A yellow and red narrowboat on a stretch of a canal

From April 2018, the cost of a Canal and River Trust boat licence will rise by 3%. The announcement comes as feedback is sought on the future of the national boat licence

A red and blue tug with an ice cream van

Why do it on land when you can do it on water? From a private floating hot tub to a sail through ice cream parlour and beauty salon on the waterways, these boats are now venues for some of the coolest activities on the UK's rivers and canals

Sailing TV programmes - Howards' Way, Black Sails, The River, Hornblower

Howards' Way, The Onedin Line and The River...YBW brings you the pick of sailing and boating TV programmes over the last 50 years. How many do you remember?

Le Boat

For the first time, the European self-drive boating company, Le Boat, is expanding into North America and will start offering breaks along the Rideau Canal in Canada