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Boaters cleansed from waterways as authorities bow to rowing clubs

The CRT claims that more “no mooring” sites are necessary for the safety of other canal users, such as rowers and kayakers, as they say collisions with powered boats have risen. However, a Freedom of Information request to the CRT by the NBTA revealed that the number of collisions between rowers and powered boats has actually fallen in recent years.

Boat dwellers protest new “Safety Zones” proposal aimed at gentrification of waterways

Last Saturday, Broxbourne’s Canal in Hertfordshire was filled with a flotilla of boats, all protesting against Canal and River Trust’s (CRT) absurd and falsely named new ‘Safety Zones’ proposal. The protest attracted boaters from all over the London region and beyond, including representatives from Broxbourne’s own Cruising Club. A ‘towpath protest’ of boaters and non-boaters