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The Barnes Brinkcraft Encore has a rating of Rating 5

Cruise file for the Encore


Boat size
Length 28′6″ ft (8.68 metres)
Width 11′6″ ft (3.5 metres)

Bow thruster

Shore power

220 Volts AC

Central heating


Number of guests: 4

Double cabins: 1

Convertible sofa: 2

Bathrooms: 1


Electric WC

Accommodating up to 4 passengers

New for 2017, the Encore is perfect for a couple looking for a comfortable cruiser


  • Berths: 1 double cabin with adjacent bathroom including 1 electric flush toilet + shower
  • Additional sleeping for 2 in the saloon
  • Fully equipped galley including as standard an oven and spacious fridge
  • Separate  saloon with internal steering position


  • Internal forward steering position for easy cruising
  • Bow thruster for easy manoeuvrability
  • Electric anchor winch
  • 240v power from Generator & invertor
  • Shore supply
  • Large rear footwell for easy access and fishing
  • Hair dryer
  • Wi-Fi (250Mb data allowance free)
  • Diesel heating
  • Quiet hydraulic engine drive

The price includes

  • The boat and it’s equipment, crockery, cutlery and linen
  • Cruising Instructions on departure day
  • Cruising documents & technical assistance 7 days a week
  • Basic cancellation insurance
  • A bottle of Cava and welcome pack of tea, coffee, sugar & biscuits
  • 2 outside parking spaces
  • Onboard WiFi including 250 mb free of charge
  • Bed linen & towels

The price does not include:

  • Navigation forfait : Charged at the end of your cruise, subject to market prices
  • Security deposit,  (single gender parties) : £300 - £500

Optional extras:

  • Sailing dinghy: £70 per week; £45 per short break
  • Rowing dinghy: £55 per week; £30 per short break
  • Car parking outside: 2 spaces free of charge
  • Car parking inside: £20 per week; £15 short break
  • Pet charges: £35 per week; £25 short break
  • Dog life jacket: £10 (refundable on return)
  • Broad Tourist & Cruising Map, inc postage: £7.50
  • Norfolk Broads Map, inc postage: £2.95
  • Mallet for Rhond Anchors: £5 (refundable on return)

Fuel deposit: 200€

NOTE: Will pass under all bridges subject to tides

Payment schedule: £170 at time of reservation, if cruise price under £901; £180 at time of reservation if cruise price is £901 +
Balance due 10 weeks prior to departure
Start days: Monday, Tuesday, Friday or Saturday

Encore boat plan

Boat plan for Encore

Routes for the Encore

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Norfolk Broads

Rates and departures : Encore

Prices based on departure date

From 3rd March to 21st March 745
From 22nd March to 28th March 835
From 29th March to 11th April 909
From 12th April to 2nd May 829
From 3rd May to 9th May 939
From 10th May to 23rd May 955
From 24th May to 30th May 1239
From 31st May to 6th June 1059
From 7th June to 20th June 1139
From 21st June to 18th July 1205
From 19th July to 22nd August 1395
From 23rd August to 29th August 1265
From 30th August to 19th September 1035
From 20th September to 17th October 749
From 18th October to 24th October 945

All prices are in British Sterling, per week

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Enquiry & availability

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