Page 1 Christmas 2011 Catalogue

All Proceeds Support IWA Campaigns Christmas Cards - £3.60 Per Pack

and printed on high quality card. Supplied in packs of ten of one design. Includes envelopes. 178mm x 127mm (7” x 5”). Designs taken from original paintings are the copyright of the artist.

Message inside reads “With Best Wishes for Christmas and the New Year” (except X008 which reads “Season’s Greetings”).

Code X007: Working Boats on the Grand Union From an original painting by Alan Firth

Code X008: Stoke Bruerne in Winter From an original painting by Michele Field

Code X009: Rochdale Canal Mytholmroyd From an original painting by Alan Bamford

Code X010: Black Country Museum By Alan Fairbairn using a photograph by Tim Lewis

Code X011: Braunston Sunset From an original painting by Garth Allan

IWA’s Own Calendar Code X012 - £3.60

No price increases for cards and calendars for seven years now!

See inside for more Christmas cards, bargain packs, IWA’s Christmas pudding, gifts, games, chandlery and books!

One month to view with space for daily notes. Twelve months from January 2012 to December 2012, illustrated with a waterway scene in a detachable postcard format. To avoid wastage, envelopes are only provided if requested. 320mm x 172mm (12.5” x 7”) approximately.

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Springs Branch, L&L Canal Code X001 - £2.95 From an original painting by Harley Crossley. Message inside: “With Best Wishes for Christmas and the New Year”. Size 178mm x 127mm (7” x 5”) approximately. Riversdale, River Shannon Code X002 - £2.95 From an original painting by Garth Allan. Message inside: “With Best Wishes for Christmas and the New Year”. Size 178mm x 127mm (7” x 5”) approximately. Thrupp Basin in Winter, Oxford Code X003 - £2.95 From an original painting by Michele Field. Message inside: “With Best Wishes for Christmas and the New Year”. Size 178mm x 127mm (7” x 5”) approximately. Flatford Bridge, River Stour Code X004 - £2.95 From an original painting by Alan Bamford. Message inside: “Season’s Greetings”. Size 178mm x 127mm (7” x 5”) approximately. Iced in at High Peak Code X005 - £2.95 From an original painting by David Wright. Message inside: “With Best Wishes for Christmas and the New Year”. Size 178mm x 127mm (7” x 5”) approximately. Hambledon Mill, River Thames Code X090 - £2.45 From an original painting by Harley Crossley. Message inside reads “With Best Wishes for Christmas and the New Year”. Size 178mm x 127mm (7” x 5”) approximately.





IWA’s Luxury Traditional Christmas Cards £2.20 each Glitter/foil finish. Sold in packs of ten of one design. Envelopes provided. Size 152mm x 152mm (6”x 6”) approximately. Message inside reads “With Best Wishes for Christmas and the New

Year” (except X079 which reads ”Season’s Greetings”).

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Peace on Earth Code X078 Christmas Tree Code X079 Christmas Collage Code X080 Winter Robin Code X081

Bargain Pack Code X076 - £9.50 Bargain Pack of 50 Christmas Cards. A mixture of designs from previous years. 10 cards each of four traditional paintings plus two designs, 5 cards each, of two luxury square cards. With envelopes. Designs and sizes may vary from those illustrated.

Winter at Pull’s Ferry, Norwich Code X091 - £2.45 From an original painting by Alan Bamford. Message inside reads “With Best Wishes for Christmas and the New Year”. Size 178mm x 127mm (7” x 5”) approximately. Christmas Eve Code X092 - £2.45 From an original painting by Garth Allan. Message inside reads “With Best Wishes for Christmas and the New Year”. Size 178mm x 127mm (7” x 5”) approximately. Early Morning Walk with Dougal Code X093 - £2.45 From an original painting by Michele Field. Message inside reads “With Best Wishes for Christmas and the New Year”. Size 178mm x 127mm (7” x 5”) approximately. On the River Ouse at Ely Code X094 - £2.45 From an original painting by Alan Bamford. Message inside reads “Season’s Greetings”. Size 178mm x 127mm (7” x 5”) approximately.

Christmas Pudding Code X096 - £6.95 The Ultimate Plum Pudding, made in Cumbria. A very special, light and delicious Christmas pudding full of luxury fruits and nuts soaked in plenty of brandy and dry sherry. Winner of Gold Great Taste Award. Suitable for vegetarians. 454g.

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IWA’s All Occasion Cards £3.60 £2.50 each Packs of ten of one design. The cards are blank inside for your own greeting. Size 152mm x 102mm (6”x4”) approximately.

By the Canal Code LM108 - £12.95 1000 piece cartoon comedy puzzle with sturdy pieces. Features cartoon scene by popular UK artist Geoff Tristram. 700mm x 500mm (27” x 19”) approximately.

Bungay, Suffolk Code X082

River Ant, Norfolk Code X083

Pin Mill, Suffolk Code X084

River Rother, Sussex Code X085

Gifts and Games Give the Gift of IWA Membership! From £20.50/year Includes IWA’s quarterly Waterways magazine and regular local IWA branch information. Please see back page for full details.

Pass The Bomb 2 or more players. Age 12+ Code JG09 - £21.95 Players’ nerves are tested by the threat of a ticking bomb as they struggle to find a word that includes the letters printed on the card. Cribbage 2 or 4 players Code JG06 - £16.95 Cribbage is an ancient game that is easy to pick up but hard to master. Folding wooden case 387mm x 114 mm (15.25” x 4.5”) approximately. Chronology Age 8+. Code JG103 - £16.95 Events cards covering various topics. To win put 5 events in date order. Railway Romp Age 5+ Code JG104 - £8.45 Encourages use of literacy, numeracy, geography and logic. Game presented in a stylish gift tin. For up to 12 players 3-In-a-Box Age 5+ Code JG53 - £10.45 Three classic children’s games in one box. Pikastyk, Jacks and Tiddlywinks. Travel Chess Code JG29 - £10.25 Pocket sized chess set with high quality re-forested hardwood case and turned wooden chessmen makes the ideal travel companion.

The Lock Keeper’s Cottage Code JG121 - £12.95 1000 piece jigsaw. This jigsaw depicts “Life in the slow lane” which is one way of describing the relaxing pace of a holiday on the canals. 680mm x 486mm (27” x 19”) approximately. Tobermory Code JG107 - £12.95 1000 piece puzzle from artist Terry Harrison. With its brightly coloured houses and buildings, this historic Gaelic town is home to whisky, Highland games, a natural harbour and famous wildlife. 490mm x 685mm (27” x 19”) approximately. Gateway to Snowdonia Code JG108 - £12.95 1000 pieces Jigsaw depicts an early morning in 1957, against a backdrop of Conway Castle, and the estuary of the River Conway. 485mm x 685mm (27” x 19”) approximately. Lunchtime Stopover Code JG36 - £12.95 1000 piece jigsaw. Picture by Terry Harrison. Narrow boats pause for some refreshments. 685mm x 490mm. (27” x 19”) approximately. Cottage by the Sea Code JG114 - £14.45 1000 piece jigsaw. Thomas Kinkade emphasizes simple pleasures and inspirational messages through his art. 485mm x 680mm (27” x 19”) approximately. Jigsaw - Canalside Memories Code LM96 - £12.95 High quality 1000 piece jigsaw. Picture by Trevor Mitchell. A beautiful picture of the Chirk Aqueduct on the Llangollen Canal. 497mm x 699mm (19”x 27”) approximately. Nature’s Paradise Code JG115 - £14.45 1000 pieces. Thomas Kinkade emphasizes simple pleasures and inspirational messages through his art. 485mm x 680mm (27” x 19”) approximately.

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All Profits Support IWA Campaigns Gifts Limited Edition Prints - £5.25 each These pictures from the canal collection by Nick Turley are true miniatures - not reduced from larger pictures, but reproduced at the actual size of the original paintings. The cream mount is carefully chosen to enhance the pictures. The artist has signed each numbered print. Please note the frame is purchased separately (see below). Size including the frame 180mm x 165mm (7” x 6.5”). Anderton Boat Lift Code NT05 Audlem Mill Code NT21 Banbury Code NT17 Batchworth Lock Code NT11 Braunston Bottom Lock Code NT26 Braunston Marina Code NT20 Consall Forge, Caldon Canal Code NT06 Crofton Beam Engines, K&A Code NT29 Dundas Aqueduct, K&A Code NT31 Ellesmere Port Code NT25 Foxton Locks Code NT18 Fradley Junction Code NT04 Gas Street Basin BCN Code NT23 Globe Inn Code NT19 Harecastle Tunnel Code NT10

High Bridge Code NT09 Holly Bush, Denford Code NT16 Horseboat at Llangollen Code NT03 Lapworth Flight, Stratford Canal Code NT07 Lower Heyford Code NT12 Newbold Tunnel Code NT08 Pontcysyllte Aqueduct Code NT27 Stourport Basin Code NT13 Stratford-upon-Avon Code NT01 Watford Locks Code NT02 The Weir at Stratford-on-Avon Code NT28 Welsh Frankton Junction Code NT33

Alan Firth Postcards £4.95 each Alan Firth was an original member of the Guild of Waterway Artists whose aim was to truthfully depict rivers and canals, their work, architecture, boats and people. The postcards are prints of original waterway paintings and are packed in sets of 10 of various designs.

Wooden Frame Code NT00 - £7.95 Wooden Frame to display your miniature paintings. All the pictures can be viewed in detail online.

Tea Towel - Blunders of the Waterways Code LM73 - £4.95 100% cotton tea towel showing mishaps on the waterways 800 x 490mm Tea Towel - Narrowboats at Work Code LM82 - £4.95 100% cotton tea towel showing pictures of working boats and their colourful waterway utensils 800 x 490mm

Mixed set of 10 Code AF01 Morning Glory, Oxford Canal Code AF02 Inglesham & Colwich Code AF03 Sunny Valley, Stratford Upon Avon Code AF04 Twilight, Grand Union Code AF06 Morning at Foxton Code AF07 Evening Glow Grand Union Code AF05 Wooden Frame for Postcard Prints Code NT99 - £11.95 All the pictures can be viewed in detail online.

WRG Bear Code CIT02 - £8.95 each Give this guy a home. Embroidered logo and knitted sweater. Safety lock eyes. A great gift for any boater or waterway enthusiast.

Placemats - Set of 6 Canal Designs Code LM106 - £24.50 Set of 6 quality table mats. Wipe clean with a damp cloth. Suitable for warm plates only. Pictures by David Wright.

‘Week Counter’ Laundry Bag Code NU04 - £12.95 Drawstring keeps everything in. 200 denier nylon. 559mm x 889mm (22” x 35”).

The Knot Pack Code AC65 - £12.99 The 50 most important nautical knots explained with step-by-step instructions and illustrations. Includes two lengths of contrasting colour rope to help you get started straight away.

Waterway Clocks These slate clocks would look great on board any boat or in any home. Requires one AA battery. Roses Design Code LM104 - £19.95 Castles Design Code LM105 - £19.95

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Matching Narrowboat Apron & Oven Gloves Cream background with printed narrowboats. Apron Code CW218 - £6.95 Oven Gloves Code CW206 - £7.95

Waterbuoy Code MER01 - £10.95 As seen on Dragon’s Den, the world’s 1st Miniature Flotation Recovery Device visible at night. Waterbuoy can recover virtually ANY portable item used by boaters and anglers weighing up to 1kg and keeps afloat for up to 24 hours.

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All Profits Support IWA Campaigns Gifts Cross Stitch Kits These are always favourites. All kits are fun to do and will brighten up any home or boat. Everything you need is included in the pack. Thread, Needle, Aida, Chart and Instructions. Sizes are approximate. HER11 Under The Bridge 210mm x 300mm (8” x 12”) Code HER01 - £22.95 Otter 255mm x 205mm (10” x 8”) Code HER03 - £16.95 Inland Waterways Map 400mm x 300mm (16” x 12”) Code HER04 - £20.95 London Skyline 110mm x 310mm (4.5” x 12”) Code HER07 - £21.95 Canal Reflections 255mm x 255mm (10” x 10”) Code HER11 - £25.95 Trent & Mersey Canal Map 295mm x 410mm (8” x 16”) Code HER12 - £21.95 Shropshire Union Canal Map 400mm x 295mm (16” x 12”) Code HER13 - £21.95 Ahoy! 210mm x 135mm Code HER14 - £13.45

All New Aquapac Range Genuine Aquapac cases sealed by the Aquapac clip are all guaranteed submersible and 100% waterproof to at least 15ft/5m which is backed by a 3 year warranty. Each case allows the use of touch screens & buttons, you can hear through them and, with a window in the right place, take photos as well. Aquapac - Mini Electronics Case Code AQ14 - £18.75 Mini electronics & phone case. Fits most phones including the iPhone. Window for photos. Adjustable lanyard supplied. Appliance size: 125mm height x 155mm circumference. Aquapac - Small Electronics Case Code AQ15 - £18.75 Fits larger hand-held items such as phone or GPS. Adjustable lanyard supplied. Appliance size: 150mm height x 200mm circumference. Aquapac - Medium Electronics Case Code AQ16 - £18.75 Fits larger hand-held items such as phone, eBooks, PDAs, PSPs DSs etc. Adjustable lanyard supplied. Appliance size: 200mm height x 265mm circumference. Aquapac - Large Electronics Case Code AQ17 - £23.45 Fits larger hand-held items such as an iPad. Adjustable lanyard supplied. Appliance size: 295mm height x 440mm circumference. Aquapac - Mini Camera Case Code AQ18 - £23.45 Lenzflex™ material allows great photos even underwater. Adjustable lanyard supplied. Appliance size: 200mm circumference. Aquapac - Small Camera Case Code AQ19 - £23.45 Lenzflex™ material allows great photos even underwater. Adjustable lanyard supplied. Appliance size: 265mm circumference. Aquapac - MP3 Case (iPod & iPhone) Code AQ20 - £28.45 MP3 Case (iPod & iPhone). Adjustable lanyard supplied. Appliance size: 110mm height x 150mm circumference. Aquapac - Keymaster Code AQ21 £14.45 For small essentials including electronic car keys. Adjustable lanyard supplied. Appliance size: 90mm height x 155mm circumference.


Thinsulate Fleece Gloves £4.95 each The original ‘warmth without the bulk’. Thinsulate™ insulation traps and holds body heat and won’t absorb water. 40gram Thinsulate™ insulation recommended for high activity levels where wearer generates a lot of body heat through activity or cool conditions. Ladies Ladies Ladies Ladies Ladies Ladies

Teal Code MER02 Grey Code MER03 Brown Code MER04 Navy Code MER05 Red Code MER10 White Code MER11

Mens Mens Mens Mens

Black Code MER06 Grey Code MER07 Blue Code MER08 Navy Code MER09

Children’s Books Joshua Jones ‘Save Joe’s Farm’ - Mary Risk Code JJ05 - £2.99 Josh, Fiona and Ravi are determined to save Joe’s farm when it comes under threat. 30 pages. Softback. 190mmx230mm Dolly and Ted - Valerie Fleet Code B4U01 - £7.99 £4.99 We read of Uncle Ted, the lock keeper guarding the River Weaver/ Manchester Ship Canal lock, with whom Dolly spends much of her childhood days. 108 pages. Softback. Saul Stories - Gwilym Branch Code CCT01 - £8.50 Set on an old canal boat moored at Saul Junction, the stories take the reader back to the days before the First World War, and explains what went on during the Second World War. 176 pages. Softback. It’s a Boat’s Lfe - Nancy Larcombe Code TH01 - £6.00 The illustrated story of a narrowboat, its changing ownership and its travels on the canals of southern England. 72 pages. Softback.

RYA - Go Inland! Code RY14 - £8.99 Covers the essentials required to help young and old people learn and understand lock handling, mooring, steering, and life on board canal boats. 84 pages. Softback. RYA - Go Cruising Activity Book Code RY10 - £6.99 For buoys and gulls 7-12 years old. Test your cruising skills with these puzzles, quizzes and stickers. 40 pages. Softback.

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Muddy Waters - D H Clacher £3.99 each 32 pages. Softback.

Sea Searcher Magnet Code NU02 - £35.95 Specially made side plates channel the power to the core and has the capacity to lift 140lbs. Recover lost tools from the cut with great ease. 10m Rope included. Tools pictured not included.

Jolly Boatman’s Lesson Code WP01 Poppy at the Boat Show Code WP02 Pearly’s Welcome to London Code WP03 Hamish and the Falkirk Wheel Code WP04 Ol’ One Eye’s Revenge Code WP05 Midsummer Milly Code WP06 An Ice Surprise for Muddy Code WP07 Cedric and the Bomb Code WP08 Dudley’s Dilemma Code WP09 Owen’s Dancing Dragon Code WP10

Pass The Bomb Junior 2 or more players. Age 5+ Code JG41 - £17.95 Younger players will easily recognise the familiar scenes on each card. What they have to do is to think of something that would fit into the picture and shout it out before the bomb goes off!

One Summer on the Cut - Graham Beard Code LK12 - £7.99 £4.99 In this book, discover the wonderful secret, unique and now disappeared life of “The Cut”. 128 pages. Softback.

Chandlery Fuel Set - Fuel Conditioner 500ml Code LEU01 - £18.95 Complete fuel conditioner that removes water, treats the Diesel Bug, cleans and maintains a fuel system. Gives substantial fuel savings, better performance and reductions in harmful emissions, in all petrol, diesel engines and fuels (including biofuel and ULSD). This handy dosing bottle measures up to 25ml at a time (treating up to 100L of fuel with each measure).

IWA Burgee Code JA01 - £12.95 Fly the flag! With toggle and tie line. High quality canvas printed both sides.

Brass Signs £19.95 each Heavy weight solid cast brass, lacquered. Various sizes. ‘Narrowboaters Do It Slowly’ Code NU08 ‘One Hand for the Ship and One for Yourself’ Code NU12 ‘If Your Mother Is Not Aboard, Please Tidy Up For Yourself’ Code NU11 ‘Please Do Not Attempt To Walk on the Water’ Code NU07 Diesel Code CW111 - £3.50 Fuel Cock Under Code CW114 - £6.00 Gas Isolation Valve Code CW113 - £6.00 Do Not Block Ventilators Code CW115 - £6.00 Battery Master Switch Code CW118 - £6.00

Stowaway Bucket Code NU22 - £11.95 What a nuisance buckets are to store, especially onboard a boat. Well not this one! In use its capacity is 11 litres but when folded in its bag measures just 40mm (1.5”) thick.

Mooring Hook Code CW33 - £6.75 Lovely mooring – but only steel piling to tie up to? This mooring hook is the answer. Mooring Chain Code CW200 - £7.95 Secure your pride and joy with this mooring chain. Small ring fits through larger ring.

Windlasses - A wide range of windlasses to suit all needs Standard Code CW31 - £13.75 Rotating Handle Code CW21 - £17.75 Long Armed Rotating Handle Code YX01 - £18.95 Lightweight Code CW32 - £24.95 Black Lightweight Code CW18 - £22.95 Long Armed Lightweight Code YX04 - £34.50 Ghillie Kettle An outdoors classic, this kettle has a combustion chamber in the centre surrounded by a water jacket and will boil water in a matter of minutes. Made of aluminium. Comes with its own hard wearing carry bag. Will fire on dried twigs, solid fuel, or a meths burner. Maverick 0.5 litre Code GK01 - £33.99 Explorer 1.0 litre Code GK02 - £36.99 Adventurer 1.5 litre Code GK03 - £39.99

Stainless Steel Vacuum Mug Code MER12 - £4.99 Stainless steel & double walled cap to prevent spillage. Warm the mug for longer insulation. 350ml Mooring Pin Covers (pair) Code CW201 - £7.75 Keep safe with this handy highly visible mooring pin cover. Made from reflective PVC with velcro and stud for easy fastening. There are two mooring pin covers in each pack.

Anti-Vandal Lock Key Code CW34 - £5.95 Known as ‘Leeds & Liverpool Keys’, these antivandal lock keys are now commonly needed on many of BW’s waterways.

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All Profits Support IWA Campaigns Waterways DVDs The ‘Maggie’ Code DD53 - £16.99 (88 minutes) Celebrated 1953 Ealing comedy, set in Scotland, about a skipper who tricks a wealthy American into entrusting him to ship valuable cargo. Working the Thames Code DD41 - £14.99 (2 hours) Mark Arden and Steve Frost travel along the Thames, from source to estuary learning the history of how the Thames earned many a living.

London’s Port & River Heritage Series In its heyday London was Britain’s premier port. The films on each DVD capture the Port of London in all its glory fom the 1920s to the 1970s. City of Ships Code DD24 - £14.75 (112 minutes) Royal River Code DD25 - £14.75 (95 minutes) Thames Port Code DD36 - £14.75 (95 minutes) Waters of Time Code DD23 - £14.75 (114 minutes)

Waterway Routes DVDs £12.95 each (unless otherwise stated) (60 minutes approx) With maps and commentary, an information booklet and a fold out map Birmingham Canal Navigations Code WR02 Birmingham Mini Ring* Code WR03 - £9.95 Caldon Canal* Code WR04 - £9.95 Cheshire Ring Code WR05 Cotswold Canals Code WR06 Droitwich Canals* Code WR12 - £8.95 Forth & Clyde and Union Canals Code WR07 Four Counties Ring Code WR08 Leeds & Liverpool Canal Code WR09 Llangollen Canal Code WR10 Stourport Ring Code WR11 Warwickshire Ring Code WR13 Cruising with Sherborne Wharf* Code WR14 - £8.95 (*30 minutes approx)

Laurence Hogg DVD collection A collection of archive videos featuring the waterways of yesteryear. The Missing Links Code LH91 - £14.99 (110 minutes) The Cut to Caernarfon (2 Disc Set) Code LH88 - £19.95 (310 minutes) The Narrowboat Story Code LH64 - £14.95 (60 minutes) Working Boats: Volume 2 Code LH87 - £14.95 (65 minutes) Narrowboat Builders Code LH90 - £14.99 (80 minutes) A Traditional British Boatdock Code LH94 - £14.95 (55 minutes) Narrowboat Identification Code LH95 - £14.95 (91 minutes) Waterways in Transition Code LH92 - £19.95 (162 minutes) Inland Waterways (A look back at the 1960’s & 70’s) Code LH93 - £14.95 (105 minutes) British History in Colour - It’s ‘yesterday once more’ Code LH96 - £14.95 (100 minutes) British Waterways Archive: 2 Disk Set Code LH89 - £27.95 (230 minutes)

DVDs by VideoActive £12.99 each (unless otherwise stated) Guide to the waterways and nearby places of interest. (approx 1 hour) River Avon Code VA53 Cheshire Ring Code VA50 Coventry & Ashby Canals Code VA54 Four Counties Ring Code VA55 Grand Union - Leicester Code VA56 Grand Union - South Code VA57 Grand Union - Braunston to Birmingham Code VA87 Great Ouse & River Cam Code VA83 Kennet & Avon - East Code VA58 Kennet & Avon - West Code VA59 Lancaster Canal Code VA60 Lee & Stort Navigations Code VA61 Leeds & Liverpool Canal - West Code VA62 Leeds & Liverpool Canal - East Code VA63 Llangollen Canal Code VA93 London Ring Code VA65 Middle Level Code VA86 Millennium Ribble Link Code VA68 - £14.99 Montgomery Canal Code VA66 River Nene Code VA67 Oxford Canal Code VA95 River Severn Code VA69 Shropshire Union Cruise Code VA90 South Oxford Canal Code VA71 South Pennine Ring Code VA72 Staffs & Worcester Canal Code VA73 Stratford-Upon-Avon Canal Code VA74 River Thames - West Code VA75 River Thames - East Code VA76 River Trent Code VA96 Trent and Mersey Canal Code VA77 River Wey Code VA78 Warwickshire Ring Code VA89 Worcester & Birmingham Canal Code VA79 New 7 Wonders of the Waterways Code VA81 - £14.99 River Charente (France) Code VA82 - £14.99 Le Canal du Nivernais (France) Code VA85 - £14.99 Canal Lateral a La Loire (France) Code VA91 - £14.99 Boat Lifts of Europe Code VA52 - £14.99 By Canal in the 1950s Code VA84 - £17.99 2 Disc Sets: Grand Union: Braunston - B’ham & Oxford Canal Code VA108 - £18.98 Grand Union: Braunston - B’ham & Southern Section Code VA109 - £18.98 Grand Union, Leicester Section & River Trent: Code VA104 - £18.98 Kennet & Avon Canal Parts 1 & 2 Code VA101 - £18.98 Leeds & L’pool Canal, Parts 1 & 2 Code VA100 - £18.98 Llangollen & Montgomery Canals Code VA98 - £18.98 River Nene & The Middle Level Code VA111 - £18.98 Shrops Union & Llangollen Canals Code VA94 £18.98 Shrops Union & Staffs & Worcs Canals Code VA105 £18.98 Shrops Union & Trent & Mersey Canals Code VA103 £18.98 Staffs & Worcs, and Trent & Mersey Canals Code VA106 - £18.98 Thames, Reading - Richmond Code VA99 - £18.98 Trent & Mersey Canal & River Trent Code VA102 - £18.98 Worcs & B’ham & River Severn Code VA107 - £18.98 3 Disc Sets: Grand Union Canal 3 Disk DVD Set Code VA88 - £24.97 R. Nene, Great Ouse & Middle Level Code VA92 - £24.97 Sawley: R. Trent, GU, Trent & Mersey Code VA113 £24.97 Shrops Union, Llangollen & Mont Code VA114 - £24.97 Thames: Lechlade - Richmond & R. Wey Code VA115 £24.97 Warks, Four Counties & Cheshire Rings Code VA97 £24.97

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Waterways DVDs Narrowboats Series £10.95 each A series of DVDs covering various aspects of narrow boating. Each approximately 1 hour long. Working on the Canals Code DD47 Living on the Canals Code DD48 Holidaying on the Canals Code DD49 Narrowboat Tales Code DD50 A Novices Guide to Narrowboating Code DD51 A Guide to Buying and Owning a Narrowboat Code DD52

House Boating Through the English Countryside Code CW105 - £7.95 (55 minutes) Relax and enjoy this narrow boat journey through the heart of Shakespeare’s country, tackling the enormous Tardebigge Flight of thirty locks and one of the longest tunnels at King’s Norton.

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Nicholson Guides £14.99 each All the information required for boating, cycling & walking. Ordnance Survey map extracts along the length of each waterway feature: locks, bridges, tunnels, aqueducts, winding holes and the towpath; water points, sanitary stations, pump out facilities and refuse disposal; boatyards, pubs, restaurants and shops; mile markers and milestones (distance in miles and number of locks to strategic points along the waterways). Text includes: the history of each canal; local services and places of interest; pubs and restaurants; walking and cycling; dimensions and low bridges; mileages; advice & hazards; navigation authorities and contact details. Grand Union, Oxford & the South East Code HC61 Severn, Avon & Birmingham Code HC62 Birmingham & the Heart of England Code HC63 Four Counties & the Welsh Canals Code HC64 North West & the Pennines Code HC65 Nottingham, York & the North East Code HC66 River Thames & the Southern Waterways Code HC67 Norfolk Broads Guide Code HC19 - £7.99 Inland Waterways Map of Britain Code HC60 - £7.99

Life on the Cut - The History and Heritage of our Canals Code MJ02 - £12.00 £7.50 This easy to navigate, interactive DVD provides a fascinating insight into the history and heritage of our canals, and shows how much we can still learn from them.

UK Maps & Guides Heron Maps £5.99 each Includes navigation and historical information, visitor moorings, marinas and boatyards, boat hire, facilities, shops and distance markers, tourist information centres, pubs, nature reserves, parks, long distance paths, public toilets and caravan and camp sites. The Broads Code HM11 Kennet & Avon Canal and River Avon Code HM10 Llangollen & Montgomery Canals Code HM13 Oxford Canal Code HM14 River Thames and the Thames Path Code HM12

Pearson’s Canal Companions £8.95 each (unless otherwise stated) These ever popular guides feature large scale and highly detailed maps, accompanied by descriptions of waterside towns and villages, as well as listings of eating and drinking, shopping, visitor centres, public transport and boating facilities. Towpaths are graded into three categories of condition. Cheshire Ring Code PE02 Four Counties Ring Code PE03 Kennet and Avon Code PE15 Oxford and Grand Union Code PE06 Pennine Waters Code PE08 - £9.95 River Severn & Avon Ring Code PE01 Stourport Ring Code PE07 Welsh Waters Code PE04 South Midlands/Warwickshire Ring Code PE05

First Mate Guides Ultra practical guides produced by Carole Sampson giving details of facilities (banks, doctors, post offices, phones, shops etc) found within walking distance of waterways. The Grand Union Canal Code FM11 - £12 Northeast Waterways Code FM15 - £10 Northwest Waterways Code FM16 - £10 East Midlands and connected East Anglian Waterways Code FM13 - £12 B’ham & Surrounding W’ways Code FM10 - £12 Four Counties & Cheshire Rings Code FM14 - £12 Non-tidal Thames & Southern W’ways Code FM12 -£12

Waterways World Guides £7.95 each Individual waterway guides packed with information. Includes clear, full colour maps showing the route of the canal as well as all major roads, facilities for boaters, pubs and eating places, museums, places of interest and more. Spiral bound, softback. Grand Union Canal Code WW15 Kennet & Avon Canal Code WW08 Llangollen and Montgomery Canals Code WW16 Oxford Canal Code WW09 Shropshire Union Canal Code WW14

Britain’s Waterways - Cruising Rings & Other Things By Brian Roberts Code GP28 - £9.95 Detailed maps of cruising rings and other routes, describing visitor attractions for each area.

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All Profits Support IWA Campaigns UK Maps & Guides GEOprojects Maps £4.95 each (unless otherwise stated) Essential for any boater. Full colour maps of the waterways, and nearby roads. The maps are fold out and include useful contact numbers, camping facilities, long and short term mooring sites, and a full gazeteer of local services. Inland Waterways of Britain Code GP01 - £5.75 Basingstoke Canal & River Wey Code GP35 - £4.50 Caledonian Canal Code GP04 Chesterfield Canal Code GP36 - £4.50 Coventry & Ashby Canal Code GP05 Forth & Clyde Canal Code GP06 GU Part 1 B’Ham To Fenny Stratford Code GP07 GU Part 2 Braunston To Kings Langley Code GP08 GU Part 3 Fenny Stratford To Thames Code GP09 GU Part 4 Leicester, Soar & Erewash Code GP10 Lancaster Canal Code GP34 Leeds & Liverpool Canal Code GP14 River Nene Code GP37 Shropshire Union Canal Code GP20 South Pennine Ring Code GP30 Staffs & Worcester Canal & River Severn GP21 Trent & Mersey 1: West of Burton-on-Trent Code GP23 Trent & Mersey 2: East of Great Heywood Code GP24 Worcs & Birmingham Canal (2nd ed.) Code GP39 -£4.50 Thames Ring Atlas Code GP33 - £11.75 Britain’s Waterways Unique Insight Code GP27 - £12.95 A directory of the inland waterways describing aspects of restoration, preservation and heritage with details of navigation authorities and canal societies. With detailed maps of 55 selected waterways at 1:350,000 as well as general tourist information. 128 pages. Softback.

Imray Guides Highly practical guides which include specially drawn maps, historic commentary, diagrams of lock approaches, facilities and contact information. Spiral bound, softback. The River Great Ouse and Tributaries Code IM02 - £9.50 The River Thames Code IM06 - £9.95 Fenland Waterways Code IM21 - £7.95 The River Nene Code IM03 - £7.95 The River Medway Code IM04 - £4.95 Inland Waterways of Great Britain Code IM01 - £6.95 914mm x 610mm (36” x 24”). Scale 10 miles to 1”. Now includes Scotland, and large-scale insets of London, Birmingham and the Cheshire Ring. Folded.

Inland Waterways of Great Britain - Jane Cumberlidge Code IM08 - £32.50 This colourful ninth edition covers in fine detail all inland navigations in England, Wales and Scotland. It also give information on recently restored waterways and others still under restoration. 418 pages. Hardback.

Chris Clegg’s Time Map Code CC01 - £4.00 (Free postage on this item) To calculate the time to cruise between any given places, just count the dots and multiply by 2 hours. Smaller maps on the reverse repeat the design. Laminated. Laundrette List Code CC02 - £4.50 (Free postage on this item) Updated annually, this famous list shows towns and villages with laundrettes, listed alphabetically with directions from the waterway. Size A4. 24 pages. Softback.

Richlow Guides Richlow Guides, written by people who go there. This book contains a wealth of information for visitors, including boaters, walkers and cyclists. North Yorkshire Waterways Code RI05 - £7.50 The South Pennine Ring Part 1 Code RI06 - £7.50 The South Pennine Ring Part 2 Code RI07 - £7.50 Lincolnshire Waterways Code RI08 - £7.50 Chesterfield Canal Code RI09 - £5.00 Narrowboat on The Trent Code RI10 - £4.50

Where to Launch Around The Coast - Diana van der Klugt Code OP02 - £9.95 This companion guide provides details on over 700 coastal and lake slipways around Britain suitable for launching small boats. 288 pages. Softback The Norfolk Broads and Fens - Derek Bowskill Code OP04 - £14.95 This new guide to the Norfolk Broads and Fenland Waterways is written in a lively and informative style and is illustrated by 30 pages of colour maps. 144 pages. Softback Pocklington Canal: A Guide Code POC01 - £3.50 R. Avon: Navigation & Visitor Guide Code LA02 - £6.50 Complete Guide to the Lancaster Canal Code LC02 - £5.95 Waterways to Derby - Celia M. Swainson Code SN01 - £6.95 Gloucester Docks: An historical guide - Hugh ConwayJones Code BD09 - £5.00

Books for Boaters Waterways World Annual 2011 Code WW32 - £6.99 Comprehensive coverage of the waterways of Britain, including hire fleets, boat builders, restoration schemes and a wide range of waterway addresses and contact points, plus a route-planning map of the waterways.

Waterside Pubs - Mike Lucas Code WW28 - £14.99 A guide to some of the best waterside pubs in Britain. There are detailed maps and excellent colour photos. 152 pages. Softback.

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All Profits Support IWA Campaigns Books for Boaters Cool Canals: Britain’s Great Waterways Outdoors - Phillippa Greenwood & Martine O’Callaghan Code CG13 - £19.95 Packed with days out, holidays and all the best things to do on the water. 288 pages. Softback.


Cool Canals: Slow Getaways and Different Days - Phillippa Greenwood & Martine O’Callaghan Code CG10 - £14.99 Includes ideas for rural cottage retreats, city chic, quirky waterside festivals, floating B&Bs and even eating out at 4mph afloat. 253 pages. Softback. Cool Canals: Weekend Walks - Phillippa Greenwood & Martine O’Callaghan Code CG11 - £12.99 Easy walks from 2 to 13 miles. Details of canalside pubs, teashops & picnic spots, waterside places to stay with dog-friendly info. 254 pages. Softback. Cool Canals: Pub Days Out - Phillippa Greenwood & Martine O’Callaghan Code CG12 - £12.99 Handpicked canalside pubs - Each pub is featured in detail with the authors’ discerning observations & inspiring photography. 254 pages. Softback.

Narrowboat Planning Code WW18 - £14.99 Provides ideas, and solutions for the design of accommodation in a canal boat. 112 pages. Softback. Inland Boat Owner’s Book - New Edition Code WW31 - £19.99 A comprehensive guide to owning a boat on Britain’s inland waterways, with a description of different types of boat. 160 pages. Softback Narrowboat Builder’s Book Code WW05 - £14.99 Covers every aspect of fitting out a traditionally styled narrow boat including DIY fit out, finding an engine and more. 112 pages. Softback.

Going It Alone - Colin Edmondson Code ED01 - £4.00 A boater’s guide to working a narrowboat singlehanded. 28 pages. Softback.

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English Canals Explained - Stan Yorke Code CY13 - £6.95 Explains in clear simple language just how the canals and everything to do with them work. Published 2003. 128 pages. Softback.

A Home Afloat - Gary Cookson Code GC02 - £19.99 £12.99 Bursting with interior design and furnishing ideas for making boats cosy, original and appealing. 128 pages. Hardback, large ‘coffee table’ format.

Nicholson Boating Handbook: The Essential Guide to Getting Afloat - Emrhys Barrell Code HC55 - £12.99 £7.50 Choosing the right waterway for your first trip, and how to prepare yourself and your family to get the maximum enjoyment from your time afloat. 224 pages. Softback.

Living Afloat - Residential Boat Owners Association Code RB02 - £8.00 The comprehensive book of nearly everything you need to know about living on the waterways. Published 2007. A5 size. 96 pages. Softback.

RYA Inland Waterways Handbook - New Edition Code RY26 - £10.99 This handbook will help you learn the basic skills needed to navigate the UK’s inland waterways safely and with confidence. 77 pages. Softback. Inland Waterways Manual - E Barrell 3rd Edition Code AC46 - £16.99 Advice on which boat to use, whether to hire or buy, and the costs. Also covers boat handling and maintenance. 224 pages. Softback. Britain’s Canals: A handbook - Nick Corble Code AM20 - £14.99 Illustrated in full colour. Includes history, the flora and fauna along the towpath, and the types of boats and their decoration. 96 pages. Softback.

Inland Waterways Logbook (Adlard Coles) Code AC81 - £9.99 Also included is a section on useful information and a simple map of the UK waterways. 96 pages. Softback. Inland Cruising Log Book (Opus) Code OP05 - £9.50 Navigator’s Log Book (Imray) Code IM31 - £10.95 Navigator’s Log Book Refill (Imray) Code IM32 - £2.99

Sell Up and Cruise the Inland Waterways - Bill & Laurel Cooper Code AC88 - £16.99 The authors have lived aboard a variety of boats for over 30 years. They share practical advice. 202 pages. Softback. Living Aboard Towpath Guide - Nick Corble Code TG06 - £9.99 An introduction to the basics of making a life afloat. 143 pages. Softback.

Waterways Arts & Crafts The Fender Book - Colin R Jones Code CJ01 - £12.95 The best selling book of everything you need to know about making fenders by one of the most widely acknowledged experts. 68 pages. Spiral bound. Softback.

Paint Roses & Castles - Anne Young Code RD04 - £14.99 An introduction to the basic techniques of painting, with traditional and modern examples. Instructions for various projects, with details of materials, brushes, etc. 128 pages. Softback.

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All Profits Support IWA Campaigns Waterway Travels Narrow Dog to Carcassonne - Terry Darlington Code AZ02 - £7.99 Man buys narrow eats pork scratchings... man sails boat with dog across Channel and all the way down to the Med! A great adventure story...the end. 329 pages. Softback.

Adventures of the Hebe: Sailing on Britain’s canals between the wars - Simon A Stoker Code AM21 - £16.99 Desmond and his father enjoyed long trips on waterways in the late 1920s. The observations and photographs in the book document parts of the canal system now long since disappeared.160 pages. Softback.

Narrow Dog to Indian River - Terry Darlington Softback Code AZ04 - £7.99 Terry and Monica cross the prodigious Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway. 30-mile sea crossings, blistering heat, tornadoes, hurricanes, alligators, the walking dead and American beer! Whilst on an English narrow boat.

Up the Rhine and Down the Danube - Derek R Brown Code MEL01 - £13.99 This is the account of a memorable voyage undertaken by the author and his friend and First Officer, Anto, from the Netherlands, through inland Europe, and out to Istanbul in Turkey, by river. 160 pages. Hardback with dust jacket

Narrowboat Dreams - Steve Haywood Code SZ03 - £7.99 Steve Haywood describes the history of the canal, his encounters with characters along the way, and the magic that makes England’s waterways so appealing. 319 pages. Softback.

Dry Land Sailor - Fred Hobbs Code SJ07 £12.99 This is a book on memories of working life ‘on the cut’. It will fascinate all those interested in the history of Britain’s canals. 112 pages. Hardback with dust jacket.

One Man and a Narrowboat - Steve Haywood Code SZ04 - £7.99 Slowing down time on England’s Waterways. First published as “Fruit Flies Like a Banana”, this revised edition with new material is published to coincide with the 70 year anniversary of Tom Rolt’s own classic trip. 309 pages. Softback. Too Narrow to Swing a Cat - Steve Haywood Code SZ05 - £8.99 Steve has a new member of crew aboard his narrowboat, Justice – but maybe not the kind he’d have wanted if he’d known the trouble she’d cause. 320 pages. Softback.



Starlight - Geoffrey Lewis Code SJ04 - £6.99 A tale of schoolboy friendship set against a backdrop of the Oxford Canal in the days when the commercial trade was in decline, and the canal itself threatened with closure. 160 pages. Softback. The Last Voyage - Bruno Poissonnier Code TD02 - £6.99 A story of travelling the French waterways by barge with a cargo of beehives and honey. 113 pages. Softback.

The Adventures of the Nippy - James Hewitt Code JH01 - £9.99 £7.50 A homemade motor cruiser travels the picturesque inland waterways system during the fifties and sixties. With black & white photographs, maps and drawings. 164 pages. Softback.

The Ups and Downs of a Lock Keeper - Jake Kavanagh Code AC31 - £7.99 Stories and cartoons of boating as seen from the lock side. Things not to do on holiday! 112 pages. Softback.

For Better For Worse - Damian & Siobhan Horner Code OR05 - £12.99 £9.95 Damian and Siobhan describe coming to terms with themselves and their life on board an old boat on the inland waterways of France with no space, no fridge, no charts, no deadlines and no flushing toilet. 352 pages. Hardback.

L-Plate Boating - Geoffrey Lewis & Tom McManus Code SJ08 - £6.99 Geoffrey Lewis joins forces with fellow boater and longterm friend Tom ‘Mac’ MacManus to give us a collection of anecdotes and reminiscences with a heavy emphasis on the humour of each situation.

Canal Walks - Julia Bradbury Code FL13 £9.99 Accompanying the four-part BBC television series, the walks featured in this book follow a hidden network of locks, bridges, aqueducts and tunnels, perfect for walkers wanting to explore on foot. Canals offer a gateway into a different world. 112 pages. Softback.


A Broad Experience Code GO01 - £9.50 The story of a Norfolk Broads hire fleet from the turn of the century. 1999 - 2006. 288 pages. Softback.


Pocket Guides Collins Gems £4.99 each Handy pocket sized guides covering a variety of subjects. Birds HC15 Butterflies HC17 First Aid HC27 Food For Free HC72 Garden Birds HC20 Insects HC57

Knots HC11 Mushrooms HC56 Stars HC71 Trees HC13 Wild Animals HC73 Wild Flowers HC14

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Historical Waterways

Narrow Boat - L.T.C. Rolt Code SU09 - £14.99 £12.50 This engaging book tells the story of how he and his wife adapted and fitted out his boat, Cressy, as a home and recreates the journey of some 400 miles that they made along the network of waterways in the Midlands. 212 pages. Softback.

The Royal Military Canal - Paul Vine Code AM05 - £16.99 The Royal Military Canal is the story of the building and operation of this canal during the century of its active life. 224 Pages. Softback.

Railway Adventure - L T C Rolt Code HI13 - £9.99 £6.50 Rolt was one of a small group of amateur railwaymen who made their dream of running their own railway come true. 150 pages. Softback.

Canal Crimes - R H Davies Code AM10 - £14.99 Covering an area from Liverpool to London, Canal Crimes explores the whole range of criminal activity on Britain’s waterways during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. 192 pages. Softback.

Red for Danger: The Classic History of British Railway Disasters - L T C Rolt Code HI15 - £14.99 The first work to record the history of railway disasters, and it remains the classic account. 236 pages. Softback

Travelling Art: Gypsy Caravans and Canal Barges - John Baxter and Gordon Thorburn Code HI23 - £20.00 This beautifully illustrated book presents the great variety of art which was carved and painted upon caravans and their brothers-in-transport, narrowboats. 96 pages. Softback.

Sleep No More: Railway, Canal and other Supernatural Stories - L T C Rolt Code HI14 - £7.99 This enduring collection of short stories will appeal to all those who, are passionate about the backdrop of our industrial landscape, and love a good, oldfashioned ghost story. 129 pages. Softback.

Tales from the West Midlands Canals - R H Davies Code HI19 - £12.99 This illustrated book tells the story of change across the generations through the experiences and voices of the people who lived and worked along the canal banks. 128 pages. Softback.

Thomas Telford - L.T.C Rolt Code SU99 - £9.99 A biography of this great British engineer responsible for works such as the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and the Caledonian canal. 268 pages. Softback.

Shadows on the Water: The Haunted Canals and Waterways of Britain - Allan Scott-Davies Code HI24 - £12.99 This fascinating volume takes a look at some of the strange and unexplained hauntings reported across Britain’s canal and waterways network. 160 pages. Softback.

Historical Waterways The Last Number Ones - Hugh Potter Code WW26 - £19.99 The story of Joe and Rose Skinner who were the last Number Ones on the inland waterways. Accompanied by a CD-Rom of interviews. 96 pages. Softback. The Birmingham Canal Navigations: Through Time - Robert Davies Code AM18 - £14.99 A journey from Birmingham along the mainline canal through Tipton and Oldbury, exploring the Dudley and Stourbridge canals, and continuing on to Walsall and Wolverhampton. With images. 96 pages. Softback. Time and Tide: The Life of a Thames Waterman Jack Gaster Code AM19 - £14.99 Jack spent most of his working life on the Thames and has an encyclopaedic knowledge of all the buildings and structures alongside it. 192 pages. Softback. The Broads Through Time - David Holmes Code AM16 - £12.99 In full colour, an exciting examination of the wellknown streets and famous faces, and what they meant to the people of this area throughout the 19th and into the 20th Century. 96 pages. Softback. The Huddersfield Narrow Canal - Gibson & Finnis Code LK15 - £12.99 This book covers the so called ‘impossible’ restoration of the Huddersfield Narrow Canal, constructing the canal over the Pennines and the longest canal tunnel in the UK at Standedge. 112 pages. Softback.

In the Arm: A History of North Cheshire Cruising Club - Noel Christopher Code NC10 - £5.00 This small book offers the reader an unique insight into the overlap between the commercial operation of the canals and that of pleasure boating. 80 pages. Softback.

Walking the Waterways Waterside Walks Series Each includes roughly 20 circular walking routes. Includes details on how to get to the start by car, where to park, and what food and drink are available locally. There are also separate sections about places of interest to visit nearby. Waterside Waterside Waterside Waterside Waterside Waterside Waterside Waterside Waterside Waterside Waterside Waterside Waterside

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Cheshire Code CY26 - £7.95 The Chilterns Code CY24 - £7.99 Cumbria District Code CY30 - £7.99 Devon Code CY32 - £7.95 Essex Code CY27 - £7.95 Hampshire Code CY33 - £7.99 Herts & Beds Code CY28 - £7.99 Middlesex Code CY05 - £6.95 the Peak District Code CY31 - £7.99 Surrey Code CY23 - £7.95 Sussex Code CY21 - £6.95 Warwickshire Code CY11 - £7.95 West Yorkshire Code CY34 - £7.99

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All Profits Support IWA Campaigns Pocket Guides Boating Companions £7.99 £4.95 each These useful flip reference guides will be an invaluable resource on board any boat. Wipe clean. Softback Spiral Bound. Diesel Companion Code FE17 Electrics Companion Code FE20 First Aid Companion Code FE07

Boat Maintenance Simple Boat Maintenance - Pat Manley Code FE24 - £19.99 Each job is rated for difficulty on a scale 1-5 and is explained in simple steps, illustrated with fantastic colour photos and diagrams. 180 pages. Hardback.

Diesel Engine Maintenance - Peter F Caplen Code CD03 - £9.99 Covers all basic maintenance procedures and the workings of turbo-chargers and inter-coolers, and the way marine cooling systems work. With black & white photos and diagrams. 128 pages. Softback. RYA Diesel Engine Handbook and CD-Rom - Andrew Simpson Code RY09 - £16.99 Easy to follow text and beautifully detailed colour illustrations. The CD ROM gives expert instruction as it takes you step by step through maintenance, fault finding and top tips. 96 pages. Softback. Outboard Troubleshooter - Peter White Code FE04 - £11.95 Gives comprehensive information on all aspects of engine care, with clear and helpful illustrations. 96 pages. Softback.

Boat Electrics - James Yates Code CD04 - £9.99 Includes topics such as the battery, choosing fittings, selecting and installing electrical equipment, wiring and fault finding, and replacing an existing electrical system. Highly illustrated. 128 pages. Softback.

Knots & Splices - Steve Judkins and Tim Davison Code FE11 - £5.99 A range of useful knots in carefully drawn, easy to understand diagrams. Horizontal format. 64 pages. Softback. Des Pawson’s Knot Craft (2nd ed) Code AC84 - £10.99 The book is a wonderful collection of ‘recipes’ for making useful and attractive items from rope. Projects range from key fobs, belt and napkin rings to binocular straps, bellropes and fenders. 112 pages. Softback

Narrow Boats Care & Maintenance - Nick Billingham Code CD01 - £16.99 This book provides a thorough grounding in all aspects of looking after the various systems that make up a narrow boat. 142 pages. Hardback.

Bargain Corner There and Back Again - Restoring the Cromford Canal 1968 - 1988 - Simon Stoker Code AM01 - £14.99 £7.50 The Cromford Canal ran 14.5 miles (23 km) from Cromford to the Erewash Canal in Derbyshire, and included four tunnels and 14 locks. 128 pages. Softback. The Canals of England - Eric de Mare Code AM03 - £14.99 £7.50 Provides an incredible insight into the architecture and function of England’s canals through its exploration of the functional tradition of canalside buildings, bridges and bollards. 128 pages. Softback Caledonian Steam Packet Company Ltd Alistair Deayton Code TM78 - £12.99 £6.50 A pictorial history charting the company and its boats on Scottish lochs and at sea, through to its current operation as Caledonian MacBrayne today. 160 pages. Softback. Precious Cargo: 50 years of hotel boats - Robin Smithett Code WW03 - £19.99 £12.50 The story of Hotel Boats on the inland waterways of England, Wales and Scotland. Full of anecdotes and stories, and profusely illustrated. 112 pages. Hardback with dust jacket. Skipper’s On-Board Diesel Guide - Hans Donat Code AC48 - £9.99 £5.95 Includes clear diagrams, troubleshooting charts and sections on engine installation, oil system, cooling, gearbox, injectors, controls, electrics and more. 24 pages. Softback spiralbound. Computers on Board (Yachting Monthly) - Tim Thornton Code AC58 - £16.99 £8.50 Includes hardware choices, mobile and satellite communications at sea, getting weather information, navigation and chart plotters, on board entertainment. 128 pages. Softback. Waterways Journal - Volume 4 Code BM04 - £5.99 £1.75 Includes detailed histories, covering: narrow boats on the Thames, carrying craft of the Bridgewater Canal 1773 to 1974, and declining traffic on branches of the Shropshire Union Canal. 72 pages. Softback. A Worcestershire Dynasty - Revd. Alan White Code BR03 - £8.95 £5.95 The history of the Dixon family and the growth and development of the family business over five generations, as well as the eventual decline and disintegration of the business following World War II. No Place to Moor - Joan McAdam Code BR07 - £9.95 £7.50 This book highlights the problem of finding somewhere to moor on the River Thames and may be useful to boaters contemplating a similar cruise. 104 pages. Softback. The Architecture of Canals - Derek Pratt Code SH14 - £5.99 £4.50 Covers the bridges, aqueducts, locks, tunnels and other waterside buildings that made the canals work in their commercial heyday. 56 pages. Softback.

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All Profits Support IWA Campaigns Bargain Corner Canal Coins - Stanley Holland Code MB12 - £5.00 £3.95 Canal coins and tokens were given to Navvies working on the Canals as payments that could only be spent with their employers. Many of the major canal companies issued them. 71 pages. Softback. Lock Keeper’s Daughter - Pat Warner Code MB15 - £7.99 £4.95 The author tells the story of her childhood as the daughter of a lock keeper on the Worcester & Birmingham Canal. 137 pages. Softback. Historic Map - The Leominster Canal - R Dean Code MB27 - £2.00 95p A reproduction, at a reduced scale, of Thomas Dadford’s survey, originally drawn up at 1 inch to the mile in 1789. Number One - Tom Foxon Code MB34 - £8.99 £6.95 Further adventures of carrying goods by water in the 1950s. 136 pages. Softback. Maiden’s Trip: A wartime adventure on the Grand Union Canal - Emma Smith Code MB36 - £14.95 £6.95 A classic memoir of young women working narrowboats whilst Britain was at war. 240 pages. Hardback with dust jacket. Brightwork: Traditional Paintwork on Leeds & Liverpool Canal Boats - Clarke & Yates Code MI01 - £16.50 £13.50 The painted decoration of the old working boats on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal was one of the most colourful of Britain’s folk traditions. 88 pages. Softback. Canal Transport - Geoff Wheat Code MW01 - £4.60 £2.95 A short history of commercial traffic on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal, packed with photos, facts and history. 40 pages. Softback. Rivers, Canals and a Young Lad - Mike Routledge Code RG01 - £4.99 £2.95 A collection of factual and humorous stories based on the author’s experiences on working boats on the Trent and other East Midlands waterways, as a young lad during the 1950s. 59 pages. Softback. Canal Boatmen’s Missions - Wendy Freer & Gill Foster Code RH04 - £12.50 £7.50 Canal missionaries and chaplains made an important contribution to the social and moral welfare of the floating population. 72 pages. Softback. Canal Narrowboats & Barges - Tony Conder Code SH13 - £5.99 £4.50 An introduction to narrowboats which also covers wider canal craft. 56 pages. Softback. The Inland Waterways Association: Saving Britain’s Canal and River Navigations - David Blagrove Code TM120 - £12.99 £5.00 Tells the story of how rivers and canals were abandoned, and how IWA fought countless battles to save them. 128 pages. Softback.

Maldon & the Blackwater Estuary - John Marriage Code PH13 - £13.99 £6.95 An investigation into the development of Maldon and the Blackwater Estuary, in the 19th century, by a local IWA member. Well illustrated with black and white photographs. 128 pages. Hardback. Droitwich, A Pictorial History - Lyn Blewitt & Bob Field Code PH15 - £12.95 £5.95 A selection of archive pictures showing the development of Droitwich over the years, with special emphasis on the salt trade including waterways. 128 pages. Hardback with dust jacket. The River Nene: a Pictorial History - Josephine Jeremiah Code PH51 - £14.99 £9.95 Evocative views of bridges, boats, locks, staunches and flood depict the waterside localities, whilst lovely town and country scenes contrast with peaceful village views. 144 pages. Hardback with dust jacket. The River Severn: A Pictorial History Josephine Jeremiah Code PH54 - £13.99 £9.95 Cathedral cities and river ports feature; so too do the Severn’s bridges, locks and weirs. 128 pages. Softback. The River Great Ouse and the River Cam: From Brackley to King’s Lynn - Josephine Jeremiah Code PH72 - £15.99 £9.95 An historical journey along the Great Ouse and some of its tributaries. Will interest local residents, river users and visitors, and transport historians in equal measure. 128 pages. Hardback. The Kennet and Avon Navigation: A History Warren Berry Code PH79 - £18.99 £12.50 This chronological and thematic narrative assesses the financial, technical and political difficulties that had to be overcome before the Kennet and Avon were linked. 144 pages. Hardback with dust jacket. Waterways at Work - Thomas Pellow Code LD02 - £7.50 £4.95 Includes chapters on canal-carrying, boat-building, horse-boating, steam and diesel and life on the cut. 84 pages. Softback. The Shroppie - Thomas Pellow & Paul Bowen Code LD03 - £4.50 £2.95 Tells of building and running the waterway, of the boats and boat people who worked upon it during busy cargo carrying days. 84 pages. Softback. The Shannon Navigation (Hardback)- Ruth Delaney Code LP05 - £45.00 £37.50 The book traces the history of the river as a navigation up to the present day from the 1750s when the early works were commenced. 280 pages. Hardback with dust jacket. The Thames & Severn Canal - H Household Code AM02 - £14.99 £7.50 This classic history of the Thames & Severn Canal. 258 pages. Softback. The Glastonbury Canal - Geoffrey Body & Roy Gallop Code FD01 - £5.00 £3.50 This 19th century canal venture tells of the Canal’s trading years to its eventual sell-off to the growing railway network. 48 pages. Softback.

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All Profits Support IWA Campaigns Bargain Corner The Aire & Calder Navigation - Mike Clarke Code TM10 - £10.99 £7.50 A collection of pictures that provides a unique record of the Navigation’s history, with particular emphasis on commercial carrying. 128 pages. Softback. Manchester’s Ship Canal - The Big Ditch Cyril J Wood Code TM116 - £12.99 £7.50 History of the waterways system around Manchester, chartering their development from ancient beginnings to the Industrial Revolution, and current redevelopment projects. 159 pages. Softback. Nottingham Canal: A History and Guide - Bernard Chell Code TM121 - £16.99 £12.50 Carefully researched and illustrated with a mix of archive and modern photographs, this is the ideal companion for those interested in the history of the Nottingham Canal. 160 pages. Softback. The Wey and Arun Junction Canal - P.A.L Vine Code TM129 £12.99 £8.95 Railways circumnavigated its course and forced its closure, and not until 1970 were the first attempts made to reinstate the waterway. 128 pages. Softback. Brunel’s Kingdom: In the Footsteps of Britain’s Greatest Engineer - John Christopher Code TM156 - £12.99 £8.95 Isambard Kingdom Brunel was responsible for the Great Western Railway main line, introducing regular steamship travel across the Atlantic, and built the first tunnel under a major river. 240 pages. Softback. Runcorn: The Second Selection - Bert Starkey Code TM47 - £9.99 £5.95 This selection of 230 fascinating photographs includes the area’s waterways in some detail. 128 pages. Softback. The Wilts & Berks Canal - Doug Small Code TM62 - £12.99 £8.95 A pictorial survey of the Wilts & Berks Canal gradually falling into decay and now rising from undergrowth as the Wilts & Berks Canal Amenity Group set about restoration. 128 pages. Softback The Stroudwater Navigation - Joan Tucker Code TM63 - £16.99 £9.95 The Stroudwater Navigation is unique for being in the hands of the original company for over 200 years. The book includes paintings, photos, maps, plans, and poetry. 176 pages. Softback. River Avon: A Pictorial History - Josephine Jeremiah Code PH10 - £13.99 £9.95 An intriguing and comprehensive view of the Warwickshire Avon, its people and its surroundings as they used to be. 128 pages. Hardback. By Waterway To Taunton: The Bridgewater and Taunton Canal - Tony Haskell Code TM155 - £16.99 £9.95 Looks at canal schemes, canal companies, boatmen and their work, the struggle to keep the canal navigable, canal versus railway, post-war and restoration, and also documents the River Tone. 254 pages. Softback.

Jigsaw - Canal Crossing Code CW117 £10.95 £5.45 Features railway, canal boat and a waving boy. 500 pieces. James Brindley - Canal Pioneer Christine Richardson Code: WW10 £29.95 £18.95 In the pioneering age of canals, the new waterways removed transport constraints from the infant industrial revolution and brought national fame and glory to their engineer James Brindley. 138 pages. Hardback with dust jacket. The Llangollen Canal - Harry Arnold Code LK14 £14.99 £9.99 £7.25 £6.95 This book brings together many pictures taken by the author, collected over four decades whilst boating along and working on the canal. 160 pages. Softback. Waterway Postcards - Hugh McKnight Code HK01 £5.99 £2.99 £1.99 A selection of 268 waterway postcards from times gone by presented in a large A4 format book. 96 pages. Softback. Canals in the Heart of England - Alan Tyers Code BR05 £14.95 £9.95 £7.50 Images ranging from the city basins of Coventry and Birmingham to quiet rural waters. Each large page has a single colour photograph and a paragraph or two to explain it. 90 pages. Softback. Britain’s Restored Canals - Roger Squires Code LK11 £16.99 £9.99 £7.50 £5.00 The definitive work on the restoration of Britain’s canal network with photos. 192 pages. Softback. Times Waterways of Britain Code HC70 £30.00 £15.00 Highly illustrated hardback book of the navigable waterways of Britain. It is packed with maps of the canals and photographs of scenes along the waterways. 304 pages. Hardback. Waterways in the Making - Edward PagetTomlinson Code LD01 - £10.95 £7.50 This extensively illustrated book traces the story of waterway construction through the hectic canal cutting boom of two centuries ago, up to the present day. 120 pages. Softback. A Postcard from the Severn - Jan Dobrzynski & Keith Turner Code SU58 - £12.99 £7.50 This book takes the reader through rolling hills and verdant plains, using images from more than 200 old postcards drawn from the author’s collections. 128 pages. Softback. Restoring the Kennet & Avon Canal - Peter Lindley Jones Code TM07 - £16.99 £12.50 Covers the complete restoration of the Kennet & Avon Canal to bring the waterway back to a good standard of maintenance. 208 pages. Softback. Four Points Ramble Books £7.99 £4.95 14 rambles taking in countryside and waterways alike. 144 pages. Softback. Ramble through West Yorkshire Code FPR01 Ramble past Manchester Code FPR02 East Cheshire and North Staffs Ramble Code FPR03

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