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Boat Tests

With the current clamour for alternative power and eco-friendly approach to boatbuilding, Shine stands out as a perfect example of creative thinking

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Tuesday, July 9, 2019

After saving for 15 years and visiting eight boatyards, Sue and Alan Shrimpton were always going to create a winner... and the crowds at Crick agreed

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When Australian couple Karen and Jonathan Warren took a hire boat holiday on the Mon and Brec, little did they know that the UK would become their new home

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February 2019
Thursday, December 6, 2018

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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January 2019

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

General Information

Yesterday, 16:16

We've picked some of the best second-hand narrowboats for sale this month

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Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Meet Kit Acott, a medical herbalist whose cancer diagnosis brought out incredible courage and a determination to live the good life, thanks to her floating garden

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With the current clamour for alternative power and eco-friendly approach to boatbuilding, Shine stands out as a perfect example of creative thinking

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019

"Today though, expertise is cheap. You have a problem, why go to the bother of puzzling it out for yourself? Go to Facebook. Someone there will help you out."

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Tuesday, July 9, 2019

After saving for 15 years and visiting eight boatyards, Sue and Alan Shrimpton were always going to create a winner... and the crowds at Crick agreed

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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

Yesterday, 16:39

"My boat is just eight years old but it is damp and stained, what can I do?"

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Thursday, June 27, 2019

A question about replacing batteries on canal boats

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Friday, May 17, 2019

We asked the experts about the potential pitfalls of cruising with an empty calorifier

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June 2019
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

How to stop mould and mildew appearing when boats are laid up

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May 2019
Tuesday, January 22, 2019

If you want to make an informed decision concerning boat refrigeration we must think about some basic science. If you already know the difference between temperature and heat - please skip the next section

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February 2019

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