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The Wyvern Shipping Co. Ltd are Members of:

The Blue Riband Club for Holiday Hire Boat Firms

The Blue Riband Club

The very best in narrow boat holidays.

Visit England - The National Tourist Board

Visit England - The National Tourist Board

In the same way as hotels, narrow boats are awarded 1 to 5 stars by The National Tourist Board to indicate quality and comfort.

The Inland Waterways Association

The Inland Waterways Association (IWA)

Every year, more then ten million of us visit Britain's waterways to cruise, canoe, fish, walk the towpath, observe wildlife and enjoy the sheer splendor of the engineering and scenic surroundings of our canals and navigable rivers.

British Marine Inland Boating

British Marine Inland Boating

The main trade body for UK inland waterway businesses, formerly the Association of Pleasure Craft Operators (APCO).

Wendover Arm Trust

Wendover Arm Trust

Formed in February 1989 as a voluntary body, it was set up to promote the restoration of the Wendover Arm of the Grand Union Canal.

Bedford & Milton Keynes Waterways Trust

Bedford & Milton Keynes Waterways Trust

Planning the new canal between the Grand Union canal in Milton Keynes and the River Great Ouse in Bedford.

The Canal & River Trust

Canal & River Trust

Wyvern Shipping is a member of the new trust that was formed in 2012 to manage the UK's waterways. (Formerly, management was undertaken by British Waterways.)

Friends of Raymond (Historical Canal Boats Society)

Friends of Raymond

We support the Friends of Raymond charity, that restored and maintains Raymond, "the last unpowered wooden commercial carrying craft ever built in the UK" and Nutfield, the boat that used to tow her. Wyvern Shipping repainted both of these boats in 2012/3. See the pictures on our Repairs & Servicing page.


The Wyvern Shipping Co. Ltd recommends:

Rope and Splice for Rope Stairs Banisters, Garden Rope for Decking and More!

Rope and Splice

"Your Rope Project Made Easy". Choose from 5 different types of rope for stairs banisters, garden fencing, pet products, curtain tie-backs, climbing ropes... the list goes on!