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DWR Boat Services
Tel: 07766 218850



Welcome to David Ritson's website, which is intended to provide some
photograhic examples of the work he can complete on your narrowboat.

David trained at the International Boat Building Training College, Oulton Broad, Lowestoft and qualified in City & Guilds in yacht, boat building and ships joinery - gaining a diploma with distinction from the college in 2002. He specialises in carpentry modifications and repairs to narrowboats such as small alterations, making new doors, cupboards, slides etc., replacement deck boards, cratch boards and interior furniture. 
If it’s made in wood or can be made in wood, David can usually complete it. Operating a mobile service from his workshop in North Kilworth (not on the canal side), David specialises in working at local marinas that he has arrangements with, within a 20 mile radius of his workshop. These include but are not limited to Yelvertoft, Crick, Brinklow, Dunchurch Pools, Wigrams Turn and Ventnor Marinas.

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Tables

Tables fixed for dining, or folding
for occasion use, with inlays if required.

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Dinettes / Seating

Seating to match the existing style of your boat with access doors for storage.

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Cratch Boards

Fully finished,made to measure cratch boards with opening wings if required.

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Cupboards

New cupboards to maximise available space made to match the existing boats’ style.

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Steps

Open steps made in hardwood or boxed in for storage, removable or fixed.

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Side Hatches

Side hatch door relines and provision of glazed inner doors or Perspex sheets.

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Cratch Boards

Fully finished, made to measure cratch boards with opening wings if required.

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Cupboards

New cupboards to maximise available space made to match the existing boats’ style.