The charity making life better by water

People walk along the towpath passed canal boats selling wares and decorated with signs.

Business boating

This area is for anyone running or considering starting a boating business on any of our canals and rivers.

We want everyone to have an enjoyable experience along our canals and rivers. Our belief is that waterborne businesses, in all their richness and diversity, can make a significant contribution to achieving this aim.

We are here to support your boating business, so you can thrive and offer high quality services which add life and vitality to our waterways.

Please note that we only deal with agreements that involve floating on the water. Any other trading on the towpath is estates.

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Last Edited: 21 August 2023

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