It’s that time of year when many narrowboaters moor their vessels and hang up their boating shoes for Christmas. However, planning is essential before leaving your boat in the water
With its golden light and falling leaves, autumn is a magical season for a canal holiday. YBW's editor Stef Bottinelli hires a Le Boat vessel and cruises along the Canal du Midi
From hardcore racers like pop legend Simon Le Bon to George Clooney's love of motor yachts, here is our pick of the celebrities who adore sailing and boating.
British Marine have announced that a number of locks that are part of the River Thames Investment Programme 2017 to 2018 will be closed. See the map and the list of locks with limited or no accessibility
The Canal & River Trust is asking boaters to take part in the final stages of its consultation on the future of boat licensing
Believed to be one of the few floating animal sanctuary in the world, the Catboat is a refuge for stray and abandoned felines in Amsterdam. Browse our gallery of the furry residents
From April 2018, the cost of a Canal and River Trust boat licence will rise by 3%. The announcement comes as feedback is sought on the future of the national boat licence
The shortlist of the inaugural Boats in Bloom has been revealed and there seem to be no end to the imagination of boaters when it comes to their gardens. Which one catches your eye?
Why do it on land when you can do it on water? From a private floating hot tub to a sail through ice cream parlour and beauty salon on the waterways, these boats are now venues for some of the coolest activities on the UK's rivers and canals
Firefighters had to rescue 18 people after a 50-foot pleasure cruiser got stuck on the Anderson Boat Lift in Cheshire yesterday (2 July)
The Canal and River Trust, which manages much of the UK's waterways, has introduced a new letting licence in the wake of more people living on rented boats
Britain's biggest inlands waterways festival - the Crick Boat Show - starts on Saturday (28 May) and is promising something for all the family
The must-have boat for Star Wars fans, the stunning twinkling hull of the superyacht Moonstone and the world's largest ship visits the UK
Howards' Way, The Onedin Line and The River...YBW brings you the pick of sailing and boating TV programmes over the last 50 years. How many do you remember?
A large safe, which stopped a 45-tonne work boat in its tracks, has been discovered at the bottom of the Regent's Canal in London
Greater Manchester Police say they are not treating the death of the man as suspicious after his body was found in the Bridgewater Canal
For the first time, the European self-drive boating company, Le Boat, is expanding into North America and will start offering breaks along the Rideau Canal in Canada
After spending seven months restoring the narrowboat, Dylan Stockli and Jahne Cleaver watched helplessly as their home sank in the Regent's Canal in London
Allen Green, 49, drowned when his narrowboat sank in Lock 5 on the Droitwich Junction Canal on 25 July, 2016.
The 200-year-old Standedge Tunnel on the Huddersfield Narrow Canal is being given a vital check up by engineers from the Canal and River Trust.