About Capri

A sporty looking canal boat rental at 9 metres (29 feet), the Capri is a comfy cruiser with a steering station on the raised lounging deck, offering tonnes of visibility!

Layout of Capri

Capri Deckplan

Sleeps up to

3

Cabins

1

Bathrooms

1
  • Boat Size: 9.00 m x 3.20 m
  • Settee in saloon converts into single bed
  • 1 cabin with double bed
  • 1 bathroom

Capri's key features

Capri Saloon
  • The kitchen/galley is on the left-hand side and is fitted with an electric refrigerator.
  • The saloon is equipped with a radio/CD player.
  • The steering position is protected from the elements and has good visibility, and there’s easy access to the outside deck.
Capri Interior
  • The comfortable forward cabin has one double bed and a closet.
  • A central saloon features an L-shaped settee on the right-hand side that converts into a single bed.
Capri Exterior
  • The onboard electrical system runs on 12-volt DC power.
  • The boat features an efficient and reliable diesel engine.

Capri Specifics

Fridge
55 L
Freezer
Microwave
Oven / Grill
Hob
MP3/USB features
Internet access
Flat Screen TV
Flat Screen DVD Player
CD / Radio player
Heater
Fans
Cabin air cooling
Air Conditioning
Cigarette lighter plug (12V)
12/220V Converter
220V on cruise (110V in Canada)
Shore Power (220V on dock)
Internal Steering Position
Bow Thrusters
External Steering Position
Moorings joystick (easy dock)
Alfresco dining
Ambient light
Sun shade (Bimini)
Deck Shower
Fridge on sundeck
BBQ / Plancha
Portable cool box
Sliding roof
Sundeck
Water Tank
250 L
Water draft (bottom of boat to water line)
1.00 m
Max. Headroom
2.52 m
Length
9.00 m
Fuel Tank
115 L
Engine Type
Diesel
Width
3.20 m
Air draft (height of boat from water line)
2.50 m
Toilets type
Manual
Safety Box

Good to know...

  • Hire of the boat and its equipment
  • A galley (kitchen) with all the utensils and appliances you would expect
  • Towels and linen for all passengers
  • A boat handling demo
  • Technical support
  • On-board cruising information
  • Locks free (except in Ireland & Holland)
  • Moorings & navigation fee included in Canada, Scotland & Italy (Casale-return trip)
  • Optional holiday extras
  • Boat damage waiver
  • Running costs (diesel, gas, engine wear and tear) - charged by the engine hour
  • Travel to and from the base(s)
  • Waterside services if you use them (i.e. moorings where a charge is applicable, pump-out if needed, water, etc)
  • Cancellation plan & any travel/personal insurance
  • Food and drink
Added on 23 August 2019

Neil Wickens said

Very efficient and helpful staff at the Benson Base. Smooth hand over and great experience Weather was on our side this year and had an amazing weekend on the Thames, Very relaxing and enjoyable. 2nd time we have hired this boat
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Hi Neil, Thank you for the positive feedback. It's great to hear that your holiday was an amazing experience and that you were well looked after by our teams. We hope that we can welcome you on board again soon. All the best, The Le Boat Team.
Added on 11 May 2019

Debra Doyle said

Excellent friendly service, giving all the information needed to enjoy our break. Really enjoyed the break, boat very easy to use
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Dear Debra, Thanks for the lovely feedback. It's great to hear that you had such an amazing time, that you were well looked after by the team and that you enjoyed the boat. We would love to welcome you on board again soon! All the best The Le Boat Team
Added on 14 April 2018

Saulius Pundys said

Good advices on local conditions Good, handy small boat for 3 persons
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Added on 01 May 2017

Louis Phillips said

Our arrival experience was rather disorganised as staff were unsure of the location of files and computer info. This may have been due to new staff and overstretched existing staff. Consequently we waited a long time before boarding our boat on a windy rainy day. After that things picked up with expert coaching on the water and friendly advice.Good experience following a faltering start. See earlier comments. Good boat.
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Dear Mr Phillips,
Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. We are very sorry to learn of the issues you encountered when arriving at Benson base. We have taken action on the matter and forwarded your comments to the base team to ensure frustrations like these don't occur in the future. We have had lots of new starters in Benson recently which could be why you experienced a disorganised arrival at the base - we understand that this is not what you expected and apologise sincerely for any disappointment caused. 
We are pleased you were satisfied with your boat and enjoyed the rest of your cruise.
We hope to welcome you on board with us again soon.
Best wishes, The Le Boat team
Added on 16 September 2019

Brian Ashcroft said

The Manager at your Benson Base was efficient and helpful and the advice we received from your staff certainly helped our itinerary. We did not have this particular boat so cannot comment. We had a Tango which apart from the few issues mentioned was very much fit for purpose.
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Added on 06 May 2019

Richard Bews said

Friendly service. very busy on turnround days so maybe some temporary staff to help with tihs. Good value. Prefer to buy fuel rather than be charged by engine hours
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Hi Richard, Thanks for the positive feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your holiday and were looked after by the team! All the best, The Le Boat Team
Added on 20 April 2019

William Delfosse said

The check in desk was very helpful, answered any questions we had and on return was very responsive at checkout. We underestimated the work involved at the locks, and should have done a shorter distance. More information on port or town stops might be helpful. We found most towns had little to no food services or place to buy food items.
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Thank you for taking the time to let us know about this. We have messaged the base to alert them that a repair is needed. We are very pleased that otherwise you had a pleasant and happy vacation.
Added on 20 August 2018

Alain Salaman said

Service technique de la base bon. Service commercial moyen.Trop d'options payantes style coussin de pont. Les commerciaux ne connaissent pas les produits par ex il n'est pas possible de prendre un vélo sur Capri (si c'est possible).L'arrivée prioritaire à 13h ,le problème c'est qu'à 13h la base est fermée du coup c'est pas très intéressant vu le prix de l'option.Le personnel de la base (Messac) est par contre compétant et sympathique Voir commentaire précédent
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Added on 08 August 2018

Ashley Kearns said

Booking was fast communication ws promt and swift including updates on water levels and where we cruise to. There was a unpleasent smell in the toilet and the grill wasnt very good, however that said i really enjoyed the holiday the boat was cosy and reliable, cruising up and down the river was really relaxing. I have actually booked a further holiday iin a few months time however this time I am trying the top of the range horizon boat
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Added on 04 July 2018

James Mitchell said

I would recommend Le Boat because they do offer opportunities to hire boats and enjoy boating in some lovely places. The Le Boat people that we encountered in Castlenaudry were all very welcoming, helpful and spoke good English. There were quite a lot of different sizes of boats available and all looked well prepared in that they were clean and tidy. One or two boats looked brand new which made many of the others look a bit tired and dated - but still clean and tidy. We had a great holiday on the Canal du Midi with Le Boat and will certainly do other holidays with Le Boat. The Capri was a good sized boat for 2 people but we still had to work hard at times and figure out how best to handle the ropes coming through the locks - different coming up stream to going down stream.
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