CRT National Boat Count 2024

The Canal & River Trust’s National Boat Count, conducted in the spring each year, has seen a 1.4% drop in boat numbers on its network across England and Wales. It also saw a 1.2% increase in unlicensed boats, meaning licence compliance now stands at 91.8%.   Nationally, 32,602 boats were recorded on the Trust’s enforceable […]

CRT response on new Privacy terms

CRT changed their privacy documents in late 2023. You can see them here: We have asked under FOI for an explanation of the basis for the change and they have provided this statement: • The current privacy document changed name from “privacy policy” to “privacy notice” to ensure consistency with ICO terminology, to be […]

NABO writes to CRT on licence costs

In October CRT annouced their intention to increase licence costs by an unprecidented 5% above inflation. They have also decided to apply increasing levels of surcharge to wide beam boats and continuous cruisers. NABO Has witten to Richard Parry to make our views knows, and we have a reply. The text is proved below. We […]