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Top 100 Sites
The Association of Inland Navigation Authorities: AINA represents the inland navigation authorities of the United Kingdom. It's aim is to facilitate the management, maintenance and development of navigable inland waterways as an economic, environmental and social resource.
The Association of Waterways Cruising Clubs:
Barge Association: Previously called the Dutch Barge Association (DBA) this site covers UK and Dutch Barges.
The Boater's Christian Fellowship: Inter-denominational Christian fellowship for waterway enthusiasts
British Canoe Union: The British Canoe Union (BCU) is the lead body for canoeing and kayaking in the UK.
British Marine Federation: The trade association for the leisure marine industry including boatbuilders and marinas as well as other businesses.
British Waterways Home Page: British Waterways information and links to other pages.
Canal & River Trust: The charity which took over responsibility for 2000 miles of canals and rivers in England & Wales from British Waterways on 2 July 2012.
Commercial Boat Operators Association: Trading on the waterways.
Electric Boat Association: Promotes the development in Electric Boating and serves the interests of industry and users.
The Inland Waterways Association: News of activities and campaigns, books and other items for sale and links to some local branches.
The National Association of Boat Owners: The National Association of Boat Owners is promotes the interests of boaters on Britain's Canals and Rivers.
The National Community Boats Association: Non profit organisations providing boating to the community.
Northern Exposure Rescue: A non profit organisation providing safety boats to marine events all across the UK.
Railway & Canal Historical Society: Founded in 1954 to bring together all those interested in the history of transport, with particular reference to railways and waterways.
Residential Boat Owners' Association: Exists to act in and to further the interests of boat dwellers on the coasts, rivers and canals of Britain.
Steam Boat Association of Great Britain: The SBA was formed in 1971 to promote the enjoyment of steamboats and to represent the interests of owners.
Towpath Action Group: Campaigning for better access on the towpaths of the country's canals.
Waterway Recovery Group: Canal Camps pages - Find out what they're really like. Regional Groups, Weekend Dates and "Navvies".
WOW - Wild Over Waterways: A partnership between three waterway organisations - BW, the Waterways Trust and the IWA to tell young people that the waterways are a vibrant, dynamic and integral part of our country's heritage and infrastructure.
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