Maffett Cruisers: Boating Holidays and Hire on The Broads

Maffett Cruisers is a family owned boatyard based in the Norfolk Broads at Loddon. We have been offering a friendly and personal service to our clients for over 30 years. It´s a nice feeling to know that they have enjoyed their boating holiday with us so much, that even the children are coming back to us with their children. It is so nice to welcome new faces as well as old, many of whom are now firm friends.

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All prices are per week and the week is Friday to Friday. The prices we quote are for the number of people shown.

Please note that you will receive tuition upon arrival, and also a full tour and inspection of your chosen craft. Both cruisers are tailored to suit different tastes. Each has its own individual features and style and we will be pleased to advise you on the best boat for your particular needs.

Merlin is a traditional style, all-wooden cruiser, ideal for novices. The boat features a rear cockpit with folding canopy, radiator in the shower room, 2 single beds or 1 double berth in an open plan cabin layout, Freeview TV/DVD Player, warm air heating, duvets and dralon cushions.

Swallow is an attractive forward drive, all-wooden cruiser, for two people, with radiator in the shower room, 1 double berth in the cabin, sunroof over the saloon, Freeview TV/DVD Player, warm air heating, duvets and dralon cushions.


To book any of our boats an initial booking deposit of £100 is required with the balance of hire due 8 weeks before the start of the holiday. If booking less than 8 weeks before then full payment would be due.

Diesel: A fuel deposit of £50 is required for Merlin and Swallow. A £100 deposit is required for Jay, Kingfisher and Kestrel. This is to be paid with the balance of hire - any difference in fuel usage will be calculated on your return.

Booking Terms: Click here to view full booking & hire conditions.

Merlin of the Maffett Fleet. Floor plan of the Maffett Cruisers boat - Merlin

Merlin's Internal Layout

Floorplan of the Maffett Cruisers boat - Swallow Image of the Maffett Cruisers Boat, Swallow

Swallow's Internal Layout