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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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If it goes ahead, canal boats would be able to travel along 16 miles of previously closed water from Stratford-upon-Avon through Warwick to Coventry, which can already be bypassed by canal, and also provide an alterative route through Warwick from Birmingham to London.
The newly-installed pontoons to be used for canal boat moorings, in the historic Salthouse Dock; Canada Geese graze by a north Liverpool lock; A rural Leeds and Liverpool Canal, by Alan Cookson; The canal transforms the Pier Head, by Alan Cookson
Mr Chambers added: "People can see parts of the countryside that can only be seen on canal boats and it's a great experience.
The Canal Boat Light Parade will complete a weekend of Christmas events next Sunday.
When it's open, the canal will be two open basins so people can see the canal boats going through the tunnels and out into these two open basins, one in front of the Liver Building and the other in front of the Port of Liverpool building.
Daniel Newton, David Murphy, Jordan Harvey and Grant Hartley, all members of the Nessie Club based at Runcorn's Canal Boat Adventure Project, took a United Buddy Bear, a peace bush and poems.
CHILL out on a canal boat, with hire prices cheaper and waterways more peaceful than in the summer.
Granted, we are on a canal boat and full speed is 4mph and rush hour just means there is another boat on the canal.
Starting on April 29 is Spring on the Waterfront, which teams tall ships with a Shanty Festival, regattas and historic canal boats to create a real spectacular on the River Mersey.
TALL Ships, a shanty festival, regattas, and a Royal Wedding salute performed by historic canal boats will all feature in a maritime extravaganza to take place on Liverpool's waterfront.
Ambitious plans to lease out five canal boats to day-trippers were unveiled yesterday.
Around 20 elegant canal boats from all over Britain will attend the rally, which is to be opened by Caerphilly County Council chairman Angus Donaldson.