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Narrowboat Steerers course 2020 (part 1)

February 28 @ 7:30 pm - March 1 @ 7:30 pm

Dates:  28th February/1st March AND 13th/15th March
Course Fee: £200 

This two-weekend course is for adults and will cover narrowboat steering, operation of locks, basic maintenance and safety requirements, and crew management.

The course on both weekends will start on the Friday evening from Harefield, returning there on the Sunday afternoon.

The course fee will include boat hire and food (assistance with the catering will be required), and Certification.

The boats used will be “Pisces”, “Hillingdon Star, and “Merlin” run by Hillingdon Narrowboats Association – HNA.

The course should enable the candidate to reach the Technical Standard for the Scout Association Water Authorisation for canal boating, with the BHC (the Boat Handling Certificate from the National Community Boat Association, the N-CBA) and sufficient and appropriate experience.

Click HERE for full details and application form. Read HERE what we did last year.


February 28 @ 7:30 pm
March 1 @ 7:30 pm
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