Traditional Back Helm Hood / Pod

Made for the elements. Designed for life.

Traditional Back Helm Hood / Pod

Made for the elements. Designed for life.

Product Description

Our bespoke collapsible narrowboat stern hoods will not only transform your narrowboat but provide versatile extension and all-weather cruising.

Canvasman uses the most advanced fabrics, components and design options to ensure your custom-made canal boat cover looks great and lasts.
You might also like to consider our bespoke cratch covers.

Filling in an enquiry form

Below is an enquiry form for the boat cover. It is optional to fill in the form and you are still welcome to make a simpler enquiry through our contact page. 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 a lot quicker. 

Images and more information further down the page. 

Boat Cover Enquiry Form

The more information you can fill in, the quicker the enquiry and costing process will be. If you're not able to fill in some fields, that is fine.
  • If applicable.
  • Not essential for Narrowboats.
  • E.g Cratch hood, stern skirt, bimini etc.
  • In ft or m.
  • Preferably in ft, if not in m.
  • A new frame is not required for all cover type. If your answer is yes, fill in the quantity and type (e.g three hoops or scratch woodwork).
  • e.g Marine Grade Canvas, Cape grain grey-backed PVC etc
  • E.g Does anyone have arthritis, is there anyone particularly tall, do you have any young children or pets on board etc.
  • This allows you to save on travel costs.
  • E.g word of mouth, through the internet, a magazine etc.
  • Max. file size: 8 MB.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

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.