This is the smallest stern area offering the least external space, and stems from traditional working boats. Ideal for live aboard, typified by short back deck of 2-3 Feet in length, giving more room inside for living.
A good compromise between traditional and cruiser; these have the looks of a traditional stern with the space of a cruiser.
Widebeams are wider than 6ft10 narrowboat. Typically a widebeam boat can be 10 or 12 feet, sometimes wider.
These types of sterns offer a large expanse of external space, ideal for recreational cruising. An ideal holiday boat, a back deck of between 4-8 Feet in length, providing ample space on the back for several people to stand and socialise.