Noticeboard Stories
  • Just to highlight some recent changes to the WBOC Internet presence. For a while we have had a Twitter account and most posts to the WBOC website have been tweeted about on there. However we now also have a Facebook […]

    WBOC gets more social

    Just to highlight some recent changes to the WBOC Internet presence. For a while we have had a Twitter account and most posts to the WBOC website have been tweeted about on there. However we now also have a Facebook […]

  • Over the May Day weekend seven Wilderness boats assembled at the designated spot and time for a lot of cruising, conversation and general fun together. The designated time was 7pm and the designated place being the Rock of Gibraltar near to […]

    Wilderness May Day weekend cruise – a report

    Over the May Day weekend seven Wilderness boats assembled at the designated spot and time for a lot of cruising, conversation and general fun together. The designated time was 7pm and the designated place being the Rock of Gibraltar near to […]

  • 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, […]

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 […]