Cruise the Burgundy Canal du Nivernais and River Yonne in style.

Owner operated since 2008, the Randle is a classically styled French Canal Boat constructed in 2001 and maintained to the highest standards. Fitted with all the facilities demanded by our modern cruising clientele. Air conditioned and centrally heated with two en-suite wood panelled cabins with granite and marble surfaces.

The professional crew of three has built a high reputation for providing attention to detail, fine dining, interesting tours, and relaxing cruises exploring the heart of France.

Our priority is to make your cruise as relaxing and enjoyable as possible. Taking the helm is a great experience and is open to all our guests under the expert supervision of the Captain.

Options include Golf, Spa, Cycling, Horse Riding, Ballooning, Boating, or simply just relaxing aboard. Whether you are a couple, friends, or family a private barge holiday aboard the Randle is the perfect way to enjoy France from the French waterways, go barging, the time is Yours.

The Randle is a passenger boat registered with the French inland waterways authority, the Voies Navigables de France, and operated by a professional crew of three.

We wish all our guests a unique, safe, and unforgettable experience cruising the rivers and canals of Burgundy.


Tim Harrold, Owner and Captain, The Randle.

+33 646 536 140   


"We have arrived back in the USA and Norma and I Can Honestly say that we truly miss the "Randle", But, more importantly we miss you and the crew and the hospitality that you, Allen and Gael showed us, everything was just perfect. We could not have asked for a better boat or crew."

Mr & Mrs Dowling, North Carolina, USA.