Richard Branson's houseboat

Published: Monday, 05 June 2017

WE WERE on our way north out of London on the Grand Union on 14th May when we caught up with a push tow at Cowley Lock, writes Roger Fox.

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White Mills development progressing

Published: Monday, 05 June 2017

THE  new facilities building at White Mills Marina on the Nene has been started with its foundations all in place.

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Victor: Boaters' satisfaction claim not confirmed

Published: Sunday, 04 June 2017

LAST Sunday I asked if any of you out there had taken part in Canal & River Trust's Boat Owners’ Views survey, which had stated that 65% of you trust Cart to look after the waterways, and that 76% were happy with your cruising experiences.

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Why are they allowed to stay?

Published: Friday, 02 June 2017

Atherstone2TIME and time again we either see or are told of continuously moored boats that are allowed to take up good moorings for months on end—that leaves many to believe that enforcement by CaRT has now stopped.

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Why do they need 'sausages'?

Published: Friday, 02 June 2017

I AM amazed at the effort taken by CaRT to anchor their vegetation sausages on the approach to Bedworth, writes Roger Fox.

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Do they really know?

Published: Friday, 02 June 2017

WE ARE all aware that there are some really silly contents to the notices sent out to boats by Canal & River Trust, and the latest one telling us to conserve water lives up to expectations.

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Paddling from London to Leeds

Published: Friday, 02 June 2017

THERE are two canoeists to look out for as they make their way up the Trent & Mersey to the Leeds and Liverpool Canal, writes Roger Fox.

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The lock landing at Adderley on the Shroppie

Published: Thursday, 01 June 2017

Adderley2017HOW does a single crewed boater get off their boat to do the locks when you turn up and find the lock landing like this? Asks Keith Gudgin.

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Speeding towpath cyclist puts another lady in hospital

Published: Thursday, 01 June 2017

YET another towpath accident involving a speeding cyclist, who came tearing around a blind corner and knocked a lady over damaging her face.

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Mon & Brec closed again

Published: Thursday, 01 June 2017

THE Mon & Brec is closed, this time by a lift bridge failure.

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