Fair Dinkum, Fantessy and Freedom –
42' Canal Cruisers Built for Comfort
Erie Canal Cruise Lines has combined the
traditional style of English barges with the conveniences
of modern live-aboard boats. The authentic appearance,
simple operation, and comfortable interior make a Canal
Cruiser the perfect choice for your canalling vacation.
Our Canal Cruisers
are 42-foot long and 12-foot wide. Amenities include
two private suites with full-size mattresses, separate
lavs and heads, a large shower, a galley with modern
conveniences, and a dinette that converts to an additional
full-size bed. The social areas are located aft, while
the private suites are forward. Convenient built-in
steps on the fore and aft decks offer easy access to
the cabin top for sunning or locking through. The turbo
diesel engine, enclosed in a soundproof box, provides
dependable and quiet power. Wheel steering and a bow
thruster make navigating locks and tight channels safe
and simple. The modified V-hull allows space for 350
gallons each of fresh water and fuel which provide ballast
Boat Just Like Home
receive rave reviews from our canallers. These roomy,
easy-to-operate boats feature many creature comforts
not found on other boats for hire, including:
- Air conditioning for still summer nights
- Microwave to cook without heating the cabin
- Full-size beds
- Full-size shower with plenty of hot water
- TV/DVD for those occasional rainy days spent inside
- Lots of storage, so you can take it with you, including your golf clubs!
- Wheel steering eliminates tiller fatigue
- Access to the Finger Lakes
- Full-week or half-week cruises
We also have an inventory of
amenities that are available.
Cruiser Interior Layout
42' x 12' x 3-1/2'
single diesel engine, bow thruster, wheel steering,
sleeps 6. Your fully equipped Canal Cruiser was designed
for maximum comfort and privacy for a week of carefree
cruising. Generous dimensions allow for features like
extra-large shower and full-size beds with real innerspring
Click on layout above for larger view
Central heat, stainless steel three-burner gas
range and oven, stainless steel sink and counter tops,
hot and cold water, refrigerator with freezer, microwave,
TV/DVD, cooking utensils, service
for six, and plenty of storage!
SUPPLY: 12v DC for refrigerator, lights,
fans, and pumps with three outlets for cell phones,
laptops, etc. A 110v AC inverter supplies outlets for
TV, radio, and coffee maker. Shore power is available
at most ports along the canal.
63-hp turbo diesel with single-lever control, 350 gallon
THRUSTER: Standard equipment to assure safe
and graceful locking and docking.
350 gallon fresh water tank capacity.
Comfortably sleeps four with full-size beds in two private
suites, plus dinette full berth will sleep up to two