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About us

About us

Launched in 2010, On The Water is a 5-year project from British Marine.

Our aim is to help you to get out on the water with your family and friends, and enjoy boating and watersports as part of a healthy lifestyle. aims to give you practical advice on how to take the next step. We can advise you on the windsurf, PWC, standup paddle boarding, canal, canoeing, kayaking, motor cruising

- it is packed with all the information you need.

With fresh ideas for boating holidays and lazy day trips; useful guides on how to buy a new or second hand boat; the best places to enjoy a magical canal break on a narrowboat or fantastic adventures kayaking and windsurfing to really get your heart racing.

Over the next 12 months, On The Water will be attending a series of live events. Come and visit us - learn more about how and where to get on the water - we can help!

British Marine is the membership organisation for the leisure marine industry and represents more than 1,600 companies in the UK.

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