It seems that a valid Boat Safety Scheme (B.S.S.) certificate doesn’t always guarantee that a boat is safely wired. River ...More
Canal & Waterways News and Features
What's happening on the UK Canals and Rivers
Canal Junction has regular news updates on canal matters, progress reports on the many canal restoration and rebuilding schemes and special features about UK canals and inland waterways.
Crick Boatshow 2023
Crick Boat Show 2023 is set to be the most exciting edition of Britain's largest and most popular inland waterways festival. ...More
Avoiding lock hang ups and sinkings
Every year, lock cills catch boaters unaware, no matter how experienced they are. Once a vessel’s caught on a cill ...More
Canal boat breakdown callouts rise again
Canal boat breakdown call-outs due to electrical, fuel and engine issues, flat batteries, over-heating and gear box failures etc., rose ...More
Will £14M really restore the Montgomery canal?
‘£16 Million Funding Announced to Restore the Montgomery Canal’ a headline proclaimed. Sadly even these useful millions (actually £13.9M) from ...More
Closed locks will be locked again over winter
Locks on closed North and North West canals which were temporarily reopened over the October half term to allow limited ...More
Highest ever canal boat breakdown callouts
Boat breakdowns, frequently caused by fuel issues or lack of maintenance, probably reached their highest level ever in 2022. River ...More
So what have canals ever done for us?
What would you say if someone asks you ‘What have canals ever done for us?’. The IWA has produced a ...More