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Propelled an electric motor powered by a huge array of solar panels, this style-packed 70-footer shows how technology is marching on

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Is it electric, ask towpath walkers as a soundproofed Beta provides a beautifully peaceful power plant on this 60ft semi-trad

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October 2018

Boating Leisure Services are back in the winners’ enclosure with an elegant craft full of future-proofed features

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September 2018

Seasoned boaters Audrey and Mick Rogers know what they like so the only destination to head for was one of the country’s top builders

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June 2018
Wednesday, April 25, 2018

A bespoke boat means you can really tailor your design to fit your dreams. And if that means an extended cabin and a gigantic bed, JD Narrowboats are happy to oblige

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April 2018

General Information

Thu, 16:57

Propelled an electric motor powered by a huge array of solar panels, this style-packed 70-footer shows how technology is marching on

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Tuesday, October 30, 2018

It may well be the call of the wild or simply the search for new sights but when you’ve got to go... and what better way than life as a liveaboard as Fiona Wright and daughter Emma discovered on board nb Pendle

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The search for a bespoke boat builder revealed a whole host of premium prices and add-ons but, undaunted, David and Stuart kept looking...

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November 2018
Tuesday, October 23, 2018

When Alan and Patricia Cosnett moored for the last time and left the waterways behind, they took their wanderlust with them and hit the road in a motorhome, using their beloved boat to bag a bargain... and switching from 68ft to 20ft

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November 2018
Thursday, October 4, 2018

When 14-year-old Aneesa Salim stepped on board, it was the start of family adventures on the waterways

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September 2018

Ownership

Friday, September 7, 2018

How do you buy a narrowboat and spend five days a week renovating it while on maternity leave, without letting on to your husband? Katy-Felicity Butler-Brown tells us how it was done...

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October 2018

Maintenance

Friday, September 7, 2018

We ask the experts how to keep your perfect paintjob

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September 2018
Friday, September 7, 2018

To help you enjoy uninterrupted cruising, here are the top five causes of breakdowns and how to avoid them

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September 2018
Wednesday, March 28, 2018

In response to the rising number of boaters buying moorings, British Waterways Marinas Ltd has issued some simple but important safety tips

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