Contents Listing - Articles & Features in this issue
IN TOUCH WITH IWA: The importance the IWA attach to the Waterways for Youth campaign is here described by the organisers as they continually encourage youngsters to get involved. IN PRAISE OF WEEKENDING: Opportunities to get out on the water may not be all that frequent but David Warren finds the time! THE UPPER SEVERN: The second part of Graham Fisher's major investigation into the chances of navigating this stretch of the river before it's too late. SHARE AND SHARE ALIKE: A review of the latest narrow boat from the South Share-a-Boat Scheme. Nick Billingham experiences a few days afloat. CANAL WALKING - THE EREWASH VALLEY: This month Jane Rambler makes contact with the Notts/Derbys border. A WINNER ALL THE WAY: The editor tries out the latest manufacture from Phoenix Narrowboats bearing in mind the success they achieved at last years National. AFLOAT WITH'NANCY BELL': On the Calder & Hebble for a series of three dramatic reconstructions ably abetted by Nancy Larcombe. THE 'NATIONAL' IN YORKSHIRE: Previewing the 1992 National Waterways Festival at Wakefield. BRITISH WATERWAYS AND NATIONAL WATERWAYS FESTIVALS: Waterway Manager, Mike Harrison, explains BWs involvement with IWA in presenting this years event. NATIONAL FESTIVALS SITE: The historical background to the development of the Stanley Ferry site where this years National is taking place... described by Peter L Smith. WAKEFIELD'S WATERWAY WORKINGS: Peter L Smith has compiled a fascinating pictorial record of boating activities in the area going back over the years. THE END OF AN ERA ON THE AIRE & CALDER: After 65 years the last Hargreaves barge train completed its journey earlier this year. David Greenwood - looks back. LONG DAYS FROM LEEDS: We turn the clock back 11 years from when the crew of narrow boat 'Owlet' brought her back to the T&M from the Leeds National Rally. Harry Arnold takes up the story. A DAY OUT WITH 'GYPSY LOU': A look at the latest Cruise-away narrow boat from the J.L Finder stable with Nick Billingham. GALLEY COOKING: Janet Warren gathers treasures from the hedgerows and transforms them into mouthwatering delights. PROFITABLE PHOTOGRAPHY...AFLOAT: Inland waterways photography can be really worthwhile as Lucy Orion advises. FITTING OUT YOUR OWN NARROW BOAT: The first of a 10-part major series aimed at the DIY Boatbuilder. Follow Nick Billingham as he takes us through all the intricacies and avoiding the possible pitfalls. LOOKING FORWARD TO SOUTHAMPTON: A preview of the Southampton Boat Show and relation to inland waterways. EARLY INLAND CRUISERS: This month a focus on Davison Brothers and their early boatbuilding activities as Harry Arnold continues his nostalgic series. A DAY BOAT WITH PEOIGREE: Gavin Davies puts the latest Broom river boat - the Scorpio - through her paces on the River Thames. Regulars: EOITORIALLY SPEAKING SOMETHING TO SAY FOR YOUR BOOKSHELF CANAL & RIVER NEWS CLASSIFIED SECTION BEGINS OUR FRONT COVER PHOTO THIS MONTH is taken by Bryan Hicks of Leamington Spa who happened to be near the Blue Lias public house at Stockton on the Grand Union Canal to capture this shot of the crew of Cadbury 18 ... obviously wondering if they'll ever be on the front cover of a boating magazine!