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  1. EE bill

    But if you're using a MiFi device - like the OP and me - you never see the texts (unless you log into the admin bit of the device). I never sent a text from the device authorising anything - but saw texts in it thanking me for subscribing!
  2. EE bill

    Had exactly the same experience with EE myself, and didn't get any further than you in complaining about it. Very annoying, but life's too short, I suppose ...
  3. Diesels to be banned

    Is that still the case? I read here that Germany are now commissioning subsidy-free offshore farms: http://gcaptain.com/germany-trumpets-first-subsidy-free-offshore-wind-farm/

    British Waterways produced this list in response to a 2011 FOI request: https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/64438/response/173723/attach/2/Land and Property owned by British Waterways.pdf?cookie_passthrough=1
  5. Mooring on own land

    There's a lot of information here - https://www.gov.uk/guidance/apply-for-an-accommodation-licence-on-the-river-thames - about applying to build pontoons, jetties, and the like on the Thames.
  6. What alternatives are there for getting the internet?

    We've got a 4G mini wifi router from EE - http://shop.ee.co.uk/dongles/pay-monthly-mobile-broadband/4gee-wifi-mini/details We got it at half the current price (£30.50 pcm for 64GB) and we find that plenty for both home and boat use. Good coverage in Nottingham at least.
  7. Pump out toilet efficiency. My mind is blown...

    OK - but BW byelaws apply to all waterways under the control of BW - the word 'canal' is so-defined in the byelaws. So the Trent wouldn't be exempt.
  8. Pump out toilet efficiency. My mind is blown...

    I can never find any legislation that prohibits use of a sea toilet on canals - could you point me in the right direction if you have a minute? Thanks.
  9. Anodes- are they worth the money????

    That's what I've always thought ...
  10. Anodes- are they worth the money????

    Isn't it a misunderstanding, though, that anodes protect against rust? Or have I misunderstood?
  11. Toilets.

    Yes - definitely worth checking the hose. And if you need to replace be prepared to spend a fair bit of money - butyl-lined is very good but expensive: eg. https://www.asap-supplies.com/hose/sanitation-waste-hose/seaflow-butyl-sanitation-hose-38mm at £17.95 a metre is much better than http://www.force4.co.uk/force-4-low-odour-toilet-hose-per-meter-m.html#.WQxciFXytpg at £8.95 a metre.
  12. Mini, WiFi and best deals

    I got a 64GB deal (including mini wifi router) with EE for £30.50 pm for 24 months. We've ditched our home broadband and just take the wifi router back and forth to the boat.
  13. Boat Insurance

    Saga do an 'agreed value' policy (if you're old enough to get a policy with them!)
  14. Webasto Air Top Evo 40 - cutting out

    Just a quick update: NMEA kindly sent me the workshop manual. I had a quick look and the burner was in a pretty poor state. We found someone in Nottingham (a truck heating/refrigeration chap) who replaced the burner and glow pin and now everything's running nicely. It can be a little smoky on start-up, but clears quickly. This doesn't seem to happen if I follow NMEA's advice to give it a bit of time on full chat before shutting down. Thanks all - and Happy New Year!
  15. Webasto Air Top Evo 40 - cutting out

    Yes, we have - pretty much all the time, in fact - once the boat has warmed up. I get the feeling that you think that might be a problem!