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Old 10 August 2015, 10:53   #11
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4 a day to use the Avon for us (including locks) or 8 for the Severn, paid at the lock when you show insurance. Pretty cheap compared to the 50 a day plus 10 per rider to use a jetski at local lake!

As suggested, if its off season I'd just go for it and seek forgivenss / pay should the need arise.
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Old 10 August 2015, 16:14   #12
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Forth & Clyde canal charge 12 for the day, that allows the use of a slip to launch. If wanting to pass through a lock you should give at least 24hrs notice.

I've launched at Croy and motored (slowly) along to the locks at Maryhill. A fair stretch of canal without having to pass through any locks.
I know they use to do that but there's no mention of it on their web site now (the only option being a five day ticket) and as I said they just ignored my email inquiry. I'd been looking to spend a day/night on the Union canal to support the missus who was doing a charity walk for the British Heart Foundation but it appears they couldn't even show their support with a response to my email......sorry I'm going on a rant.
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Old 10 August 2015, 18:38   #13
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Have you tried the phone? Email is often ignored as spam, routed wrongly as junk or otherwise goes astray...
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Old 11 August 2015, 04:11   #14
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Yep it's a shame e.mail has become a second class communication medium to many companies and organisations.

The number of times I've followed up an e.mail with a phone call the next day when there's been no response to hear "Oh we have so many e.mails we don't always get time to look through them" or similar comments.
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