CHRISTMAS OFFER Subscribe to Canal Boat today CLICK HERE

News

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Four years ago the Canal & River Trust launched a last-ditch attempt to revive commercial freight carrying on the larger waterways before it died out completely. How has it fared since then?

Read Full Story »

Waterways

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

A 1960s amphibious car and numerous canoes and kayaks and other small craft took to the water to mark the opening of the slipway

Read Full Story »
Thursday, October 4, 2018

Stephen Dowsett could have driven and been there in under five hours. Instead he decided to cruise his 45ft trad stern ‘Quidlibet’ to visit his daughter, starting from the Rivery Wey in Surrey, a return journey of over 600 miles and 300 locks

Read Full Story »
October 2018
Friday, August 24, 2018

Not actually a restoration, but a brand new waterway - albeit one first planned in 1812. But despite recent setbacks, there are signs that the time has come for the Bedford - Milton Keynes link to take real steps towards becoming a reality

Read Full Story »
September 2018
Friday, August 24, 2018

One of our earliest industrial canals, the Bridgewater was ahead of its time, and its sturdy construction still impresses in its modern role as a vital link in the north west’s leisure network

Read Full Story »
September 2018
Subscribe for

Canal Boats

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

Read Full Story »
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

Read Full Story »

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

Read Full Story »
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

Read Full Story »
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

Read Full Story »
September 2018

Most Read

Newsletter Sign Up

Canal Boat monthly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Like us on Facebook



Follow us on Twitter