There's a message from Tony Blews below this week's chart ...
Here is the UK Waterways Site Ranking (top thirty places) as it stood at 1635 on Sunday 28th April 2013. This is taken, with permission, from Tony Blews's UK Waterways Ranking Site.
1 Canal World Discussion Forums (=)
2 CanalPlanAC (=)
3 Pennine Waterways (+31)
4 Living on a Narrowboat (-1)
5 Jim Shead's Waterways Information (-)
6 Water Explorer (-1)
7 Retirement with No Problem (-3)
8 Waterway Routes (-2)
9 UKCanals Network (-2)
10 nb Epiphany (-1)
11 boatshare (=)
12 nb Waiouru (-2)
13 Towpath Treks (-5)
14 Canal Shop Company (-2)
15 Narrowboat Briar Rose (-1)
16 BCBM Ltd (+16)
17 Captain Ahab's Watery Tales (-)
18 Narrowboat Chance (-5)
19 Milburn Boats Ltd (-3)
20 M. B. Willow (-5)
21 NB The Manly Ferry (-1)
22 Baddie the Pirate (=)
23 Seyella's Journey (+4)
24 Halfie (-)
25 Boats and Canals Forum (-4)
26 Narrowboat Dreaming .... Parisien Star (-8)
27 Contented Souls (-4)
28 boatrent (-4)
29 UK Waterways Ranking Site (-10)
30 Rock n Roll (-5)
31 Narrowboat Starcross (+2)
32 'Eileen Inlanding' (-6)
33 One Thing After Another (-16)
34 Narrowboat Tacet (-5)
The figures in parentheses denote the number of places moved since the previous chart;
(-) denotes new entry or re-entry into the chart;
(=) denotes no change.
There are 94 entries, up from 81 last week.
Tony Blews has asked me to remind all users of the UK Waterways Ranking System to update their websites to use the ukwrs.co.uk address instead of the coobeastie.co.uk one. The older coobeastie address will cease working half way though May. Thanks.
People are gradually changing over to the new code, so the chart is still volatile.
Moving options - We need to be thinking about where we want to moor next year. Our berth at Cropredy is lovely, the marina is great and not too dear, the Oxford canal is...
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