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

A white boat

Running from 23-25 June 2017, the three-day Northern Boat Show will play host to some of the biggest and most popular boat brands and covers both the offshore and inland markets

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

With the start of Mutiny on Channel 4, YBW brings you the pick of sailing and boating TV programmes over the last 50 years. How many do you remember?

Elland Bridge July 2016

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.