Skippers and Coxswains hold either MCA BoatMasters or RYA Inland Waterways Helmsman Certification (workboat trained), vessel dependant (£5m Public Liability Insurance).

For commercial vessel movements, contact Rich Gray on 01902 544329 or

In the first instance please contact us by email at

We will initially require from you: – please have the information ready for us:

  • Name, Address, Email and Phone No.
  • Boat Type, Length & Width.
  • The Location of the Boat and its Destination. Including the Postcode
  • The preferred Date & Time of Collection and the Desired Delivery Date

On Long Trips our Skipper may need to sleep on board. He will bring a Sleeping Bag and leave everything ‘Ship Shape’.

Check your Route for ‘Stoppages’ on The Canal & River Trust website. Make sure the Canals/Rivers you need are Open for Navigation on the days you require them.

Birmingham & Midland Marine Services are fully insured for commercial and vessel deliveries and also hold £5,000.000.00 Public Liability Insurance.

You can contact us for a quote on 01902 544329 or by email on Please ensure you have the start and end location addresses in full.

The Birmingham & Midland Marine Team are really looking forward to getting your boat to where you need it! We’re just a phone call away!