Helpful tips to get you started on your canal adventure – watch the video tutorials below and read the boaters handbook.

Part 1 - Setting Off

Part 2 - Handling the boat

Part 3 - Locks

Part 4 - Bridges and Tunnels

Part 5 - Good boating behaviour and man overboard

Click to download the Canal and River trusts boaters handbook

Basic Boathandling - Canal Boat hire