Contents Listing - Articles & Features in this issue
Out on a Limb...John Gagg returns with a cruise upon the partly restored Chesterfield Canal
The Great Engineers: Thomas Telford - The second of Stanley Holland's features on the canal builders features the man who was a master of cuttings and embankments Branching Out - Jim Shead cruises the many and various side arms and branches of the Grand Union IWA Jubilee Update - Our regular pages giving information, news, reviews and events for this, the Jubilee Year celebration of the IWA's founding Do-it-Yourself Desk - Peter Caplen looks at engine warning systems with particular attention to engine oil pressure warning and replacing warning lights with gauges Black Country Blitz - Part 3 - Nancy Larcombe continues her exploration of the backwaters of the BCN "and takes the Nancy B from Birmingham's Cambrian Whorf to Blowers Green Canal Architecture - In the first part of an new occasional series focusing on the special architecture and fabric of the waterway system. Bill Chambers looks at the aqueduct A Bright Star at Ashwood Basin - Bob Clarke profiles Orion Narrowboats who have established themselves at the old Ashwood Basin near Greensforge on the Staffs & Worcester Canal Reedham, The Last Ferry - Reedham Ferry is one of the last working passenger/vehicle ferries on inland waters. Colin Jarman visits this one which crosses the River Yare in Broadland The Inside Story - Part 2 - The second part of Peter Caplen's new series in which he explains the inner workings of diesel, petrol, two and four stroke marine engines BOAT TEST: Viking - This latest medium size GRP cabin cruiser is a stylish addition to the range currently marketed by Walton Marine. David Fuller recently put one to the test Regulars: compass news John goozler wrg camps stoppages rallies diary dates mail gear shop broads scene clippings tillerman eating in any questions? Cover shot: Narrowboats and cruisers negotiate Goring Lock on the River Thames.