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Mancetter Marina opens

A new marina opened on the Coventry Canal on 12th October. Mancetter Marina is a 60-berth development between Atherstone and Hartshill, and the first complete…
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All-electric trip-boat commissioned for Milton Keynes

The Bedford & Milton Keynes Waterway Trust has commissioned its first trip-boat for the Milton Keynes end of the proposed Bedford & Milton Keynes link.…
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River Nene mooring site wins Inland Marina of the Year

White Mills Marina on the River Nene at Earls Barton was declared Towergate Inland Marina of the Year 2020 at a virtual ceremony on 30th…
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New delivery service puts parcels on the Thames

Parcel service DHL Express has teamed with Thames Clippers Logistics to launch London’s first riverboat mail delivery service, in a bid to ease congestion and…
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Advice

Marketing

Peter Johns, Publisher of Waterways World

Q: What is marketing? A: It’s all about the carrots

For many people marketing equates to advertising. But it is much more complicated than that. My first exposure to the concept of marketing was my university course on agricultural marketing. In the very first class the lecturer posed the question “What is the first marketing decision a carrot farmer makes?”. We were pretty flummoxed. His answer was “To grow carrots”.…
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Shipshape ActiveCool mattress covers
Shipshape ActiveCool mattress covers

Shipshape Bedding, a regular exhibitor at the Crick Boat Show, specialises in mattresses and associated sleeping gear for use aboard…
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Ultragrime Pro Bio wipes
Ultragrime Pro Bio wipes

If you are looking for a moist disposable cloth wipe to have ready when you clean up after an engine…
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Torch, hand-warmer and power bank
Torch, hand-warmer and power bank

The new ThermoTorch 10 by Celestron looks handy for boaters, because it’s more than a simple light. A built-in rechargeable…
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Dunsley Heat stoves
Dunsley Heat stoves

Stovemaker Dunsley has a long pedigree of making excellent woodburning and multi-fuel stoves, many of which are ideally sized for…
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