The Boater's Handbook | Canal & River Trust

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This handbook gives you a rundown of all the basics for narrow boating. It has the essential knowledge and techniques needed to boat as safely as possible, whilst enjoying yourself along the way!

Perfect for new boaters, however, experienced boaters can also use it to help you avoid any problems when on the water. Understanding potential difficulties and problems can be key to getting out of trouble quickly and safely.

The handbook includes tips on boat handling, boating safety, the rules of the waterway, good boating behaviour and further information.

Download and print off the handbook, view it electronically, or even watch the Boater’s Handbook DVD with the link below.

Find the handbook here.

As always, contact us for narrowboat insurance advice and make sure you are properly covered before setting off.

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