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Canal World Discussion Forums
As the largest and most active canal forums, canalworld.net offers a powerful platform for discussing canals, waterways and boats. Use our forums to help with planning trips and outings, solving technical issues, and discussing waterways history, as well as socialising and networking with other like minded people. CWDF welcomes you. Daniel Hutchinson, site owner.
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CanalPlanAC
Interactive waterways route planner - plan your trip, find out times and information and see photos of places along the way
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Pennine Waterways
Canals and navigable rivers of the South Pennines, UK - Huddersfield, Rochdale, Leeds & Liverpool, Bridgewater, Macclesfield, Peak Forest, South Yorkshire, etc. Virtual cruises, etc.
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Retirement with No Problem
Hubby Vic and I decided to retire early in 2001 and spend our retirement living on a narrowboat cruising the Inland Waterways of Britain. This blog is about our boat called No Problem, and our life aboard.
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Jim Shead's Waterways Information
An encyclopedia of the canals and rivers of England and Wales, including historical data, provided by Jim Shead, Waterways Writer and Photographer.
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Canal Cuttings - Information, Property, Holidays and Narrowboats
Canal News Information Property and Holidays: Autumn 2016 - Hundreds of absorbing pages for you to browse! You can SELL a Boat, or SELL a Canal Property. Or BUY Canal Property, BUY a boat. How about a Canal Holiday, in a narrowboat, at a B&B or in a Canalside Cottage?
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nb Waiouru
The build and journey of nb Waiouru
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Waterway Routes (Maps and DVDs)
Travelling the Waterways to meet friends, and to film our wonderfully relaxing and informative DVDs in both Popular and Bowcam formats - for holidays, souvenirs and gifts for birthdays, Christmas and special occasions. Drawing Canal Maps and Diagrams for websites, brochures and magazines.
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Canal Shop Company
Website specialising in canal and inland waterways items, books guides, dvds etc. Also includes a waterways website directory.
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boatshare
Narrow boat share re-sales site
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boats and cruising
Things of interest as i cruise the canal system.
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Seyella's Journey
NB Seyella, cruising the rivers and canals of England and Wales
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boatrent
Long term Narrow boat (and other boat) rental
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nb Epiphany
An everyday story of boating folk, as featured in Canal Boat Magazine, with history, news and controversy thrown in. Continuously cruising, we tell you how we `find it`. Canals and rivers, backwaters and tourist hotspots - anywhere we can get our 57 foot narrowboat!. Includes an index of our journeys by waterway
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Boats and Canals Forum
We are not the biggest, the best, well that is a matter of personal opinion. However we do pride ourselves on being an informative and friendly forum for all boating and waterway lovers. We will welcome you into our community whether you are a boat owner or not. There is also a dedicated section where visitors can post requests for information and also post comments without the need to register. Why not pay us a visit and check out our forum for yourself.
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nb inca
The adventures of Gary and Carolyn aboard narrowboat Inca
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Still Rockin'
A wider experience
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freespirit
Travelling the UK waterways
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Herbie
maintaining and travelling on our narrowboat
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Captain Ahab's Watery Tales
A photographic record of nb Wand'ring Bark's travels and other watery themes which capture my imagination!
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Narrowboat Briar Rose
The travels of Narrowboat Briar Rose
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Narrowboat Chance
Following the progress in the building of our new narrow boat. Runner up at Crick 2011, and continuing travels on (and off) the canal..
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Boat Build Blog
The building of a Widebeam Narrowboat
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Tumbleweed No5
Narrowboat blog
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NABO
National Association of Boat Owners
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boatshare4u.co.uk
Shared ownership narrowboats - the independent information source
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Canal List
General information about canals & narrowboats
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Onboard Solar
Solar panels fitted to your narrowboat
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UK Waterways Ranking Site
UK Waterways Ranking Site
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Towpath Treks
A photographic guide to walking and cycling along the Leeds & Liverpool Canal. Includes a pub guide, canal history including the WW2 Defences of Lancashire. Also includes the Tavistock Canal, Regents Canal, Bude Canal, Chester Canal and many more!
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nbs Chalkhill Blue 2 & Chalkhill Blue
Record of our life as live aboards travelling the canals and rivers of England and Wales. Learning from our mistakes, enjoying life to the full and designing and having a new boat built. Also recording and photographing the butterflies we see on the way.
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NB Percy
A blog of the ownership of narrowboat Percy
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Warwickshire Fly Boat Company
Boat yard + narrowboat brokerage: homepage of the Warwickshire Fly Boat Company.
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The Real Life of a Narrowboat Wife
Living on a narrowboat, following dreams, with husband and 2 pre-school kids!
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Halfie
mostly about boating, often on our shared ownership boat Shadow
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Narrow Boat Albert
Web log of Steve & Maggie Parkin's 60ft narrowboat based on the Grand Union in Northamptonshire
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Hollinwood Canal Society
Aiming to preserve and eventually restore the Hollinwood Branch of the Ashton Canal
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Tony Clayton's Canal Photographs
Photographs taken on the waterways system since the early 1970's
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nb Ferndale
Travels of an Australian couple on the canal system
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Patience Afloat
THe story of a narrow boat. All done with Patience.
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NB Oleanna
The Build and Travels of NB Oleanna
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Wilderness Boat Owners Club
Our website has information about our boats and about trailing them to waterways, both large and small, across UK and Europe. Many visits in support of canal restoration projects. It contains information about slipways, waterways and pictures of both that members have visited.
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Narrowboat dreaming .... Parisien Star
Australians spending a year aboard their narrowboat
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nb Eclipse & butty Echoes
Blog of our lives as liveaboards
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Chamberlain Carrying Co
Small narrowboat butty boat gift shop selling canal art, ropework, canalia and other gifts.
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NB Triskaideka
NB Blog on new built and then travels
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Narrowboat Harnser
This is a Blog detailing the travels of Narrowboat Harnser. It is updated every day when we are travelling
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Melton and Oakham Waterways Society
Tells the world how things are going on the Melton Navigation and Oakham Canal
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nb Achernar
Design,build and travels of nb Achernar
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nb AmyJo
Narrowboat AmyJo's build is now complete so Chris I now look forward to cruising the network as we head towards retirement. Our blog is a diary for our friends and family to follow our adventures and, of course, you are more than welcome to join us as well.
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The River Gipping Trust
The River Gipping Trust Ltd was formed in 2008 by a group from the Ipswich Branch of IWA. One of its main aims is the restoration of the Stowmarket Navigation.
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.... and Millie Makes Three
Our meanderings on the waterways of the UK
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Travelling in No Direction
Life on our Narrowboat
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Thames Motor Boaters Association
Representing Motor Boaters on the non tidal Thames
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Badger Sandwiches
Narrowboat-on-Thames
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Rock n Roll
The wanderings of narrowboat Rock 'n' Roll
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Narrowboat Tacet
Silent Movement - Our gap year travelling the inland waterways
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Two Jays
All about the activities of James and Janice Steckerl on board their narrow boat 'Two Jays'
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NBNorthernPride
The blog diary and photography of Barry Teutenberg and his wife Sandra, containing stunning images of Britain\'s waterways aboard NB Northern Pride in 2009 and 2010 and their adventures on their new boat Areandare from April 2013 and the indefinite future ...
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Just Heaven
Cruising blog of narrowboat Just Heaven
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Armadillo
The wanderings, geographical and mental, of Graham and Jill on nb Armadillo.
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River Weaver Navigation
Independent guide to the River Weaver Navigation by one of the Seasonal Lock Keepers. Loads of pictures both modern & archive. New picturial 'Aerial Tour'.
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Narrowboat Skylark
Immersing ourselves in the peace and tranquility of the East Anglian Fens
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Canal Blog of a Newbie Narrowboat Owner
Frank adventures of a new narrowboat owner
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One Thing After Another
A diary about two lads and Eddie the dog who are fitting out, travelling, and generally enjoying life aboard their narrowboat, One Thing After Another. Follow us through the good times, the bad times and not to mention the fact that life on this boat really is...One Thing After Another!
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Narrowboat Debdale
Debdale's travels and other waterways stuff
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The Journey Home
A blog of first time boaters bringing "Lucy Belle" from Barrow on Soar to Whaley Bridge
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Travels on Tranquility
Our narrowboating adventures on share boat TQ
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NB Breakaway
Winning Retirement on the Waterways
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Aqueducts of the Inland Waterways
A collection of photos and historical comment about the UK's aqueducts, the underappreciated heros of the inland waterways system
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Narrowboat Rag Rugs
Traditional hand made rag rugs.
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Petroc's Perambulations
Waterway travels of Geoff, Gill & Barney
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Narrowboat Beefur
Canal ramblings on narrowboat Beefur
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NB Caxton
Our ramblings and musings on board our narrowboat Caxton
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Boys on Tour
Trials and tribulations of a pair of newbies
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Narrowboat Annie
narrowboat Blog
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Nb Dee O Ghee
This blog follows our self fit-out and the journeys we go on around the waterways of England & Wales.
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n.b. dutch barge Trudy-Ann
Sorting the builders bodges
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Jannock Website
Jannock's trip and other stuff
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Waterlily
Nevs Waterlily blog
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Living on a Narrowboat
Everything you need to know about living on a narrowboat including a free narrowboat budget calculator and free 180 page guide to life on the inland waterways of England and Wales
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Boating Britain
Boat Use and Maintenance Blog written by Jay Clements, Boat Safety Examiner
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The Meaning of Ubique
A Narrowboat Adventure In Words And Pictures.
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NB RAE - 2000 Miles and the Rest of our Lives
Follow Yogi and Ronnis travels and tribulations on their Narrow Boat RAE
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Fmc Dove
Restoration of an ex-working boat
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nb Pickles No 2
Pete and Lisa's painfully slow journey aboard an unfinished narrowboat around the English canal system. And some other stuff as well.
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the cat who walks by himself
Build and travel blog for the eponymous narrowboat
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NB Willow Moon
newbie on the cut
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NB Tilly May
Trials & Tribulations of NB Tilly May
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Swamp Frogs
Life's journey aboard Swamp Frogs
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DenHolmes
Photography Site with News and Views of the Uttoxeter Canal
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Essendee Narrow Boat
Narrowboat trip of British inland waterway
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A Narrowboat Called Bunbury
A narrowboat bought, we now have to learn how to use it prior to some longer term cruising.
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Applebees Farm
Waiting for retirement and the freedom to roam on board our second narrowboat, Caxton.
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DB Halcyon
Slowly fitting out a Replica Dutch Barge…
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UK Waterways Web Ring
UK Waterways Web Ring member