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Crick Boat Show 2015

Crick Boat Show
We've been at Crick today, trying to set up our stand but problems with the allocated space not being as agreed means we haven't been able to finish. We'll have to be there early tomorrow morning to complete setting up.

The photo show a previous year and I'm sure our stand will look just like that by the time the show opens tomorrow.

We're looking forward to meeting lots of people over three days of the bank holiday weekend. Please come and say hello if you're vising the show - we're on the back row of the main marquee, next to the fire exit.

Posted on Friday, 22 May 2015 at 19:23

Category(s): Festivals and Shows

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May 2015 updates
The montly updates for May 2015 are available, marked as issue 38. Many of the changes are minor, but I like to keep these the most up to date waterway maps available.

These include three new free maps for restoration projects:-

Hatherton Canal Restoration Map
Lapal Canal Restoration Map
Lichfield Canal Restoration Map

All our Maps and DVDs will be available from our stand at the Crick Boat Show this weekend.

Plesae come and see us in the main marquee, with our usual corner stand on the back row.

Posted on Thursday, 21 May 2015 at 11:18

Category(s): Festivals and Shows , Maps

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Grand Union Canal DVD
Another great set of canal DVDs are released from Waterway Routes covering the Grand Union Canal.

The journey from Brentford to Birmingham is covered in South and North DVDs.

The Grand Union Canal - South DVDs cover the route from Brentford to Leighton Buzzard including the Paddington, Slough, Wendover and Aylesbury Arms, the Regent's Canal and the Hertford Union Canal.

The Grand Union Canal - North DVDs cover the route from Leighton Buzzard to Birmingham including the Northampton and Saltisford Arms and the Digbeth Branch.
Grand Union Canal DVDs
These are 1 hour DVDs retailing at £12.95 for the Popular versions (rather like a television programme) and £7.95 for the Bowcam versions (a speeded up forward facing camera for a little fun).

There are also Combined versions at £19.90, with both Popular and Bowcam in one box saving £1 on the separate prices (and at least £1 postage).

Best of all there is a 10% discount if you purchase a pair of North and South Grand Union Canal DVDs.

They are in stock now, just waiting for you to order them, or any from our great range of canal DVDs.
Grand Union Canal Cruising Maps
These DVDs are supported by the Grand Union Canal Cruising Maps, available in Acrobat (pdf) and memory-Map (qct) formats.

The Grand Union Canal DVDs (and all the Waterway Routes DVDs) as well as lots of other great canal items will also be available from The Canal Shop Company (as soon as the postman delivers the box to Neil).

Posted on Saturday, 16 May 2015 at 21:37

Category(s): DVDs , Grand Union Canal

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More Free Canal Maps
I make the maps for resotration and new projects free to download and I am pleased to announce the release of the latest two free canal maps.

The maps are usually free for use to promote the project, but please ask first.

Buckingham Canal (Restoration) Map

Daventry Canal (Proposed New Canal) Map

You can see al full ist of all the free canal maps

Posted on Sunday, 26 April 2015 at 11:48

Category(s): Map Updates , Maps

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Updated Maps

The montly updates for April 2015 are available, marked as issue 37, for those maps where I know of changes. Many of the changes are minor, but I like to keep these the most up to date waterway maps available.

These include updates to the following cruising maps:-

England & Wales

Droitwich Canals – FREE
Grand Union Canal
Lee & Stort Navigations
River Nene
Staffs & Worcester Canal
Stratford upon Avon Canal
Worcester & Birmingham Canal

Avon Ring
Birmingham Mini Ring
Black Country Ring
East Midlands (Leicester) Ring
Four Counties Ring
Mid Worcestershire (Droitwich) Ring
Stourport Ring
Warwickshire Ring
Apart from the changes we've identified ourselves by crusing and cycling, a big thank you to everyone who has been kind enough to let me know about updates to put on the maps, especially:

> Tom & Jan on Waiouru
> Sue & Vic on No Problem
> Brian and Diana on Harnser
> Robert & Margaret on Blue Iris

Posted on Saturday, 18 April 2015 at 12:22

Category(s): Map Updates , Maps

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