Hesford Marine has an on-site chandlery which aims to stock a wide range of accessories and items for the narrowboat owner.


We are a D.I.Y. Boatyard and aim to provide all the materials and items you require during your stay at Hesford Marine.


We supply International Paints, Toplac for above the waterline, Pre-Kote  for undercoat, Intertuf 16 for blacking and Primocon, an anti-corrosive primer for underwater metal surfaces.





  • Toplac is a range of high-performance colours with a solid reputation, and has been admired on yachts and boats of all sizes for decades. With a rich colour that stays glossy over time, Toplac is the trusted solution when a high-quality topcoat finish is required.
    DataSheet (pdf)
  • Primocon is a fast drying, one-part primer for use below the water line before antifouling is applied. Formulated for timber, steel, aluminium, cast iron keels and lead keels.
    DataSheet (pdf)
  • Pre-Kote is a single pack undercoat, specially formulated for marine conditions and for use on all substrates under one-pack topcoats. It also offers superb opacity and long-life.
    DataSheet (pdf)
  • Intertuf 16 is specifically developed for the economical protection of steel. This tough, one pack, high build bituminous coating gives a non cracking finish and offers protection against rust
    DataSheet (pdf)

We stock a range of Kingfisher dockline and fender ropes (one of the most recognised names for ropes in the sailing industry), cut and sealed to any length (not splined).


Mag guard anodes  (for protection of your Hull from galvanic corrosion) are available at the shop and a Removal and Fitting service is available (see pricing) should you require it.


Tiller Bearings, Weedhatch seal, Window Seal, Gland Packing and Stern Gland Grease can all be found available at the Chandlery. Other often requested items include:


  • Chimneys
  • Chimney Hats and Vents
  • Woodstove Paint
  • Fine cement and Sealant
  • Stac Rope
  • Braided hose in various sizes
  • Copper Pipe
  • Fenders
  • Shackles
  • Mooring Pins
  • Elsan Toilet Deodorant
  • Large range of Canopy Fittings


We stock numerous other items and accessories and if we don't have what you are looking for we will do our best to order it for you.


If you have a specific requirement or would like further information please contact us.