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National Association of Boat Owners · 3W ago

In the Chair April 2017

‘Bring Out Another Thousand’ NABO Chair Stella Ridgway gets ready for some springtime maintenance Spring has finally sprung here in the Peak District: the birds are busy building nests; the ...
National Association of Boat Owners · 3W ago

NINF AGM 2017

The National Inland Navigation Forum (NINF) met at the St. Pancras Cruising Club on 25th February, with eight of its eleven member organisations represented. This forum continues to be a use...
National Association of Boat Owners · 3W ago

CRT review of boat licensing

CRT has begun the first phase of its three-stage consultation on how boats are licensed on its waterways, using the independent charity specialising in public engagement, Involve. In stage o...
National Association of Boat Owners · 4W ago

NABO News April 2017 Editorial

Editorial   From dark arts, via 100 feet-wide locks, to volunteer lock-keepers Editor Peter Fellows introduces a packed issue We emerged from hibernation in March and a group took our shared...
National Association of Boat Owners · 4W ago

New NABO News on line

    The latest colour edition of NABO News is now available online to NABO members who have registered on the website. Members can log in and then open the pdf file on the Members/NABO New...
National Association of Boat Owners · 1M ago

River Thames boat registration enforcement in marinas

The EA have released the following: As you are aware, we have been waiting for the outcome of a High Court appeal hearing in our prosecution case against the owners of 22 boats found unregis...
National Association of Boat Owners · 1M ago

NINF AGM and meeting, February 2017

The National Inland Navigation Forum, NINF, met at the St Pancras Cruising Club on Saturday 25th February 2017. 8 of it 11 member bodies were represented, together with the General Secretary...
National Association of Boat Owners · 2M ago

Editorial February 2017

Consultation and funding - a lack of both for some Editor Peter Fellows compares navigation authorities Following the complaints throughout last year over lack of vegetation management on th...
National Association of Boat Owners · 2M ago

‘Peer-to-peer’ boat rentals

‘Peer-to-peer’ boat rentals Mark Tizard examines some of the implications of CRT’s proposed new licence category currently under review. In recent years, it has become increasingly common to...
National Association of Boat Owners · 2M ago

In the Chair February 2017

Home comforts NABO Chair Stella Ridgway offers some tips for liveaboards I hope everyone had a lovely Christmas. We certainly did, as my eldest daughter surprised me by arriving from New Zea...