Cratch Hoods

Made for the elements. Designed for life.

Product Description

Our custom narrow boat front pram hood can be fitted to any narrowboat, providing valuable storage space and an extension to your boat’s cabin area. If you are looking for a more traditional look, then our cratch covers are the right product for you.

Canvasman uses the most advanced fabrics, components and design options to ensure your narrowboat front cover looks great and lasts.

Raised Cratch Hood option further down page

Enquiring about this product:

Below is an enquiry form for the boat cover. You are still welcome to call us at 01943 851 444, contact us through our Facebook page inbox or email However, if you have the information at hand and can fill in the enquiry form, it will speed up the enquiry and costing process for you and allow you to receive your quote quicker. 

Images and more information further down the page. 

Product options

Raised Narrow Boat Cratch Hoods


Our tailor-made raised cratch hood  has the same specification as our standard cratch hood but has 2 marine grade 1″ stainless steel frames giving a raised element which allows easier access and offers greater headroom on the inside.

Bespoke Blue Canvasman Narrow Boat Cratch Hood with Windows

Standard Narrow Boat Cratch Hoods


Our standard made-to-measure cratch hood can fall before or after your gas locker, the latter enabling you to access it without undoing your cover.

Custom Black Canvasman Narrow Boat Cratch Hood with Windows and White Contrast Stitching

We’re ready to craft your perfect cover

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What our customers say…

“First of all I’d just like to say thanks for all the help in producing a console cover for the Boarding Boat we have at Humber, it’s exactly what is needed on that exposed jetty.”

Chris Nisbet

“I also wanted to let you know my wife and I are very pleased with the service you have provided and the quality of the workmanship is outstanding.”


"The service was excellent, very professional. The fitter was very pleasant, polite and did an excellent job of fitting the canvas. Also explained all the features patiently. A pleasure to recommend your product and service."

Lorna Booth

“Please thank the team for doing such a good job on what was a particularly tricky build.”

BL, Lincs

“We just wanted to say how pleased we are with the canvas work you did for us. It all fitted perfectly….”

Mrs JB. Bucks

"All things canvas and more. They are brilliant, making from new, repairing, cleaning and much more. Very helpful and friendly staff, with lots of knowledge and advice. Most definitely Recommend."

Stuart Whittam

What makes our covers so special?

Bespoke design

All our covers are custom designed to order by our highly-skilled in house team so you have the perfect cover for your needs.

quality craftsmanship

Our expert team of sewers, cutters and fitters are dedicated to producing the finest, most durable covers on the market.

five year guarantee

All our covers come with an industry leading 5-year guarantee to give you the ultimate peace of mind when choosing us.

made in yorkshire

We’re a proud family business, run from our state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in the town of Baildon, West Yorkshire.