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Birmingham Canal Museum Do we need one can we get one? Have a look and complete the survey to give your views. If you are organizing a UK canal or river event that you would like added to this list please let me know.

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Hambleden Lock Vintage launch in lock
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The Boat Listing is now hosted by CanalPlanAC. Please update your Favourites/Bookmarks to http://canalplan.org.uk/boats/

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If you are a newcomer to the subject, or this web site, you may want to start with my Introduction pages. These give an introduction to this website, the UK Waterways System, its history and to inland boating on canals or rivers.

Escape from Microsoft - my experiences with Linux.

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Books, videos, DVDs and links to other canal shopping sites.

For non-waterway travel photographs see www.jim-shead.net

I am also webmaster for the following waterways sites Railway & Canal Historical Society
The Association of Nene River Clubs
House of York

All about the Inland Waterways Association (IWA) click here

Quote of the day No 239

Wednesday 28 January 2015

As we turned back on to the mainline at Marsworth, our thoughts of the winter were becoming more pressing. We were aiming to return to Lapworth before maintenance stoppages closed many routes.

Boaters planning to winter afloat can be differentiated from summer swallows by the growing pile of firewood on the cabin roof On our way through Milton Keynes I had noticed the quantity of jetsam floating in the cut; in Aylesbury I purchased one of the wire rakes with upturned ends which are used to weed lawns, and returning through Milton Keynes we had a competition to see who could collect the greatest amount of driftwood by fishing with the rake. It proved to be fairly ineffective, but it gave us some fun.

David Bolton - Journey Without End

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Bantam Tug for Sale Has brand new wheelhouse see separate web page for details.

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