Category: News

Archbishop of York to disembark at Hull Marina

ON SATURDAY May 13, 2017, the Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, will disembark at Hull Marina, owned and operated by British Waterways Marinas Ltd (BWML), before bestowing minster status on Hull’s 700-year-old, Holy...

Sunshine success for Boat Share Show

BUSINESS boomed in the spring sunshine at this year’s National Boat Share Show held at Braunston Marina last weekend (April 22-23). There were 15 boats for visitors to view and get on board.  Most...

New video from British Marine

BRITISH Marine has launched a new video highlighting the many benefits that cruising the UK’s inland waterways has to offer. From day trips on the River Thames to holidays on the Kennet & Avon...

Update on London Mooring Strategy

FOLLOWING a year of working with a wide range of stakeholders, surveying boaters, and physically looking at every inch of the capital’s waterways, the Canal & River Trust has developed a set of draft...

Islip Bridge work to start early May

THE news that Nene boaters have been waiting for – work will start on Monday May 8 to replace the Islip footbridge, writes Chop Wales. After years of boats getting trapped one side or...

Continuous cruising – a new approach from the RBOA

THE Residential Boat Owners’ Association (RBOA) has issued the following statement as a new approach to the current issues around boats without a home mooring which it maintains could be considered by Navigation Authorities....

Kennet across the Mersey

LEEDS & Liverpool short boat Kennet returned to Liverpool this week having spent the winter at the National Waterways Museum in Ellesmere Port, writes Colin Wareing. Built as a cargo carrying vessel, she is...

What’s at the bottom of the canal?

AT AN annual cost of £1 million to clean up after litter-happy Britons – from blow up dolls to shopping trolleys – the Canal & River Trust is saying enough is enough. This winter...

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