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A M Models

Makers of scale narrowboat models and canalware; includes extensive photographs.

Boats and Canals Forum

Active discussion forum with sections for living aboard, restoration and hobby boating.

Canal World

Discussion forums for those who love canal boating.


Registered charity dedicated to working with disabled people and with community and youth groups to help them enjoy canal boating.

DBA - The Barge Association

An association for anybody interested in ex-cargo barges and other broad-beam inland vessels for living afloat and pleasure cruising; with details of membership and benefits, events calendar, and contacts.

The Main Sail

Sailing portal with forums, advice, news, buyer's guides, and competitions.

Narrowboat World

Ezine and forum which aims to provide news of interest to narrowboat owners and other waterway users.

National Community Boats Association

An umbrella organisation supporting and representing inland waterway community boating organisations.


Resource for users of rigid inflatable boats, novices and experienced RIB users alike.

River Thames

Information on river boat services, attractions, piers, festivals, and related links.

Safety on the Sea

Book provides useful basic safety guidelines and information in preparation for going out to sea.


Provides details of the product that reflect radar signals, an aid to safe boating experience.

Severn Boats and Boating

A guide to motor boat cruising on the River Severn, Bristol Channel, the Sharpness canal and River Avon; includes maps, notes on tides and bores, and useful links.

Shared Ownership Narrowboats

Source of information and advice on shared ownership of narrowboats.

Stolen Boats

Maintains a database of stolen boats and boating equipment across the UK.

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