Cruising Suggestions
The documents below are available for free download (the files are quite large so please be patient). If you wish to save the file to your hard drive right click the link and choose "Save link as" These files are in PDF format. If you don’t have a PDF reader we recommend FOXIT READER which can be downloaded from:
 The Waterways of Brittany by Adrian French An article by caravan journalist Adrian French about his first time boating experiences in Brittany on a Nicols hire cruiser  Download full article as a Word document
Boating in the Champagne-Ardennes Region of France by Rosemary & George Boyce Rosemary & George Boyce are experienced campers and caravanners, who were campsite inspectors for the Alan Rogers Guides for several years before turning their hands to full-time journalism, writing mainly for the camping & caravanning press. In this article they write of their experiences not with a caravan but, for the first time, with a Nicols hire cruiser on the Champagne-Ardennes waterways. Download full article as a Word document
Boating in Alsace-Lorraine by Gerry Mulvaney Boating journalist Gerry Mulvaney describes his trip on the waterways of Alsace and Lorraine in a Crown Blue Line hire cruiser, as published in Canals & Rivers Magazine.  Download full article as a PDF document (Article courtesy of Canals and Rivers) Magazine
A Spot of French Leave by Gerry Mulvaney. Gerry Mulvaney’s article published in the February 2011 edition of Canals Rivers & Boats Magazine describing his experience of a cruise on the Canal du Midi organised by Boating in France Ltd and Nicols Boats.  Download full article as a PDF document
Cruising Reports
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