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The study looks at the land use implications of pleasure cruising on the River Thames and examines the planner's role and the different approaches adopted to control the level of activity on the river. By considering the organizational, strategic and local planning aspects of cruising, it puts...

Author(s)
Slater, J.
Publisher
Oxford Polytechnic., UK
Citation
Planning for pleasure cruising on the River Thames., 1976,
Abstract

The main study consists of four publications on angling, informal use, private boating and holiday boating (for the first two and summary report see RRTA 3,1081,1082,1083). This study identifies the factors which influence demand for canal holidays, assessing the value of the hire cruiser industry, ...

Author(s)
Ash, S.; Stabler, M. J.
Publisher
Amenity Waterways Study Unit, Department of Economics., Reading, UK
Citation
The amenity demand for inland waterways. Holiday hire boating on the inland waterways of England and Wales., 1978, pp 56 + xiii pp.
Abstract

The expansion of pleasure boating has brought problems of water supply for canals. The supply of water to canals is limited and the canal will run dry if too many boats "consume" water by going through locks. In order to avoid this it is necessary when planning the location of new boat moorings to...

Citation
Recreation Planning Working Paper, British Waterways Board, 1978, No.3, pp 68pp.
Abstract

The number of young people taking part in adventurous activity in mountainous and remote country has risen sharply in recent years. The purpose of these expeditions and the attitudes of those in authority vary enormously. Certain basic principles of safety should be observed; it is with them and...

Citation
DES Safety Series, Department of Education and Science, UK, 1979, No.1, pp 58pp.
Abstract

A third component of the boat movement research this is the "private" counterpart to report Number 8. Use of privately owned boats is rather more complicated to monitor than that of hire boats - there are the extra "unknowns" of trip frequency and duration - unlike hire boats which are used...

Citation
Recreation Planning Research Papers, British Waterways Board, 1980, No. 10,
Abstract

Maintenance of the waterways depends on substantial grant-in-aid from the national exchequer and there is a tendency amongst Government to see this almost entirely as a drain on the public purse. This particular study attempts to illustrate one of the positive returns from the waterway maintenance...

Citation
Recreation Planning Research Papers, British Waterways Board, 1980, No. 11,
Abstract

This study aimed to provide a basis against which policies for the financial support of water-based recreation could be assessed. Specific aims were to: (1) determine the total costs incurred nationally in each of several sports and recreations, showing the division between the costs borne by the...

Publisher
Hydraulics Research Station, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Financing of water-based recreation., 1982, pp 175pp.
Abstract

Pleasure cruising and angling have been recognized amenity functions of waterways for many years. Landscaping and vegetation management have played a part in improving the canal environment, thereby adding greatly to the amenity value of waterways for the walkers and picnickers who use the canals...

Publisher
London, UK
Citation
Waterway ecology and the design of recreational craft. A paper to the British Waterways Board., 1983, pp 68pp.
Abstract

The work of the Leisure and Tourism Division of the British Waterways Board, UK, is outlined and an explanation given of the ways in which the Board is seeking to promote and enchance those aspects of the waterways system which make it so attractive as a leisure resource. In 1984 new objectives...

Author(s)
Cotton, B.
Citation
Waterways, 1985, No. 144, pp 22-23
Abstract

Sea ferry and mini cruise travel between the UK and continental Europe is a major market of some 23 million passengers in 1985. After rapid growth in sea travel in the 1970s, linked to increasing holiday time and car ownership, the 1980s are a period of uncertainty for operators of short crossings...

Author(s)
Peisley, T.
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 1987, January, pp 19-29

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