Update of current Covid-19 situation

On Monday (17th March 2020) the Government issued updated advice about the current Covid-19 situation. The guidance for those who are vulnerable, those who are over 70, and those who are pregnant is to avoid social contact where possible. You can read more here:   https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-guidance-on-social-distancing-and-for-vulnerable-people 

As a boater who may fall into this category, we are aware that you may want to know how this affects you and your boating. We have published our response to coronavirus, https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/enjoy-the-waterways/safety-on-our-waterways/coronavirus

However, please do get in touch with us if you have any further concerns or questions. We will try to help wherever we can.  You can find your local licence support officer here:


You can also get in touch by emailing us:  https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/contact-us/ways-to-contact-us

Kind regards,

Rachel Hayward
National Boating Officer

T 01452 318044

M  07483 400298

E  Rachel.Hayward@canalrivertrust.org.uk