Advice for Boat Owners on British Inland Waterways
How to Find, Buy, Maintain and enjoy Cruising your canal boat
Finding the right canalboat is essential! There are lots of different types of canal boats, narrowboats and barges, and you can buy new or used. Either way its a major purchase and ongoing ownership and maintenance are serious commitments of time & money. We’ve advice about finding and looking after your perfect boat, plus listings of companies offering boat maintenance and parts.
So now you can go cruising! We’ve lots of advice and information to help you relax and enjoy yourself, plus listings of trainers eager to help you develop your boating skills. And if you are one of the many people attracted to living afloat on UK canals and rivers we’ve some very useful advice for you to consider before you make that giant step on to the water and become a liveaboard!
What to look for when buying a new or used canal boat.
Planned canal boat maintenance advice to avoid breakdowns.
How to cruise canals and use locks safely and efficiently.