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Use the right boat to sail the "big data" ocean

Posted by NoraChoi in NoraChoi's Blog, 20 May 2016 · 58 views
web scraping, web scraper and 1 more...

You use crawlers to extract data on land. Now you can use octoparse in ocean! 
As a Chinese saying goes, the mechanic, who wishes to do his work well, must first sharpen his tools.
When it comes to web data extractor, you may be more familiar with import.io, mozenda or other tools.
but now, at this moment, it’s time for yo...

Family history

Posted by RichardB in RichardB's Blog, 23 April 2016 · 71 views

Looking for relatives who worked the canals in the late 1800's from Warwickshire to Buckinghamshire. The Barnwell family any details would be appreciated

Another first :)

Posted by Trillian in Trillian's Blog, 03 April 2016 · 99 views

I just had a bath on a moving boat. The sun is shining and we are out and about. Life doesn't get any better than this :)


Posted by kevinbsa in kevinbsa Blog, 28 March 2016 · 127 views

Hi All.
I just purchased some motorcycle parts from a guy in Dorset and in one of the boxes is a Standard Lister Cylinder Barrel in it original box part No 351-50204 and it comes with a new Bryce injector for same engine. I also bought a Flygt Ready 4 Summersible Pump that is also new and not even had a plug fitted.
If anyone is interested in any of the a...

Diesel Polishing

Posted by Diesel Cleaning Services in Diesel Cleaning Services' Blog, 10 March 2016 · 198 views

Hi all,
I would just like to let you know that we now provide a mobile diesel polishing service to most areas in the UK. If you think you may have a problem with the diesel bug, water or dirt in your tank please do not hesitate to contact me. We can clean your fuel without the loss of any diesel.

Buying a New Narrow Boat

Posted by Aquaman in Aquaman's Blog, 11 February 2016 · 416 views

I've been looking to buy a new narrow boat and have spent a lot of time reading up and looking at boats and builders, They all differ greatly and i suppose you have to go with your gut instinct in the end with a builder you consider the quality, design and price meet your requirements
However what puzzles me is if its a custom built boat, how ca...

I'm looking for a mooring

Posted by Rich1983 in Rich1983's Blog, 09 November 2015 · 446 views
Bishop storford

Hi hope people can help I'm looking for a mooring in bishop storford heartfordshrie or near by if any can help many thanks rich :)

Reliable Boat Builders

Posted by Jaymee in Jaymee's Blog, 30 September 2015 · 560 views
boat builsers

Hi All,
I am looking to get a new wide beam built for live aboard purposes.  I have had a hull built for me before, and I did my own fit out, this time I am looking to get the hull and fit out done.  It has been a while since I was on the boating circuit and was looking to see if anyone could recommend good boat builders, and those that s...

New leisure batteries

Posted by grahamsdriving in grahamsdriving's Blog, 23 September 2015 · 669 views

I have to buy new liesure batteries for my boat at the moment they are 6 volt 220 amp and there are four of them. I can buy 12 volt 120 amp batteries cheaper than the 6 volt will they do the same job.
Any help appreciated.

Curse Of The Pram Covers

Posted by FORTUNATA in Magneto, 18 September 2015 · 620 views

Curse Of The Pram Covers Have you ever noticed how people who own old boats suffer due to boat covers? Not that boat covers don't serve a purpose or that they're not well crafted or even attractive. I'm sure some companies make really great pram covers and I know many people who love the idea of having one (you can shelter from the rain while driving your boat, after all). ...

Bridgewater moorings

Posted by debbie robbo in debbie robbo's Blog, 17 September 2015 · 559 views

I am looking at buying a narrow boat with a view to livaboard  and would love to stay on the Bridgewater as I still work and grandchildren here, although the Bridgewater is proving to be a nightmare.  I really didn't want to go down the route of a residential as I don't see the point as it is no cheaper than living on dry land and to get your mo...

boswell family

Posted by boswellbaby in boswellbaby's Blog, 16 September 2015 · 398 views

hi all 
i am try to find out asd much information on the boswell family and the boat they may have had 
if any one has any picture of my family i would love to see them and hear all the information 
thank you all 
leslie boswqell is my father 

Information about living aboard

Posted by Benny the Ball in Benny the Ball's Blog, 30 August 2015 · 519 views

Hi to all out there.
I am looking at buying a narrowboat in the future and before I go down the route of viewing vessels and being told by sellers whilst viewing, what they think I want to hear, I would like some neutral, non biased opinions and information about living aboard.
I have a budget and it isn't a kings ransom and I am happy to li...


Posted by Little Bo Diddley in Little Bo Diddley's Blog, 19 August 2015 · 1,954 views
statics, marinas and 2 more...

Residents of waterside homes at a Cambridgeshire marina, many of them pensioners, are determined to fight demands that they pay an unlawful £430 annual river tax imposed by the Environment Agency or face heavy fines and a criminal record.
The caravan/lodge homes are on perm...

Boat repairs and moorings

Posted by StainlessDave in StainlessDave's Blog, 28 July 2015 · 573 views

Slipway services, was started at Uplands Basin Marina. By myself. I have since left the marina, and I now work out of Kings Lock boat yard, middlewich. Our quality and reliability is second to none. Uplands Basin Marina, has retained my business name, but the chap who now runs the slipway, has no qualifications in the boat repair business. And has no righ...

Dallow Lock on The Trent & Mersey

Posted by eaglesdad in eaglesdad's Blog, 19 July 2015 · 702 views

Dallow Lock on The Trent & Mersey Dallow Lock at Burton on Trent is out of action due to the Anchor strap casting that holds the gate collar has been sheared off.
C&RTs maintenance crew have got there work cut out with this one. Good luck to them. 
Tonight there were Ten boats below the lock waiting to go up.

Rochdale or Huddersfield

Posted by nangacoops2828 in nangacoops2828's Blog, 19 July 2015 · 468 views

Hi all, any advice please, we would like to take the Rochdale Canal end of this week/beginning of the next.  My wife is a bit worried it will be hard for her if we can't get another boat to go with. We will be travelling from Leeds to Manchester.  What are the mechanics on the gates like? Hope someone can help, John

Eumenia washing machine

Posted by kynance3 in kynance3's Blog, 04 July 2015 · 500 views

I have a Eumenia 350-01 Baby nova, that has stopped working still with water in it.  Does anyone know where I can get a copy of the service manual please.
Many thanks

The barge ( Brasso )

Posted by Brian Holt in Brian Holt's Blog, 25 May 2015 · 568 views

Can any help lve been looking for my father's old barge it is a Humber keel my father bought it from James Rekkit of Hull in 1957 and was sold on in the 1970s, the last I heared it was at Rochester bridge but that was in the 1980s,any help to find it would be grateful, thank you.

Pepper mint pig Interior work

Posted by Crow in Crow's Blog, 16 March 2015 · 775 views
The pig

Pepper mint pig Interior work Progress so far

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