Links

A listing of web sites of particular interest to me or related to equipment installed on my boat.

Alphabetical Listing:

Andy Burnett Narrowboat Brokerage: The boat brokerage via which my boat was purchased. Specialises in young boats at the top end of the market.

Acorn Engineering: Manufacturer of the Kestrel alternator controller, narrowboat electrical systems supplier and (latterly) general narrowboat equipment supply.

Alde UK: Boat gas central heating systems, effectively silent in operation.

Anderton Boat Lift: The official BW site for the restored historic boat lift.

Aquafax: Specialists in bowthrusters, marine toilets, pumps, steering and control systems.

Association of Waterways Cruising Clubs: Self-explanatory.

Birmingham Canal Navigations Society: A mix of pages about the BCN and the BCN Society.

Black Country Living Museum: Situated next to Dudley Tunnel with moorings for visiting boaters.

Boat Jumble Association: A listing of boat jumble events to be held throughout the UK.

Boat Museum: The Boat Museum at Ellesmere Port brings Britain's canal history to life, with exhibitions in the historic dock and the largest collection of inland craft.

Boaters Phone Company: A source for everything you need to know about using mobile communications while traveling on the waterways or elsewhere.

Bolinder Engines: Information, Engines, Manuals and Spares for Bolinder semi-diesel engines.

Canal Junction: A very attractive looking site with a good range of information including; holiday boating information, maps, museums, history, folk art and more.

Chris Deuchar's Web Page: Pages include Inland Boating and an unofficial Waterways Craft Guild page.

Commercial Boat Operators Association: Concerning trading on the inland waterways.

Cotswold Canals Trust: Restoring the Stroudwater and Thames & Severn Canals.

Cut Signs: Supplier of vinyl lettering and stencils for boat lettering and decorative scroll work.

English Crafts: Incorporating a number of cottage industry crafts which reflect different aspects of English life, past and present, including Crochet and Cabin Lace.

Garth Allan: Waterways Artist and watercolours specialist.

George's Canal Boating in UK and Europe: An introduction for those unfamiliar with the pleasures of canal and waterway cruising, as well as a resource for experienced boaters.

Historic Narrow Boat Owners Club: Dedicated to encouraging the preservation, restoration and use of working and ex-working narrow boats.

Inland Navigation Photography: Compiled by Bill Chambers, a waterway enthusiast and photographer, who has extensively travelled the waterways.

Inland Waterways Photography: John Law's photographs.

Inland Waterways Association: News of activities and campaigns, books and other items for sale and links to some local branches.

Laurence Hogg Productions: Waterways videos.

Lee Sanitation Ltd: Toilets, tanks, pumpout and everything connected with sanitation afloat.

Living On Boats: Information about living on houseboats or cruising boats in the UK.

Marple: An unofficial website concerning this cnal town at the junction of the Peak Forest and Macclesfield canals.

Millar Marine: Millar Marine now re-located to Dobson's Boatyard in Shardlow selling quality products at competitive prices.

National Association of Boat Owners: The National Association of Boat Owners promotes the interests of boaters on Britain's Canals and Rivers.

Nick's Canal Route Planner: Amazing on-line route planning software. Just input the places and get a route with distances, lock and an outline map.

Pennine Waterways: Peak Forest, Ashton, Rochdale, Leeds &Liverpool, Huddersfield and other canals in the area.

Phil Speight: Canal boat decorator and sign writer.

Prop Protector: The Prop Protector is a simple shaft driven rope & debris cutter, rotating with the shaft and instantly cutting any rope, weed or debris picked up by the propeller.

Russell Newbery Engines: Source of spares and consumables and new Russell Newbery engines.

Ship to Shore: A mail forwarding service for boaters at home or abroad.

Tim Lewis: Currently Offering Links To Sites of Interest To Waterways Enthusiasts.

Tradline Fenders: Ropes, fenders, fittings, chains, anchors and webbing.

Victron Energy: Their products include sinewave inverters, sinewave inverters/chargers, battery chargers, DC/DC converters, transfer switches, battery monitors, the unique WhisperGen generator, etc.

Waterscape.com: Waterscape.com is the British Waterways site for visitors.

Waterways Photo Library: Images from the leading waterways photographer, Derek Pratt whose work has been seen in books and magazines for many years.

Wooden Canal Boat Society: Dedicated to saving, restoring and using some of the old wooden working boats of Britain's canals.

Boat Building:

Chandlery and Equipment:

Acorn Engineering: Manufacturer of the Kestrel alternator controller, narrowboat electrical systems supplier and (latterly) general narrowboat equipment supply.

Alde UK: Boat gas central heating systems, effectively silent in operation.

Aquafax: Specialists in bowthrusters, marine toilets, pumps, steering and control systems.

Boaters Phone Company: A source for everything you need to know about using mobile communications while traveling on the waterways or elsewhere.

Cut Signs: Supplier of vinyl lettering and stencils for boat lettering and decorative scroll work.

Lee Sanitation Ltd: Toilets, tanks, pumpout and everything connected with sanitation afloat.

Millar Marine: Millar Marine now re-located to Dobson's Boatyard in Shardlow selling quality products at competitive prices.

Phil Speight: Canal boat decorator and sign writer.

Prop Protector: The Prop Protector is a simple shaft driven rope & debris cutter, rotating with the shaft and instantly cutting any rope, weed or debris picked up by the propeller.

Tradline Fenders: Ropes, fenders, fittings, chains, anchors and webbing.

Victron Energy: Their products include sinewave inverters, sinewave inverters/chargers, battery chargers, DC/DC converters, transfer switches, battery monitors, the unique WhisperGen generator, etc.

General Interest:

Andy Burnett Narrowboat Brokerage: The boat brokerage via which my boat was purchased. Specialises in young boats at the top end of the market.

The Association of Waterways Cruising Clubs: Self-explanatory.

Boat Jumble Association: A listing of boat jumble events to be held throughout the UK.

Canal Junction: A very attractive looking site with a good range of information including; holiday boating information, maps, museums, history, folk art and more.

Chris Deuchar's Web Page: Pages include Inland Boating and an unofficial Waterways Craft Guild page.

Commercial Boat Operators Association: Concerning trading on the inland waterways.

The Cotswold Canals Trust: Restoring the Stroudwater and Thames & Severn Canals.

English Crafts: Incorporating a number of cottage industry crafts which reflect different aspects of English life, past and present, including Crochet and Cabin Lace.

George's Canal Boating in UK and Europe: An introduction for those unfamiliar with the pleasures of canal and waterway cruising, as well as a resource for experienced boaters.

Inland Waterways Association: News of activities and campaigns, books and other items for sale and links to some local branches.

Living On Boats: Information about living on houseboats or cruising boats in the UK.

Marple: An unofficial website concerning this cnal town at the junction of the Peak Forest and Macclesfield canals.

National Association of Boat Owners: The National Association of Boat Owners promotes the interests of boaters on Britain's Canals and Rivers.

Nick's Canal Route Planner: Amazing on-line route planning software. Just input the places and get a route with distances, lock and an outline map.

Pennine Waterways: Peak Forest, Ashton, Rochdale, Leeds &Liverpool, Huddersfield and other canals in the area.

Ship to Shore: A mail forwarding service for boaters at home or abroad.

Tim Lewis: Currently Offering Links To Sites of Interest To Waterways Enthusiasts.

Tradline Fenders: Ropes, fenders, fittings, chains, anchors and webbing.

Victron Energy: Their products include sinewave inverters, sinewave inverters/chargers, battery chargers, DC/DC converters, transfer switches, battery monitors, the unique WhisperGen generator, etc.

Waterscape.com: Waterscape.com is the British Waterways site for visitors.

Heritage and Tradition:

Anderton Boat Lift: The official BW site for the restored historic boat lift.

Birmingham Canal Navigations Society: A mix of pages about the BCN and the BCN Society.

Black Country Living Museum: Situated next to Dudley Tunnel with moorings for visiting boaters.

Boat Museum: The Boat Museum at Ellesmere Port brings Britain's canal history to life, with exhibitions in the historic dock and the largest collection of inland craft.

Bolinder Engines: Information, Engines, Manuals and Spares for Bolinder semi-diesel engines.

Historic Narrow Boat Owners Club: Dedicated to encouraging the preservation, restoration and use of working and ex-working narrow boats.

Russell Newbery Engines: Source of spares and consumables and new Russell Newbery engines.

Wooden Canal Boat Society: Dedicated to saving, restoring and using some of the old wooden working boats of Britain's canals.

Photography and Art:

Garth Allan: Waterways Artist and watercolours specialist.

Inland Navigation Photography: Compiled by Bill Chambers, a waterway enthusiast and photographer, who has extensively travelled the waterways.

Inland Waterways Photography: John Law's photographs.

Laurence Hogg Productions: Waterways videos.

Waterways Photo Library: Images from the leading waterways photographer, Derek Pratt whose work has been seen in books and magazines for many years.