Sapphire was painted for Yorkshire Narrowboats, Sprotbrough, Doncaster they are a hire boat company who operate regularly up and down the Sprotbrough Canal.

Sprotbrough Lock is one of the loveliest spots of the canal. Next to 17th Century pub, the Boat Inn, its grassy banks are within an area of outstanding natural beauty and this stretch of canal is an extremely popular spot for a Sunday stroll.