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13 January 2017
Welcome to the inaugural edition of 2017. There's lots to read and, if you have the time, give your feedback on.
Posted by: The boaters' update
16 December 2016
So, here we are. It’s the final edition of the year and I was, before I wrote the annual round-up, sat wondering where 2016 went! But, as you’ll see, a lot has happened over the last 12 months and now I know where it went…
2 December 2016
Welcome to the latest edition. In 2016’s penultimate Boaters’ Update you’ll find the usual broad platter of news, opinion (yours) and events along with an assorted mix of mild festive cheer – and the odd request for help!
18 November 2016
Welcome to the latest edition. Before you dive in to the articles, and if you were one of the many who got in touch in response to the article on cruising past moored boats, thanks! It seems to be a hot topic and I’ve summarised what’s been said below.
4 November 2016
The latest edition contains lots of useful tips and information such as how to cruise past moored boats, boat safety and security and this weekend's stoppages, among others...
21 October 2016
Welcome to the latest edition which includes a trio of regular features; Mike Grimes', head of boating, monthly column, your frequently asked questions and an overview of the unexpected things we had to deal with in September to keep the waterways open for boating. We’re also letting boaters know about changes to boat licence fees...
7 October 2016
Welcome to the latest edition where you'll find information on how you can celebrate the Leeds & Liverpool bicentenary, use 21st Century tech to help plan cruises and a shout out to boaters in London...
23 September 2016
Another edition packed to the brim with boating news and opinion - you’ll find references and news of everything from a, literally, labouring CEO and Batman all the way through to snakes and job opportunities – to be clear though, not job opportunities for snakes.
Think of this blog as your one-stop shop for up-to-date boating news. It's packed full of useful information about boating on canals and rivers as well important safety announcements and upcoming events