With a taste for discovery, our older crews love the idea of a more unusual type of holiday and trying something completely new. Travelling by boat shows a region from a completely new perspective and with Nicols, you can be sure of a memorable boat cruise.
Whether you’re holidaying as a couple or with family or friends, Nicols boats are perfectly adapted to older crew members so you can have peace of mind that your canal boat holiday will be both comfortable and safe.
With Nicols boat hire you enjoy:
I was worried that my husband and I - both over the age of 65 - would not be able to sail a riverboat, even without a license. The Nicols team at the base gave us some tuition and a lot of confidence. Now my husband feels like a true captain, and can’t wait to set sail again!!
Maryse – 67 years old, retired.
Boating holidays offer so many activities that are popular with our older crews. In addition to the cruising itself, you can enjoy stops to explore the countryside, villages and towns – either on foot or by bike. Discover the history and heritage of the region, savour the local cruising and visit the renowned vineyards.
Nicols boating holidays are very popular with older crews and we have specially designed many of our boats to ensure the highest levels of comfort and ease of sailing, such as these boats in our Confort and Estivale ranges: