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Latest RBOA News

  • Early Notice of EA Winter Stoppages

    Dear boater, The Environment Agency is investing £1.2 million this winter, as part of its usual annual programme of essential works to maintain key navigation […]

    Posted on 17 August 2016

  • Leigh Canal Festival

    You may be interested in this event, which promises plenty to do and see, both on and off the water.  Click on this link: Leigh […]

    Posted on 12 August 2016

  • Smell Fumes in your boat? … Act immediately

    Following the publication by the MAIB (Marine Accident Investigation Branch) of a safety bulletin after its investigations found that exhaust fumes filled the cabin space […]

    Posted on 10 August 2016

  • Bridgewater Canal Reciprocal Licensing being scrapped

    If the changes to reciprocal licensing arrangements are not amended, many boaters could be seriously affected.  If you  wish to contact your MP on this […]

    Posted on 09 August 2016

About the RBOA

Established in 1963 the Residential Boat Owners’ Association is the only national organisation which exclusively represents and promotes the interests of people living on boats in the British Isles. We represent all those who have chosen to make a boat their home. Find our more