[Talk-GB] Tags for waterways

Malcolm Herring malcolm.herring at btinternet.com
Mon Jan 31 22:24:42 GMT 2011

On 31/01/2011 21:54, Chris Moss wrote:
> 2. That page says issues include "is it navigable by powered craft?" but
> I can't find the relevant tag. Key:boat only relates to access as far as
> I can see, not to the type of boat. This could be canoe, rowing boat,
> powered boat, ship, ... Is this important?

I use boat=yes to infer navigable. I also use boat=no on the sections 
adjacent to a weir, with the cut & lock tagged boat=yes.

What do other mappers of waterways use?

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