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Marine Breakdown Assistance

River Canal Rescue is the only Marine Breakdown service operating nationwide on all waterways in the UK. As a membership service much like the AA & RAC we offer an engineer on site for up to 2hrs to resolve your engine related mechanical and electrical issues. Our staff operate across the country and attend over 75% of all callouts, backed up by a network of vetted contractors. Membership starts from as little as £75 for the year and with replacment parts included offers members a comprehensive package to ensure peace of mind cruising.

WaterNav App

Ditch the map Its on the App

 RCR’s WaterNav mapping was developed for both members and none members to navigate the waterways without the need for physical maps.

It offers offline access – displays POIs and canal closures, details of mooring locations and local facilities, as well as pinpointing your location.

The route planning options are available once you create an account and with options of picking location, searching for a location or using your own current position it provides lots of flexibility. You can also chose journey times, lock delays and speed.

Marine Breakdown Assistance

Direct Debit payments now available

Guaranteed Servicing

RCR undertake engine servicing and Engine Inspections during an exclusive period from Mid September to Mid March each year.

Canal Contracting

Canal Contracting is a company that has been created specifically to provide all services outside of RCR cover…. and they are just a phone call away.

Bilgeaway Filters

The World’s first environmentally friendly filter. BilgeAway stops fuel and oil pollution from your bilge discharge.

Engine Inspections

Our engine and electrical inspections consist of a 21 point check. The engineer will complete a written report indicating the condition of the engine.