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a long boat that carries freight and is narrow enough to be used in canals

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We are now planning to return when the Museum and Canal Boats are operational once again.
A canal boat company has been ordered to pay Au3,600 in fines and costs for operating passenger vessels without valid certificates.
Some canal boats were built with wheel assemblies within their hull designs for use on inclines.
Nor is canal transport slow, for the canal boat, although it may not move fast, nevertheless does move, often from dawn to dusk.
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Drifters' canal boats are fully-equipped floating homes with central heating, TV, showers and flushing toilets.
For those who don't know them, the books are a kind of Thomas the Tank Engine but based on canal boats instead of trains.
Starting on April 29 is Spring on the Waterfront, which teams tall ships with a Shanty Festival, regattas and historic canal boats to create a real spectacular on the River Mersey.
TALL Ships, a shanty festival, regattas, and a Royal Wedding salute performed by historic canal boats will all feature in a maritime extravaganza to take place on Liverpool's waterfront.
Ambitious plans to lease out five canal boats to day-trippers were unveiled yesterday.
Like a present day parable, Frank and Alan both own 50ft steel canal boats of the same make and age, although each decided to protect the hull in a different fashion.
Around 20 elegant canal boats from all over Britain will attend the rally, which is to be opened by Caerphilly County Council chairman Angus Donaldson.
In the 19th century, canal boats pulled along by mules carried much cargo.
The project is the first-ever rail trail to span 462 miles across the entire state linking already existing trails, and occupying land where trains and canal boats once traveled.
Apart from the obvious attraction of canal boats at the Kirklees Canal festival (see picture and story right), there were a host of other stalls and delights for all the family.