the blue planet expedition - September 9, 2023We have to know our planet to love it… then we can take care of it Introduction: Welcome to “The Blue Planet Expedition," an unprecedented expedition with a mission to explore the depths of our planet…
waterways management show and floodex - September 7, 2023The Waterways management Show should be of interest to anyone who operates, manages or has responsibility for the upkeep of our inland waterways, including volunteers.
nothing but padlocks - August 14, 2023CanalsOnline Magazine were approached by NothingbutPadlocks, and asked to conduct a survey with boaters, to find out which padlock they favoured for security and water protection.
history of waterside cottage - August 10, 2023Waterside Cottage, owned by Wyvern Shipping Co. Ltd., is now a stunning 6 bedroomed holiday cottage that can sleep up to 11 people. With all mod cons, and in an ideal location, it is well worth considering for family get togethers or for friendship reunions.
tiller girl - June 29, 2023My name is Melanie and I operate Tiller Girl Canal Holidays at Aquavista Sawley Marina & Waterside in Notts. Tiller Girl is our beautiful 57ft narrowboat.
is that a widebeam I see before me? - April 24, 2023‘To build or not to build’ was the question facing Land and Water's marina team after buying the 22-acre site on the River Avon in Stratford upon Avon in 2016.
recession, what recession? - April 21, 2023We are only too aware of the country's economic problems. Prices continue to rise, and belts are being tightened all round. It seems the UK only avoided being technically ‘in a recession’ by the skin of its teeth (zero growth).
ct1 the snag list eliminator - March 30, 2023Quick, go get me something to stop this water getting in!” Not something you want to hear usually. Definitely not something you want to hear if you’re on a boat, that’s for sure.
galvanic corrosion - March 28, 2023Different metals have different electrical charges. When connected, the metal with the highest natural voltage will try to discharge its voltage to the other metal.
are you sitting and sleeping comfortably? - March 9, 2023Finding furniture to fit narrowboats can be difficult, but OK Joinery makes easy work of it, providing sit-sleep solutions that combine comfort and style. OK Joinery Ltd is a family-run business based in Kidderminster, where its saloon, dinette furniture and sofabeds are handmade to order.
commercial tiller pins - December 13, 2022With commercial tiller pins from Yorkshire Bespoke Tiller Pins you can be sure of making a lasting impression with your customers. Made to your own requirements.
hydrogen afloat - September 9, 2022Hydrogen and fuel cells have long been used in industrial, scientific and specialist applications, and I was sure there was a way to harness their potential to provide power on my boat. I set about connecting the dots and created the prototype ‘HyArk’, named for the fact that it’s a vessel and that hydrogen molecules flow into the fuel cell two by two!
recoheat - September 7, 2022Recoheat makes a unique pumped-air heat recovery unit for solid fuel stoves, and this year’s Crick show was their first customer-facing event. The device fits into the flue of a stove and pumps air through a steel coil to super-heat it.
boat furniture - it's more than ok - September 7, 2022At OK Joinery, we specialise in Bespoke Boat Joinery, Woodworking and Carpentry to repair, alter and fit out Narrowboats, Canal Boats, Widebeams & Dutch Barges.