27 November 2014
SCOTTISH Canals is encouraging the people of Glasgow to keep active over the festive season with the launch of an innovative fitness trail on the banks of the Forth & Clyde Canal.
The Trim Trail features six workout stations on a mile-long stretch of the canal in North Glasgow.
- Electric vans help cut carbon footprint
- Happy ending to missing hound story
- New edition of Boater's Handbook
- Search is on for canalside Capability Brown sites
- Award winning lock keeper selling his canalside cottage
- APCO holds successful AGM weekend in Warwick
- New permanent trade moorings at Paddington
- Friends of Cromford Canal adopt waterway
- Boaters in hunt for missing hound
26 September 2014
Crick Marina: A Great Place To Moor
Since opening in 1996, Crick Marina has become one of the most sought-after marinas in the country, based on its quiet and central location, friendly people, realistic prices and, since 2000, its annual boat show. Visit: www.crickmarina.com
Church Minshull Aqueduct Marina
16 September 2014
Church Minshull Aqueduct Marina is the perfect base for private and share boat owners looking for a full range of facilities. Ideally situated at the heart of Cheshire’s canal network, the established marina offers a full range of services including a well-stocked chandlery, workshops, hardstanding and brokerage all with experienced staff to carry out your work or advise you on site.
CLOSING DATE: Wednesday, 31st December 2014
If you are planning a trip on your boat near a Castle Marina why not bring your boat in to try our marina and services?
27 October 2014
AFTER a great summer for most, it’s perhaps easy to forget the carnage caused by last winter’s storms and floods, particularly to boats left afloat.
Online boat insurer, Craftinsure.com, has therefore issued a timely reminder with advice to help reduce the risks of sinking and damage:
2 June 2014
AFTER dealing with the damage caused by the winter’s storms, Buckingham Canal Society (BCS) work party volunteers have been working alongside a group from Network Rail for a team building day.
The task was to put a pair of old lock gates to good use again at Hyde Lane Lock within the Buckingham Canal Nature Reserve near Thornborough Mill. BCS leases the reserve from Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, and Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust (BBOWT) and manage it on their behalf.
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26 November 2014
MERCIA Marina is kicking off the festive season this weekend with a Christmas Market complete with Santa’s grotto and a Christmas lights switch-on.
The marina, in Findern Lane, near Willington, is holding the event on Saturday and Sunday (November 29 and 30), from 10am-4pm each day. Admission and parking are free.
20 November 2014
EACH month we bring you a video from Whilton Marina’s About Narrowboating channel on YouTube. There are currently 56 films covering everything from Blacking a Narrowboat to Different Types of Handrails. We are at the time of the year where people are winterising their narrowboats ready for the winter. This video clip shows what can happen to a boat when it is winterised and a water tank is emptied.
23 September 2014
EACH month we bring you a video from Whilton Marina’s About Narrowboating channel on YouTube. There are currently 56 films covering everything from Blacking a Narrowboat to Different Types of Handrails. This video clip explains how a boat surveyor checks a stern gear on a hull when they are doing a survey.
Current Issue: Dec 2014
♦ 449 boats for sale
♦ Waterways hero wins special award
♦ Sutton Weaver bridge reopens to river traffic
♦ There before in '74: Caldon celebrates
♦ Burnley dry dock back in business
♦ Waterways on the Western Front
♦ Win a Water-to-Go bottle
• Next issue on sale: December 18, 2014