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January 2020 issue

On the January 2020 cover ... Cruising the Oxford Canal near Somerton on a frosty winter’s day.

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Working Butty Replica

Boat Review

An unusual modern narrowboat with very traditional styling

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Jeremy Corbyn Interview

We talk to the Labour leader about his interest in the waterways, and his vision for the future of our canals and rivers

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Boat Swap Holiday

Exchanging the English canals for Ireland's River Shannon

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Boating Through the Pain Barrier

Advice for cruising with chronic health conditions

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WW Guide to Cruising North Oxford and Ashby canals

We explore the level lands of the East Midlands, taking in the entire lock-free Ashby Canal, and the attractive Oxford Canal from Hawkesbury Junction to Braunston

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Looking Back

Cruising the South Midlands canals in '65

An eventful summer holiday with early hire-boating couple Max and Edna Holgate

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Can’t Complain?

Where to turn for advice for canal-related problems

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Restoration Walk

The Lost Coal Canal

Walking the route of the unrestored Dearne & Dove Canal

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Christmas Gift Guide

Stocking fillers and present inspiration for waterways enthusiasts

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Reader's Boat

New life in Norfolk

Moving on to a Sea Otter on the Broads

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Perseverance Pays Off

The first winners of the IWA's Silver Propeller challenge

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Last Word

Etiquette for overtaking slower boats

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