Jamie’s work is in a class of its own! Outstanding!
His workmanship is marvellous.
Excellent job done and will definitely use again.

Bespoke Narrowboat Builds & Maintenance

JF Boat Building is a specialist bespoke narrowboat builder and maintainer based in Lichfield, Staffordshire.

Premium Narrowboat Service

Every aspect of our narrowboat builds and repairs are carried out to the highest standards.
We accomplish this by using only the highest quality materials and components from the industry’s leading manufacturers.

Bespoke Narrowboat Builds & Maintenance

Our luxury narrowboats are designed in-house and built precisely to the customer’s specifications using only the highest quality materials and components.
  • Bespoke boat building
  • Kitchen and bathroom installation
  • Carpentry and joinery
  • Marine engineering and electrics
  • Solar installations

Professional Narrowboat Maintenance & Repairs

Our experts will perform on-site repairs where possible, anywhere in the UK. If necessary, we’ll professionally transport your narrowboat to our Lichfield workshop for comprehensive repair and safely return your boat to your location of choice.
  • Emergency breakdown callouts
  • Engine maintenance and servicing
  • Welding and fabricating
  • Surveys and inspections
  • Moorings

Meet the JF Boat Building Team at BoatLife 2024!

Make sure to book your BoatLife 2024 ticket today to come and see the hundreds of boats, exhibitors, and meet industry experts that'll be in attendance. See special guests and discover a wealth of knowledge all under one roof.

Join us at The BoatLife 2024 Show and make lasting memories while embracing the exciting world of boats!

Proud to unveil

NB Stargazer

The extraordinary narrowboat that will take you to heaven and back!
  • Beta 50hp with 3.5kw travel power
  • 750 watt flexible solar panels
  • Victron smart solar controller
  • Vetus 75kgf bow thruster
  • Caldwells double glazed thermal break windows
  • Hospital silencer
  • Webasto central heating
  • Designer anthracite radiators
  • Tekdek teak decking
  • Blue sea systems distribution panels
  • Heatmeiser controls
  • Refleks diesel stove
  • Corian worktops
  • Washer/Dryer
  • AGM batteries
  • Thetford oven and grill
  • Thetford 3 burner hob
  • Amtico flooring throughout
  • 75L calorifier
  • Stainless water and waste tanks
  • Pumo out toilet
  • 800 x 900 quadrant shower
  • Plywood backed shower panel
  • Solid oak joinery throughout
  • Filtered drinking tap
  • Dishwasher
  • TV lifting mechanism in bespoke cabinet
  • Curved rear steps with LED
  • 2 wine cellars
Proud to present

NB All Good Things

This is a reverse layout 60ft semi cruiser built by Tim Tyler Boats Ltd and fitted out by ourselves to a high standard!
  • 4 solar panels & smart controller
  • 3kw victron inverter charger
  • Thermal break double glazed windows
  • Beta 43hp engine
  • Large hospital silencer
  • Vetus 95kgf bow thruster
  • Epifanes 2 pack paint
  • International 2 pack blacking
  • Integrated fridge
  • Fuel, water and waste gauges
  • Bespoke spice rack
  • Maxview TV aerial
  • Solid oak work tops
  • Birch plywood painted interior
  • Morso squirrel stove
  • Belfast sink
  • 3 burner thetford hob
  • Thetford oven and grill
  • Water and fuel gauges
  • Solid oak double glazed bow doors
  • Freezer drawer under dinette
  • Plinth drawers
  • Maxview 5G WiFi
  • 42" Smart TV

NB Rock Steady

Our second bespoke narrowboat that's as solid as a rock.
  • Beta 43hp engine
  • 500watt of flexible solar
  • Vetus 75kgf bow thruster
  • Caldwells thermal break double glazed windows
  • Morso squirrel stove
  • Webasto central heating
  • 75litre calorifier
  • Hospital silencer
  • Blue sea distribution panels
  • Snipe 4 satellite aerial
  • Agm batteries x4
  • Designer anthracite double radiators
  • King size cross bed
  • Amtico herringbone pattern LVT flooring
  • Vetus pump out toilet
  • Glazed wine cellar x2
  • Designer white corian worktops
  • Water, Fuel, waste tank gauges
  • Washing machine
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Thetford oven and hob
Recently completed

NB Silken Mist

A recent narrowbuilt that was custom-built to accommodate up to 6 people for a share boat syndicate managed by BCBM.
  • Canaline 42hp engine
  • 500 watt flexible solar
  • Victron smart solar controller
  • Vetus 75kgf bow thruster
  • Caldwells single glazed windows
  • Webasto central heating
  • 55 litre calorifier
  • Hospital silencer
  • WiFi on board
  • Amtico flooring
  • Designer single anthracite radiators
  • Pull out double bed
  • Reverse layout
  • Water, fuel and waste gauges
  • Thetford oven and grill
  • Glazed double wine cellar
  • Corian worktops
  • 6 Birth
  • Dinette seating
  • Internal glazed oak side doors
  • 2 x pump out toilets
  • Stainless waste and water tanks
  • Lift up TV mechanism in custom cabinet
Amazing offer

Shared Narrowboat Ownership Opportunity

JF Boat Building is delighted to announce that the NB Silken Mist is available with shared-ownership opportunities.

Experience the luxury of owning a high-end narrowboat for only £14,000 a share. Owning a share of this incredible narrowboat will entitle you to four weeks of exclusive use per year.

There's never been a better time to become a narrowboat share owner and for such an affordable price.

Pet policy
Battery charger
Bow thrusters
Heating type
Booking system
Turnaround day
62ft x 1
Pets allowed
Multi Purpose Stove
Diesel heating
TV etc
No smoking
Bedroom 1
Launch date
Solar panels
L-shape which makes a double.
Walk through galley
Makes into a double also
Fixed double

Let’s Start Building Your Bespoke Narrowboat Today

Simply call 07949 043 455, email us at [email protected] or use our contact form.

For a bespoke craft that is built to last, from a very friendly company, JF Boat Building is well worth investigating.
Waterways World Magazine, February 2023
Welcome to JF Boat Building Ltd, a specialist bespoke narrowboat builder and maintainer based in Lichfield, Staffordshire.
Contact Info

Wharf Farm Barn Marina, Lichfield Road, Lichfield, WS13 8HS

Opening Hours
9:00 AM-17:00 PM

Phone Number
07949 043 455

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