Category: International Visits

Back to the Emerald Isle

Back to the Emerald Isle

In 1999 Wilderness Boat Owners Club members were invited to Ireland by The Royal Canal Amenity Group to join the inaugural cruise on the reopening of the first 60 miles of the Royal Canal...

France 1998

This is the first of a series of republished reports of  WBOC  international visits, which were first reported on the original WBOC website in the year that the report took place. This was first...

Voyage Sans Frontieres 2

Voyage Sans Frontieres 2

Back in 1998 we cruised the Marne au Rhin in France from Toul to Strasbourg, the Houilleres de la Sarre and the Saar over the border into Germany as far as Saarbrucken and then...

Extreme Trailboating

Extreme Trailboating

The plan was simple, to cruise the Baise and Lower Lot that we had been unable to visit due to lack of time when we were last down south . We also wanted to...

Way Down South

Way Down South

As we discussed plans for last summer, Sandra realised that it would probably be the last time that Ian, our 16 year old, would be coming boating with us for the summer and as...

Exploring the Rideau Canal in Canada

Exploring the Rideau Canal in Canada

In 2005 we visited Canada on a whistle stop train tour (pun not intended) taking in Halifax, Montreal, Toronto, and Niagara Falls. At Ottawa we did the usual city tour and a short boat...

France 2007 – Rivers Sarthe and Mayenne

France 2007 – Rivers Sarthe and Mayenne

  FRENCH CRUISE 2007 Distances travelled: RIVER SARTHE Le Mans to Angers 132k 20 locks LA MAINE Angers to Bouchemain 8k 1 lock LA MAYENNE Angers to Mayenne 124k 45 locks L’OUDON Lion D’Angers...