narrowboat


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Noun1.narrowboat - a long boat that carries freight and is narrow enough to be used in canalsnarrowboat - a long boat that carries freight and is narrow enough to be used in canals
boat - a small vessel for travel on water
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Bramble, an 85-year-old working narrowboat operated by Stourport Forward in Kidderminster, will transport passengers along the Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal as part of a tour of historically important sites.
Last Friday night, while anyone who has a life was presumably out partying, I sat in my living room and asked myself this question: What the hell am I doing sitting in my living room on a Friday night watching the likes of John Prescott, Barry from EastEnders and Alma from Corrie mucking about on a narrowboat in Staffordshire?
Two of the band's founder members - guitarist Tony Iommi and bass player Geezer Butler - will be arriving by narrowboat for the event.
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Q I'm not sure how many people are aware of this but you actually live on a narrowboat. How did that happen?
They saw presentations of [pounds sterling]3,000 each to three charities, Cheshire's NeuroMuscular Centre, which improves the quality of life for adults and young people with muscular dystrophy, the Wirral Community Narrowboat Trust and mid Cheshire based Tiny Steps all nominated for support by employees at Stanlow.
There are more than 80 start points for narrowboat holidays on a network of aquatic arteries that takes in beautiful countryside and city centres - and offers plenty of cosy pubs to moor up beside.
No other town or city has such a community of narrowboat owners right in the centre of the city, cheek by jowl with the main entertainment area.
A deal for a week's hire of a six-berth narrowboat starting next weekend costs from PS900.
The donation from the Santander Foundation, which offers grants to UK registered charities for projects that assist disadvantaged people in local communities, will go towards the renovation of a narrowboat for use by disabled people in Middlesex.
For those beginners and experienced boaters, Yorke, an artist and writer, describes all aspects of narrowboats, including their history on the English canals from 1760 to the present, different types, functions of different areas from the hull to the engine, the special decoration, how to cruise them on canals in Britain, and buying and living on a narrowboat.