How To Find Us

How To Find Us

The main theory courses (24 weeks) are held at our shore base in the Maltby Block at Trent College, Derby Road, Long Eaton NG10 4AD.

Trent College

Trent College is easy to find, and is close to M1 / Junction 25, where the A52 between Derby and Nottingham crosses the M1. From Junction 25 take the road signposted to Long Eaton. Turn left at the Wilsthorpe roundabout onto Derby Road (Eaton Farm pub is on the corner opposite) and right ½ mile later into Trent College. You will find the Maltby Block on your right after the May Hall car park.
Map & Directions

Other course venues are indicated on the course information sheets which will be emailed to you upon enquiry. These include:

Staunton Harold Sailing Club

Calke Road, Melbourne, Derby DE73 8DL.
Website | Map & Directions

Narrowboat Skills Centre, Debdale Wharf Marina, Leicestershire LE8 0XA

Debdale Wharf Marina

Situated on the Grand Union Leicester line not far from the villages of Gumley and Foxton.  Parking is available.

Directions from the M1 – total 15 miles

Exit the M1 at Junction 20 on the A4304 signposted to Market Harborough. Continue on this road for 11 miles to Lubenham. Take the second road on the left signposted to Foxton and Foxton Locks.

Continue on this road to the T junction and turn left towards Foxton. Take the next road on the left signposted to Gumley and Foxton Locks. Pass the Foxton Locks car park and follow the road to Gumley.

Continue on this road through the village, after two roads on your left the road descends a steep hill and makes a sharp turn to the left but carry on straight ahead down the small road which is signposted to Debdale Wharf. The marina is approx. one mile down the road on your left.
When entering the Marina go past the main workshop on your left and turn left into the main car park. Drive up the car park and through the gap in the trees straight ahead. The Narrowboat Skills Centre classroom is immediately on your left.
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