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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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Frequently Asked Questions

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Boat Handling

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Talk about your Lister, BMC and Kelvins here.

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The Virtual Pub

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Fishing, Cycling and Walking

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For Sale & Wanted Section

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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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