Hotels in Northwich: The Canalboat Club at Anderton Marina features the now famous narrowboat. Designed locally, the boats have been built in the Northeast of England, where craftsmen blend traditional skills with contemporary methods and modern materials. Cruising a narrowboat or simply choosing to remain in the marina and use the boat as a base means a new experience for those used to land-based vacations. If you decide to remain moored within the marina, staff will link you into main's electricity. However, if you are cruising, the boat is wholly dependent upon you to generate and conserve the electrical power.