The Community Website for Boaters on the Kennet and Avon

Sydney Gardens, looking at the old offices of the Kennet and Avon Canal Company

Sydney Gardens, looking at the old offices of the Kennet and Avon Canal Company

“When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty”

In the wake left by baseplate.tk, a faint trail seen only in the moonlight, here you will find a notice board and network where boaters can find out what’s happening, share information, find skills and techniques or just post a lovely picture.

Part of our resource section is to keep you up to date on the latest from the Canal & River Trust, formerly British Waterways, including the local mooring strategy, and how this affects boating life on the western Kennet and Avon. Resources also include information on the law and where the Canal and River Trust’s enforcement goes beyond the legal powers that it has, and what you can do about it; simple, non-confrontational help to keep you out of trouble.

If you want to be an author, simply let us know and we’ll register you so you can contribute.

If you have any ideas on what we should include, let us know.

By email:


By phone:

If you want to talk to someone or report something urgently then please get in touch: 07928 078208

Sign up to the K&A boaters’ email announcements list:

Contact list@boatingcommunity.org.uk if you want to be kept in touch with the latest news and useful information.

Many of the photos on the site are the work of Ann Hollas, Bath resident who has walked the canal for many years. Other photos are credited. Main photo this page from flickr by sunface13 – thanks geezer