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5 Exercises To Perfect Your Paddleboarding Technique

5 Exercises To Perfect Your Paddleboarding Technique

The appeal of paddleboarding is easy to see – it’s accessible to everyone, reduces stress, and allows you to really be at one with nature. Although, compared with other water sports, stand-up…

7 Most Picturesque Places To Paddle Board In The UK

7 Most Picturesque Places To Paddle Board In The UK

A decade ago, few people – in the UK especially - would’ve been able to tell you what paddleboarding is. Today, it’s one of the UK’s fastest growing water sports and it’s easy to see why -  anyone can…

7 Waterside Pubs To Cruise Your Narrowboat To This Summer

7 Waterside Pubs To Cruise Your Narrowboat To This Summer

Summer is well and truly upon us, and what could be nicer than having a refreshing drink and hearty meal by the water after a day on your narrowboat. With sunny skies and long days, boating along the…

9 Boat Safety Tips That Could Save Your Life

9 Boat Safety Tips That Could Save Your Life

Did you know on average, 2 people are rescued from their boats by the RNLI every single day? No matter how much boating experience you have, it’s always a good idea to review boat safety rules before…

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…

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…

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 Best Canal Walks This Winter

The 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…