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Government announces delay in CRT funding agreement

The Canal & River Trust has expressed disappointment after Defra said it would delay a decision on government funding beyond the current 2027 deadline.  Defra…
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ABC buys two more marinas

Two prominent north-western inland boating operations, Nantwich Canal Centre and related Uplands Marina, have been sold to the ABC Leisure Group.  The deal cements ABC…
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Brave New Marina

Waterways stalwart (and Royal Shakespeare Company member) Timothy West came down the River Avon on an Edwardian launch on 27th May to formally open the…
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Germany hosts post-pandemic World Canals Conference 

The World Canals Conference has made a welcome return in 2022, after a gap due to pandemic restrictions. This year’s event, held in Leipzig from…
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Advice

Starting the Process

Peregrine Mears, Director, Peregrine Mears Architects

Development and Diversification for Inland Marinas - Starting the Process

Last time we looked at a broad range of options and ideas to diversify and expand your inland marina business. But where do you start?…
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Product News

Cadal Craft low-drag narrowboat hull
Cadal Craft low-drag narrowboat hull

The growing trend toward electric boats has focused minds on creating low drag to cut down on the energy required…
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Water Freedom
Water Freedom

Launched at the 2021 Crick Boat Show, Water Freedom has made quite an impact with liveaboard boats by liberating them…
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Ecoworks Toilet Cleaner & Black Tank Degrader
Ecoworks Toilet Cleaner & Black Tank Degrader

Toilet & Black Tank Degrader is a new liquid gel designed to control odours and blockage problems in pumpout tanks,…
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New primer from International could reduce repainting costs 
New primer from International could reduce repainting costs 

Paint brand International has launched two new boat paints: One UP, a primer that could reduce the expense of repainting,…
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Haven Knox Johnston boat insurance

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Haven Knox Johnston boat insurance