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New to Boating?

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

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Frequently Asked Questions

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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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The Virtual Pub

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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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Fishing, Cycling and Walking

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For Sale & Wanted

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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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History & Heritage

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

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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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Area for discussion and site feature beta testing.

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