Tags: canal boat training

12 February 2020

Boating Safely – New First Aid Course Launched

At NBSC we’ve always stressed the importance of boating safely and all of our on board courses show you how to boat safely to minimise the possibilities of accidents. However the very nature of narrowboating means that we are frequently in remote locations a long way and a long time from any professional help and […]

Electrics and Plumbing Course success

The weekend of 12 / 13th May saw the inaugural Boat Electric and Plumbing Course being run at our Debdale Classroom. With a weekend full of practical electrical and plumbing exercises there was enough to keep the students occupied all the time. In the electrical exercises the students were each given one section of the […]

Now for something completly different

A couple of weeks ago we were asked to run a own boat Helmsman’s course on the Mon and Brec canal in Wales. What made this very special was that the boat was an ex Port of London Authority tender!! For once the weather was perfect and the scenery on the canal was spectacular. Coupled […]