Useful links to external websites

Shropshire Union/ Llangollen Junction

I have found a free app. for Android phones that you might find useful. It's called Open Canal Map and is available on the Android Play Store. You can download areas for off-line use or open the app in Google Maps if you want to search for a specific location


The free magazine Towpath Talk is also available as an app for both Android devices and Apple products.


If you are aware of any others that club members might find useful, please let me know via the contact form. Many thanks - Howard




Aintree Boats - "The Aintree Beetle FabFour Range is an ideal way to get afloat with an impressive specification and excellent build quality as standard."


Apollo Duck - Narrow boats for sale


AWCC - The Association of Waterways Cruising Clubs offers reciprocal arrangements with other member clubs, including emergency help whilst out cruising, access to temporary moorings for overnight or longer stays, as well as use of other facilities and clubhouse access.


Boating Glossary - a nautical glossary including thousands of sailing terms


Boat Safety Scheme - a public safety initiative owned by the Canal & River Trust and the Environment Agency


Canal & River Trust - entrusted to care for 2,000 miles of waterways in England and Wales.


Canal Stoppages - Shropshire Union Canal and Llangollen Canal : Emergency and planned stoppages


Nantwich Marina - Facebook page - chandlery, boat building, repairs, brokerage, boat share and day boat hire (the Marina is located next to our NBCYC (Nantwich and Border Counties Yacht Club)


Nick's Canal Route Planner is an interactive guide to the inland waterways. It helps you plan your journey or holiday, calculates the length (distance, number of locks, time taken etc.) of your trip and shows gazetteer information of places along the way (pubs, shops etc)


Shropshire Union Canal Society - formed in 1966 with aims to protect and enhance the historic Shropshire Union system and to restore the Montgomery Canal to navigation.


Wilderness Boats Designers & builders of the original Wilderness Trailboats. Second hand boat sales and servicing via Ian Graham, the very approachable and helpful proprietor.