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Several members have enquired about goods & services used by fellow members and asked if we can share them via our club website.
This page contains links to suppliers and services used by fellow members with their own unsolicited comments. The HSBC makes no particular recommendation or endorsement by including them on these pages, as one customers experience or perception can markedly differ from another's based on circumstances pertaining at the time. That said, these pointers and links may help you get started in that search for that elusive or bespoke component/fitting/service......


Brief Description

Supplier & details

Window Repair and Refurbishment
Boat Windscreen, Frame and Glazing
Complete range of boat window frame, window seals, channels and, glazing repair, refurbishment and replacement services.
Trevor Preece
Tel: 01603 715720
Mob: 07850 250811
Breakdown Cover and Mobile Assistance Services
Breakdown Cover/Assistance
Sutton Staithe Boatyard Ltd have launched a new breakdown recovery club covering the entire Norfolk Broads (i.e. both Northern AND Southern rivers).
The basic service provides 24x7 cover for recovering your boat with a purpose built tug and towing to a boatyard of choice (within 10 miles), your own home mooring, or Sutton Staithe boatyard.  The annual membership fee is £100.00 (Dec 2016)
Optional cover for resolving and clearing propeller fouling which includes tow in, boat lift  and inspection and clearance of propeller fouling and relaunch. The extra cost of this additional cover is just £40.00 (Dec 2016)
Sutton Staithe Boatyard Ltd
Sutton Staithe
Norfolk NR12 9QS
Tel  : 01692 581653

Full details including Terms and Conditions are available here:

Membership of the recovery club also provides members with a 15% discount on related repairs and/or annual engine servicing.

Breakdown Cover/Assistance

Geldestone (Southern Broads). No Call out Fee Breakdown Service: ...Can reach you either by road or river  if you have a problem with your boat. They do not charge a call out fee, just charge for time taken  to get you under way again their usual labour rate and any parts that may be required.

Phone Ian at Rowan Marine on 01508 518 598
Rowan Marine

Breakdown Cover/Assistance

Horning (Northern Broads) Based. Annual breakdown & recovery cover. See website for full details of scheme.
Also excellent for pump outs & low cost diesel!

Boulter Marine  Services 01692 630498
£125.00 pa (2014) + NCD applies.

Covers, Curtains And Soft Furnishings

Curtains and Soft Furnishings

Making curtains for boats is a new enterprise from Angela in Rackheath ..You supply the fabric ..and the measurements or the old curtains as a pattern . Angela will do the rest....

Tel: 0788 0800 573

Covers, Curtains, Furnishings All types of covers, curtains and interiors made to order. Generous "Winter Discount" for jobs completed over the close season - don't forget to ask about it! Jeckells (Wroxham)
Tel: 01603 784488/07776 158563
Riverside Rd, Hoveton, Norwich NR12 8UQ

Covers Bespoke measure, make and fit service. High quality, keen pricing and flexible to meet individual needs. Aftercare/modifications also possible. Stormforce Canopies and Covers
Contact: Colin
Tel: 07930 666911


Re: Covers for a Mk.3 - I eventually found Mark Anderson of 'Anderson Covers' - quoted on Sunday, patterned on Monday, fitted on Saturday - an excellent job at a very reasonable price.

Mark Anderson,
Anderson Covers


Stern door cover on our boat.

Ray Borrett:
Tel:01502 573 966.
Address: 69 Kirkley Run, Lowestoft.

Curtains and Soft Furnishings

Covers, Curtains, see website for examples.

Interior Accents, proprietor Debbie Frizell, phone number 01263 834612 / 07799 031933

Water and Fuel Tanks

Water Tank

David has now received a quote from  Henderson’s of  Dereham. They will manufacture a poly tank for him  to these measurements. D 300 mm   W 920mm   L 1225 mm cost   £450. Complete with baffles and connecting outlets.

Water Tank

Bob   (Florence ) has just  had a New Stainless Steel Tank made £460 incl Vat and Hose connections.

Bungay Blacksmiths   01508 518726
NR 35 2PH....On the A143 Near Ellingham Mill

Stainless Fuel Tank
Had it made to pattern (old one supplied) from  Martham Boats who were very helpful, real British craftmanship and they provided an excellent service with a turn around of 2 weeks for £400 + V.A.T. (Sept 020). A new fuel sender unit was extra for those who might need it.
Martham Boats Ltd
Telephone: 01493 740249
Marine Engineering - Maintenance and Repairs

Marine Engineering, maintenance and repairs.

Ignition Marine provide :

  • Mobile engine, gearbox, inboard/outboard drives, steering, on board electrics, water/plumbing installation, maintenance, repairs and winterisation services.

  • General boat maintenance and repair services

  • Boat renovation and specialist assistance on major projects

  • Boat transportation and relocation services by river and/or road (for boats up to 25ft/8m long)
Telephone: 01603 3279472
Mobile:       07799 118081

Boat Surveys, Boat Safety Certificates

Boat Survey

Howard Webb who surveyed Poppy II.  After obtaining a few quotes, we found his rates to be very reasonable and he was happy to be contacted and answer any questions we had.  He gave us all the confidence that we required to make our purchase and we are very grateful to him.

Howard Webb, Boat Builder and Surveyor, Brundall
Tel: 07802 509 032

Miscellaneous Spares, Stockists etc
Heating Systems Spares/Service
Vehicle Air Conditioning and Heating Systems
(Eberspacher boat heating spares etc). Very helpful/knowledgeable supplier, spares, advice.
M.A. Autocool Ltd
Parts: 01603 879399/07767 385811
A New Chandlery from Jones Boatyard ... Where the Safari  MK1 J   was built
ASAP Supplies Industry Leaders in delivering marine equipment and spares. 9000 stock lines.
5% discount on purchase for Hampton Safari Boat Club Members (Mention when checking out in person)

ASAP Supplies

Parts: 01603 879399/07767 385811
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