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Aquafest 2002 - North West Canal Happenings!
Information on events and festivals from Liverpool to Huddersfield and on cruising the newly opened canals in England's North West in 2002.
Canal Archive: Bridging the Years
Explores the creation of the Bridgewater Canal, the building of the Manchester Ship Canal, the development Trafford Park and the decline and rebirth of the waterfront as Salford Quays.
Canal Boating in the UK and Europe
An introduction for those unfamiliar with the pleasures of canal and waterway cruising, as well as a resource for experienced boaters.
Canal Cruising Guide
A guide to narrowboats, hire companies, pubs, restaurants, shopping and recreation along the Canals of the Midlands in the UK. Includes links, maps and contact information.
Comprehensive guide and leisure directory for British canals, cruising guides and background about culture, tradition, heritage, engineering, and folk art plus links to leisure companies.
Britain's historic canals and waterways including holidays afloat, canal related books and magazines, events, stoppages and general information
An online route planner for UK inland waterways. The site includes a gazetteer, FAQs, guest book, forum and contact information.
Parks Canada's National Historic Site, the Carillon Canal allows users to bypass the Long-Sault rapids on the Ottawa River. Built in 1833 for the military, it soon became used for commerce.
Now a Parks Canada National Historic Site, this canal opened in 1843 to allow uninterrupted navigation between Lake Champlain and the Chambly Basin. Popular today with pleasure boaters.
History, boating information, maps, photos and business services available to travelers and shoppers on this canal in upstate New York, USA.
Offers some information on the waterways around Chelmsford, Essex, UK.
Cruising America's Waterways
Guide to destinations for independent boaters with descriptions of 20 multi-day cruises on America's rivers, canals, and waterways.
Cruising the Canals and Rivers of Europe
A monthly newsletter with articles and information on traveling the waterways of 14 countries of Europe.
An independent site dedicated to promoting the Driffield Navigation its future and history. Site includes a virtual cruise up the River Hull or along the navigation ans a picture gallery of past and present views.
Dudley Canal Trust
A brief history of Dudley Tunnel and famous limestone mines. Information for boaters requiring passage through the 2888m long tunnel,and information on boattrips into the limestone mines under Dudley
Erie Canal: The Building of the Great Western Cana
The Erie Canal became the superhighway of transportation in the 1800s and opened up the Upper Midwest of the United States to farming and migration.
Falkirk Wheel & Millennium Link
A tourist guide to the Forth & Clyde and Union canals and the Falkirk Wheel boatlift in central Scotland
Foxton Canal Museum and Inclined Plane Trust
The Museum illustrates the history of the inclined plane and the trusts plans to restore it as a working tourist attraction.
Describing the restoration of this canal which runs from the River Trent to Grantham in the UK.
Great Dismal Swamp Waterway and Canal
This historic canal is a frequent route for boaters traveling the American Intercoastal Waterway (ICW) The site includes historical data, photos, travel links, and other useful information.
History of the Erie Canal
University of Rochester students' documentation of the history of the Erie Canal and its successor, the New York State Barge Canal, with concentration on the impact on New York and America in the nineteenth century.
Jim Shead's Waterways Information
Information on UK navigable rivers and canals, including tables of locks and distances, map, history, tunnels, aqueducts, bibliography, articles, photographs, and glossary.
A Parks Canada National Historic Site, this canal opened in 1825 as the doorway to waterways linking the Atlantic to the heart of North America. Replaced in 1970, it is being re-opening in 2002 for pleasure boating.
Lancaster Canal History and Information
Including information on the towns, villages, boatyards, boating, pubs and facilities nearby.
Lock92: Discovering Northern England's Canal
Northern England's Rochdale, Huddersfield narrow, Ashton, Peak Forest, Macclesfield, and the Leeds and Liverpool canal heritage seen through photographs and visitor comments.
Manchester, Bolton and Bury Canal
The canal links Bolton and Bury to Salford in the UK and was built as a cheap form of transport for the goods being produced there.
Mike Stevens' UK INland Waterways Pages
Illustrated guide to London Canals. Maps of UK waterways history. Reports of narrowboat and sailing barge voyages. Waterways humour. Cats afloat.
Narrow Boating on the UK Inland Waterways
Informative, yet humourous, with canal history, glossary, information for boaters and useful links about art, history and business on the canals.
A chat and community forum for narrowboat enthusiasts and owners. Includes surveys and opinion polls.
New York State Canal System
Information on the Erie, Champlain, Oswego and Cayuga-Seneca canal system, towns along the canals, things to do, things to see, boat operators, and other information.
Next Generation Boat Project
The graphics-intensive site of a non-profit organisation operating boating trips on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal for children and young adults.
What to see, how to get there, where to stay when traveling on the New York State Canal System.
Dedicated to the canals of the South Pennines, UK: Huddersfield, Ashton, Rochdale and Peak Forest Canals. Features restoration of Huddersfield Canal and virtual cruises.
Portsmouth to London Canal
Presenting a history of the Portsmouth to London canal of the 1800s, how it was built and why it failed. The site includes fifty pictures.
Replica Dutch Barges
Offering information related to the purchase of steel replica wide beam Dutch barges. The site includes data on do-it-yourself fit-outs and UK cruising areas for such vessels.
Parks Canada's official presence for this National Historic Site, a chain of beautiful lakes, rivers and canals winding 202 km from Kingston, at the head of Lake Ontario, to Ottawa, Canada's capital city.
Rideau Canal Waterway
A portal to the sights, activities and businesses along this canal and waterway between Kingston and Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Site includes virtual tours, business directory, boating information and FAQs.
Offering some information on the history and heritage of this river. The site includes descriptions and pictures of some attractions and facilities along the river.
River Thames Guide
The many attractions of the River Thames including cruises, boating, restaurants, hotels, museums, theatres, galleries even properties and more, interestingly and helpfully reviewed.
A National Historic Site of Canada, this canal was opened in 1849 and allows watercraft to link Lake Champlain with the Saint Lawrence River. Today, pleasure boating has replaced commercial boating.
A Parks Canada National Historic Site, the Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Canal opened in 1843 to join lac Saint-Louis and lac des Deux-Montagnes, at the mouth of the Ottawa River. Today, pleasure boating has replaced commercial boating.
Sault Ste. Marie Canal
A Parks Canada National Historic Site, this canal was opened in 1895 to bypass rapids between lakes Huron and Superior, thus completing an all-Canadian route from the head of Lake Superior to the Atlantic Ocean.
Severn Boating Page
Motor boating on the River Severn, River Avon and Sharpness canal, England.
Reviews, resources, marina and charter listings, and much more for the boater interested in using the New York State Canal System.
St. Peters Canal
A Parks Canada National Historic Site, this canal links the Atlantic Ocean with Bras d'Or Lake. Started in 1854, the canal was completed in 1869 and has the only functioning lock system in Nova Scotia.
Standedge Tunnel Visitor Centre
Details and visitor information about the highest, longest, deepest canal tunnel in Britain.
Steering South on Erie Canal
A couple depart Toronto and take you with them for a voyage along the Erie Canal to the Hudson River and New York City. Photographs and detailed navigation illustrations along with the narrative.
Written by a live-aboard narrow boater for narrow boaters. It includes living aboard advice and a boater's directory.
The Anderton Boat Lift
The official site of the Anderton Boat lift, the world's first and the UK's only working boat lift.
The Burgundy Canal
Information about barges, cruising, boating and navigation on the Burgundy Canal in France.
The Falkirk Wheel
Information on the rotating boat lift connecting the Union Canal with the Forth & Clyde Canal in the UK. The site includes history, design, visitor and contact information.
The Iron Dutchess
Some information on the building of a 55 foot replica Dutch barge somewhere in the UK. The site includes a Dutch barge and narrowboat forum.
The Millennium Link (1999-2002)
An information and picture resource of the restoration of the Forth & Clyde and Union Canals in Scotland. Includes a webcam archive of the construction of the Falkirk Wheel.
The Millennium Link (1999-2002)
An information and picture resource of the restoration of the Forth & Clyde and Union Canals in Scotland, including construction of the Falkirk Wheel. Includes a webcam archive of the wheel's operation.
The Montgomery Canal
Bringing together up to date items of news and interest concerning the Montgomery Canal in the UK.
The South Pennine Ring
The restoration and ecology of the South Pennine Ring canal, which consists of 68 miles of waterway, 186 locks, 20 aqueducts and 8 tunnels.
Trent Severn Waterway OnLine Cruising Guide
A comprehensive guide to this waterway linking Lake Ontario with Georgian Bay in Ontario, Canada. The site includes maps, instructions, regulations, pictures and sailing directions.
The official Parks Canada presence for this National Historic Site which meanders 386 km across Central Ontario, linking Lake Ontario with Georgian Bay.
UK Canal Vacations
Information including touring guide, self drive rental barges, skippered barging, canal routes plus heritage, culture, and folk art.
Dedicated to those who work, rest and play on the waterways. Includes anything to do with canals. Home of the UK Canals web-ring and discussion group.
Up The Canal - boating along the Thames
Ever wondered what messing about on a river is really like for a holiday? Here's the story of eight intrepid adventurers boating along the Thames.
Up The Cut
Birmingham and Black Country canals past and present with digital photographs,postcards,wildlife and places of interest
Producers topical videos with more than thirty canal and inland waterway titles available on PAL (UK video), NTSC (USA video) and on DVD.