A truly festive feast for the eyes: take a look at our gallery of some of the most beautiful boats decorated for Christmas
Christmas gift ideas for boaters and sailors
From sailing books, handy gadgets to beautiful objects we have plenty of Christmas gift ideas for the boaters in your life
Christmas gift ideas: Beautiful and practical festive presents for the sailors in your life
From chronograph watches, nautical cufflinks to neoprene bags and VHF radios, we have lots of festive gift ideas for your loved ones
Canoeists turn out for festive Santa Splash paddle
Dressed in Father Christmas outfits, canoeists turned out to take part in the annual Santa Splash festival paddle along the Leeds and Liverpool Canal
Delicious and easy to make cocktails for all occasions
From nautically themed drinks to winter warmers and summer coolers, these delicious cocktails are perfect for any occasion, whether you're celebrating on the high seas or spending a stint as a landlubber
Christmas gift guide: great present ideas for him and her
From inflatable SUPs to engraved compasses we have plenty of gift ideas for boaters this Christmas
The Quays in Greater Manchester unveils its autumn/winter programme
From talks to mark the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme to family-friendly pop up performances, The Quays has a range of events this season.
Last minute Christmas and New Year getaways
If you've worried you've left it too late to head off somewhere for the festive season, think again! Whether you'd like to travel abroad or stay in the UK, we have lots of trip ideas for you for an idyllic Christmas and New Year.
Christmas gift guide 2015 for him and her
Stuck for gift ideas? Take a look at our Christmas gift guide and see our suggestions for family, friends and the boaters in your life.