Festival time at Scarisbrick Marina

Festival time at Scarisbrick Marina

24 June 2015

From folk music to fender making...

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Featured Videos

30 June 2015

10 Top Tips for having boat insurance

Haven Hints are designed to provide useful information on a range of topics in easy ‘Ten Top Tips’ format to help boat owners. This clip highlights the importance of having the right boat insurance and why and when you might need it.

When is boat insurance compulsory? Is your boat insured when being towed on the road? Why should you have Third Party Cover? What happens if you take your boat abroad - or plan a single-handed voyage? Haven’s Top Ten Tips for having boat insurance answers all these questions - and more….

Haven Hints are also available in a FREE pocket-sized printed booklet - Click Here to request your copy


Win! a Fuel-Guard decontaminator and water separator

CLOSING DATE: Monday, 20th July 2015

Towpath Talk has teamed up with Fuel-Guard to offer TWO lucky readers the chance to win a Decontaminator and water separator worth £255 each!

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Feature Articles

20 May 2015

By navigating through various sections of the boat, you are given access to a timeline summary explaining how boating technology such as radar and life jackets have developed over the years and what the latest technological development has been. Click Here>>

What's On

5 July 2015

THERE is a summer fete on the Village Butty (Jam Butty) on Saturday and Sunday July 11-12 on the Regents Canal at Mile End Park, Haverfield Rd, E3 5BE between 2pm and 10pm.

On Saturday there will be live music from local bands, street performance, brass band and a family cilidh. Other attractions plannedl include face painting and balloon modelling, unicycling and circus skills.

There will be more live music and the infamous Jam on the Butty on Sunday. Come down with an instrument and join in, or come and sing your favourite song!


Painting coachlines onto a narrowboat

22 June 2015

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 month's video features Darren Williams painting coachlines onto a new boat getting it ready for sale.

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Current Issue: July 2015

Issue July 2015

The Towpath Volunteer of the Year Award
Gridlock on the BCN
Boats and so much more at the Ricky Festival
Focus on Freight
In search of Nessie
374 boats for sale
New catch design could make locks safer for boaters
Stand for CRT's ruling council
Major milestone for Kelpies
Tripadvisor award for Caen Hill


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