Here is a selection of links to useful and boating related websites.
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Canal & River Trust
The Canal & River Trust is a charity entrusted to care for 2,000 miles of waterways in England and Wales.
Bridgewater Canal Company
The Bridgewater Canal is a 65km canal stretching from Runcorn to Leigh and is owned and operated by the Peel Group.
Inland Waterways Association
IWA is the leading membership charity dedicated to protecting and restoring Britain's network of canal and river waterways.
The Environment Agency
The EA works to create better places for people and wildlife, and support sustainable development.
Boats selling coal and diesel on the canal system
Marine Surveys Ltd
Craft surveys, boat safety scheme examinations, insurance damage surveys and marine consultancy.
Canal Route Planner
An interactive guide to the inland waterways which helps you plan your journey or holiday.
City Centre Cruises
The Original Party Boat, Restaurant and Canal Barge Tour Company in Manchester.
Runcorn Locks Restoration Society
support the campaign to re-open the flight of Canal locks in the Old Town.
Canals of the South Pennines, including the Rochdale, Huddersfield, Macclesfield and Leeds & Liverpool Canals.
Commercial Boat Operators Association
The CBOA is the prime trade organisation involved in the effort to sustain and increase freight carriage on our waterways for economic and environmental reasons.