Issue 52 out now

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NarrowBoat brings you the best in waterway history and heritage, through rare archive photographs and the writings of acknowledged experts on the boats, people and places of Britain's canals. The printed magazine is published quarterly and a digital edition of every issue is on this website as a fully searchable archive of British canal history.

NarrowBoat is available by subscription, or from boatyards and canalside shops.  It can also be found in all large WH Smith stores.

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You can purchase access to individual NarrowBoat issue online or, if you are a subscriber to the printed magazine, you have FREE full access to all back issues of the magazine in our online reader. That's almost 2,000 pages, all fully searchable

Take a look at our sample online edition, Issue 26 - Summer 2012, by clicking here