Welcome

Bowcrest Marine is the oldest and only specialist Dutch Barge Brokerage in the UK.

It was born out of the experience in purchasing his own barge “Progres” that Tony Charman launched Bowcrest Marine. The company has evolved into a vibrant forward thinking organization which has unrivalled knowledge of all aspects of Dutch Barge Sale & Purchase. Tony Charman & Debbie Holden have over the years Brokered the Sale & Purchase of literally hundreds of barges all over Europe, Lived On Them, Converted Them, Built Them New and have an unparalleled knowledge of these lovely vessels.
We have superb contacts in Holland having our own Dutch Partners and also a very close working relationship with the largest brokerage webring in Europe enabling us to pull in Purchasers and Owners from all over Europe as well as Worldwide by way of our top rated .com website.
We work strictly within a Code of Conduct to ensure that whatever your needs are, be it buying or selling your Dutch Barge, we can provide you with the best advice and service possible. You can rest assured that your best interests and rights will be represented and safeguarded at all times. We are a family business and you can always speak to the man at the top. Our aim is to be your Barge Broker of choice.