Narrowboats & Canal Boating

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Weston WharfWe woke to a bright sunny morning, even if it was only 13°C inside the boat and outside it had dropped to 4.7° sometime during the night.

Harnser's Travels Shared .

What a lucky escape.As live-a-boards on our narrowboat 'Free Spirit,' we invite you to join in our adventures as we cruise the waterways.

NB Free Spirit Shared .

Rediscovery Cruise: Day 24We had a lovely evening with Catherine and Matthew last night, and for the first time on the trip lit the fire.

Narrowboat Briar Rose Shared .

EP23 From canal boat to cafe boat: A young couple on the edgeWe've lived on our narrowboat for years, and before anyone had even heard of lockdown we'd decided to quit our jobs and start a business we could do while we travel the canals.

Holly - The Cafe Boat Shared .

That Narrowboat FeelingWe entered Woodseaves Cutting on our narrowboat when cruising along on the Shropshire Union Canal.

The Tiller People - Narrowboaters Shared .

Just getting the catamaran to BI was an adventureCapt. John and Janaea Cordier Barnard already have been involved in high-end excursions owning Blue Whale Sail on Bainbridge Island for five years.

Bainbridge Island Review Shared .
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Narrowboat Cruise With Some Impressive Canal EngineeringWe encounter several examples of canal engineering along the way from the first lock which is on an aqueduct over a river and leads underneath a very busy roundabout to the Falling Sands Viaduct.

The Liveaboard Family Shared .

A socially distanced food lover's break at the Four Seasons Hotel, HampshireA short drive from London and with a menu of dreams, Barbara McMillan enjoys a night away at this stately home counties haven.

Evening Standard Shared .

LongBlog about life as liveaboards constantly cruising the rivers and canals on narrow boat Chalkhill Blue includes building our new boat.

Narrowboat Chalkhill Blue 2 Shared .

Beeston to Church MinshullTodays video of our journey: Amazing what a good nights sleep and a beautiful sunny morning can do for your soul!

That Niggling Thought Shared .

Bad swansMonday 21 st September; Perdiswell Park to Commandery It was grey and chilly to start with.

NB Chuffed Shared .

HandsacreWe last nights dinner was a Chinese Takeaway from "The Peninsular" A set meal for 3 will feed us both 3 times and it even tasted good.

Harnser's Travels Shared .

41 Calamitous Cruisers LIVEABOARD NARROWBOAT JOURNEYS Weston Lock to Mercia Marina T&M CanalAs you know the day starts with dog walking, Dave narrowboating behind. It's so sad to see Calamitous Cruiser, Troubled Tupperware but in all honesty, it is become a much more frequent sight.

Narrowboat Changing Pace Shared .

Windy and busy on the Middlewich BranchWe left it till Wednesday to move on up the Branch towards Barbridge. The weather was better and we hoped it would be a little quieter...

Seyella's Journey Shared .

No need for that sort of language!As live-a-boards on our narrowboat 'Free Spirit,' we invite you to join in our adventures as we cruise the waterways.

NB Free Spirit Shared .

23 Mooring your Narrowboat on a Film Set. And the film director calls…This narrowboat vlog starts at Cliveden House on a hunt for nature and its links with the past.

The Mindful Narrowboat Shared .

318A - We don't, we film it as time-lapse footage. We do not have the battery capacity or data storage to film in real time as our cruises can last up to 7 or 8 hours.

Minimal List Shared .

Where I belong. 122. Breaking and Entering! Police called to Violent Narrowboater!Enjoy watching Shaun and Colin. Otis is now the star of the show.

Where I Belong Shared .

Stans Happy Hour Canal Boat holiday in England teaserBut that was then. These days, my happy hours consist of family time - and making films about the UK's amazing waterways.

Stan's Happy Hour Shared .

Rediscovery Cruise: Day 23It's been a very tiresome day's boating today — and not just because we were going through Fenny, Milton Keynes, New Bradwell, and Wolverton...

Narrowboat Briar Rose Shared .

122. Breaking and Entering! Police called to Violent Narrowboater!UK - - - - - - - you'd like to know what equipment we use to produce our canal boat diaries, here are links to buy them.

Foxes Afloat Shared .

Where I belong. UK Summer Vacation on a Narrow Boat.Pt2. Frm 12 Sep til…Day 2 of my brothers holiday with Mel and crew.

Where I Belong Shared .
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E83. Nightmare In Nantwich. Narrowboat Life As Our Best Week Turns Into Our Worst Experience EverWe Leave our boat in Nantwich marina for a week in our home town with family only to return to no electricity, rotten food and rude marina staff.

Well Deck Diaries Shared .

Marple Junction to bridge 21, near StrinesHi, Just in case you haven't found this yet... All of my 2020 cruises are being added to this playlist on my channel.

Narrowboat Journeys Shared .

Lidl rules out move to closed John Lewis at Newbury Parkway Shopping storeLIDL has ruled out moving into the vacant John Lewis store in Parkway Shopping saying it is not "a viable or suitable alternative" to a new store it wants to build.

Newbury Weekly News Shared .

Clive Davis's ‘long Covid' left him exhausted and disorientedThis isn't a tale of tragedy or heroics on a hospital ward. I'm all too aware that my experience has been at the minor end of the scale.

The Times Shared .

Gothersley RoundhouseWe were still trying to recover after yesterdays performance so we didn't set off till 10.00am.

Derwent6 Shared .

Bicester engineering company Barrus to help with hydrogen-fuelled boats projectAN Oxfordshire-based engineering company will develop a hydrogen-powered power plant to support the move towards zero-emission boats.

Oxford Mail Shared .

The last hop….Back to our Wales adventure.... to complete the trip record. We woke on Sunday morning to a relaxed start.

NB Percy Shared .

Trump Has Stated He Will Not Leave the Post of President…But surely this is not something that could actually occur is it? Isn't it the raving of a Sociopath?

Boatlife: Cruising Aboard NB Valerie Shared .

Chester to BeestonA lovely day off to explore Chester. I thoroughly enjoyed walking around the walls and old city centre.

That Niggling Thought Shared .

Mooring into AutumnAs autumn arrives we make preparations for winter on the boat and reflect on taking chances.

Compass Keen Shared .

Ed Killer: 4 reasons why impending Lake Okeechobee discharges are unnecessaryThe Army Corps said it will start Lake Okeechobee discharges "if we have to." Here are 4 reasons they don't need to, even if they think they do.

Treasure Coast Newspapers Shared .

Monument Beach…Not to keep repeating, but this is yet another quaint village of Bourne. Rich in history where the sea captain's built homes and resort villages all along the coast sprang up, from Monument Beach to South Pocasset.

Wareham Shared .

Forgetful Ian? And once again propblems of charging the batteries.As live-a-boards on our narrowboat 'Free Spirit,' we invite you to join in our adventures as we cruise the waterways.

NB Free Spirit Shared .

Around Ohio: Shawnee State Park Offers Numerous Outdoor ActivitiesShawnee State Park is becoming a popular outdoor destination for Central Ohioans. Known as the "Ohio Smokies," the 1,000 acre park is surrounded by the 63,000 acre Shawnee State Forest in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains.

ColumbusUnderground.com Shared .

Rediscovery Cruise: Day 22It rained on and off pretty much all last evening, and there was more heavy rain in the night.

Narrowboat Briar Rose Shared .

Top ten things Wrexham has to offer Hollywood stars Ryan and RobWREXHAM is alive with talk of Hollywood stars Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney swooping in to invest in the town's football club.

The Leader Shared .

New barge traffic is a triumph for Leeds City Council's planning policiesThe Commercial Boat Operators Association is delighted that a new barge traffic carrying marine dredged aggregates has started from Hull to Leeds.

Towpath Talk Shared .

Scottish Canals launches new online booking system to make it easier and safer to buy transit licences for the Caledonian Canal during the Covid-19 coA NEW online booking system is aiming to make it easier and safer for boaters to buy transit licences for use in the Caledonian Canal.

Inverness Courier Shared .

Short day turned longWe had the intention of not going too far this morning, and finding another mooring in the middle of nowhere, but we ended up having breakf...

Derwent6 Shared .

Plans submitted to attract more boaters to visit LeicesterLeicester's waterways could be set to welcome more boats as part of plans which will bring colour to the city's waterways and provide a welcome boost to the local tourism economy.

Towpath Talk Shared .

A visit to the Lichfield and Hatherton Canal RestorationWe had an amazing visit to the Lichfield and Hatherton Canal Restoration and saw many of their amazing volunteers hard at work.

Narrowboat Girl Shared .

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Stan's Happy Hour Shared .

Trouble at Common LockAs live-a-boards on our narrowboat 'Free Spirit,' we invite you to join in our adventures as we cruise the waterways.

NB Free Spirit Shared .

Where I belong. Summer Vacation on a Narrow Boat… 12 Sep til 19 Sep 2020My brother Tim, his wife Melba and crew on their boating holiday last week. They had amazing weather and a fantastic time.

Where I Belong Shared .

Rediscovery Cruise: Day 21There was rain in the night , but it was dry by this morning. The end of the Wendover Arm is a...

Narrowboat Briar Rose Shared .

As Far As Isolated Getaways Go, These Locations Offer Awesome Houseboat RentalsHouseboats are literally a floating vacation and yes, they're also socially-distant!

TheTravel Shared .

Narrowboat cruise onto the Grand union canal Stockton flight.Made with Film.

Narrowboat Will Shared .

Where I belong. Getting there.Dear family, friends and followers. How is everyone doing, in such uncertain times? As those of you who read my blog, it has been a diffic...

Where I Belong Shared .

An evil dragon, an epic voyage and life on Earth By various authorsAs the nights draw in, there's more time for reading and youngsters have an exciting collection of novels in which to share some epic adventures as a raft of thrilling new children's books start to hit the shelves.

The Clitheroe Advertiser Shared .

How Many of France's Natural Wonders Have You Been To?From palm tree-lined beaches to immense snow-capped mountains, France's natural beauty gets far less attention than its culinary contributions.

Fodors Travel Guide Shared .

Boating on a Budget / Episode 4 / Liveaboard Narrowboat, DIY Self Build ProjectSo lets have a good look round the shell and see what nasties we find, then lets get the tools out and rip the bathroom apart.

Winging It! Boating on a Budget Shared .

Lots to see while going hardly anywhereMaking good use of our magnetic letters I wonder if we've just had the last gasp of summer.

NB Herbie! Shared .

8 ways to reduce plastic waste on your narrowboat holidayTo help combat the blight of plastic pollution in our canals and rivers, we’ve put together a list of easy ways to reduce the plastic waste you might generate on a canal boat holiday, and to prevent plastic from entering our waterways.

Drifters Boating Holidays Shared .

Building a 57 Foot Narrowboat! Lining Out and Bulkheads! Weekly Update, Week 1Hi there and welcome back to the Knights narrowboats YouTube channel! This video is going to be the start of a series of videos through-out the build of a 57 foot narrowboat.

Knights Narrowboats Shared .

Independent Republic: Why Horry County was one of the last built portions of the AIWWThe Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway began as a dream for Americas founders. It continues to drive economies in Horry County.

Post And Courier Shared .

Damsons and blackberriesSunday 20 th September; Dunhampstead to Perdiswell Park Quite a chilly morning under cloudy skies, and we didn't leave till about 10....

NB Chuffed Shared .

Anderton to Middlewich, a spot of painting and Amber gets her boat dog baptism!Last Tuesday we left Anderton heading up towards Middlewich. Halsall reloading coal and fuel at Anderton Wharf Half-wide boats at Wincham Wh...

Seyella's Journey Shared .

227. I buy VEGETABLES while cruising on my NARROWBOAT! It's very EXCITING hence the random CAPITALSIn another tense, nail-biting episode, I cruise further east along the Trent and Mersey canal on my narrowboat, through Burton-on-Trent and up to Willington.

Cruising The Cut Shared .

Trolleyfest 2020. Low Down and Dirty Trolley StoriesIn lockdown we have really needed our trolleys way more so this video is a rundown of all the trolleys we have had and the issues we have had with wheels!

This Narrowboat Adventure Shared .

Rediscovery Cruise: Day 20We set off as usual at 8.30; I walked up to the lock and Adrian brought the boat.

Narrowboat Briar Rose Shared .

Am I invisible?As live-a-boards on our narrowboat 'Free Spirit,' we invite you to join in our adventures as we cruise the waterways.

NB Free Spirit Shared .

Narrowboat LivingWe visit Whixall Moss where we understand a Snipe has been spotted. We decide to leave the busy Llangollen Canal for a more relaxing time.

Pottering on the Canal Shared .

Beeston Castle to ChesterSaying goodbye to another lovely mooring we started on our way to Chester. I decided to do the locking today as I knew it would be a bit of a physical challenge.

That Niggling Thought Shared .

Barrus developing a hydrogen fuel cell battery hybrid power plantResponding to the UK's 2019 Clean Maritime Plan , Barrus has partnered with Hypermotive and HPi-CEproof to develop a fuel cell battery hybrid power plant for inland waterways vessels.

Towpath Talk Shared .

AbbevilleBlog about life as liveaboards constantly cruising the rivers and canals on narrow boat Chalkhill Blue includes building our new boat.

Narrowboat Chalkhill Blue 2 Shared .

Woman dead, Syracuse officer in critical condition: Carbon monoxide poisoning suspectedState Police say a woman is dead and a man is in critical condition after an incident on a boat on Oneida Lake.

WSTM Shared .

Van Conversion Ep #10In this penultimate van conversion vlog, the debate was finally settled as to whether or not I should paint the camper!

Charlie and Lauren Shared .

Nb ChuffedSaturday 19 th September; Hanbury Junction to Dunhamsptead Not a long day at all, though it started with a long walk.

NB Chuffed Shared .

New territory!On the Saturday Del helped Mark sort out the rear doors on his boat which were starting to seize up.

Derwent6 Shared .

Classic car and motorbike enthusiasts meet at Nantwich eventA ‘classic car and motorbike meet' was held at Venetian Marina in Cholmondeston near Nantwich in warm and sunny weather.

Nantwich News Shared .

40 Operation Dog Swop Liveaboard Narrowboat Dogs On The Cut Weston LockWe set off from Weston Lock with a dog walk. Walking along the Trent and Mersey Canal.

Narrowboat Changing Pace Shared .

The wrath of God?As live-a-boards on our narrowboat 'Free Spirit,' we invite you to join in our adventures as we cruise the waterways.

NB Free Spirit Shared .

Rediscovery Cruise: Day 19It was a bit misty this morning, which is something we haven't really said on this trip.

Narrowboat Briar Rose Shared .

Lifeboat volunteers in late night canal boat rescueLytham St Annes RNLI Lifeboats assist broken down and grounded narrow boat to the safety of Preston Dock.

Royal National Lifeboat Institute Shared .

The best events and things to do this week, September 21-25It's set to be another fascinating week in the capital, and with the Government's rule of six being strictly observed, Londoners are looking to enjoy it responsibly.

Evening Standard Shared .

Classic car and motorbike enthusiasts enjoy outdoor meet near NantwichA ‘Classic car and motorbike meet’ took place at the Venetian Marina Tearoom, within Venetian Marina, in Cholmondeston near Nantwich in Cheshire on Thursday, September 17.

InYourArea.co.uk Shared .

Travel to Bath by NarrowboatShe says they had a full induction prior to getting onto the boat, and although they were daunted by what lay ahead after pulling out of the boat yard, they did get the hang of navigating quite quickly and used a map from the boat yard to give them “prior warning of places to moor, bridges...

Drifters Boating Holidays Shared .

Housemartins star Stan Cullimore launches new career on UK's waterwaysThe co-founder of popular 80s band The Housemartins is now a Bristol-based grandad of seven and has become a passionate advocate of the UKs stunning waterways.

BristolLive Shared .

RCR share update on River Avon rescueFollowing the failure of the Twerton sluice gates on the River Avon on Tuesday evening , River Canal Rescue has performed a logistical miracle, pulling teams and equipment together, at short notice, to recover 47 boats.

Towpath Talk Shared .

New Canal and River Trust writing competition attracts hundreds of entriesHundreds of talented wordsmiths responded to a call from the Canal and River Trust waterways and wellbeing charity to enter a new summer ‘Words on the Waterway' writing competition.

Towpath Talk Shared .

Say& Ta-ra Ta-ra. 19th 20th SeptemberGoole Marina morning view Normally when we moor up in a marina its only for a couple of days to head off to see friends and family, or do a bumper wash.

NB Oleanna Shared .

Looking back: Ride and Stride volunteers were on their bikes three decades agoIt is an event which has become well established in our September programme - the annual Ride and Stride.

Herald Series Shared .

Hurleston to Beeston CastleA fun journey today with lots of chuckles and a hormonal melt down from me as my brain forgot how to do anything at the helm!

That Niggling Thought Shared .

An Evening Narrowboat Cruise to Limehouse Basin

London Boat Girl Shared .

Out in the dark, back in the darkYesterday was always going to be a longish day but an invite somewhere on Monday saw us making a seven hour day into a thirteen hour day.

NB Percy Shared .

317A - We don't, we film it as time-lapse footage. We do not have the battery capacity or data storage to film in real time as our cruises can last up to 7 or 8 hours.

Minimal List Shared .

Marbury to HurlestonTodays video for the journey here: It was a chilly morning pulling off from the mooring at Marbury.

That Niggling Thought Shared .

Fishing is a bit brisk these morningsThe air is definitely a lot cooler these days, and even more so in the morning if youre trying to fish along the Erie Canal.

My Little Falls Shared .

Rediscovery Cruise: Day 18The last time we did exactly this day's journey back in 2014, everything seemed to take a long time.

Narrowboat Briar Rose Shared .

And he doffed his cap.As live-a-boards on our narrowboat 'Free Spirit,' we invite you to join in our adventures as we cruise the waterways.

NB Free Spirit Shared .

Up the JunctionThursday and Friday 17 th /18 th September; Droitwich Spa marina to Hanbury Junction We drove up to the boat on a glorious day, and it wa...

NB Chuffed Shared .

Real home: explore this William Morris-inspired canalside homeWhen narrowboat owners Jane and Julian Souter had the chance to own a house right on the canal they didn’t take much convincing to make it their new home, even though there was a lot of work to be done first.

Real Homes Shared .

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Bestgamingpro Shared .

WEIRD UK NEWS: Bizarre water level drop leaves canal boats high and dryA ROW of canal and river boats were left sitting high and dry after a bizarre mechanical fault - which left a canal drained of water.

The Westmorland Gazette Shared .

One unique 'DIAMOND LOCK' you have to see!Another windy day narrowboating on the Avon River. We start out with the best intentions of reaching Tewksbury but how far will we travel in a day with the wind blowing in our faces?

The Narrowboat Experience Shared .

Le Grand MaraisBlog about life as liveaboards constantly cruising the rivers and canals on narrow boat Chalkhill Blue includes building our new boat.

Narrowboat Chalkhill Blue 2 Shared .

Would You Like Chilli With Your Peas? 18th SeptemberGoole Services to Viking Marina Not such a good nights sleep, too many boats moving about in the early hours.

NB Oleanna Shared .

HolmseyI knew it would happen eventually, he just needed time. Patience is a virtue we're told, although like most humans, I seem to have less and less of it these days.

Isle Of Wight Observer News Shared .

The Coventry Canal and so much more!We have now come down the Coventry Canal and joined the Trent and Mersey as our boating season draws to a close for this year.

Travelling the Canals of England Shared .

Rediscovery Cruise: Day 17We set off about 8.15, with Adrian bringing the boat while I walked up to the first lock.

Narrowboat Briar Rose Shared .

What a great recycling ideaAs live-a-boards on our narrowboat 'Free Spirit,' we invite you to join in our adventures as we cruise the waterways.

NB Free Spirit Shared .

On to Penkridge and the Black PigWe left at 7.15am and pushed off into this vast expanse of water here at Tixall.

Derwent6 Shared .

Ep22 Narrowboat Renovation: Off Grid Plumbing ProblemsReverie Canal Trading Co can be found on instagram @ or at their website watch more narrowboat on the River Trent - Transformation - FAQ's answered - we do on rainy weekends - catch up with one of our playlists.

Holly - The Cafe Boat Shared .

From city runs to beach blasts, Scotland's 20 best running routes. Part1One of the few benefits of lockdown was that it encouraged many of us to take up exercise in a way that we hadn't previously.

HeraldScotland Shared .

Pubs and restaurants in Winsford and Middlewich brace themselves for further restrictionsPUBS and restaurants are bracing themselves for further restrictions as the Government warns of a possible national Covid crackdown.

Winsford Guardian Shared .

BONUS VLOG #2: A BOAT-Y BIRTHDAY on a Narrowboat! Join us in our tiny home for the special dayCanon EOS 650D Digital SLR Camera: 18-200 mm Lens for Canon: Camera Tripod: Hero 6: Karma Grip: 3.5mm Mic Adapter: Handler Floating Hand Grip: Shorty Mini Extension Pole with Tripod: 3 Way Mount: Gooseneck Monopod: Head Strap and Quick Clip: Chest Harness: Suction Cup Mount: Casey Case: Sleeve + Lanyard : Portable Power Pack: Super Charger:...

The Liveaboard Family Shared .

Barges Barging. 17th SeptemberNear Swing Bridge 4 to Goole Services I know I missed a bit! And the tunnel bands need a repaint.

NB Oleanna Shared .

The 10/10 turnToday I woke to a colder boat and a chilly morning with dew a plenty on the boat, a sign of times to come for sure.

NB Percy Shared .

22 Narrowboat Living Within ReachIn this narrowboat vlog, we explore Cookham Reach, uncover some beautiful wildlife and experience a flash from the past.

The Mindful Narrowboat Shared .

316A - We don't, we film it as time-lapse footage. We do not have the battery capacity or data storage to film in real time as our cruises can last up to 7 or 8 hours.

Minimal List Shared .

Rediscovery Cruise: Day 16We set off in more bright sunshine at about 8.45, and saw ourselves through Shepperton Lock.

Narrowboat Briar Rose Shared .

MarpleHi, Just in case you haven't found this yet... All of my 2020 cruises are being added to this playlist on my channel.

Narrowboat Journeys Shared .

A scary river walk in England along the flooding Severn to Ironbridge.Welcome to my channel:, I love to be on a UK canal boat holiday. But I was glad I wasn't trying to navigate the terrifying, fast-moving Severn when I took a walk alongside the river to Ironbridge on the last weekend in March before lockdown.

Stan's Happy Hour Shared .

Utter disbelieveAs live-a-boards on our narrowboat 'Free Spirit,' we invite you to join in our adventures as we cruise the waterways.

NB Free Spirit Shared .

E82. Narrowboat Lock Confrontation, Weed blocked Canals A Wasted Journey, Canalboat Living ExploitsWe have an Incident with a cruiser in a lock, have to fight our way through weed blocked canals and arrive at our destination on the worst day possible.

Well Deck Diaries Shared .

121. Narrowboat TERROR on the Tidal Thames! Limehouse to Brentford.Catch-up on every vlog, from the beginning, in order, as we explore Britain by out Part One from Teddington Lock to out the real-time, full-length trip from Limehouse to Brentford without music or out the real-time, full-length trip from Teddington to Limehouse without music or of London Authority.

Foxes Afloat Shared .

NOT A VLOG* Realtime Narrowboat JourneyUK - - - - - - - you'd like to know what equipment we use to produce our canal boat diaries, here are links to buy them.

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Canal and River Trust to spend over A£45m on programme of works this winterThe Canal and River Trust, the national waterways and wellbeing charity, is planning to carry out a £45.1 million programme of repairs on waterways across England and Wales this winter.

Towpath Talk Shared .

Floating reedbeds installed on Nottingham's waterways to attract wildlifeThe Canal and River Trust has installed a series of floating reedbeds on the Nottingham Beeston Canal as part of a drive to attract more wildlife into the city centre.

Towpath Talk Shared .

The Launch of Another Brand New Narrowboat 'Magda'Welcome back to the Knights narrowboat YouTube page! In this video we will be launching a narrowboat called Magda which is our latest new build.

Knights Narrowboats Shared .

Clean up time!We had such a nice spot here at Tixall Wide we thought we would have another day here.

Derwent6 Shared .

Why narrowboats sink in locksWe recently went through a couple of locks and we felt that people helping us rushed us and were not taking all safety precautions.

Narrowboat Girl Shared .

Spaghetti Western. 16th SeptemberYou could tell the wind direction had changed this morning. Last night we went to bed in the warmth left from the day, this morning the temperature had dropped by at least 10 degrees, the north easterly bringing with it the need for jumpers and long trousers.

NB Oleanna Shared .

Ailly-sur-SommeBlog about life as liveaboards constantly cruising the rivers and canals on narrow boat Chalkhill Blue includes building our new boat.

Narrowboat Chalkhill Blue 2 Shared .

Narrowboat day out to Braunston. shout out to subscribers.DIY jobs.

Narrowboat Will Shared .

Bay scallop season to close Sept. 25 in several areasFlorida Fishing and Wildlife Conservation Commission Contributor Recreational bay scallop season harvest will close on Friday, Sept.

Greene Publishing, Inc. Shared .

Darlington ups minimum loan size for out of area mortgagesDarlington Intermediaries has revealed that it will be temporarily increasing its minimum loan size for all 'out of area' mortgage applications.

Mortgage Introducer Shared .

Rediscovery Cruise: Day 15We woke to another sunny day, and set off at 8.30 with the sun behind Windsor Castle.

Narrowboat Briar Rose Shared .

Llangollen to New Marton  a challenging morning and a man where he shouldnt be!Todays Video Here: THE NARROWSSo we screwed up as the camera didnt record the first part of the journey and of course thats the part where lots of stuff happened!

That Niggling Thought Shared .

Blooming 'eck, and about turn.As live-a-boards on our narrowboat 'Free Spirit,' we invite you to join in our adventures as we cruise the waterways.

NB Free Spirit Shared .

Narrowboat Living: Duke of Edinburgh on the canal? ? ?On a very windy day, we encountered some canoes or kayaks and paddle boards doing their Duke of Edinburgh award scheme.

Pottering on the Canal Shared .

The best events and things to do this weekendIt's set to be another glorious weekend in the capital, and with the Government's new rule of six kicking in, Londoners are looking to enjoy it responsibly.

Evening Standard Shared .

Splendid 8 hour boating dayWe planned a 8am arrival at the Grindley brook staircase locks - I really did not want the same 2 hour wait we had the other day.

NB Percy Shared .

Mike Jones set to retire from LloydsIntermediaries managing director Mike Jones will retire from his position at Lloyds Banking Group at the end of the year.

Mortgage Introducer Shared .

Top 8 Spooky Canal DestinationsGuide to the spookiest canal boat holiday destinations for Halloween 2020.

Drifters Boating Holidays Shared .

Just round the cornerWe left at 8.00am from Shugborough Hall and helped a single hander go through the lock in front of us.

Derwent6 Shared .

Canal boats stranded after sluice gate fails on the River Avon in Bath20 canal boats are stranded on the River Avon in Bath after water levels dropped dramatically when a sluice gate failed.

ITV News Shared .

Mike Jones to retire from Lloyds Banking GroupIntermediaries managing director Mike Jones is to retire from Lloyds Banking Group at the end of the year, after a career that has spanned five decades at the lender.

Mortgage Solutions Shared .

Esther Dijkstra becomes Lloyds' intermediary MD as Mike Jones retiresLloyds Banking Group's managing director of intermediaries, Mike Jones, is set to retire at the end of the year.

Financial Reporter Shared .

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Rugby Boat Sales Shared .

BOATS2020 appeal to Secretaries of State rejectedBOATS2020 which was due to take place from 11-20 September 2020 and was cancelled on the evening of Thursday 10 September, has failed in its appeal to the Secretaries of State for Public Health and Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.

Towpath Talk Shared .

All new Autumn cruises on the John Bunyan BoatThe John Bunyan Boat's 2020 Season launched on Bank Holiday Monday 31st August with two 1 hour cruises from Sovereign's Quay.

Towpath Talk Shared .

Load of BULLOCKSNarrowboat #Canal #Llangollen #narrowboatliving #Canallife In this episode we have the wits scared out of us by a herd of young bulls.

Floating Our Boat Shared .

Former BBC Breakfast presenter launches new Channel 4 showStaff from waterways and wellbeing charity, Canal and River Trust were on hand to give a warm waterways welcome to their new neighbour Steph McGovern.

Towpath Talk Shared .

Red Hand Gang. 15th SeptemberNearish No 4 Swing Bridge Another hot day. A layer of dew clung to everything this morning so whilst we had breakfast I hoped that all the woodwork I'd worked on yesterday would dry off so that I could apply a second coat of woodskin.

NB Oleanna Shared .

News in brief: A class act as cancer survivor josh starts first day at schoolA BOY of four who twice beat leukaemia has defied the odds to start school.

Metro Newspaper UK Shared .

Today it felt like a silty ditchThere is a lot the boat hire companies need to improve on. They obviously don't give much detail on boating etiquette.

NB Percy Shared .

Van Conversion Ep #9And I'm glad to say we're finally ready to rock and roll with lights, 240V mains, a 12V leisure battery and an isolation switch connecting the main van battery!

Charlie and Lauren Shared .

One way of holding up solar panals.As live-a-boards on our narrowboat 'Free Spirit,' we invite you to join in our adventures as we cruise the waterways.

NB Free Spirit Shared .

Rediscovery Cruise: Day 14It's a busy stretch of river at Bourne End. Little boats were buzzing up and down all evening last night, and this morning the rowers were...

Narrowboat Briar Rose Shared .

Boats stranded on canal bed after water is accidentally drainedTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video.

Metro.co.uk Shared .

Stan's Happy Hour liveWelcome to my channel: happy hour live again. Well, not an hour, more like a tea break.

Stan's Happy Hour Shared .

Rebuilding and running a DIY self build narrowboat project. Episode 3Welcome to "Lyanda Lady" our recently purchased 50ft long narrowboat. On this episode we take her out for a trip, to see what works, what doesn't work and what we will need to do to make her into our liveaboard home.

Winging It! Boating on a Budget Shared .

Hot days cruise to ShugboroughWe woke up to a light fog but you could tell it was going to be another hot day, so cruising it was then!

Derwent6 Shared .

Man dies in boating incident on Norfolk BroadsA man on holiday on the Norfolk Broads has died following an incident on the River Bure.

ITV News Shared .

Canal boats left stranded on River Avon in Bath after sluice gate breaksCanal boats are being evacuated with firefighters helping with river rescues after a sluice gate failure near Bath this evening.

SomersetLive Shared .

Classic canal routes: 10 great journeys on the UK's waterwaysThe best narrowboat and barge holidays on UK canals and waterways, from the Avon Ring to the Lancaster Canal and Gloucester Docks, chosen by Paul Miles.

The Telegraph Shared .

Perhaps my favourite time of dayAside from all of the sleeping hours, and of those there are many, is the early morning.

The Diesel-Electric Elephant Company. Shared .

Autumn Foliage: Best Places to See Fall Leaves in New JerseyEdited by: JV Staff Enjoy a quintessential foliage experience by touring New Jersey to scout the best fall colors, paired with historical sites and fun things to do.

The Jewish Voice Shared .

26 Ten Pieces Of Narrowboat News: Join Us For A Talk From Our Tiny Home + Exciting AnnouncementsCanon EOS 650D Digital SLR Camera: 18-200 mm Lens for Canon: Camera Tripod: Hero 6: Karma Grip: 3.5mm Mic Adapter: Handler Floating Hand Grip: Shorty Mini Extension Pole with Tripod: 3 Way Mount: Gooseneck Monopod: Head Strap and Quick Clip: Chest Harness: Suction Cup Mount: Casey Case: Sleeve + Lanyard : Portable Power Pack: Super Charger:...

The Liveaboard Family Shared .

North Yorks Moors RailwayTake a trip on the 2020 Optimist from Goathland to Pickering.

Mykaskin Shared .

A New Coat. 14th SeptemberPollington Visitor Moorings to Nearish the Site of No 4 Swing Bridge Firstly I got something wrong yesterday.

NB Oleanna Shared .

Blagny-TronvilleBlog about life as liveaboards constantly cruising the rivers and canals on narrow boat Chalkhill Blue includes building our new boat.

Narrowboat Chalkhill Blue 2 Shared .

A Day off in LlangollenHorseshoe Falls: A lovely 3 mile walk, a round trip from the mooring to head up to the falls.

That Niggling Thought Shared .

On to WhittingtonWe had a lovely weekend on our own just taking in the sunshine, BBQ's and wine.

Derwent6 Shared .

Got taught a lesson or two and an ambition long held realisedPlanning and prejudging were my lessons learnt yesterday and a better person for the lessons I think I am.

NB Percy Shared .

Health advisory issued for Shaughnessey Canal in Cape CoralThe Florida Department of Health in Lee County issued it Tuesday after observations of algae in the canal.

WFTX Shared .

Rediscovery Cruise: Day 13The mooring at Caversham was good — really surprisingly quiet once the kids had gone home from the playground.

Narrowboat Briar Rose Shared .

A quiet sort of day.As live-a-boards on our narrowboat 'Free Spirit,' we invite you to join in our adventures as we cruise the waterways.

NB Free Spirit Shared .

Rise in cases pushes more countries closer to quarantine listDenmark looks likely to be added to the UK's ever-expanding quarantine list this week after a rise in positive tests saw its seven-day case rate climb to 34.8 per 100,000 people.

The Telegraph Shared .

My wildlife trail camera is brokenHi, Just in case you haven't found this yet... All of my 2020 cruises are being added to this playlist on my channel.

Narrowboat Journeys Shared .

No. 22  The Directors Cut&What is happening? No blog for ages then like buses, along come two at once.

Blog From The Frog Shared .

Emergency Repairs To Royal Canal Embankment In Westmeath Until End of MonthWaterways Ireland advises that emergency works on the Royal Canal embankment in Westmeath will continue until the end of this month.

Afloat Shared .

September ramblings and some newsWell I can't say I've rambled far this week, but you know me, I do like to ramble on, so here's what I've been noticing in nature.

NB Herbie! Shared .

Commuter homes in London suburbs:new houses and waterside flats for buyers searching from Kingston to ElstreeCountryside, canals and Crossrail loom large in our nature-filled ramble through suburban south-west London to the Buckinghamshire and Hertfordshire borderlands, extending the search for new homes to hidden areas along the London Outer Orbital Path — the "Loop".

Homes And Property Shared .

THE Slowest. 13th SeptemberThe Shooting Range to Pollington Visitor Moorings Mr Blue Sky heading towards Knottingley Boats started coming past as we had our morning cuppa in bed with the Saturday newspaper.

NB Oleanna Shared .

MP sees Truckman is motoring post lockdownDudley South MP Mike Wood has visited automotive accessories manufacturer Truckman to see how the business has positively progressed in the wake of the easing lockdown restrictions.

John Corser Shared .

Ruth A. McNeff, 103, formerly of Sackets HarborRuth A. McNeff, formerly of Sackets Harbor, living to the age of 103, Ruth experienced and witnessed much in this life.

Submitted By Funeral Home Shared .

Lost locks, a banana bonanza and an uplifting end to our Weaver excursion.I really, really should get back to blogging more regularly. Then you won't have to lose an hour of your life reading what is shaping up to...

Seyella's Journey Shared .

Steph McGovern welcomed to Leeds Dock by Canal and River TrustFormer BBC Breakfast presenter launches new Channel 4 daytime show  Stephs Packed Lunch  from Leeds Dock Staff from waterways and wellbeing charity, Canal and River Trust were on hand to give a warm waterways welcome to their new neighbour Steph McGovern.

South Leeds Life Shared .

Rediscovery Cruise: Day 12A day when we've travelled further than intended, because of the lack of moorings. First thing this morning there was a mist over the rive...

Narrowboat Briar Rose Shared .

Ufo Perhaps?As live-a-boards on our narrowboat 'Free Spirit,' we invite you to join in our adventures as we cruise the waterways.

NB Free Spirit Shared .

226. Narrowboat cruising through a village with an unpronounceable nameBack cruising again, quickly before a) winter and b) another lockdown. I headed back up to Fradley Junction and turn east onto the Trent and Mersey canal, going through Alrewas and onto Barton Turns marina.

Cruising The Cut Shared .

Ten years ago…HENLEY rowers helped avert tragedy by rushing to the aid of a young family caught up in a life-or-death drama on the River Thames.

Henley Standard Shared .

Down The Junction. 12th SeptemberKirk Sandall to Sykehouse Lock to too close to the shooting range, Aire and Calder Navigation The Saturday morning Geraghty Zoom conversations included the Waverley's third pier hitting incident, Scottish Safe Houses and a toaster lottery.

NB Oleanna Shared .

CorbieBlog about life as liveaboards constantly cruising the rivers and canals on narrow boat Chalkhill Blue includes building our new boat.

Narrowboat Chalkhill Blue 2 Shared .

Down-to-Earth VibeA seasoned cruiser gets hooked on laid-back and lovely Onset Bay in Massachusetts, also known as the gateway to Cape Cod.

Soundings Online Shared .

Meet the divorced dad living 'off the grid' in custom military vehiclePaul Jackman, is a single dad and decided to make the move from living in a home after his divorce and instead decided to travel around the country with his kids in the vehicle.

HullLive Shared .

Strike: Lethal White Episode 4 Review: a Tangled Ending Saved by Cast ChemistryFrankly, who cares who the killer was? Strike fans are here for Robin and Cormoran's longing looks.

Den Of Geek Shared .

A recharge day…. apart from the batteriesToday we changed plans to plan C. After yesterday's boating experience we decided to stay away from Trevor and not be the entertai...

NB Percy Shared .

No 21. A few of our favourite things&.Have no fear, I am not about to start writing about raindrops on roses or whiskers on kittens, nor am I about to burst into song, for which Rob is particularly relieved.

Blog From The Frog Shared .

Rediscovery Cruise: Day 11We've done a long day today, but of the nine hours we appeared to be cruising, the engine was actually on for only six.

Narrowboat Briar Rose Shared .

National Famine Way Evokes Story Of Forced Migration In Black '47A new interactive outdoor experience along the Royal Canal hopes to bring to life the experience of famine emigrants who walked from Strokestown to Dublin at the height of An Gorta Mór.

Afloat Shared .

Higher Poynton to High LaneHi, Just in case you haven't found this yet... All of my 2020 cruises are being added to this playlist on my channel.

Narrowboat Journeys Shared .

Lady of leisureAs live-a-boards on our narrowboat 'Free Spirit,' we invite you to join in our adventures as we cruise the waterways.

NB Free Spirit Shared .

315A - We don't, we film it as time-lapse footage. We do not have the battery capacity or data storage to film in real time as our cruises can last up to 7 or 8 hours.

Minimal List Shared .

One HIDDEN ferry crossing you DON'T want to miss with your narrowboatAnnamarie has painted a beautiful rendition of the our travels today and the artwork is available on our online shop - please check it out - you to Paul Plowman from www.mrol.com.au for sharing the amazing footage with us and keeping up such an awesome website.

The Narrowboat Experience Shared .

Pushing NorthWe set off at 9.00am and stopped off at Springwood Haven to see Kevin and the gang and also have a pump out.

Derwent6 Shared .

39 Reason to Rope up in a Lock LIVEABOARD NARROWBOAT JOURNEY Derwent Mouth LockAs I was saying before the big chat we continue our nomadic live a board lifestyle heading for our first lengthy canal in what seems the longest time, The Trent and Mersey Canal.

Narrowboat Changing Pace Shared .

The week that was  in non block-editor style, mehopes.The Cardinal and I scooted up to Venetian for El Services during the week. As is usual the moment I released the last rope Hell disgorged a flotilla of narrowboats hither, thither and whence without aforethought.

The Diesel-Electric Elephant Company. Shared .

21 Whilst I'm Working On My Narrowboat…This video shows how I carry out my working life on my narrowboat. It includes a steep climb, a donkey journey and a narrowboat cruise that has us feeling dizzy, but hopefully will provide a moment of mindfulness for you.

The Mindful Narrowboat Shared .

Wooly Bo**ocks. 11th SeptemberSprotbrough Visitor Moorings to Doncaster to Kirk Sandall This morning there were things to catch up on.

NB Oleanna Shared .

LETTER: Trump boat parade polluted our canalOn Sunday afternoon, Sept. 5, I had to endure 40 minutes of a Trump boat parade in my canal.

Sun Newspapers Shared .

The magnificent SevernOptions for cruise-deprived Brits are few and far between at the moment, but I've joined a staycation voyage by one of the first businesses back in operation when the British tourism industry began to.

The Sunday Times Shared .

Above inflation: navigating London's Regent's Canal on my blow-up kayakA rusty revolver. Two pizza-delivery bikes. A Second World War hand grenade, some traffic cones and a 25lb carp.

The Sunday Times Shared .

Not my type of boating not my favourite canal by a long way.The upper end of the Llangollen reminded me more of a theme park than a relaxing corridor of peace and tranquility today....

NB Percy Shared .

Through Braunston for the second time and north to HillmortonThis is the second instalment in our endeavours to get the blog up to date.

Travelling the Canals of England Shared .

Not The Nicest End to our Mini CruiseMonday 7th September 2020 Tibberton to Droitwich Spa Marina 4 miles, 3 locks, 1 tunnel It was a dull and overcast day, but dry and not cold...

NB Tentatrice Shared .

Second Star to the Right and Straight On 'Til MorningA lot can happen in a week. A tsunami of the plague could gather its second wind.

The Mouse Boat Shared .

Me and winding holes do not get on!As live-a-boards on our narrowboat 'Free Spirit,' we invite you to join in our adventures as we cruise the waterways.

NB Free Spirit Shared .

Rediscovery Cruise: Day 10We had used the measuring tool on Google Maps to estimate that the river where we were moored was about 75ft wide — so we could swing round...

Narrowboat Briar Rose Shared .

Time to Cruise with a pub lunch in the middle.We set off early from the marina at 7.30am and were surprised how busy it still was.

Derwent6 Shared .

Staycation Trend Proves Boon For Shannon Cruiser Hire IndustryIt has been a bumper season for the cruiser market on the River Shannon, as people continue to holiday at home during the pandemic.

Afloat Shared .

Wordpress's new "block editor" nonsenseI really dont know that I can blog on Wordpress any longer with this idiotic new block editor.

The Diesel-Electric Elephant Company. Shared .

Frantastic. 10th SeptemberSprotbrough Visitor Moorings A day of not venturing far, well Tilly might have but who knows where she ends up!

NB Oleanna Shared .

The Big One!  Pontcysyllte AqueductTodays timelapse video is here: Ooooh exciting! Today is the day that started the whole idea for this trip.

That Niggling Thought Shared .

First there were bloggers now VloggersWhen I started my canal journey it triggered an interest that was fed by a few decent bloggers at the time.

NB Percy Shared .

Van Trip in Gale-Force WindsMy dungarees were made by Cassie. Find her on Instagram @huntingroses_.

London Boat Girl Shared .

Narrowboat in Oxford is a floating record shopLuke Guilford runs The Record Deck UK and travels the waterways selling vinyl along the way.

Oxford Mail Shared .

Nowt so queer as folk!As live-a-boards on our narrowboat 'Free Spirit,' we invite you to join in our adventures as we cruise the waterways.

NB Free Spirit Shared .

E81. Narrowboat Life, Descending Two Treacherous Staircase Locks On Our Canalboat cruise to ChesterWe Cruise further along the Shropshire union canal to Chester and meet up with old friends and after eventually find the elusive Aldi for a restock.

Well Deck Diaries Shared .

Canal boat and Stan's Happy Hour newsBut that was then. These days, my happy hours consist of family time - and making films about the UK's amazing waterways.

Stan's Happy Hour Shared .

120. Tidal River ThamesOne of the busiest stretches of river in the UK, the tidal River Thames has huge boats speeding past at up to 30mph and waves of up to 1.5 metres.

Foxes Afloat Shared .

Join Canalside for the World's Biggest Coffee MorningCanalside Farm, near Stafford, will be joining in on the World's Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 25th September, in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.

Towpath Talk Shared .

Commemorating the moment Banbury was spared from major flooding after a bombing raid 80 years agoA unique sculpture has been unveiled to remember one of the key moments in the town's history.

Banbury Guardian Shared .

Hadar: Hadarford in Railway ModellerMy narrow gauge model railway Hadarford is in the October issue of Railway Modeller. Ever since I purchased my 1st issue over 50 years ago,...

Narrowboat Hadar Shared .

A family holiday on the Kennet and Avon CanalGlobalmouse travels describe their family narrowboat holiday on the Keent and Avon Canal from Bath to Bradford on Avon.

Drifters Boating Holidays Shared .

BOATS2020 cancelled over Southampton City Council fearsBritish Marine regretfully announces that BOATS2020 has been cancelled. At 6.34pm on Thursday 10 September, on the eve of opening day, British Marine received the devastating news from Southampton City Council that the show could no longer go ahead due to the rising risk of COVID-19 and growing...

Towpath Talk Shared .

Katherine Ryan axed cringey 'bum-leaking' scene from The Duchess: 'It wasn't very body positive'Katherine Ryan’s best mate Bev had an unfortunate side effect of surgery in new Netflix show The Duchess.

Metro.co.uk Shared .

Are They All Going To The Races? 9th SeptemberBramwith Junction to Sprotbrough Visitor Moorings, Sheffield and South Yorkshire Navigation Blue skies and blue canal A slow sunny start to the day, we pushed off a little after 11 and headed for Barnby Dun.

NB Oleanna Shared .

Up the Grand Union to CosgroveWell, it's been quite a while since we updated our blog. I have quite a fund of excuses ready - no signal for 2 nights, hosting visitors an...

Travelling the Canals of England Shared .

Test short live stream!We are really sorry we didn't give anyone notice of our Livestream. We wanted to test it out first.

Narrowboat Girl Shared .

A complete 180 in cruising termsWe were slightly ahead of our planned schedule so today Mr Alarm Clock got a day off and we woke to pet time....

NB Percy Shared .

Back to the MarinaToday's Canals - Worcester and Birmingham, Droitwich We had just 15 locks to go before our marina, two flights of 6 and then the three at H...

NB Alchemy Shared .

It's a turn around and head back and a bloggers reunion.As live-a-boards on our narrowboat 'Free Spirit,' we invite you to join in our adventures as we cruise the waterways.

NB Free Spirit Shared .

First time

Stan's Happy Hour Shared .

Rediscovery Cruise: Day 8Lovely sunshine from the start this morning. We set off at 8am, moving down to the water point where we filled the tank and got a wash loa...

Narrowboat Briar Rose Shared .

10 of the best paddleboarding destinations in the UKPaul Miles finds the best paddleboarding holidays in the UK, whether you're a seasoned veteran or an absolute beginner.

The Independent Shared .

Mental health group supports World Suicide Prevention DayBirkenhead-based men's mental health organisation, JourneyMen, has registered 130 members. Over 50% of them have either thought of or have attempted suicide.

InYourArea.co.uk Shared .

Everything comes in three'sDel was up early and soon had the sealer ripped out of the shower, and by 9.00am it was all done.

Derwent6 Shared .

Home sweet home and no hot water!When we got back to Derwent6 from Kent we just kept our fingers crossed as we stepped on board.

Derwent6 Shared .

Greg's 60th by the seasideThe following morning we set off down to Whitstable and met up with Zoe and Greg in their lovely house by the sea.

Derwent6 Shared .

Narrowboat back to homeschoolThis video is an update of what I am doing for my homeschooling this term.

Narrowboat Girl Shared .

Plagues Of Flies. 8th SeptemberBramwith Junction Last night we kept all the windows firmly shut, only a couple of house flies to pester us overnight, no more midges and more importantly no more bites.

NB Oleanna Shared .

CappyBlog about life as liveaboards constantly cruising the rivers and canals on narrow boat Chalkhill Blue includes building our new boat.

Narrowboat Chalkhill Blue 2 Shared .

Real reflection… and a near death 23 years goYesterday my retirement calculator clicked over to three years. I'm a lucky sod for sure, being able to enjoy/ afford my retirement in the w...

NB Percy Shared .

Pump out problems and a narrowboat cruise from Fenny Compton to Napton marina. You beauty…

Narrowboat Will Shared .