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Canal Store: Canalstore is run by Margret, Brian and Nigel from Thorn Marine on the Bridgewater canal. They have been running a successful chandlery and day boat hire buisiness for over 20 years.
Avon Canal Boat Hire: Based on the River Avon in Evesham, in the heart of Shakespeare country, just 15 miles down river from Stratford Upon Avon.
Saltway Narrowboat Hire.co.uk: A family-run narrowboat hire company located at Droitwich Spa Marina on the beautifully restored Droitwich Junction Canal.
Mudfords: Supply tarpaulins to cover boats and sell bespoke tarpaulins but also have "off-the-shelf" tarpaulins as well as a wide range of rope and ratchet straps to tie down items on your boat.
Ben Sutcliffe Marine: Ben Sutcliffe-Davies is a qualified Marine Surveyor for Yacht, Motor Yacht or canal craft. He is based in South Wales, and covers most of the UK.
South Yorkshire Boat Club : South Yorkshire Boat Club is located at Heck Lane, Great Heck, Goole DN14 0BL
DRS Marine Services: DRS Marine Services
Freash wharf estate
Allens (of Oldbury) Register: The Register that records the history behind a type of narrow boats branded under the name of Les Allen.
Canal Camera: Black and white potoraphs of canal scences.
Gongoozled: Connecting People Who Love Boating & The Inland Waterways
Caen Hill Marina: The Caen Hill Marina is a 250 berth narrow boat marina Located at the base of the iconic Caen Hill Lock flight, a famous landmark on the Kennet and Avon canal.
MDS Battery: A range of award winning Battery Chargers, Inverters, Split Charging Diodes and accessories.
The Basingstoke Canal Society: As the guardian of the Basingstoke Canal, the Society promotes and campaigns for the sustainable future of the Canal as a navigation. Through the John Pinkerton Canal Cruises operation, it also raises money which is used to fund maintenance and improvement works undertaken by Society voluntary work parties.
Living the Dream: Life Aboard Narrowboat Lois Jane
Manchester Cruises: A new (2013) sightseeing venture. Along the Manchester Ship Canal onboard and Salford Quays.
Jameisons Afloat: In 2006 we purchased our brand new 57' narrowboat which we named 'Free Spirit'. Our aim is to travel the length and breadth of all the navigable rivers and canals of the UK. This will be our story as it unfolds.
AREandARE narrowboat blog: Barry and Sandra from New Zealand, of the 2009 & 2010 travels and adventures aboard NB Northern Pride on Britain's waterways - to the stories of their return journey in March 2013, and purchase of 'AREandARE, to live on 'indefinitely' from 11th April 2013
Jones Boat Chandlery: Boat Chandlers Since 1946
Malcolm Pearson Boats: A site which is collating information about the shells built by Malcolm Pearson at several yards on the B.C.N. in the period 1978 to 1993.
Waterways from the air: The site is building steadily as information is added.
Braunston Canal Society: A group of volunteers working on the canals at Braunston, Northamptonshire, where the Oxford and Grand Union Canals meet.
Grand Junction Canal: An account of the Grand Junction Canal, 1792 - 1928, with a postscript by Ian Petticrew and Wendy Austin.
Living on a narrowboat: A site packed with information connected with Residential boating.
Harmony Narrowboat Hire: Based at Evesham, on the River Avon for cruising to Stratford Upon Avon and the canal system which takes you onto the Stratford canal, Worcester & Birmingham canal and River Severn. The Avon Ring is available as a two week holiday only.
Shared Ownership Narrowboat News: Keeping you up to date with shared ownership narrowboat news and if you have news to share, please tell us.
Canal Side Retreat: hire a luxury gazebo complete with sauna, hot tub, music (ipod dock) and TV/sports. With private mooring on the Llangollen Canal.
Norfolk Broads Review: A site dedicated to reviewing the Norfolk broads and places to visit around them.
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.
Narrowboat Lyra: Lyra's Travels -The tales of our final voyage, no matter how long it takes.
Gandalf Home Page: The site relating to Thames based cruiser Gandalf. Contains a downloadable table of times between locks on the River Thames
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Text and photographs copyright of Jim Shead.