heating by oil instead of gas. The additional gas bottle is not supplied on board in this case. The fuel for this heating will be invoiced, the price can vary depending on the price of oil, please contact your agency.

Rental Duration:
One Week = 7 Nights

Short Breaks and Extended Cruises:
Short Breaks and extended cruises are available on request. departure from 4pm and return at 9am, Monday / Tuesday / Friday / Saturday or Sunday in each period for certain bases and on certain boats and on request basis.

These are calculated as follows:

  • Weekend: 3 nights / 2 days = 57% of the weekly rate
  • Weekend: 4 nights / 3 days = 70% of the weekly rate
  • Weekend: 5 nights / 4 days = 80% of the weekly rate
  • 8 day package = 120% of the weekly rate
  • 9 day package = 140% of the weekly rate
  • 10 day package = 150% of the weekly rate
  • 11 day package = 160% of the weekly rate
  • 12 day package = 170% of the weekly rate
  • 13 day package = 180% of the weekly rate

Hourly Navigation Rate:

Boat Category
1
2
3
4
5
6
Per motor hour
€ 6.28
€ 7.56
€ 8.77
€ 10.16
€ 11.07
€ 13.25

Insurance and Security Deposit:
Rates include damage insurance with an excess of between € 700 - € 1,200 (depending on boat). You are required to leave this excess amount as a security deposit at the time of pick up. This is refunded to you when the boat has been returned on time, clean and undamaged. To be left at the departure base (even when Cruise Plus Insurance or Liberty Pack are booked)

Insurance Excess Amounts go by Boat Category (which can be found on the rate table next to the boat name). The amounts for each catergory are:

Boat Category
1
2
3
4
5
6
Excess Amount
€ 800
€ 900
€ 1,000
€ 1,100
€ 1,200
€ 1,200

Cruise Plus Insurance:
You can take our the Croisiere Plus Insurance, which will reduce your excess to NIL (security deposit is still required as normal). The Croisiere Plus Insurance is priced by Boat Category (which can be found on the rate table next to the boat name). The prices for each category are: (except in Casseneuil)

Cruise Insurance Amount are in Euros
Boat Category
1
2
3
4
5
6
Security Deposit
800
900
1,000
1,100
1,200
1,200
Weekend - 2 days
68
74
78
85
95
119
Mini-Week
74
84
87
97
107
135
Week
87
98
104
114
127
159
Additional Day
9
10
11
12
13
16



Cancellation Insurance:
Cancellation Insurance can be arranged - The amount of the cancellation insurance fee for the guarantee to cancel the cruise is 4% of the total rental price.

Cruise Timetables:

  • Week Days
    Day of Departure:
    Departure Days: every day of the week except on Wednesday and Thursday depending on the base
    Poland: boarding on Sunday or Friday (depending on model of the boat)
    The Netherlands : Friday to Friday or Saturday to Friday


    Arrival and Boarding:
    Arrival from 3pm
    Boarding and explanation between 4pm and 7pm
    Poland: on Sundays at 12 noon
    The Netherlands : from 2pm on Friday or 9am on Saturday


    Returns:
    Return day+7 at 9am
    Poland on Saturdays at 12 noon
    The Netherlands : return at 10am or 3pm on Friday (for the weeks with departures on saturdays)

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  • Week End
    Day of Departure:
    Saturday morning (or Friday evening depending on availability,
    to be confirmed one week before departure)


    Arrival and Boarding:
    Arrival and boarding between 10am and 11am (Fridays between 4pm and 7pm)
    Italy, Friday at 3pm (on request)


    Returns:
    Return Monday morning at 9am
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  • Mini Week
    Day of Departure:
    Departure on Monday

    Arrival and Boarding:
    Arrival from 3pm
    Boarding and explanation between 4pm and 6pm
    Italy: between 3pm and 6pm (on request)


    Returns:
    Return on Friday at 9am

Car Transfers:
In the case of a one-way cruise, you will be offered on certain bases, the transfer of your car from the departure base to the arrival base. Fee varies according to routes. It is best to book this service in advance. In some places, shuttle bus, taxi or train can be a possibility. Cost is variable depending on itinery.

Baby Set:
It includes a high chair, a bathtub, a folding cot and a life jacket and in the case of renting a bicycle, a child seat. Be careful: most of the time, the cot can only be installed in the lounge. This set will be at your disposal to make life onboard more pleasant for parents and baby. Do not forget to ask when booking. It is free wherever it is offered.

Deck Chairs:
Want to relax in the sun on the deck of your boat ? These deck chairs are made for you !

TV and DVD Player:
Included on the Premium fleet.

Concierge Service: (included on the Premium fleet)
Beneit from a personalized service with a bilingual agent at your service from Monday to Saturday, from 9:30am to 12pm and from 2pm to 5pm. He will follow up on your booking, book your transfers from the airport or the base, taxi, but also visits to the museum, restaurants, and even manage your particular demands (delivery of champagne...)

Hotel Service: (included on the Premium fleet)
Opt for the hotel service. When you arrive onboard, your beds will already be made, the towel set and the cleaning kit will be laid out in the boat.

Car Parking:
Free parking of your vehicle will be possible in many bases. It is often possible to get a locked but uncovered car park (an additional charge is requested).

Crew Uniforms:
On request, we can deliver on board your boat a captain’s peaked cap T shirts or striped long-sleeved T shirts, embroidered with each crewmember’s name.

Liberty Cruise Pack:
This pack includes
- the rental of 1 basic bicycle
- the cleaning service
- the cruise plus insurance
- the hourly navigation rate.

This allows you to settle everything before departure.

12V Converter:
With this converter, plug into the cigar lighter socket and charge up your low power devices such as your camera or your mobile phone (maximum power 300 Watts)

Renting a BBQ, Plancha (grill plate) or a Plancha Table:
What could be friendlier than to end a day of cruising around a barbeque (or a plancha). Be careful; if you rent a barbeque, do not forget your charcoal (Canal du Midi: barbecue forbidden)

Renting Bicycles:
To go shopping or take a nice stroll along the waterway, we offer adult and children bikes for hire.
Please note: bike helmet is mandatory for children under 12 when riding bikes. These are not provided, please bring your own.

Renting a Fishing Rod / Buying a Fishing Permit:
Message to all amateur fishermen: we provide a fishing rod with a new line and bait: ideal to catch whitebait! We remind you that a permit is generally compulsory to fish in a public domain. Some bases can provide them for you. Otherwise, the closest place to get one will be indicated. You can also buy it directly online via the website: www.cartedepeche.fr

Pet:
Your animal is welcome onboard, however, you will be responsible for its behaviour. Moreover, we ask you not to use the bedding or the kitchen utensils for it. In certain bases, an extra contribution will be requested.

Extras and Services:

Optional Items *
Price in Euros & Includes VAT
Price at time of booking
Price on day of departure
12V / 220V Converter
€ 10 per week
€ 12 per week
BBQ **
€ 10
€ 12
Plancha (grill plate)
€ 30 per week
Free of charge on the Premium fleet
€ 35 per week
Bike Rental (adults & children)
€ 42 per week
€ 49 per week
Fishing Rod
€ 10
€ 12
Car Transfer
Variable rates depending on the Itinerary
Locked and closed car park but uncovered
from € 32 to € 35 per week
€ 40 per week
Garage
from € 42 to € 50 per week
€ 60 per week
Pet
€ 40
Waterways Map
€ 22
Green cleaning set
(environmental friendly products: washing up liquid, toilet paper, 3 bin bags, 2 sponges, 2 soaps, 1 box of matches)
€ 8.90 per set
Free of charge
on the Premium fleet
€ 10 per set
Tea Towel set (set of 3 pieces)
€ 2 per set
Free of charge
on the Premium fleet
€ 2.50 per set
Towel set
(1 bath towel + 2 towels) 
€ 6 per set
Free of charge
on the Premium fleet
€ 7.50 per set
Sleeping Kit (2 sheets + 2 pillow cases) 
€ 7 per set - Included on the Premium & Classic fleets
€ 8.50 per set
Beds made at your arrival
€ 7 per bed - Included on the Premium fleet
not available on arrival
Concierge Service
quote for specific requests. Included on the Premium fleet
Deck Chairs
€ 10
Free of charge on the Premium fleet
€ 12
Rental of WiFi Box
€ 49 per week & € 150 deposit
Baby Service
Free of charge
Simple Embroidred Polo
€ 16 per polo / € 5 embroidery
Cap Embroidery
€ 6.30
NEW - Food Delivery Service
€ 20 & price of your shopping basket
* These rates are applicable for a booking of the extras up to 10 days before departure. If these extras are not booked in advance, the rates will be higher at the departure base and we’ll not be able to guarantee their availability (except in Cahors, Casseneuil, Montreux Châ- teau, Pont à Bar, Rohan, St Nicolas des Eaux).
** Prohibited on the Canal du Midi, Charente and Lot.

Services of the Premium and Mediterranean Fleets:

  • Skipper - € 240 per day
    He steers the boat, he shows you how to steer and how to handle the boat, he plans your stopovers. (also available on the classic fleet).
  • Hostess - € 190 per day
    She manages the food supply she helps you to prepare the meals and can be your baby sitter.
  • Cook - € 220 per day
    He cooks, goes shopping and prepares your cocktails.


Bow Propeller / Thruster:
Some boats on some bases are equipped with a bow thruster. It is a propeller placed in the bow of the boat enabling the boat to be steered sideways. This greatly facilitates maneuvers. However, its use is tricky on canals where there is more risk of sucking in mud and rocks along the banks.

In case of breakdown during the cruise, it is often impossible to repair. In this case, the cruise will continue without the bow thruster. If the customer requires repair during the cruise, it will be billed. Because of the vagaries of navigation, it is possible that the boat with a bow thruster that you reserved is not available on the day of departure. In this case, it will be reimbursed on the basis of a lat fee: € 10 per day without the propeller during the cruise.

Beds:
- There is no standard length and width of berth for boats. The average length is 1.90m but in some cases may be limited to 1.83m.
- Double berths : they are on average 1.40m wide, but can be reduced to 1.15m
- Single berths : they are on average 0, 80m, but in some cases they can be reduced down to 0.65m.
- Coffin berth: berths named “coffin berth” have a low ceiling, with less than a meter between the mattress and the ceiling.
- Convertible seat in lounge or dinette.
The measurements given in the boats descriptions are indicative and may vary according to models.

Heating and Air Conditioning:
- All boats are equipped with forced air heating. This is an element of comfort to warm up the inside of the boat. However, it does not maintain a constant temperature.
- Air conditioning : This option, often limited to the lounge is an element of comfort that can cool the atmosphere by several degrees, 2 or 3 maximum, rather than maintain constant temperature, whatever the outside temperature.
- The Tarpon 49 Quattro Prestige, Tarpon 42 Trio Prestige and Tarpon 37 Duo Prestige have air conditioning in the lounge.

Electricity on Board:
Running the engine 4-5 hours per day, you will produce electricity for 24 hours of use. However, electricity aboard a boat must be used sparingly and cannot provide the same comfort as in a home. Often 12 volts, or 24 volts stored in batteries, which supply refrigerators, the electricity allows the use of light, ventilation, and sometimes on 220 volts, air conditioning, dishwashers, etc.

Devices that use 220 volts must be used during navigation or while docked using shore power, and they cannot be used together (eg air conditioning + dishwasher). In some areas, the shore supply is scarce, or, in the ports, too weak to use the equipment aboard. 220 volt outlets, when they exist, can only be used when connected to the dock. The volume of refrigerators is given for guidance only and may vary by region.

Anyone requiring the use of an electric breathing apparatus must inform the Company at the time of booking and be aware that the power supply required for electricity is not always available to operate an electric breathing apparatus.


Waterways Map:
You will find in these guides the detailed map of your cruise (locks, tunnels, places to refill your water tank etc) but also different interesting services for tourists in the local towns and villages: an essential product to prepare your cruise! (Please note that in France, this waterways guide is available for free consultation onboard the boat). Be careful: on certain routes two maps may be necessary.

Cleaning Service:

Cat 1
Cat 2
Cat 3
Cat 4
Cat 5
Cat 6
Interior Cleaning Deposit
€ 40
€ 50
€ 80
€ 95
€ 110
€ 140
Exterior Cleaning Deposit
€ 30
€ 40
€ 45
€ 55
€ 65
€ 75
Interior & Exterior cleaning deposit
€ 70
€ 90
€ 125
€ 150
€ 175
€ 215
To be paid before embarking (unless final cleaning or Liberty Cruise Pack have been purchased).
Final Interior & Exterior cleaning
€ 60
€ 77
€ 108
€ 128
€ 149
€ 183


Liberty Cruise Pack: (Except in Casseneuil & Pont a Bar)
The price includes one bike of the basic range, the hourly navigation rate, the final cleaning of the boat at the end of the cruise (inside and outside) and the cruise plus insurance.

Please note: 10% discount on the price of the pack if purchased at time of booking
(except in Cahors, Montreux-Chateau, St Nicholas des Eaux and Rohan)

Boat Category
1
2
3
4
5
6
Week End
€ 222
€ 261
€ 310
€ 353
€ 395
€ 479
Mini Week
€ 290
€ 343
€ 403
€ 463
€ 512
€ 621
Week
€ 409
€ 482
€ 561
€ 640
€ 706
€ 848
Additional Day
€ 46
€ 54
€ 61
€ 69
€ 75
€ 89


One Way Cruise:
Extra charge to leave the boat at another base.

Boat Category
1
2
3
4
5
6
One Way Fee
€ 130
€ 130
€ 130
€ 130
€ 130
€ 130

Cancellation Conditions:
If it becomes necessary for you to cancel your booking, send a letter of explanation to the hirer as soon as possible. A cancellation fee according to the following scale will be charged.

  • more than 8 weeks before departure : EUR 200 cancellation fee.
    between 8 and 4 weeks before departure : 60% of hiring fee.
  • less than 4 weeks before departure : 100% of hiring fee.
    These fees can be refund in case the boat is rented once more. The cancellation fee (EUR 150) are not refundable.

Proprietaire Fleet:
Introduced in 2018, the "Propriétaire" fleet has been designed for boaters who want to take full advantage of the experience of river tourism, while enjoying the same comfort on board as a boat owner. Thanks to its great habitability and the breath-taking view it offers of surrounding nature, this fleet is ideal for a private holiday for a small group. It is also perfectly suitable for hire with a skipper for those who do not wish to drive the boat during their holidays.

Electric Fleet:
Embark on a boat from the electric fleet and head for the future, cruising on an all new model of boat, forefront of innovation. This fleet has been designed to take on all the challenges of the 21st century: respect for the environment, exceptional manoeuvrability, hybrid cockpit, all combined with cosy comfort and great habitability.

Premium Fleet:
distinguishes itself from all the others. You will find the most comfortable, elegant and spacious boats with special services such as : each cabin with shower and WC's, satellite and terrestrial TV with flat screen and DVD player in the lounge, freezer, extractor fan, dishwasher, coffee machine, a toaster, a juicer, air conditioning, bow thruster, 220V, double steering position, wooden deck furniture with integrated grill plate, full hotel service, towels, tea towels and green cleaning set.

NEW: concierge service: benefit now from a trilingual agent, at your service from Mondays to Saturdays from 9am to 12pm and from 2pm to 5pm. This agent will follow-up on your booking, will book your transfers from the airport or from the train station to the base, but will also book your excursions, your restaurants and will take care of supplying your boat.

Classic Fleet:
This fleet includes all the typical boats for canal boating. Easy to handle and traditionally shaped, these are the perfect boats for family holidays. Linen is part of the rental (blankets, sheets, pillow cases and pillows). Towels and tea towels can be hired at the departure base. A cleaning set is also for sale at the base.

Low Cost Fleet:
This fleet allows you to discover canal boating thanks to its low price. The boats are often older with a more basic level of interior fittings. Bedding is not included ! Bedding, towels and tea towels can be hired at the departure base. A cleaning set is also on sale at the base.

Access Fleet:
This fleet is made of boats that have the certificate “Tourisme et Handicap” and are specially equipped to make them wheelchair accessible for one or two wheelchairs.

Choose your boat
The boat that you choose will be your “home” during your cruise, therefore it is important to make the right choice. All ours boats offer a minimum standard of comfort such as running hot and cold water, shower, toilet, kitchen and heating. The amount of equipment depends on the type of boat.

The sleeping capacity often determines your choice of boat and the capacity is hence indicated by the number written before the word 'people'.
For example: 6/8 + 1 PEOPLE: the first number is for the sleeping capacity without using the lounge. The second number is the sleeping capacity using the lounge. Then the third number is for an additional berth for a child under 6 (it is often a folding berth in a cabin).

It is never recommended to use the maximum sleeping capacity. By doing so you reduce the comfort of all aboard and the equipment (fridge, showers, toilets) is generally not sufficient for one week.

Inventory:
Equipping:
Mooring ropes - life buoy - boathook - anchorage - spikes - hammer - anchor - fenders - 10 litre bucket - water hose - gangplank

Safety equipment:
First Aid kit - instruction manual - life jackets - fire extinguisher

Domestic equipment:
Ashtray - Broom - Cloths - Dish scrubber - Coat hangers - Dust pan and brush - WC Set - Clothes pegs - Wash basin - Bin

Crockery:
Glasses - wine glasses - soup plates - dinner plates - dessert plates - bowls - coffee cups - dishes - salad bowl - coffee pot - filter holder - water jug - knives - forks - spoons - salad servers - juicer - tea pot.

Cookware:
Table mat - bread basket - plastic box - tin opener - bottle opener - corkscrew - vegetable knife - carving knife - ladle - skimmer - wooden spoon - carving board - pan - lid - frying pan - salad spinner - cooker or pot - sieve.

Linen:
Bolsters or pillows – bolster or pillow cases – sheets– blankets or duvets (except low cost fleet).

Equipment:
Converter 12 V / 220 V
To plug into a cigarette lighter socket (max 100 watts) to load mobile phone or camera. Lots of boats have one. Some boats have a shore power supply.

Kitchen
- All our boats have a sink, a gas stove with one to 4 burners
- Most of our boats have an oven (except Fred 700, Riviera 750, Linssen, New Concorde, Triton 1060 Handy, Rego 2000).
- Kitchen extractor fan available on our Tarpon boats.
- All our boats have a fridge (gas or electric) with a capacity from 40 litres to 220 litres by size of boat. Some of them have a freezer.

Sanitary equipment, shower, WC
- All our boats have at least one washbasin. Some have one inside each cabin.
- All our boats have at least one shower. Some have several.
- All our boats have WC and some have more than one. They can be outside the shower.

Steering position
All our boats have a steering position inside. Some have a steering position inside and out.

 

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