The Boaters Handbook, put together by the Environment Agency and the Canal & River Trust was designed to give a wealth of information to help boaters enjoy a relaxing but safe cruise along our canal system.

You will find all sorts of useful information such as navigation tips and an extensive section on how to do locks safely, and much much more.

The Boaters Handbook, put together by the Environment Agency and the Canal & River Trust was designed to give a wealth of information to help boaters enjoy a relaxing but safe cruise along our canal system.

You will find all sorts of useful information such as navigation tips and an extensive section on how to do locks safely, and much much more.


Download The Boaters Handbook PDF
Get the 60 page guide to all things canal boating including locks, bridges, ropes and more.

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Watch The Boaters Handbook Video
Watch this handy 25 minute video covering everything in the paperback handbook.