Noticeboard Stories
  • Three groups of friends spent this Easter cruising up’t north, mind you for two of the boats almost all UK canals are north of our home bases. With much planning and suggestions by those who have cruised over the route before, […]

    Over the top

    Three groups of friends spent this Easter cruising up’t north, mind you for two of the boats almost all UK canals are north of our home bases. With much planning and suggestions by those who have cruised over the route before, […]

  • As Spring is approaching and the days are getting longer, it’s time to start planning this year’s cruises, so how about considering this? Following on from the successful anniversary cruise down the K&A in 2014, it has been proposed that we get […]

    Wilderness May Day weekend cruise

    As Spring is approaching and the days are getting longer, it’s time to start planning this year’s cruises, so how about considering this? Following on from the successful anniversary cruise down the K&A in 2014, it has been proposed that we get […]

  • For those with boats we hope that you had a enjoyable year’s cruising. For those that don’t have a boat why not consider a Wilderness, especially if you have room to park it up on its trailer. It’s one of […]

    Wishing all our visitors a Merry Christmas and lots of enjoyable cruising in 2016

    For those with boats we hope that you had a enjoyable year’s cruising. For those that don’t have a boat why not consider a Wilderness, especially if you have room to park it up on its trailer. It’s one of […]

Slipways
  • A CRT slipway. The slipway is good but above the concrete slipway is a metre wide strip of grass and soil before you reach the roadway. This can make it very difficult, especially in wet weather or if other boats […]

    Botany Bay, Chorley

    A CRT slipway. The slipway is good but above the concrete slipway is a metre wide strip of grass and soil before you reach the roadway. This can make it very difficult, especially in wet weather or if other boats […]

  • A good slipway to use on the Selby canal and close to the River Ouse and the Aire and Calder. A 90 degree reverse is required to access the slipway. Plenty of space to leave car and trailer. Very reasonable charges. […]

    Selby Boat Centre

    A good slipway to use on the Selby canal and close to the River Ouse and the Aire and Calder. A 90 degree reverse is required to access the slipway. Plenty of space to leave car and trailer. Very reasonable charges. […]

  • The Port is now controlled and operated by the Local Mayor. He has an assistant who appears occasionally. Very obliging and helpful and keen to attract more business. The Mayor is the Owner of the large Haulage Yard about half […]

    Chatel Sensoir

    The Port is now controlled and operated by the Local Mayor. He has an assistant who appears occasionally. Very obliging and helpful and keen to attract more business. The Mayor is the Owner of the large Haulage Yard about half […]