It’s that time of year when many narrowboaters moor their vessels and hang up their boating shoes for Christmas. However, planning is essential before leaving your boat in the water
People will be able to try canal boating for free in England and Wales on 7 April 2019
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.
Believed to be one of the few floating animal sanctuary in the world, the Catboat is a refuge for stray and abandoned felines in Amsterdam. Browse our gallery of the furry residents
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
Becalmed conditions for the Volvo Ocean Race crews, the latest Princess sports bridge motor yacht and making music in Britain's longest canal tunnel. See our pictures of the week
Boaters rejoice! Britain Afloat, a new six part documentary that explores how boats have shaped Britain starts on BBC Two at the end of September
The shortlist of the inaugural Boats in Bloom has been revealed and there seem to be no end to the imagination of boaters when it comes to their gardens. Which one catches your eye?
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
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
The Canal and River Trust, which manages much of the UK's waterways, has introduced a new letting licence in the wake of more people living on rented boats
Britain's biggest inlands waterways festival - the Crick Boat Show - starts on Saturday (28 May) and is promising something for all the family
The must-have boat for Star Wars fans, the stunning twinkling hull of the superyacht Moonstone and the world's largest ship visits the UK
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?
Hertfordshire Police are warning boat owners to be on their guard after three boats were broken into on the River Lea
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.