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  • Matty
    Re: The History of the Channel Ferry
    I didn’t realise this was going out as a general request for information. But if anyone out there can help me or point me in…
    3 December 2020
  • Matty
    Re: The History of the Channel Ferry
    Do you have any information on the ferries that operated between Harwich and the Belgian coast during the late 1920s / early…
    3 December 2020
  • Oscar
    Re: Getting a Boating Licence
    I’m need a license for a 14 ft 5 bh for a pleasure and fishing in the Thames ? I’m used just in the weekend and I’m taking home
    26 August 2020
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    Re: Getting a Boating Licence
    Hi pls help with few questioned I have. I bought a fletcher arrow speed boat for sole use on our lovely British coastline for some…
    14 May 2020
  • John89
    Re: Getting a Boating Licence
    I’m buying an 8 metre yacht to live in at a dock and going to sail around the uk sea do I need a license
    12 April 2020
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    Re: Getting a Boating Licence
    I want to learn how to drive a boat do I need some form of provisional? Do I need to do a test etc before hiring a boat out etc
    28 November 2019
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    Re: Getting a Boating Licence
    Can anyone help at all I just don't know where to start. My self an the kids have decided to buy a rib inflatable boat what do I need…
    7 August 2019
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    We have upgraded from our inflatable canoes to Intex Excursion Inflatable Boat Set with Aluminium Oars and Pump ( 5 Person Model) The…
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