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Next Time - The Kennet & Avon?

Information here.
Kennet & Avon Canal Trust

2006's Menu here.

Kit list here.

Work your food quantities out here.

Find out about the Seven Wonders Of The Waterways:

Anderton Lift
Barton Swing Bridge
Bingley 5-Rise Locks
Burnely Embankment
Devizes Locks
Pontcysyllte Aqueduct
Standedge Tunnel

The following are to be read & inwardly digested:

Boaters' Toolkit 2006 - a5 document Brief History Crushing
Gas & Fire Locks Lock Use
Lock Safety Lock Emergency Man Overboard
Our Canals - Basic Information Problems - August 2006 Water Safety
Waterway Guidance Notes Waterways Code Weil's Disease


Read the hirer's Rules & Regulations.

Jim Shead's site is an absolute gem. Browse at your leisure.


Since this Group was closed I keep this site going as a tribute to the Group, its former members, and because of the vast amount of resources I built up over the years. To lose all this would be a travesty. I do all this at my own expense.

Should you find the site helpful and want to donate, please do so.
We're here to help - Scoutese in Plain English:
Beaver Scouts ages are between 6 & 8;
Cub Scouts ages are between 8 & 10 1/2;
Scouts ages are between 10 1/2 & 14;
Explorer Scouts ages are between 14 & 18;
Network Scouts ages are between 18 & 25;
Visit the Scoutese page for more translations.

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