Narrow Boat "SIKA"
Marine Diesel Engines
Full details, photographs, history, construction,
fit out etc. of narrow boat "SIKA", based on a 62' Northwich
Trader Class shell from R. W. Davis, that satisfies my
requirements for a traditional style narrow boat.
Traditional Narrow Boat diesel Engines
Whilst hunting for an engine for my
narrow boat, I created a database of suitable marine diesel engines and
their characteristics to help with the search. At the
moment, there are details on over 244 engines.
The story of the
restoration and marine conversion of a Ruston & Hornsby 2YC diesel engine fitted to narrow boat "SIKA".
There is a vast array of EU
legislation that directly or indirectly affects recreational boating.
The most notable are the Directives on the design & construction of
recreational craft (RCD) including engine exhaust & noise emissions
plus the dreaded Technical Requirements for Inland Waterway Vessels
EU Legislation relevant to Recreational Boating
For more information on all the legislation relevant to recreational boating, go to EU Legislation
Michael Clarke's CV for background information only.