Water Gypsies

When you hear the above term, do you think of a life full of excitement and adventure or does it leave a slightly sour feeling? We’ll be honest, the term can be seen in either light, and it depends very much on who is saying it and how it is said. In this article, we … Read more

Canal Boat on a Budget. Is it possible?

It’s a common joke that the word ‘boat’ is an acronym for “break out another thousand”. Fortunately getting on a canal boat on a budget is quite easy to achieve. Regardless of your finances, provided you have a little spare, you’ll be able to have a great time. In this article, we are going to … Read more

What are Anodes on a Canal Boat?

Did you pay attention in school during science class? No, us neither. As a result, the term ‘anode’ might sound a little technical. Well in truth it is, but today we are going to get all scientific and give an answer to the question “what are anodes on a canal boat”? It is actually really … Read more

12V Microwave

It’s all about the little things that make somewhere feel like home. If you’ve ever had a microwave at home then you will already know that they can make life a little easier. But can you buy a microwave for a canal boat? Well, the answer is yes you can, but it takes a little … Read more

Colwick Marina

Colwick Park has a fantastic collection of wildlife. With wild bird migrations yearly and many species of butterfly, dragonflies and more, it is well worth exploring. There is so much to see in Colwick Park that many boaters will be spoilt for choice. The West Lake in Colwick Country Park is used for open water … Read more

Narrowboat Engine Replacement (All You Need To Know)

Well, isn’t replacing a narrowboat engine a minefield of confusing information and puzzling prices? In this article, we aim to tell you exactly what a narrowboat engine replacement will cost, how long it will take and some more too. As you know, it is very difficult to find costs of narrowboat engine replacements. Many people … Read more

Narrowboat Sofa Bed (Different Options)

Are you the kind of person who is happy in their own company? Or are you a socialite who has lots of company. There are some things that you just can’t do without, and if you are the latter, you may want a steady stream of guests to visit even though you live on a … Read more

Ex Hire Narrowboats for Sale. What You Can Expect To Pay.

Ever heard what ‘boat’ actually stands for? Break-out-another-thousand! There is a common misconception that a boat can be a floating black hole that you throw money into. However, if you are in the market to buy you might save yourself thousands by looking at ex hire narrowboats for sale. Read on, you might be surprised … Read more

Narrowboat Skylight

Getting plenty of daylight can be good for your health, but in a canal boat it can be harder than you think. The combination of only having side windows and the fact that they are relatively low down can mean even the brightest days can be a little muted. A narrowboat Skylight might be the … Read more