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Blog Posts: January 2019
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Thu Jan 31, 2019 at 1:10pm
Its Winter 2019Wow minus 7 last night on the marina...Now Winter is well and truly here, knowing how to deal with adverseweather conditions will make for a pleasant and trouble free winter.Steering a narrowboat on a dry and wind free day in the summer is aneasy task once you get used to the boat’s length and how to operate the tiller,but steering the same boat in wind, rain, snow and ice is a different ball gamealtogether.It is best to be prepared for the change in weather as you can expec....
Thu Jan 17, 2019 at 12:10pm
Narrowboat bow thrustersA fully laden narrow boat is not the easiest of craft to manoeuvre, especially if it is windy or,your vessel is a widebeam. A bow thruster is a device built into the hull at the bow and is used for making it more manoeuvrable. It is a parking device for mooring the boat and, is not designed to be used constantly for steering the vessel. A Bow Thruster is an additional aid to manoeuvring a boat.  It provides a boost to make the bow/front go port/le....