About Us

Packed with important information and fascinating facts, Canal Boat was launched in 1996 to reflect the nation’s affection for narrowboats and our canal network, making it a must for everyone who enjoys the waterways.

With insights from our liveaboard diaries, expert boat reviews and news coverage plus cruise guides and invaluable technical advice, Canal Boat’s busy itinerary equips readers for their next adventure.

Meet The team

Meet The team

Christopher McGine, editor

A writer for 35 years, he fell in love with the waterways after living near the Canal du Midi

Martin Ludgate, deputy editor

Our Deputy ed is a guru on all things to do with canals.

Adam Porter

A journalist in print and broadcast for some 25 years and a boater for almost as long.

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