Blog Posts: December 2013
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Fri Dec 20, 2013 at 1:55pm
Narrowboat Sale Extended Until 31st January 2014 Due to popular demand our Christmas Narrowboat Sale has been extended until the end of January 2014.  With many of our narrowboats in the sale it's an excellent time to buy. So if your New Years resolution is to buy a narrowboat, come and see us soon!The sale must end on 31st January, so if the boat of your dreams is on our narrowboat sale page, don't miss out! If we don't have the boat you are looking for remember our sister company Whil....
Wed Dec 11, 2013 at 10:12am
If you intend to cruise the UK canal network then at some point you will come across a canal lock and you are going to need to know how to go through it to continue your journey! Many boaters find going through the locks the most exciting part of narrow boating trip and enjoy the experience, even planning their journeys to encounter as many locks as possible. Once you know how to operate the locks you too will be able to enjoy this part of cruising. Interesting Fact The longest lock flight in th....
Wed Dec 4, 2013 at 9:43am
Before purchasing a canal boat also referred to as a narrow boat or barge it’s advisable to know how to cruise the boat. In this blog we will explain the basics you will need to know.            Steering the narrow boat is fairly straight forward, there are just two levers one is for the speed and the other allows you to go backwards and forwards these can be found on the control panel. The other control is called the tiller which is found at the back of ....