When asked ‘What sort of boat should I buy?’ by someone wanting to explore all 2,000 miles of our canal system a boat like Lamplighter ll is what springs to mind.
It’s what you might call a ‘second boat,’ - that’s the boat specified by someone with experience of owning a boat, who now knows what they really want.
Built by Gary Gorton in 2002, with the fit-out completed by Hanbury Boats in 2003, it is a well-constructed semi-trad vessel with a 10mm baseplate and a well cared for water-cooled, Barrus Shire, Yanmar four-cylinder diesel engine in the spotless... read more
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