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General Boating

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For general discussion on the waterways of the world! Ask any questions about boating and licensing in here.

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Winter moorings update - last post by Mike the Boilerman

Waterways Holidays

For dicussion about holidays afloat!

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August Bank Holiday on the... - last post by Naughty Cal


For general discussion on waterways and boat equipment.

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Generator tripping out - last post by Adams

Living Afloat

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For discussion and tips on living aboard a boat, both full-time or holiday.

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Considering buying a boat - last post by ianali

Cruise Diaries

This section is to post details of your trips, journeys, adventures and anything else that you think others may find useful.

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Iona and Monty are off to L... - last post by W+T

New to Boating?

Find answers to frequently asked questions in here, or post a new question.

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Continuous Cruising? - last post by blinky126


Please post any stoppages information for the benefit of other users.

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Frequently Asked Questions

For common topics on boats and boating.

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Preventing Condensation - last post by Aunty_Rinum

Boat Handling

Can't quite get the boat to move where you want it to? Post in here for help!

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Down the Tidal Trent ~~~ Wh... - last post by Scholar Gypsy

Boat Building & Maintenance

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For general discussion on building and maintaining boats.

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Vintage Engine Forum

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Talk about your Lister, BMC and Kelvins here.

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The Virtual Pub

  1. Banters and Social Events,
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Relax in the luxurious surroundings of our very own bar. Discuss whatever you like in here, and enjoy a virtual drink or two!

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Corbyn - last post by Phil.

Fishing, Cycling and Walking

General discussion on fishing, cycling and walking.

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Which fish can I eat? - last post by Locksprite

For Sale & Wanted

  1. Boats for Sale

Items for sale and wanted.

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Waterways News

A trial forum for you to post waterways related news articles. Please remember to quote the source.

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Redhill Boat Show 30th Aug... - last post by larkshall

History & Heritage

For anything relating to historical boats, waterways, buildings and their restoration.

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Canal World Gallery

Visit the Canal World Picture Gallery

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Canal World Blogs

View our member's personal blogs or create your own.

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Canal World Chat

Enter the sites chat room.

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Discuss anything relating to waterways events in here.

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Boat Share Show - last post by ditchcrawler

Links Directory

  1. General Interest,
  2. Boat Builders,
  3. Boat Yards, Brokers and Marinas,
  4. Authorities, Clubs and Societies,
  5. Boat Hire and Boat Share,
  6. Canal Shops,
  7. Training Centres and Courses,
  8. Other Websites,
  9. Non-Waterways

Find and add links to your favourite waterways website in here!

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Virtual Tour of the canals... - last post by HaraldJoergens

Articles, Resources and Merchandise.

Waterways articles, and resources. As well as CWDF stickers and merchandise.

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Discuss the latest site announcements.

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Technical & Account Support

For anything to do with forum technical issues and account queries.

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Got any suggestions? Let us know in here.

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Development Members Area

Area for discussion and site feature beta testing.

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Posts which are no longer relevant will be posted here, and deleted after a while. Contact a staff member if you wish to return them to discussion.

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