The Diana canal boat
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London 2012: Canal boat to host disabled spectators

A wide-beam canal boat has set off on an 82-mile canal and river journey to provide accommodation at the Paralympics for disabled visitors.

Owned by Hungerford-based charity, The Bruce Trust, Diana is named in memory of the late Princess of Wales.

The vessel is due to arrive on her mooring, near the Olympic Stadium in time for the Opening Ceremony of the Paralympics on Wednesday, 29 August.

  • 18 Aug 2012