Victor tells that 'hoping' was in vain!

Published: Tuesday, 11 May 2021

THE start of our May cruise was doomed, once again, by the flooded Trent.

That's it folks—gone 'hoping'!

Published: Sunday, 09 May 2021

FOR the past 20 years or so when going cruising we announce it with 'Gone boating', but alas the state of the waterways means that this time we are 'hoping' to get to our destination—and get back!  Victor will keep you informed.

Victor: Overwhelming number of boaters giving up

Published: Saturday, 08 May 2021

THERE are an overwhelming number of people giving up boating, and that's official—according to Canal & River Trust.

Boating has ceased to be a relaxing pleasure

Published: Friday, 07 May 2021

THAT 50 stoppages/restrictions figure confirms to me that we made the right decision to hang up the windlass and sell our boat last month, writes Martin Cox.

Kennet & Avon closed by sunken boat

Published: Friday, 07 May 2021

A NARROWBOAT was caught on the cill of Bradford Lock at Bradford-on-Avon and sank.

Lock repaired the same day

Published: Friday, 07 May 2021

THE Canal & River Trust is making an effort with stoppages by repairing one the same day.

'Floating' cinema opens in June

Published: Friday, 07 May 2021

THE only 'floating' cinema in the country opens on the Regents Canal in June.

Macclesfield Canal still closed

Published: Thursday, 06 May 2021

THE culvert failure closing the Macclesfield Canal has still not been repaired.

Why not update important safety signs too?

Published: Thursday, 06 May 2021

WE JUST completed a trip up and down the Erewash, writes Dave Irving.

Still no access to or from Chester

Published: Thursday, 06 May 2021

THE breach on the Shropshire Union Canal at Bates Mill Bridge (109) is still not repaired.