canal boat


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canal boat

[kə′nal ‚bōt]
(naval architecture)
A long, narrow boat used on canals, with nearly vertical bow and stern giving it a large cargo capacity.
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Steering your canal boat and working the locks will absorb everyone's interest, whilst the ever-changing scenery and abundant wildlife will fascinate you.
However police now believe that wanted man David King has executed a cunning paint job on the canal boat, called Holly, changing her from a red and green vessel to a blue one.
Drifters' canal boats are fully-equipped floating homes with central heating, TV, showers and flushing toilets.
The annual Broad Street Canal Boat Light Parade and Noddy Holder who is pictured holding his Walk of Stars award JP091207Canal-05 JP091207Canal-02
Anyone who has been on a canal boat knows that your appetite increases with all that fresh air.
But bosses at canal boat firms across the city were furious they had not been consulted about the proposals.
LONG AWAITED: Liverpool's first restaurant canal boat, and right, crew member Helen Wilkie on board HOME: The Floating Grace in Liverpool for the first time
Every marina has a Trevor who will not let you set off until he is satisfied you can handle a canal boat, and who will put your mind to rest explaining the easy-to-use 200-year-old technology that's still pretty much the same today.
The boat cost more than double to build than a canal boat running on a diesel engine, and needs to visit a hydrogen dispensing station for a refill once a day.
The Pearl Hyde Canal Boat Trust has been officially closed after dwindling funds and trust members.
Following the walkers will be one of the narrowboats belonging to the Canal Boat Trust, a voluntary organisation based in the town, which provides holidays for disabled people.