What is navigable?

  • (adj): Able to be sailed on or through safely.
    Example: "Navigable waters"; "a navigable channel"

Some articles on navigable:

Low Water Crossing - Navigation
... bridge renders the waterway non-navigable ... almost all cases this is not a practical concern, since the waterway would be non-navigable except during flood conditions anyway ... A true submersible bridge is used on navigable waterways and is actively lowered into the water ...
Forth And Cart Canal - The Cart Navigation
... improvements to the White Cart Water, to make it navigable, and so assist the developing cotton industry in Paisley ... to authorise the construction of a new navigable cut, which would pass under the Turn Pike road (now the A8) ... The River Cart and the White Cart Water provided a navigable waterway between the River Clyde and the centre of Paisley ...
Dahme (river) - Navigation
... The Dahme is navigable as far upstream as Märkisch Buchholz, although the reach above Prieros is shallow and generally only used by leisure craft ... near Märkisch Buchholz and enter the Dahme Flood Relief Canal which is then navigable to its junction with the upper Spree ... The Storkower Gewässer is navigable as far as the Scharmützelsee, the Teupitzer Gewässer as far as Teupitzersee ...
Strait
... A strait is a narrow, typically navigable channel of water that connects two larger, navigable bodies of water ... two land masses, but it may also refer to a navigable channel through a body of water that is otherwise not navigable, for example because it is too ...
List Of Navigation Authorities In The United Kingdom
... authority in the United Kingdom, relating to any navigable waterway, aqueduct, canal, navigation, river or port ... include narrow canals, broad canals, or ship canals rivers which have been made navigable the Broads the navigable drains of The Fens ...