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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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For general discussion on building and maintaining boats.

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For general discussion on waterways and boat equipment.

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Living Afloat

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

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Waterways Holidays

For discussion about holidays afloat, arranging and hire boats, etc.

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History & Heritage

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

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Frequently Asked Questions

For common topics on boats and boating.

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Boat Handling

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

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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

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Waterways News

A trial forum for you to post waterways related news articles, publications, press releases, etc. Please remember to quote the source.

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Fishing, Cycling and Walking

General discussion on fishing, cycling and walking.

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For Sale & Wanted Section

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Discuss anything relating to waterways events in here.

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Links Directory

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

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Articles, Resources and Merchandise.

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

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