A truly festive feast for the eyes: take a look at our gallery of some of the most beautiful boats decorated for Christmas
From sailing books, handy gadgets to beautiful objects we have plenty of Christmas gift ideas for the boaters in your life
From chronograph watches, nautical cufflinks to neoprene bags and VHF radios, we have lots of festive gift ideas for your loved ones
Dressed in Father Christmas outfits, canoeists turned out to take part in the annual Santa Splash festival paddle along the Leeds and Liverpool Canal
From nautically themed drinks to winter warmers and summer coolers, these delicious cocktails are perfect for any occasion, whether you're celebrating on the high seas or spending a stint as a landlubber
From inflatable SUPs to engraved compasses we have plenty of gift ideas for boaters this Christmas
From talks to mark the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme to family-friendly pop up performances, The Quays has a range of events this season.
If you've worried you've left it too late to head off somewhere for the festive season, think again! Whether you'd like to travel abroad or stay in the UK, we have lots of trip ideas for you for an idyllic Christmas and New Year.
Stuck for gift ideas? Take a look at our Christmas gift guide and see our suggestions for family, friends and the boaters in your life.