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Synonyms for narrowboat

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

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The Living Environment Trust is offering transport on board its Coventrian narrowboat, which will head out on its first trip to the Rugby World Cup warm-up match between Wasps and Samoa on Saturday, September 5.
A narrowboat passes in front of the Liver Building on the new canal link; and, | | insets left and right, John Sergeant films a piece for his ITV series, Barging Round Britain, in Salthouse Dock last year
The band climbed on top of the 57ft, 18 ton narrowboat and then played When The Saints Go Marching In from the roof.
According to the company's website the 47ft semitraditional stern narrowboat has "simple controls" and "buoyancy aids supplied free of charge".
A boater saw two men and a woman lure LucKy off the narrowboat from near Aspley Marina, Huddersfield, on Saturday afternoon by feeding him titbits.
We had travelled through 46 locks, enjoyed some great pub food and been amazed at the scenery and the way of life narrowboat owners enjoy.
Three nights' hire of a well equipped, four berth narrowboat in May costs PS735 inclusive of all fuel, life jackets, and tuition.
Broadly speaking, unless you are causing an obstruction or there are signs which state otherwise, you can moor your narrowboat pretty much anywhere.
I'd been on a narrowboat once before several years ago and my husband, on the basis of the same trip, was confident about the steering.
Narrowboats go at about walking pace, and for a while I got extra exercise walking beside the boat and chatting to the others on deck.
As an example of what's available, seven nights from October 22, 23 and 25 aboard "Duchess 4" - a 58ft narrowboat sleeping four - are reduced to pounds 740 (saving pounds 130) inclusive of car parking, bed linen and towels.
For those beginners and experienced boaters, Yorke, an artist and writer, describes all aspects of narrowboats, including their history on the English canals from 1760 to the present, different types, functions of different areas from the hull to the engine, the special decoration, how to cruise them on canals in Britain, and buying and living on a narrowboat.
Claymore Navigation of Warrington (tel: 01928 717273) are offering pounds 50 discounts for narrowboat holidays during September and October.
e Living Environment Trust is 'pushing the boat out' to host a Mother's Day cruise aboard the 70ft Coventrian narrowboat on Sunday March 15.
Bath-based narrowboat Topsy, which sleeps four people, has been newly refurbished and comes with a full-sized bathroom and kitchen and even a solid fuel stove for chilly nights.