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Welcome to Water Explorer...

This web site helps you plan and record your journeys around the UK inland waterways.

What will I find on this site for free ?

Want to know more? How does it work? Click here

You're privacy is important,your boatname will only be disclosed if you allow it.

Latest Boat Movements

  • Boat 'Begriffsschiff' arrived at Bridge 107 Heathy Close on the Kennet and Avon Canal, (5 hours ago).
  • Boat 'Diesel and Dust' arrived at Mill Street Bridge on the B.C.N, Main Line (10 hours ago).
  • Boat 'Sammy Jo (Frank & Alison)' arrived at High Meadow Aqueduct on the Shropshire Union Canal, Birmingham and Liverpool Junction Canal (11 hours ago).
  • Boat 'Epiphany' arrived at Garstang Marina on the Lancaster Canal, Main Line (11 hours ago).
  • Boat 'Tangled Up In Blue' arrived at Bridge 91 Marsh Lane Bridge on the Shropshire Union Canal, Birmingham and Liverpool Junction Canal (12 hours ago).
  • Boat 'Breakaway (Susan, Charlie & Izzy the dog)' arrived at Spurfoot Bridge 124 on the Oxford Canal, Southern Section (13 hours ago).
  • Boat 'Lillyanne' arrived at Yelvertoft Road Bridge 20 on the Grand Union Canal, Leicester Section (1 day ago).
  • Boat 'Sir T Fiable' arrived at Wervin New Hall Pipe Bridge on the Shropshire Union Canal, Wirral Line (1 day ago).

New User?

Click here to register to use the journey recording and Navvygator application.

Inland Waterway Maps

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Zoom, pan & searchable inland waterway maps.

  • Realtime boat positions
  • Graphical route planning
  • Bridges
  • Locks
  • Winding holes

Click to view map

Navvygator - GPS

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Navvygator is a standalone GPS satellite navigation (sat nav) designed for inland boating.

It uses the detailed maps from Water Explorer to provide a real time, fully automatic mapping and journey recording system - and it's free!

Find out more

Journey Recording

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Water Explorer can record your boat journeys and turn these into maps as well as recording hours and distance travelled for a log book.

This is done automatically if you use Navvygator.

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