From hardcore racers like pop legend Simon Le Bon to George Clooney's love of motor yachts, here is our pick of the celebrities who adore sailing and boating.
After spending seven months restoring the narrowboat, Dylan Stockli and Jahne Cleaver watched helplessly as their home sank in the Regent's Canal in London
Allen Green, 49, drowned when his narrowboat sank in Lock 5 on the Droitwich Junction Canal on 25 July, 2016.
Boater Richard Gray came to the aid of the West Midlands Ambulance Service paramedics as they treated a casualty near to Boggs Lock on the Staffordshire and Worcester Canal.
Boaters are being encouraged to check if the waterway they want to cruise over winter is open as the Canal & River Trust publishes its winter maintenance schedule.
The occupiers of the narrowboat, Golden Eagle, got a surprise while making their way up the River Avon - they hit a submerged Land Rover.
The Elland Bridge, which was damaged during the 2015 Boxing Day floods in West Yorkshire, is being rebuilt with original features. The canal through Elland has now reopened.
The Canal and River Trust says Fobney Lock on the Kennet and Avon Canal has now reopened. It has been closed since 9 August after a narrowboat sank.
Members of the National Bargee Travellers Association are marching in London on 16 April over a clamp down on boat dwellers without permanent moorings.
Leicestershire Police say the body recovered on 5 April has been formally identified as that of 22-year-old, Josh Cotton. His death is not being treated as suspicious.
A mechanic whose uninsured boat was destroyed by fire has been buoyed by generous donations from his local narrow boat community.
One of two narrowboats that were swept off their moorings on Monday and smashed into Oxford's Botley Bridge has sunk, taking with it the "entire life" of its owner.