Canal Barge

Discussion in 'Sports and Adventure Training' started by Cheesy01, Apr 16, 2013.

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  1. I'm not sure if this is the right place for this but, has anybody got any info on the canal barges the RN own and how we can book them??


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  2. tiddlyoggy

    tiddlyoggy War Hero Book Reviewer

    Go to your local SARC/AT centre.
     
  3. Ninja_Stoker

    Ninja_Stoker War Hero Moderator

    Funnily enough, I bought a 32' cabin cruiser when I switched to the Naval Careers Service. In the boatyard at Nantwich, there was my favourite named ex-pusser canal boat - "Shy Talk", up for sale. I was sorely tempted to buy her on the strength of the name alone.
     
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  4. Depends where you are. Yeovilton's was bookable ont the Heron intranet.
     
  5. You might be advised to call it a Narrowboat and not a Barge, though. Yeovilton's boat passes through Bath now and again and very fine it looks too.
     
  6. Cheers guys!! I'll have a look tomorrow? (back at work)


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  7. Beat me to it! NARROWBOAT, unless it is a Dutch Barge etc. Anyway, great fun - I lived on one for 3 years during the week while based in Bristol. Hope you get one and have a great laugh!
     

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