More plans for Lancaster Canal

Published: Friday, 07 May 2010

STILL more plans for the terminus of the Lancaster Canal in Kendal, and more ambitious than ever.

European waterways exam online

Published: Thursday, 06 May 2010

BOATERS taking their craft abroad have to sit an exam to obtain a certificate to show they are competent, usually organised through the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) but can now do it without leaving their homes!

The best ever

Published: Wednesday, 05 May 2010

APRIL was a particularly good month for narrowboatworld with many breaking news stories, which was reflected by its readership.

Guide to Gloucester Docks

Published: Wednesday, 05 May 2010

BRITISH Waterways has produced a fold-out full colour guide for Gloucester Docks, for families exploring the historic port.

Opening up 11 miles corridor

Published: Wednesday, 05 May 2010

AS PART of achieving World Heritage Status for  Pontcysyllte Aqueduct,  an 11 miles corridor is being opened up as nature walks.

Offenders volunteer for clean-up

Published: Wednesday, 05 May 2010

A GROUP of offenders have volunteered to clean up two local stretches of towpath in a joint venture with British Waterways.

More linear mooring

Published: Wednesday, 05 May 2010

Notwithstanding the policy of supposedly reducing linear moorings in favour of offline moorings, more are being added.

Cruises on the Grantham

Published: Monday, 03 May 2010

A NEW boat, The Three Shires, arrived at the Grantham Canal on the 28th April, and  was gently lowered into the water.

Narrowboat financed by dead patients

Published: Monday, 03 May 2010

A NHS employee forged documents and a will to steal from dead patients, buying a narrowboat with the proceeds.

Died trying to swim Trent

Published: Monday, 03 May 2010

THE body of 19 years old Daniel Hulland, has been retrieved from the Trent in Nottingham after he failed to swim across the river.