Blog Posts: October 2013
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Mon Oct 14, 2013 at 4:11pm
Advice on Steering A Narrowboat on CanalsNo license is required to steer a narrowboat in the UK. The controls are very simple on a narrow boat and the basic skills are very to easy to pick up, it's just a matter of getting to know your boat and lots of practice!Canals are normally narrower and shallower than rivers, are often not much deeper than the draught of the boat and are only a few times wider than the boat.  The bed of canals were made saucer shaped with the centre being deeper than....
Wed Oct 9, 2013 at 3:04pm
Its Time to winterise your narrowboatIts that time of year again- Autumn, the leaves on the trees on the banks of the Grand Union Canal are beginning to turn some lovely shades of autumn colours.  It won't be long before they begin to fall in earnest.  We have been lucky so far and it's well into October but the weather has been kind with lots of sunny warm days.  Don't be fooled, it wont be long before Mr Jack Frost makes an appearance.  Sure enough the weather is forecast t....