About Horizon 3

The Horizon 3 is a bigger boat, allowing larger parties to holiday together. It sleeps up to 7 guests with one master cabin at the end of the boat and two smaller cabins, all with the privacy of their own en-suite bathrooms. It enjoys a spacious saloon and sundeck. Please note that sundeck sinks are not available on all of our Horizon boats.

Jump aboard and take a look around with our virtual tour...

Please note that the following virtual tour is of the Horizon 4 boat rather than the Horizon 3, however the only difference is that the Horizon 4 has a slightly different front cabin layout.

 

Layout of Horizon 3

Plan del Horizon 3

Sleeps up to

7

Cabins

3

Bathrooms

3
  • Boat size:13.5m x 4.3m
  • 3 cabins
  • 3 en-suite bathrooms
  • Large saloon with convertible settee (sleeps 1)
  • Rear outside seating area and large sundeck

Horizon 3 Boat's key features

Horizon 3 - saloon & kitchen
  • Roomy and comfortable interior with generous headroom throughout
  • Large sliding glass doors to outside seating area at the rear
  • One bright and spacious forward stateroom with convertible double bed
  • The full kitchen/galley includes an oven, stove, large electric refrigerator, microwave, and high-quality equipment and utensils
  • Air cooling in the saloon & cabins + USB port
Horizon 3 - forward cabin
  • One bright and spacious forward stateroom with convertible double/single bed(s)
  • 2 side cabins with convertible double/twin bed(s).
  • All cabins with en-suite bathrooms & electric-flush toilet
  • Individually controlled air-cooling + USB ports in both cabins
Horizon 3
  • Spacious ‘fundeck’ with sunbathing area, table, sink, ambient lights, BBQ hotplate and deck shower
  • Large removable bimini (Sun Shade)
  • Two steering position inside and outside
  • Bow and stern thruster for easier handling - the boat can be moved sideways to ease mooring
  • Outside deck to the rear with seating and easy access to the water 
  • MP3 entertainment system – waterproof speakers
  • Sundeck has lighting and 12V plugs
Horizon 3 - rear
  • Large border along the boat for easy & secured access to all sides of the boat during manoeuvers
  • Large aft cockpit secured with a door, ideal for children
  • 2 steering position inside and outside
  • Bow thruster & stern thruster (NEW) for easier manoeuvring
  • Rudder angle indicator & GPS Speed sensor for an ideal handling of the boat
  • Demister system for secured navigation from inside in case of rain
  • Safety box
Air cooling and air conditioning

When the temperatures soar, our cabin air cooling system can help make your night’s sleep a little more comfortable. Air cooling uses canal/river water to produce cool air which is blown out through vents.

 

Please note: This is not the same as air-conditioning which can achieve lower temperatures and has a thermostatic control. Performance significantly reduces if canal/river temperature is too high.

Horizon 3 Boat Specifics

Fridge
109L + 64L
Freezer compartment
14L + 4L
Microwave
Oven / Grill
Hob
MP3/USB features
Internet access
Smart TV
Flat Screen TV
Flat Screen DVD Player
CD / Radio player
Internal Steering Position
External Steering Position
Bow thruster (propels front of boat sideways)
Heater
Fans
Air cooling
Air conditioning
Cigarette lighter plug (12V)
12/220V Converter
220V on cruise (110V in Canada)
Shore Power (220V on dock)
Alfresco dining
Ambient light
Sun shade (Bimini)
Deck Shower
Fridge on sundeck
BBQ / Plancha
Portable cool box
Sliding roof
Sundeck
Premium sundeck cushions
Water Tank
800 L
Water draft (bottom of boat to water line)
1 m
Max. Headroom
1.9 m
Length
13 m
Fuel Tank
300 L
Engine Type
Diesel
Width
4.3 m
Air draft (height of boat from water line)
2.9 m
Toilets type
Electric
Safety Box
Memory foam mattresses

Good to know...

Restriction and exceptions

  • The barbecue hotplate on the Horizon fleet in the Thames is not usable.
  • Lough Allen and the Shannon-Erne Waterway in Ireland are not accessible on this boat.
  • In Holland, this boat is not able to access our Hindeloopen base because of the low bridge and must moor at Stavoren which is a 10-minute drive from Hindeloopen.
  • To reach Amsterdam, this boat needs to cruise via the Nieuwe Herengracht (instead of Oude Schans) and can also not cruise through Utrecht.
  • Please note that this boat cannot travel on the Tay Canal from Beveridges Locks to Perth (Canada).
  • Please note that this boat cannot navigate on the River Bäise (Aquitaine) and the Lot River is not reachable due to the Garonne section not being navigable.
  • Please note that this boat cannot navigate from Messac Northwards to Rennes and Dinan due to low bridges around Rennes (Brittany).
  • 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

 

Horizon Boat Ownership Program

If you have money to invest and enjoy boating more than once each year, our Boat Ownership Program is too good an opportunity to miss. Benefits include a monthly income, 8 weeks holiday every year and access to over 16 different European regions & Canada. We'll moor, insure and maintain your boat for free!

Added on 10 October 2022

Graeme Spencer said

We found Le Boat on the Internet and took the plunge by calling Marcus who is based in France and this was able to guide us to what best suited our needs and expectations. We decided upon a 10 day cruise and pick the boat up in Trebes before returning it in Port Cassfieres. The route was marvellous as was the food and plonk along the way but perhaps it’s equally important the horizon three that we had hired was spotless inside and extremely comfortable for four people but could have easily catered for six. We pick the boat up right at the very end of the season and outwardly it appeared somewhat tired however inside and mechanically everything was perfect including the initial handover and return. We would certainly recommend Le Boat and we would use them again.
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Added on 31 August 2022

Jeff Glanfield said

Everyone was very friendly and helpful. The boat was easy to use and drive. The weather was great and the scenery was beautiful!
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Good day Jeff, Thank you for your five-star review of your boating holiday on the Rideau Canal. We are so happy to hear that your experience was great on all fronts and that you received excellent customer service from our base team in Smiths Falls. We hope to welcome you back on board again in the near future! Best wishes, Le Boat Team
Added on 7 August 2022

A customer said

The Boat was clean and modern.
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Good Morning, Thank you for your five-star review of your recent boating holiday on the Rideau Canal! We appreciate you taking the time to provide us with this comment. Apologies for our late response. We are so glad to hear that you and your family enjoyed your vacation on board the Horizon 3 and that the boat was up to standards! We look forward to welcoming you back on board in the near future! Best wishes, Le Boat Team
Added on 3 August 2022

Keith Pfeiffer said

Was one of the most amazing experiences and will definitely do it again.The staff are amazing and everything was so slick and professional. The reason i only gave 4 stars is that we got what appeared to be the only older boat, it had been bashed around a bit and cushion backs were missing on the top deck which made it uncomfortable to lounge around, a the boat interior was clean but felt very used especially the external part of the boat needed a good clean
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Good Afternoon Keith, Thank you for your review of your boating holiday on the Rideau Canal. We appreciate your feedback and are pleased to hear that over all you enjoyed your experience on board. We have taken your feedback concerning the age and the condition of the boat and have passed along your comments to our base team in Smiths Falls. We very much look forward to welcoming you on board again in the near future! Best wishes, Le Boat Team
Added on 3 August 2022

A customer said

Great All great
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Good day, Thank you for your five-star reviews of your boating holiday on the Rideau Canal! We are glad to hear that you received great service from our Base Team in Smiths Falls and that you enjoyed the location including your experience on board the Horizon 3. We look forward to welcoming you on board again in the near future! Best wishes, Le Boat Team
Added on 29 June 2022

A customer said

Excelente experiencia para niños y adultos. Los barcos están en muy buenas condiciones y con documentación completa para disfrutar al máximo. El barco es muy cómodo con y se encontraba en buenas condiciones. Ideal para familias o grupos de 6 personas.
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Buenos días, Muchísimas gracias por haber dedicado tiempo en contestar a nuestra encuesta. Estamos encantados de que hayas disfrutado de tu crucero y te agradecemos por tus comentarios tan positivos. Es verdad que es una opción perfecta para desconectar en familia y descubrir el patrimonio cultural y la gastronomía francesa. Esperamos volver a verte pronto a bordo. Tu equipo Le Boat
Added on 29 June 2022

A customer said

Wonderful people and the boat was awesome! Everything was clean and in great shape. The tour and instructions were thorough. We would definitely rent from Le Boat again! We thoroughly enjoyed the trip, from the boat to the scenery. We loved Westport and enjoyed going through all the locks. We went from Smith Falls south, to Seeleys Bay and back again. We enjoyed the double kayak we rented as well.
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Good Morning, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a five-star review of your boating holiday on the Rideau Canal. We are so happy to hear that everything from your check-in to the tour and introduction to your boat went swimmingly and that you would rent again from Le Boat in the future. We look forward to welcoming you on board again when that day comes! Best Wishes, Le Boat Team
Added on 5 June 2022

Allen Shearn said

Great cruising location. Boats are even better than the last time we chartered. Having screens was a great improvement
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Good Afternoon Allen, Thank you for your five-star review of your boating holiday on the Rideau Canal! We are happy to hear from a returning customer and to hear that you enjoyed cruising location again and that our boats this year went beyond your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you on board again in the near future! Best Wishes, Le Boat Team
Added on 1 June 2022

Cheryl Brown said

Couldn’t do enough to ensure we got the best out of our holiday
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Hello, thank you for taking the time to provide us with a 5-star review on your recent boating holiday on The Thames. We're pleased you had such a great time and that our staff were very helpful. We pride ourselves on our excellent customer service, so we're pleased to hear you received just that from our team in Benson. We look forward to welcoming you on board again in the near future! The Le Boat team.
Added on 29 September 2021

Réal Moreau said

excellent personnel very helpful and courteous.
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Good Morning, Thank you for providing a five-star review of your boating holiday on the Rideau Canal. We pride ourselves in delivering excellent customer service and we are happy to hear that you received just that from our staff in Smiths Falls. We look forward to welcoming you on board again soon! Le Boat Team