Boat News:

Hungary sends patrol boat to stop migrants on border
…Hungary has deployed a patrol boat on the Tisza river to stop migrants entering…


Pontcysyllte Aqueduct canal boat operator Peter Jones retires
…A canal boat operator is selling up and retiring after ferrying thousands… wished him a "happy retirement" and said hire boats will continue to run over… the aqueduct. "We could've carried on," said Mr Jones, known as Jones the Boat


Migrant crisis: Eight children die as boat sinks off Turkey
…Eight children were among the 11 migrants who drowned when their boat sank off… how the migrants are treated in Turkey Hours earlier, another migrant boat sank…


Boat Race: First woman picked to umpire men's Oxford-Cambridge rowing fixture
…A woman will umpire the men's Oxford-Cambridge Boat Race for the first time… the women's Boat Race in 2017 and the previous year umpired the reserve men's race…. "To be the first female umpire in charge of the Boat Race is a real honour and responsibility…


'Ghost boat' containing human remains washes up on Japanese island
… on the coast of Japan. The boat washed ashore on Japan's Sado Island, northwest from…. Map of North Korea and Japan's Sado Island "Ghost boats" believed to hail from… been speculation that crew found on the "ghost boats" are defectors or spies from…


'I need to go on a car, a boat, a plane and a bus to get my scan'
…"I need to go on a car, a boat, another car, a plane and a bus to get my scan…


The new boat in the battle to save Northern Ireland's birds
… been boosted with the launch of a new boat. The RSPB will use it to transport…. Joe Magee designed a boat to transport livestock to the islands in 1991 based… on the traditional flat-bottomed Lough Erne cot. It has been replaced by a new boat funded…


Migrant crisis: Seven die as boat sinks in Turkey's Lake Van
…A boat carrying migrants from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan has sunk…). It was not clear why they were on the boat in the lake which is completely within Turkey…. The boat sank after capsizing as it approached Adilcevaz district in Bitlis…


Transport for Wales lost property: The things we leave on trains
… and a boat rudder - as well as mobile phones, passports and bags. More than 800 items… found a boat rudder once. "I find false teeth sometimes, I find hearing aids. "You'd…


Man falls 25ft into refrigerated fishing boat hold
… and a stretcher to lift the man from the hold of the boat, according to Devon and Somerset…