Win a date onboard the city's own love boat

Tuesday 05 February 2013 Updated: 06/02 09:54

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The Coventrian.

COUPLES can experience a Valentine’s Day with a difference by hopping onto the love boat for a romantic cruise.

This Valentine’s Day, love birds are being given the chance to enjoy a two-and-a-half-hour Valentine’s Love Boat Cruise aboard a 70ft narrow boat called The Coventrian.

Departing from Swan Lane Wharf, The Living Environment Trust-operated boat, will host couples for a cruise along Coventry Canal.

The trip, on Thursday, February 14, will depart at 7.30pm and includes a table for two with a three-course meal, background music and full table service.

And the Coventry Observer has teamed up with The Living Environment Trust to offer one lucky couple the chance to enjoy the Valentine’s Love Boat Cruise absolutely free.

The cruise, normally priced at £49 per couple, will be catered by Cofa’s Food and Drink. The menu includes minted oriental prawns or shredded duck in plumb sauce, followed by Chicken breast with a mushroom and tarragon sauce or beef and mushrooms in red wine gravy topped with a puff pastry lid both served with rosemary potatoes, chantenay carrots and green beans.

The meal will conclude with a choice of chocolate torte or a cheddar and stilton platter followed by tea or coffee.

For your chance to be picked as the winner of the free Valentine’s Love Boat Cruise answer the following question: On which date does Valentine’s Day fall?

Send your answer to Coventrian Valentine's Day Competition, 45 The Parade, Leamington Spa, CV32 4BL by noon on Tuesday, February 12. The winner will be contact by phone so please include a daytime contact number in your entry.

You can also enter by emailing with VALENTINE COMP in the subject field.

Those who are not lucky enough to win this great prize can book a place on the cruise by contacting Mark Cooke on 02476 856956. A discounted price of £45 is available to Coventry Sports Foundation Lifestyle Health and Fitness as well as Coventry Sports Trust Inspire Fitness members.

The Coventrian regularly hosts themed cruises and children’s parties, operates as a water taxi to the Ricoh Arena, and is available for private hire and conferences.

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