A new boat arrives in France

Boating holiday specialists Nicols self-drive hire fleet just keeps getting better!

The brand new Sixto+ model is a further improvement to the original Sixto and with three cabins and three bathrooms it’s perfect for crews of three couples. Add to that air-conditioning which can be powered from a shore connection and an excellent outdoor top deck area with sun awning and crews can travel in both style and comfort.

The Sixto+ will be available from Nicols bases in Alsace, Aquitaine, Brittany, Camargue, on the Canal du Midi and in the Saone Valley and as with all Nicols boats no previous boating experience or a licence is needed. The boats are easy to steer and the helpful Nicols base staff will show you around your boat on arrival before heading out with you onto the waterways for a demonstration of how to drive and the rules of navigation. Within 45 minutes you’ll be ready to captain your very own canal boat!

A boating holiday is an adventure where your accommodation goes with you and living on board a boat for your holidays is fun whatever your age. Nicols canal boats have all the home-from-home comforts you’d expect including a spacious saloon, comfortable cabins, modern bathroom facilities and fully-equipped kitchen. Most also have an upper sundeck, rear sun terrace or sometimes both – perfect for sunbathing, enjoying the changing views and dining alfresco. Did you know you can even have onboard wifi!

Find out more about Nicols at their travel partner page with Silver Travel Advisor.

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