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
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
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...
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
Howard and Melanie Leader’s holidays lead to a career in canal art
We’ve picked some of the best second-hand narrowboats for sale this month
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
With the current clamour for alternative power and eco-friendly approach to boatbuilding, Shine stands out as a perfect example of creative thinking
“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.”
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
Pip and Mick Leckenby were conned out of their money when Stillwater Narrowboats didn’t follow through with their promise
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?
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
Quick and tasty food without the need for a kitchen? You need to take your toasty to the next level, writes Victoria Holtam
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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