Longboat Engineering has been active in the Inland Waterways industry for over 15 years and specialises in the maintenance and re-building of Classic Engines. In 1996 we were appointed sole UK Distributor for the Greaves Cotton Company ( formerly well known as Ruston & Hornsby [India] Ltd).

In addition to supporting existing Greaves owners in the UK we are able to undertake a wide a wide range of repairs to other engines and Boat systems and we are Approved Contractors for River Canal Rescue and Canal Contractors.

We are able to offer a mobile service with-in a 50 mile radius of Northampton but travel further afield in support of Greaves/Ruston owners and carry a wide range of spare parts for both the YD & YW ranges of these engines.