Having led the construction and UK delivery of four hybrid tankers from the Far East, former Royal Fleet Auxiliary crewman shows how experience can be invaluable
The pursuit of perfection is the driving force behind Norton Canes Boatbuilders so the latest creation was bound to tick all the boxes for its new owners
With the current clamour for alternative power and eco-friendly approach to boatbuilding, Shine stands out as a perfect example of creative thinking
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
Cash payments for “large purchases” such as boat licences will no longer be accepted by the Canal & River Trust from 1 April this year, as it continues to move away from cash
When Shaun Wall decided to tackle a river challenge in a Springer, there was always time to plant his spriner in the mud and put the kettle on for a brew...
Howard and Melanie Leader’s holidays lead to a career in canal art
Don’t miss the boat on a rare opportunity to turn your passion into a successful career. Graham Wharmby enjoyed pleasure boating for 15 years before moving to France and taking the plunge to build a successful Boatshed brokerage.
“My boat is just eight years old but it is damp and stained, what can I do?”
A question about replacing batteries on canal boats
We asked the experts about the potential pitfalls of cruising with an empty calorifier
How to stop mould and mildew appearing when boats are laid up
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