u that there is a summary of the responses to the consultation on the proposal to update the Government strategy for the inland waterways of England and Wales, this can be found at:

Boaters on the River Thames can now be clearer about the service they can expect with the launch of a new customer charter today, Thursday 1 April.

This is not intended as guide to boat handling, more as food for thought about what is going on in and round your boat as you cruise, available as a pdf to printout. (Needs Acrobat Reader or similar) click here

Buying a boat is like buying a car ... and just as easy...