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Boat Tests

If you had a chance to build a boat, then a second and then a third, how would you change things – Val and Graham did just that

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Many of us like to go cruising with our partner, but sometimes in life that’s not always the way things turn out to be

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Friday, February 10, 2017

Take a 360-degree tour of the first private boat from Ortomarine

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Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Whether or not widebeams are your thing, this ‘planet-saver’ is one of the most technically intriguing boats CB has tested. Adam Porter investigates (pictures by Andy R Annable)

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Friday, January 13, 2017

Canal Boat has something new for you in 2017 – fabulous 360-degree videos inside the boat on test

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General Information

If you had a chance to build a boat, then a second and then a third, how would you change things – Val and Graham did just that

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You probably won’t have heard of Ortomarine before, but the chances are you’ll be hearing more as their first private boat shows

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Monday, February 13, 2017

In the second leg of their travels, Jane and Ian Ainsworth cross the border, where they find crystal clear waters, engineering marvels and beautiful countryside - as well as what a ‘loonie’ is

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Monday, February 13, 2017

There is also an appeal for old photographs, maps, documents and artefacts relating to the Lowgates area of Staveley

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Friday, February 10, 2017

Take a 360-degree tour of the first private boat from Ortomarine

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Ownership

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

How a ‘mongrel’ boat was transformed over the years into a comfortable, and reliable, home from home

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Monday, March 6, 2017

If you’ve had a life-long boating history, how would a new husband with dry feet feel about an old love affair?

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

From South African newbies to experienced liveaboards, all they had to do was downsize – and learn to steer

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Thursday, January 12, 2017

Finding a boat in their price range seemed an impossible task and the one they found would give even a ‘doer-upper’ a bad name, but they persevered...

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Monday, December 19, 2016

They’d spent years saving up for a boat but it was still a long way off... until an alternative idea came to mind

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Maintenance

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Save yourself time, money and problems later on by checking the whole hull when you hook your boat out of the water for blacking

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Monday, December 19, 2016

Heating a boat can be notoriously tricky, but get the plumbing right and it’s a lot simpler

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Friday, November 25, 2016

Winter is coming... so it’s time to do a few checks on your boat’s heating and think about ways to keep things warm

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Monday, October 24, 2016

CB columnist and award-winning current affairs TV producer, journalist and author Steve Haywood should be in favour of blacking – but is he?

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Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Discovering you have a hole in the hull is bad enough, but when you find the true extent of the problem is worse than expected it can turn out to be expensive

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