If you've never been on a boat before, there are lots of words that can make it all sound a little bit confusing. And if you have a seasoned boater on board who insists on using their entire nautical glossary, it can almost seem like they are talking a different language!
So, to help simplify things for those who are newer to life on the water, we've rounded up a simple glossary of the lingo used to describe different parts of the boat, and other common narrowboat terminology that you may come across on your canal holiday.
Want to know more about narrowboating? Check out our handy guide below.