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The Best Waterproof Cameras on the Market

The Best Waterproof Cameras on the Market

If you’re celebrating the start of the new season by going out on your boat sometime soon, the chances are you’ll want some stunning pictures to make your friends jealous! However, the reality is that…

Insure4Boats’ Narrowboating Etiquette Guide

Insure4Boats’ Narrowboating Etiquette Guide

We all know how idyllic life on the water can be, and a huge reason for that is people respecting narrowboating etiquette. Ultimately, obeying this unwritten code of conduct while cruising the…

Romantic Waterways Destinations

Romantic Waterways Destinations

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, we believe there’s no better place to spend it than on our waterways. Life slows to a walking pace when cruising along these liquid highways that were once…

The Evolution of the Narrowboat

The Evolution of the Narrowboat

The history of the narrowboat is intertwined with the history of the UK’s waterways. Narrowboats were originally working boats in the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries, and were used to carry goods on…

How to Plan the Perfect Narrowboat Cruise

How to Plan the Perfect Narrowboat Cruise

You can travel the country by plane, train, car, bike or caravan – but none compare to seeing it by a narrowboat cruise. There are over 2,000 miles of navigable inland waterways to choose from, all…

Best Canal Walks This Winter

Best Canal Walks This Winter

There’s no question that a walk by the water helps you feel refreshed and revitalized – with the added bonus of helping you burn off those mince pies! In the winter, our country’s waterways have that…

Hosting Christmas Day on your Narrowboat: A Survival Guide

Hosting Christmas Day on your Narrowboat: A Survival Guide

Narrowboating is, without a doubt, one of the most idyllic lifestyles in Britain. So where better to spend the ‘most wonderful time of the year’ than on the waterways?Now the popular boating period is…

Boating Photography: Our Top Tips

Boating Photography: Our Top Tips

There are not many settings that lend themselves more perfectly to photography than the waterfront. Whether it’s the vast oceans, calm bays, lazy rivers or busy harbours there’s always an exquisite…

The Best Boating Apps

The Best Boating Apps

Tablets and smartphones have become increasingly popular in all walks of life, so it’s perhaps inevitable that boaters would find a use for them on board their boats. That’s why we’ve done our…