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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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Steve Haywood: Learning the ropes

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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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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Pip and Mick Leckenby were conned out of their money when Stillwater Narrowboats didn't follow through with their promise

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You've been bitten by the bug and your budget's in place to satisfy your burning desire to get on board your new boat but what about the dreaded waiting lists?

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Colin Evans ditched the dream of a country cottage to gamble on a waterborne bolthole and his niece Kate Gosney was on hand to capture his celebrations

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

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Quick and tasty food without the need for a kitchen? You need to take your toasty to the next level, writes Victoria Holtam

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May 2019

Among the crowds at Crick Boat Show will be Marc and Isobel, excited new liveaboards and possibly the keenest canal converts you'll meet

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May 2019

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

Boat test: the gentle giant

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

Me and my boats: seeking a sea change

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

Me and my boats: carry on cruising

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

Me & My Boats: voyage of discovery

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

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