May 2022 issue
On the cover of the May issue... Cruising the Staffs & Worcs Canal near Stourport.See in online reader
The Hire-boat Pioneer
Before WW11, hire-boating on the canals started in a fitful way. But one man holds the claim to being the first to build dedicated hire-boats. Angela Clark tells the story of Canal Pleasure Craft, and its founder, her father, Holt Abbott.