narrowboat


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

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She doesn't take crack cocaine and lives elsewhere on her narrowboat," said Miss Hemlin.
The narrowboat was eventually found at Lower Shuckburgh with around PS2,000 worth of damage caused, much of which came from the narrowboat being bashed in to locks and the thieves originally trying to start the engine with a screwdriver.
David Scowcroft, Narrowboat Mr David, Gas Street Basin
Waterways Holidays has availability on 1,800 narrowboats, river cruisers and sailing yachts at more than 80 UK starting points.
It is thought the narrowboat is the first vessel built on the Tyne since the Royal Fleet Auxillary's Largs Bay, which was completed in 2006.
It is thought the narrowboat is the first built since the Royal Fleet Auxillary's Largs Bay, which was completed in 2006.
NARROWBOATS leaving a Liverpool canal festival were caught up in an unusual type of traffic jam when a swing bridge broke down.
A three-night weekend break on a Wessex narrowboat for up to four people, starting June 17, costs from PS813 (was PS956).
The grant is expected to allow HNA to complete the renovation of their narrowboat "Spirit" with the installation of a new diesel central heating system to allow the boat to be used throughout the year.
2 nights stay at the Mercure Blackburn Dunkenhalgh Hotel & Spa with dinner & full English breakfast 20 minute ride on the Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway 40 minute cruise on Windermere 60 minute cruise by narrowboat on the Leeds Liverpool canal Free time in Skipton and Bowness Organised by Omega Short Breaks Ltd, ABTA Y5914.
Four miles an hour might not sound like the sort of speed to set the pulse racing, but when you are about to squeeze a 57ft narrowboat through a 7ft gap, it feels quite fast enough.
But I had my doubts about a pair of leggy and bouncy whippets in the confines of a narrowboat - even after my sister pointed out that the patrons of the whippet rescue charity she is involved with were a couple who had crossed the Channel and cruised through France on a narrowboat& with a whippet.
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.