A first-timer's guide to laying up for winter

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A first-timer's guide to laying up a boat for winter
So much has been written about the multitude of things you should do to layup a boat for the winter that it can seem daunting if you’ve never done it before. So we’ve put together a simple list of five tips to remind you of the most important tasks.   Remember that hours spent now to make sure everything is properly stored and cared for when not in use over the colder months could save you significant time and money further down the line. Darks spots of mould caused by lack of ventilation can be extremely tedious to scrub off, diesel bugs
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Introducing Charter Advisers, powered by LateSail
LateSail are celebrating 20 years of bringing you “adventure, exploration and freedom”. To celebrate their anniversary, they’re introducing Charter Advisers - a relaunch that puts their knowledgeable team at the centre of their brand, emphasising their expertise.    Their team are at the epi-centre of their operation, with their fantastic customer service and industry experience paving the way for their excellent reputation. With over 50 combined years of chartering knowledge, LateSail are the obvious choice, especially for first time charterers who need more support.    To ensure that the trips are simple and affordable for all, LateSail have set up their unique advisory service
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Buying a cheap GRP Canal River Boat
I would over a period like to encourage everyone to consider buying and owning a boat, however cheap or small from a simple kayak to well, the sky's the limit with boats is it not? But sadly, today it seems we have moved away from starting small.   Years ago, everyone got in to Inland canal and river boating by buying something cheap and cheerful that then if they liked boating, this could be sold on in a short time with maybe a little profit if work had been done. The boat improving over time and in-turn they could move on to
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