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Back to the Broads - Cruising the Northern Broads. First published in Waterways World January 2010.

Russian Cruise - an extended version of the previous article Moscow to St Petersburg, with 5 extra photos, as orgiginally submitted to Waterways World.

Moscow to St Petersburg - Cruising the waterways of Russia. First published in Waterways World November 2007.

Cruising Choices - First published in Canals & Rivers February 2007.

Barton Turns Marina- First published in Waterways World August 2006 as part of the Boats & Pieces page.

Canal to Nowhere- Cruising the Caldon Canal. First published in Waterways World March 2006.

More than a Mooring - Crick Marina- The twenty-eighth of a regular series of articles on marinas and boatyards. First published in Waterways World February 2006.

Shakespeare's Avon- Criusing the Warwickshire Avon from Tewkesbury to Stratford. First published in Waterways World February 2006.

Clicking on Canals No 60- The sixtieth and last of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet. First published in Waterways World January 2006.

More than a Mooring - Kingfisher Marina- The twenty-seventh of a regular series of articles on marinas and boatyards. First published in Waterways World December 2005.

Clicking on Canals No 59- The fifty-nineth of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet. First published in Waterways World December 2005.

More than a Mooring - Pyrford Marina- The twenty-sixth of a regular series of articles on marinas and boatyards. First published in Waterways World November 2005.

Clicking on Canals No 58- The fifty-eighth of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet. First published in Waterways World November 2005.

More than a Mooring - Aynho Wharf- The twenty-fifth of a regular series of articles on marinas and boatyards. First published in Waterways World October 2005.

Clicking on Canals No 57- The fifty-seventh of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet. First published in Waterways World October 2005.

More than a Mooring - Upton Marina- The twenty-fourth of a regular series of articles on marinas and boatyards. First published in Waterways World September 2005.

Clicking on Canals No 56- The fifty-sixth of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet. First published in Waterways World September 2005.

More than a Mooring - Blackwater Meadow Marina- The twenty-third of a regular series of articles on marinas and boatyards. First published in Waterways World August 2005.

Clicking on Canals No 55- The fifty-fifth of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet. First published in Waterways World August 2005.

More than a Mooring - Bill Fen Marina- The twenty-second of a regular series of articles on marinas and boatyards. First published in Waterways World July 2005.

Clicking on Canals No 54- The fifty-fourth of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet. First published in Waterways World July 2005.

More than a Mooring - Oundle Marina- The twenty-first of a regular series of articles on marinas and boatyards. First published in Waterways World June 2005.

Clicking on Canals No 53- The fifty-third of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet. First published in Waterways World June 2005.

High & Dry- We find some low pounds when crossing the Huddersfield Narrow Canal high in the Pennines. First published in Waterways World May 2005.

More than a Mooring - Hartford Marina- The twentieth of a regular series of articles on marinas and boatyards. First published in Waterways World May 2005.

Clicking on Canals No 52- The fifty-second of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet. First published in Waterways World May 2005.

Rochdale Restored- At last we make the journey across the entire length of the Rochdale Canal. First published in Waterways World April 2005.

More than a Mooring - Weltonfield Narrowboats- The nineteenth of a regular series of articles on marinas and boatyards. First published in Waterways World April 2005.

Clicking on Canals No 51- The fifty-first of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet. First published in Waterways World April 2005.

More than a Mooring - Fox Narrowboats- The eighteenth of a regular series of articles on marinas and boatyards. First published in Waterways World March 2005.

Clicking on Canals No 50- The fiftieth of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet. First published in Waterways World March 2005.

More than a Mooring - Valley Cruises- The seventeenth of a regular series of articles on marinas and boatyards. First published in Waterways World Febuary 2005.

Clicking on Canals No 49- The forty-nineth of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet. First published in Waterways World February 2005.

More than a Mooring - Trinity Marina- The sixteenth of a regular series of articles on marinas and boatyards. First published in Waterways World January 2005.

Clicking on Canals No 48- The forty-eighth of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet. First published in Waterways World January 2005.

More than a Mooring - Hanbury Wharf- The fifteenth of a regular series of articles on marinas and boatyards. First published in Waterways World December 2004.

Grand Junction Jaunt - Part 2- Cruising the Grand Union Canal from Bulls Bridge to Braunston. First published in Waterways World November 2004.

Clicking on Canals No 47- The forty-seventh of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet. First published in Waterways World December 2004.

More than a Mooring - Nantwich Canal Centre- The fourteenth of a regular series of articles on marinas and boatyards. First published in Waterways World November 2004.

Clicking on Canals No 46- The forty-sixth of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet. First published in Waterways World November 2004.

Grand Junction Jaunt - Part 1- Cruising the lower Grand Union Canal and its London Branches. First published in Waterways World October 2004.

More than a Mooring - Burton Waters- The thirteenth of a regular series of articles on marinas and boatyards. First published in Waterways World October 2004.

Clicking on Canals No 45- The forty-fifth of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet. First published in Waterways World October 2004.

More than a Mooring - Stenson Marina- The twelfth of a regular series of articles on marinas and boatyards. First published in Waterways World September 2004.

Clicking on Canals No 44- The forty-forth of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet. First published in Waterways World September 2004.

More than a Mooring - Nottingham Castle Marina- The eleventh of a regular series of articles on marinas and boatyards. First published in Waterways World August 2004.

Clicking on Canals No 43- The forty-third of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet. First published in Waterways World August 2004.

More than a Mooring - Sawley Marina- The tenth of a regular series of articles on marinas and boatyards. First published in Waterways World July 2004.

Clicking on Canals No 42- The forty-second of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet. First published in Waterways World July 2004.

More than a Mooring - Braunston Marina- The nineth of a regular series of articles on marinas and boatyards. First published in Waterways World June 2004.

Clicking on Canals No 41- The forty-first of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet. First published in Waterways World June 2004.

Your Waterway Website- A guide to setting up a waterways website. First published in Waterways World in May 2004.

More than a Mooring - Cowroast Marina- The eighth of a regular series of articles on marinas and boatyards. First published in Waterways World May 2004.

Clicking on Canals No 40- The fortieth of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet. First published in Waterways World May 2004.

More than a Mooring - Whilton Marina- The seventh of a regular series of articles on marinas and boatyards. First published in Waterways World April 2004.

Clicking on Canals No 39- The thirty-nineth of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet. First published in Waterways World April 2004.

The Cheshire Ring- A trip around our first "Cruising Ring" thirty years after its reopening. First published in Waterways World March 2004.

More than a Mooring - Harefield Marina- The sixth of a regular series of articles on marinas and boatyards. First published in Waterways World March 2004.

Clicking on Canals No 38- The thirty-eighth of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet. First published in Waterways World March 2004.

More than a Mooring - Reading Marine Company- The fifth of a regular series of articles on marinas and boatyards. First published in Waterways World February 2004.

Clicking on Canals No 37- The thirty-seventh of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet. First published in Waterways World February 2004.

More than a Mooring - Uxbridge Boat Centre- The fourth of a regular series of articles on marinas and boatyards. First published in Waterways World January 2004.

Clicking on Canals No 36- The thirty-sixth of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet. First published in Waterways World January 2004.

More than a Mooring - Hilperton Marina- The third of a regular series of articles on marinas and boatyards. First published in Waterways World December 2003.

Clicking on Canals No 35- The thirty-fifth of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet. First published in Waterways World December 2003.

Lingering on the Lancaster- A journey to the Ribble Link and the Lancaster Canal. First published in Waterways World November 2003.

More than a Mooring - Streethay Wharf- The second of a regular series of articles on marinas and boatyards. First published in Waterways World November 2003.

Clicking on Canals No 34- The thirty-fourth of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet. First published in Waterways World November 2003.

More than a Mooring - Calcutt Boats- The first of a new series on marinas and boatyards. First published in Waterways World October 2003.

Clicking on Canals No 33- The thirty-third of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet. First published in Waterways World October 2003.

Clicking on Canals No 32- The thirty-second of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet. First published in Waterways World September 2003.

Clicking on Canals No 31- The thirty-first of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet. First published in Waterways World August 2003.

Clicking on Canals No 30- The thirtieth of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet. First published in Waterways World July 2003.

Clicking on Canals No 29- The twenty-nineth of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet. First published in Waterways World June 2003.

Out on a Limb- The Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal. First published in the Midland Scene supplement to Canal & Riverboat May 2003.

Cruise the Bardic Ring- Cruising the Avon Ring. First published in the Midland Scene supplement to Canal & Riverboat May 2003.

Clicking on Canals No 28- The twenty-eighth of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet. First published in Waterways World May 2003.

Dream Weaver- Cruising the River Weaver. First published in Waterways World April 2003.

Clicking on Canals No 27- The twenty-seventh of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet. First published in Waterways World April 2003.

Peak Cruising- The Macclesfield and Peak Forest Canals. First published in Canal & Riverboat March 2003.

Clicking on Canals No 26- The twenty-sixth of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet. First published in Waterways World March 2003.

Ripon Yarns- From Leeds to York and Ripon. First published in Canal & Riverboat Febuary 2003.

Clicking on Canals No 25- The twenty-fifth of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet. First published in Waterways World February 2003.

The Wide Way West- The Kennet & Avon Canal from Reading to Bath. First published in Canal & Riverboat January 2003.

Clicking on Canals No 24- The twenty-fourth of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet. First published in Waterways World January 2003.

The Thames - Top to Tideway- The River Thames from Lechlade to Brentford. First published in Canal & Riverboat December 2002.

Clicking on Canals No 23- The twenty-third of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet. First published in Waterways World December 2002.

Over Hill, Over Dale- The Leeds and Liverpool Canal. First published in Canal & Riverboat November 2002.

Clicking on Canals No 22- The twenty-second of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet. First published in Waterways World November 2002.

The Wedgwood Service- The Trent & Mersey Canal from Shardlow to Preston Brook.First published in Canal & Riverboat October 2002.

Clicking on Canals No 21- The twenty-first of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet. First published in Waterways World October 2002.

Bantam is No Spring Chicken- The story of the Bantam tugs built in the 1950's and 60's. First published in Waterways World September 2002.

Clicking on Canals No 20- The twentieth of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet. First published in Waterways World September 2002.

The Grand Tour- The Grand Union main line from the Thames to Birmingham.First published in Canal & Riverboat August 2002.

Clicking on Canals No 19- The nineteenth of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet. First published in Waterways World August 2002.

The Spectacular Shroppie- The Shropshire Uniion from Autherley Junction to Ellesmere Port. First published in Canal & Riverboat July 2002.

Clicking on Canals No 18- The eighteenth of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet. First published in Waterways World July 2002.

The Lucky Llangollen- The Llangollen Section of the Shropshire Union Canal. First published in Canal & Riverboat June 2002.

Bristol Beckons- The voyage from Bath to Bristol Docks. First published in Waterways World June 2002.

Clicking on Canals No 17- The seventeenth of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet. First published in Waterways World June 2002.

Clicking on Canals No 16- The sixteenth of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet. First published in Waterways World May 2002.

All Change for the K&A- The Kennet & Avon Canal from Reading to Bath. First published in Waterways World April 2002.

Clicking on Canals No 15- The fifteenth of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet. First published in Waterways World April 2002.

Clicking on Canals No 14- The fourteenth of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet. First published in Waterways World March 2002.

Clicking on Canals No 13- The thirteenth of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet. First published in Waterways World February 2002.

Clicking on Canals No 12- The twelfth of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet. First published in Waterways World January 2002.

Clicking on Canals No 11- The eleventh of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet. First published in Waterways World December 2001.

Clicking on Canals No 10- The tenth of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet. First published in Waterways World October 2001.

Clicking on Canals No 9- The ninth of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet. First published in Waterways World September 2001.

Clicking on Canals No 8- The eighth of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet. First published in Waterways World August 2001.

Clicking on Canals No 7- The seventh of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet. First published in Waterways World July 2001.

Clicking on Canals No 6- The sixth of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet. First published in Waterways World June 2001.

Flat Out for the Fens- A look at the route from the Grand Union to Bedford.First published in Waterways World June 2001.

Clicking on Canals No 5- The fifth of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet. First published in Waterways World May 2001.

Clicking on Canals No 4- The fourth of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet. First published in Waterways World April 2001.

Clicking on Canals No 3- The third of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet. First published in Waterways World March 2001.

Clicking on Canals No 2- The second of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet. First published in Waterways World February 2001.

Clicking on Canals No 1- The first of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet. First published in Waterways World January 2001.

Rochdale Revisited- Another visit to the dramatic scenery of the Rochdale Canal. First published in Waterways World November 2000.

By Mills and Dales- A trip on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal. First published in Waterways World September 2000.

The Stratford upon Avon Canal- First published in Waterways World July 2000.

Down the K&A with Jane Austen- A literary journey down the canal. First Published in Waterways World June 2000.

The Great Ouse- Another look at the Great Ouse and its tributaries. First pubilshed in Waterways World May 2000.

Surfing the Cut- Waterways on the web. First published in Waterways World April 2000.

Middle Level Mysteries- A look at the myths and reality of the Middle Level Navigations now that 70 foot narrowboats can negotiate the through route. First published in Waterways World September 1999

Regent's Canal Dock- A cruise through London in 1966. First published in Waterways World May 1999

Home Waters- Back home to the River Nene in the last of "Jim's Jottings" covering our 1998 trip. Published in Waterways World January 1999

Back on the Straight and Narrow- The Macclesfield, Ashton, Peak Forest and Shropshire Union Canals in the sixth of "Jim's Jottings". Published in Waterways World December 1998

The Best Laid Schemes- A trip across the Mersey and onto the Manchester Ship Canal ends at The Inland Waterways National Festival in the fifth of "Jim's Jottings". Published in Waterways World November 1998

Pennine Waters- the Calder & Hebble, Rochdale and Huddersfield Broad Canal are visited in the fourth of "Jim's Jottings". Published in Waterways World October 1998

The canal with no boats- the third of "Jim's Jottings" covering the River Derwent, Pocklington Canal, the Ouse and Ripon Canal. Published in Waterways World September 1998

Oxford to Boston- the second of "Jim's Jottings" covering the journey from Oxford to Boston. Published in Waterways World August 1998

The Wey and Basingstoke Canal- First in a monthly series of cruising articles collectively named "Jim's Jottings" this one sub-titled "escape from the Easter Floods" and published in Waterways World July 1998

The Oxford Canal- First published in Waterways World June 1998

Staircase Locks- A look at staircase locks. First published in Waterways World May 1998

Rivers to Ripon- The Selby Canal, River Ouse and the Ripon Canal. First published in Waterways World February 1998

Pennine Passage- The Leeds & Liverpool Canal. First published in Waterways World January 1998

The Upper Thames- The Thames from Reading to Lechlade. First published in Waterways World August 1997

Rochdale Reconnection- First published in Waterways World November 1996

Branching Out- Cruising some branches of the Grand Union. First published in Canal & Riverboat July 1996

Yorkshire Journey- Covering the Aire & Calder, Calder & Hebble, Huddersfield Broad Canal and the Leeds & Liverpool Canal. First published in Canal & Riverboat June 1996

Great Ouse Cruise- First published in Waterways World May 1996

River of Renown- The River Thames. First published in Waterways World January 1996

Tyro on the Trent A trip down the tidal river. First published in Waterways World October 1995

Launching Lorna-Ann- Buying a new narrowboat. First published in Waterways World September 1994

Canal Cruising in the Sixties- First published in Waterways World February 1994

The Neath and Tennant Canals- First published in Waterways World October 1992

 

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