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Accessing the Grand Union Canal at Brentford 
Started on 15/07/2019 at 15:51 by Toby Goodger
last reply on 19/11/2019 at 08:49  by Keith Froom  
  > 7 months ago
read 154 times
2 replies
    "If you time your trip so that you pass through Richmond lock about an hour befor"

Started on 04/03/2017 at 12:54 by William (Guest User)
last reply on 11/03/2017 at 13:09  by Donkey (Guest User)  
  > 40 months ago
read 197 times
3 replies
    "If I remember correctly, a CRT windlass works on the Great Ouse but will not wor"

Sawley to Lincoln cruise 
Started on 13/08/2016 at 20:04 by Simon Roots  > 47 months ago
no replies yet
read 254 times
    "Thought I would share some experiences of our recent cruise from Sawley Marina t"

Viking 26 wb fuel consumption 
Started on 10/08/2016 at 21:23 by Keith (Guest User)
last reply on 11/08/2016 at 02:56  by Paul (Guest User)  
  > 47 months ago
read 208 times
1 reply
    "I have a Viking 26WB with a Honda 35hp, and get roughly 1.5 liters per hour at C"

Started on 31/05/2016 at 21:47 by DAVID FULLER
last reply on 03/06/2016 at 21:52  by DAVID FULLER  
  > 50 months ago
read 216 times
3 replies
    "thanks for info the boat only has to move from the slipway to car park about 1/4"

Started on 10/04/2016 at 13:22 by Tony (Guest User)
last reply on 12/04/2016 at 12:41  by Chris Barton  
  > 51 months ago
read 290 times
5 replies
    "There is a customable app called "Boating". I have the old version of it on Kind"

viking 21' 
Started on 20/10/2015 at 20:42 by (Guest User)
last reply on 25/10/2015 at 18:39  by Paul & Marian Hand  
  > 57 months ago
read 234 times
1 reply
    "It will be fine. Our boat is a Viking 26 centre cockpit narrow beam (6' 10") and"

miles per gallon 
Started on 11/09/2015 at 07:48 by (Guest User)
last reply on 12/09/2015 at 11:36  by  (Guest User)  
  > 58 months ago
read 291 times
3 replies
    "Hi Richard We will initially be boating on the great ouse "

Falkirk Wheel 
Started on 26/08/2015 at 14:12 by Roger Gray (Guest User)  > 59 months ago
no replies yet
read 177 times
    "Just returned from 7 day trailer boat trip to the Falkirk wheel took my 23 foot"

Locks. Paranoia or Reality? 
Started on 21/07/2015 at 11:51 by Derick Harrison
last reply on 07/08/2015 at 19:21  by Stephen Gediking  
  > 60 months ago
read 425 times
7 replies
    "Hi - I am a volunteer lock keeper at Camden - bit of a way for you I know, but i"

Holidays by boat in Great Britain 
Started on 16/12/2014 at 19:13 by Kerstin, Peter & Daniel Meinhardt
last reply on 04/08/2015 at 14:05  by Kerstin, Peter & Daniel Meinhardt  
  > 60 months ago
read 1247 times
26 replies
    "Yes, we did it! We have been three weeks on the english waterways. We started"

Lancaster Canal breach near the Lune Aqueduct fixed. 
Started on 27/07/2015 at 17:43 by Geoff Pilling  > 60 months ago
no replies yet
read 102 times
    "The Canal & River Trust have announced that they have successfully repaired a ma"

River Canal Rescue 
Started on 25/07/2015 at 18:07 by Stephen Dresch  > 60 months ago
no replies yet
read 250 times
    "We just completed a nine day trip Wargrave-Lechlade-Wargrave. Somewhere near the"

Started on 15/07/2015 at 17:48 by derek and jackie smith
last reply on 16/07/2015 at 03:31  by stevethedent (Guest User)  
  > 60 months ago
read 262 times
3 replies
    "We to suffered from this problem. I took the cushions to an upholsterer who repl"

thames trip 
Started on 23/09/2013 at 14:23 by roger gray
last reply on 16/05/2015 at 08:49  by Stephen Gediking  
  > 62 months ago
read 1306 times
9 replies
    "Many thanks for all the great advice. Having the anchor tied off at the bow but"

Boat licence  
Started on 20/01/2015 at 18:31 by gary tooms
last reply on 26/01/2015 at 19:37  by gary tooms  
  > 66 months ago
read 1220 times
5 replies
    "Good advice guys will let you know how I get on. Thanks"

River Stort 5 October 
Started on 05/10/2014 at 19:07 by Rich & Lou Boittier
last reply on 13/10/2014 at 18:20  by Rich & Lou Boittier  
  > 70 months ago
read 203 times
3 replies
    "Hi Ray I may see you at the Marina sometime during Nov. Happy to say hi. "

Lancaster Canal Water Level 
Started on 10/09/2014 at 20:57 by Geoff Pilling
last reply on 23/09/2014 at 20:00  by Geoff Pilling  
  > 70 months ago
read 182 times
2 replies
    "Water levels are still low and the Glasson Link is still closed. There are also "

Viking 24 regents canal 
Started on 06/07/2014 at 19:30 by Colin (Guest User)
last reply on 13/07/2014 at 18:31  by Stephen Gediking  
  > 73 months ago
read 285 times
3 replies
    "Hi - I have done it twice now. The weeds are an issue but a quick burst in reve"

Nottingham to York 
Started on 22/05/2014 at 20:22 by Mervyn Crittenden  > 74 months ago
no replies yet
read 208 times
    "Instead of heading to the Pennines and on to York we decided to go down the Tren"

Harecastle Tunnel 
Started on 26/04/2014 at 08:15 by Mervyn Crittenden
last reply on 01/05/2014 at 22:31  by Mervyn Crittenden  
  > 75 months ago
read 283 times
4 replies
    "Hi Richard thank you for the advice.We needed a similar key going through Birm"

outboard / generator alarm 
Started on 26/04/2014 at 11:13 by Mark Rothwell  > 75 months ago
no replies yet
read 234 times
    "just got myself one of these from ebay, they seem to be 15-30 ish! http://l"

River Trent 
Started on 20/01/2014 at 22:53 by Mervyn Crittenden
last reply on 22/01/2014 at 10:42  by Mervyn Crittenden  
  > 78 months ago
read 350 times
4 replies
    "Simon Thank you for your reply.We will have 6 weeks in the UK so have plenty "

Roydon to Little Venice 
Started on 17/06/2013 at 20:42 by Stephen Gediking
last reply on 24/08/2013 at 16:10  by DaveS (Guest User)  
  > 83 months ago
read 809 times
6 replies
    "I really enjoyed reading this 'thread', as it really did cause the nostalgia to "

Norfolk Broads 
Started on 06/07/2013 at 12:12 by pam searles
last reply on 31/07/2013 at 12:53  by John Bowyer  
  > 84 months ago
read 836 times
3 replies
    "Hi Pam, have managed to find a place for your boat on the Broads? "

Innisfree afloat again 
Started on 01/07/2013 at 19:03 by Martyn & Lindsay Gregory  > 85 months ago
no replies yet
read 156 times
    "After a period of 2 years we now have Innisfree (Viking 23 NB) afloat again, she"

Wilmcote Top Lock No.40 
Started on 12/06/2013 at 21:41 by Merv and Maggie (Guest User)  > 86 months ago
no replies yet
read 154 times
    "We had traveled from Nottingham via Birmingham (character building) on our way t"

Canal Tunnel woes with our 26 Center Cockpit!  
Started on 28/05/2013 at 14:54 by Mark Rothwell
last reply on 09/06/2013 at 20:55  by Mark Rothwell  
  > 86 months ago
read 1239 times
14 replies
    "Rob sorry i didnt notice your post, sorry to hear your damage is so bad you need"

Dry Throats 
Started on 28/05/2013 at 13:50 by David Newton
last reply on 28/05/2013 at 14:19  by Mark Rothwell  
  > 86 months ago
read 164 times
2 replies
    "is there any possibility the seal on the fridge door is leaking or refrigerant i"

When will the boating season start? 
Started on 17/03/2013 at 10:36 by Richard Davies
last reply on 23/03/2013 at 11:57  by Trish (Guest User)  
  > 88 months ago
read 386 times
11 replies
    "Pesky weather..... Delay on getting the boat as the present owner snowed in and "

Burgee Fixing 
Started on 15/11/2012 at 19:19 by Mark Chellingworth
last reply on 15/11/2012 at 16:10  by Norman Reed  
  > 93 months ago
read 0 times
6 replies
    "Hi Guys Newbie just signed up,just received my Burgee sorry for the stupid ques"

london trip 
Started on 25/10/2012 at 11:32 by roger gray (Guest User)
last reply on 28/10/2012 at 16:28  by Allan Warby  
  > 93 months ago
read 2054 times
11 replies
    " As far as I am aware the slipway at Acle Marina is in use. The police often use"

Cruising the Great Ouse - please convince me. 
Started on 23/10/2012 at 07:54 by Paul & Jill Collinswood
last reply on 23/10/2012 at 18:51  by Paul & Jill Collinswood  
  > 94 months ago
read 409 times
4 replies
    "Thanks to one and all for posting so quick :). I'm going to get my hands on a"

Anybody cruising in this wind. 
Started on 12/09/2011 at 12:18 by Richard Davies
last reply on 19/06/2012 at 15:22  by ian hunt  
  > 98 months ago
read 713 times
8 replies
    "Hi Robert, same here. We are on Puddleduck. Are you on the 26WB ? - Any others o"

Ice, anybody cruising at the moment , (February 2012). 
Started on 10/02/2012 at 15:28 by Richard Davies
last reply on 17/02/2012 at 20:51  by Richard Davies  
  > 102 months ago
read 288 times
3 replies
    "Yesterday we took our Viking 23 across Barton Broad, and all the ice has gone an"

outboard rudder extension 
Started on 23/12/2011 at 10:40 by len and rosie (Guest User)
last reply on 26/12/2011 at 12:40  by len and rosie (Guest User)  
  > 104 months ago
read 305 times
2 replies
    "thank you for your advice chris, will look into Ruddersafe. Happy new year t"

Viking helmet boat graphic 
Started on 01/11/2011 at 20:50 by Anne Stait (Guest User)
last reply on 09/11/2011 at 18:49  by Paul Wallington  
  > 105 months ago
read 346 times
3 replies
    "Hi Anne, I have just scanned the Viking helmet & circle from the front of my own"

Viking 26 WB inshore/coastal use 
Started on 26/09/2011 at 19:58 by Drakey (Guest User)
last reply on 28/09/2011 at 12:36  by Greg Maskill  
  > 107 months ago
read 588 times
4 replies
    "I've used a 1998 viking 22 with a honda 75 and long range fuel tank,nav and saf"

Viking 26 Wide Beam under Potter Heigham Bridge? 
Started on 27/08/2011 at 12:02 by Nigel Mckay
last reply on 04/09/2011 at 16:50  by Richard Davies  
  > 107 months ago
read 2194 times
3 replies
    "We just returned from a few days north of Potter Heigham bridge, the bridge clea"

Looking forward to the relaxing part! 
Started on 08/08/2011 at 10:48 by Peter Randall
last reply on 12/08/2011 at 17:12  by Peter Randall  
  > 108 months ago
read 1013 times
8 replies
    "Cheers Ray, We have been up to the Stanstead lock a couple of times and decid"

under seat storage 
Started on 20/06/2011 at 17:34 by (Guest User)
last reply on 06/08/2011 at 16:19  by Ray Bevan (Guest User)  
  > 108 months ago
read 549 times
7 replies
    "For those members gripped to know the outcome of this story..... Viking do no"

Medway Cruise 
Started on 07/06/2011 at 07:02 by Martyn & Lindsay Gregory  > 110 months ago
no replies yet
read 200 times
    "About to embark on a cruise on the non-tidal River Medway starting from Allingto"

Windy over the weekend on the Broads. 
Started on 03/05/2011 at 14:07 by Richard Davies
last reply on 22/05/2011 at 22:43  by Daves (Guest User)  
  > 111 months ago
read 974 times
7 replies
    "The current is something to keep in mind on the Southern rivers, as it can flow "

Bitterns are booming on the Broads 
Started on 25/04/2011 at 19:12 by Richard Davies  > 112 months ago
no replies yet
read 199 times
    "Well the secrative and rare bittern is booming on the broads. We have heard t"

Broads Authority Licence fees 
Started on 08/03/2011 at 13:06 by Richard Davies
last reply on 14/03/2011 at 19:23  by Richard Davies  
  > 113 months ago
read 301 times
5 replies
    "Mine arrived this morning, so paid it over the phone. So should be ready for Ea"

Getting under a low bridge 
Started on 10/01/2011 at 13:00 by (Guest User)
last reply on 27/01/2011 at 21:17  by Mark (Guest User)  
  > 115 months ago
read 750 times
12 replies
    "Hi Thanks for all the comments. We have had a special screen put on the Vik"

Where to buy an Automatic inflation life jacket ?. 
Started on 07/11/2010 at 13:08 by Richard Davies
last reply on 10/11/2010 at 08:47  by Chris & Judith Barton  
  > 117 months ago
read 586 times
3 replies
    "It is a good idea. Someone did go in at Broadsedge last year, also I was speakin"

Norfolk Broads, Petrol and Elsan disposal locations. 
Started on 11/09/2010 at 23:04 by Richard Davies
last reply on 14/09/2010 at 12:56  by paulyana (Guest User)  
  > 119 months ago
read 598 times
6 replies
    "Hi Richard/Chris I have recently applied for membership to the club. Sent off "

Thinking of starting cruising 
Started on 21/08/2010 at 15:00 by Arthur (Guest User)  > 120 months ago
no replies yet
read 500 times
    "2 adults and 2 new rescue dogs. Weekend and occasional weeks. Inland and possibl"

cheshire ring 
Started on 05/07/2010 at 12:26 by patrick ogden  > 122 months ago
no replies yet
read 412 times
    "hi has anybody done the manchester section on the cheshire ring and if so did y"

Upper Thames, slip and parking 
Started on 15/04/2010 at 13:16 by Ian Dallas
last reply on 15/04/2010 at 21:22  by  (Guest User)  
  > 124 months ago
read 453 times
1 reply
    "Try Gary, at Abingdon Marina"

Started on 02/03/2010 at 19:46 by derek and jackie smith
last reply on 03/03/2010 at 08:25  by Graham and Chris Hayward  
  > 126 months ago
read 599 times
1 reply
    "Hi We only bought our Viking 26 WB in Oct and have fretted about damp in the "