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A survey of existing boaters on the Crinan canal, Scotland, UK, was undertaken to provide a profile of the boaters, their attitude to British Waterways and the canal their image of the canal, actual and perceived problems in using the canal and the needs of boaters using the canal. The canal links...

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Planning and Research Paper, British Waterways Board, 1989, No.3, pp 46pp.
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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...

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

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

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