Narrowboat Beds

Introduction There are few things more important in life than a good night’s sleep. If you have ever been sleep deprived you’ll know that it only takes a bad night to ruin and effect the entire day. Choosing the right bed can be tricky at the best of times. When you add the logistical considerations … Read more

Narrowboat Toilets: All You Need To Know

Introduction Ok, we know there are nicer things to talk about, but it is one of the things that concerns most people regarding narrowboats. But we aren’t one to shy away from difficult conversations. In this article we are going to discuss ‘the arrangements’ on board a canal boat… Read this after finishing your dinner … Read more

Do Canal Boats Have Showers?

Introduction Living on a narrowboat is quite civilised. In fact, in the modern day you’ll find pretty much everything you would expect to find in a normal house, maybe just scaled down a bit. Showers are no exception. We’re going to take a look at what the shower facilities are like on a narrowboat. Do … Read more

Can a canal boat cross the channel?

Introduction So we suppose the first question we need to ask is… Why on earth do you want to know? Are you planning a booze cruise to top all booze cruises? Or have you got bored of real ale and are wanting to sample some vin rouge? In this article we are going to look … Read more

Smoke Coming Out of Stove When Door is Open?

Introduction Well, the good news is you are in the right place. First off, do not despair. Did you know that it’s a rite of passage for liveaboards to smell ever so faintly of woodsmoke… At all times? You’re firmly in the club now. In this article we are going to take a detailed look … Read more

Canal Boat Names (How To Pick A Good One)

Introduction What is in a name? Well perhaps more than you’d think. Good boat names are not that easy to decide on, and aside from a beautiful paint job maybe the first thing people notice when they see your pride and joy. So, you’ll really want to get it right. In this article we are … Read more