Heading nowhere

Published: Thursday, 04 January 2018

WHEN the sound of a Bollinder came along the summit pound of the Grand Union Canal Howard Clarke took a photograph of the boat.

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CC's registering at a surgery

Published: Thursday, 04 January 2018

A couple of tips for Howard and his GP problem. Although he is a continuous cruiser he is, from the NHS viewpoint, 'homeless' and I hope he will not take offence at the use of this term and the unfortunate connotations, writes Martin Cox.

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Experience the restored Chesterfield Canal

Published: Thursday, 04 January 2018

THOUGH the western end of the Chesterfield Canal is not available for cruising you can still experience the entire restored section by trip boat.

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GP refuses to sign-up continuous cruisers

Published: Wednesday, 03 January 2018

SHOULD people be considering taking up continuous cruising I believe they should be aware that they will have problems signing up to a GP, writes Howard Fuller.

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Takes some beating for stupidity

Published: Wednesday, 03 January 2018

ARE the people at Canal & River Trust completely thick?

First fixing sheets on the bottom of an aqueduct to stop leaks instead of doing it properly, then fixing the sheets with floating rope to catch boats propellers!  It takes some beating for stupidity.

Archer Bullens

Surely there are plenty

Published: Wednesday, 03 January 2018

I REALLY must comment on the request by the Chesterfield Canal Trust for its members to take pictures of visitors on its towpath, writes Des Wheatley.

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First closure of the year!

Published: Monday, 01 January 2018

ALL us boaters must realise that with a closure already on New Year's Day, it is not setting a good beginning for the state of Canal & River Trust's navigations for the rest of the year!

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Summit reservoirs still low

Published: Monday, 01 January 2018

THE restrictions on the summit pound of the Grand Union Canal are still in force with the three reservoirs still not having reached capacity.

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Happy New Year!

Published: Monday, 01 January 2018

MAY I wish all you readers a Happy (and Healthy) New Year, and our grateful thanks to all you contributors who continue to make narrowboatworld Your Voice of the Waterways. Tom Crossley.

Disgusted by state of Oxford Canal

Published: Friday, 29 December 2017
I HAVE just come across your *site and I see that you allow boaters to write their own views, and would appreciate it if you would include mine, writes David Thorley.

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