Haines and Nicols

Haines Marine is a small solid family shipyard in England, which has been building houseboats since 1980. The Haines range includes Haines 1070 and 1190.

The Nicols Estivale Quattro and the Nicols Estivale Octo are yachts from the French company Nicols.

The comfortable cabin inland cruisers made of glass-reinforced plastic are easy to manoeuvre and offer all comfort below deck.


Our range of Haines models:

  • Haines 1070 (4+2 pers.)

    The sleek yacht from England with lots of space and comfort.

    Haines 1070
  • Haines 1190 (6+2 pers.)

    Heckansicht der Haines 1190

    Plenty of space thanks to three separate cabins.

    Haines 1190
  • Nicols Estivale Quattro (4+2 Pers.)

    Promises crews of up to six people a carefree holiday on the water.

    Nicols Estivale Quattro
  • Nicols Estivale Octo (8+2 Pers.)

    This boat promises easy living on the water thanks to the stepless entry at the stern.

    Nicols Estivale Octo

Ideal areas

Mecklenburg Great Lakes

The Mecklenburg Lake District consists of over 1000 largely interconnected lakes, which leads you into this natural wonderland. The banks of the waterways are fringed by forests, meadows and marshes. Nature dominates the landscape.

Plauer See, Fleesensee, Kölpinsee and Müritz form the Mecklenburg Upper Lakes. Each of these four lakes is impressive because of its majestic size. There are no locks and only a few bridges, which make this region perfect for houseboats and sailing. 

Mecklenburg Small Lakes

The last ice age left more than 300 lakes, whcih forms this area. Narrow, deep valley lakes, circular shallow lakes and short canals build a water sports paradise, which is unique in Europe. The smaller lakes consist of two main waterways: The Müritz-Havel waterway leading from the Müritz to Priepert and the Upper Havel waterway leads from Neustrelitz through Priepert to Liebenwalde in the north of Berlin.

Perfect for

Two to three couples

The saloon offers a maximum of comfort. Midship is the interior helm station. The seating area can accommodate 2-3 couples. The smartly arranged galley is part of the saloon, as a result while cooking you can still be part of the converstaion. Each cabin has its own shower with toilet, shower and sink with hot and cold running water. There is a spacious swim platform with outdoor shower in the stern. A boat for couples, which like a modern style.

Family with older children

If the extended family or just with the parents, houseboat holidays are very special for children. It's a peaceful trip and a chance for children to learn more about our nature and environment. The distribution of the cabins in the bow and stern area guarantees privacy.

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