Links and Resources

DBA the Barge Association

George's: Canal Boating in the U.K. and Europe

Bourgogne Marine - dutch barges, river and canal boats, brokerage, moorings, repairs

ProvenceBeyond - a great source for information on Provence and the French Riviera.

Luxury Barge Cruises France - Barge Colibri offers luxury canal barge cruises in South France with itineraries from Carcassonne to Beziers and Castelnaudary on the Canal du Midi.

Rosa Barge Cruises in France - Luxury hotel barge cruises in the Gascony Bordeaux region on the Canal de Garonne in Southwest France.

Mel's website - John and Irene's introduction to boating. See here our first hire boat "Baby Blue" - Web Directory, find what you're looking for!

Craft A Craft - Boat design, home building, and cruising in a nutshell.

The Languedoc - Everything you need to know about the Languedoc-Roussillon - weather, holidays, beaches, property, tourism and travel, cathar castles, history, sports, food and wine, and everyday life in the South of France.

Languedoc France(Lengadòc) - vacations Cathar Castles weather mediterranian coast chateaux mountains, nudist beaches rivers and lakes, ancient cities, towns, villages, abbeys, cathedrals, thermal springs and spas.

Travellerspoint - Active online community of international travellers. Travellerspoint features a wiki travel guide, forums, blogs, photography, interactive trip maps, accommodation and more.

River Thames Boat Hire - cruise the River Thames with a party, disco, lunch, dinner, festive or corporate event on Old Father Thames. Check our fleet and options.

Cheap Central London Hotel - Hanover hotel offers superior quality budget accommodation for excellent bed and breakfast facility in a prime location in central London.

Domaine de La Royale near Carcassonne in the South of France, host a Self Catering Villa (Gîte) for Holiday Rental Accommodation and a small deluxe Camping Site for Tents and Touring Caravans.

Bed And Breakfast Hotel - Airways Bed and Breakfast Hotel in London UK offering budget hotel rooms in central london victoria terminal england. We offer bed breakfast hotel rooms in Britain.

Piper Boats - The UK's leading manufacturer of bespoke boats for over 40 years.

Holiday in North Cyprus - Find your perfect holiday deal to Kyrenia, Northern Cyprus, select your own flights and hotel or package holiday.

St-Malo Ferry - Information on ferry travel to the French port city of St-Malo.

French for Cruisers - is a unique yachtsman's phrasebook, nautical dictionary, and conversation guide all in one that is useful for both inland waterway and ocean travel. The site includes information on the book as well as useful free French-English cheat sheets to download.


Our boat was build at Ledgard Bridge Boats West Yorkshire.

CEVNI European Waterways regulations

Fluvial Magazine (in French). See boat report 2008.

Evans Marine International - Chantier Naval de Migennes - Boatyard at the junction of Canal de Bourgogne and River Yonne, 25km north from Auxerre in Burgundy France. See September 2004

Chantier Naval Allemand - Boatyard in South France on the River Herault at Grau d'Agde. See July 2007

Canals and rivers in France - Technical information about the French canals and rivers : distance, number of locks, lock dimensions, height under the lowest bridge and draught.

Lea Crest - Our friends David and Pamela Ross

Our friend Willem who designed this website for me and lives on Bateau Cornelia - Canal du Centre in Burgundy.

Art classes

Discover the artworks of international artist Patricia Blanchet.

L'association Rues des Arts - Aide l'installation d'artisans d'art et d'artistes sur la ville de Moissac en Tarn et Garonne.

Les décors A Fresco - Hélène Camus, création de décors en fresque, mosaïque et peinture.

L'Art de l'Illustration - Créations fantastique, fantaisie et science fiction, créations de bandes dessinées, créations d'art toute catégorie, conception de poterie.

French sites

Restaurant La Cadole - Gastronomie régionale, cuisine de terroir, en face de la Halle Ronde à Givry en Bourgogne.

Pâtisserie Chocolaterie Bry - Artisan pâtissier, chocolatier, glacier et confiseur à Givry 71640

Château de Lantilly 58 - Chambres d'hôtes en Bourgogne. Le château vous accueille toute l'année pour les événements importants de votre vie : baptême, anniversaire, mariage, réunions familiales ou amicales.

Conteuse Emmanuelle Lieby - Contes du monde, contes populaires, comptines et enfantines, mythes et légendes, contes de pourquoi, balades contées, contes au fil de l'eau, au fil de l'histoire, chansons etc.

Bergerie du Bayle - Gîte de groupe - Gîte de groupe 29 places situé dans un cadre magnifique au coeur de la garrigue. Idéal pour un séjour entre amis, une réunion de famille ou pour fêter un anniversaire.

Les Charmilles - Gîte in Saint Jean de Losne Burgundy France. A very warm welcome awaits you. French breakfast with home made delights.

Centre Equestre et Poney Club - Eperon de Lantilly 58800 Corbigny / Cervon dans la Nièvre.

If you want to link to us

Boating in France - Cruising the canals and rivers in France, Canal du Midi history, Canal information about distance, locks, dimensions, bridges, draught, maps and lots of photos.

Bourgogne web design - Professional web design, development, search engine optimisation, graphic design, digital artwork and logo services.