Works Barge


Dimensions & Packaging

The Works Barge measures  255mm long, has a beam of 95mm and has a height of 140mm. For postal information it tips the scales at approximately 500 grams and comes in a brown craft hinge lid box with a wood wool protective filler. We use paper gummed tapes to seal our boxes and all packaging is 100% recyclable/compostable.


The main feature of the Works Barge is the mustard yellow HIAB articulated platform lifter. It turns 360 degrees and the fully articulated arm moves in multi directions in use. 5 rope bollards, 1 double ended front tow rope loose. FSC approved beechwood construction. EN71 certified toy safe paints and satin lacquer.     

Learning Outcomes & Play

Fine motor skill development by using the turning & articulated parts, Concepts of balance are explored with different items lifted handling rope to link and hook up with docksides and bigger ships. Understanding pulling, pushing, pivoting and forces needed during play develop cognitive understanding. In play the barge is an industrious character, showing how tools get the job done.

Toy safety

All Harbour Master toys meet EN71 toy safety regulations and due to some small parts are recommended for use by children over 36 months of age.

Harbour Master and all associated products are designed for use on the floor or counter tops in a playroom/area setting. They are not designed for use in water. If used in water, whilst they may float damage to glues, finishes and
the toy may occur.