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Leisure boating

Helping you make the most of the tidal Thames safely

Motor boating

Boating on the Thames requires a close attention to the conditions and a clear understanding of the rules

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Classic wooden boat cruising on the tidal Thames
Broadness to Sea Reach Recreational Users Guide

Recreational Users Guide

This easy-to-use guide is a two-sided map of the River Thames highlighting key points of interest and regulations for leisure users.

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Narrow boating

Taking a canal boat onto the tidal Thames presents a unique set of challenges

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Visitor moorings

On the tidal Thames, most short-term moorings are privately owned by clubs and marinas

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Boats moored along the tidal Thames

Living afloat

Our advice to having a home on the river that keeps river users safe, and protects the environment

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Thames map

Information about yacht clubs, rowing clubs, marinas, moorings and other facilities for leisure boaters and sports participants on the tidal Thames.

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Thames Vision 2050

Destination Thames

The river is an iconic draw for people from near and far. We will nurture the Thames as a centre for travel, sport and culture.

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