You probably found this site after doing a Google search or from information you read about narrowboats or narrowboat life in an article directory. This is the fastest growing and most constantly updated narrowboat site on the web. Everything you need to know about narrowboat life is here… and (at the moment) it’s free.
I’ve been working long hours on the site for well over a year now to make sure that it’s a truly valuable resource for you. Whether you currently own a narrowboat or plan to buy one in the near future, the information on the site can save you thousands of pounds and can transform a miserable or mediocre narrowboat experience into a rich and rewarding adventure.
Soon (very soon) I’ll be “locking down” the site and only allowing access to those who pay a subscription. But if you subscribe now, you’ll have access forever at no charge at all!
You’ll receive regular informative updates from me. Don’t worry, it won’t be spam. I use a very professional service called Mailchimp to send out my newsletters. They are VERY strict about ensuring that recipients have agreed to receive information from me. I have to display a very prominent link to allow you to stop my newsletters whenever you want to.
But why would you want to stop them?
After all, you came here looking for information about narrowboats and narrowboat life. It’s the most comprehensive informatin you’re likely to find and it won’t cost you a penny. Here’s what’s inside….
Do you want to know how much it really costs to live on a narrowboat? I’ve kept very detailed records from the moment I moved on board. You’ll learn what fuel you need, where to get it at the best price and how long it lasts. You’ll find out the difference between summer and winter heating costs and which heating systems are best for you and your boat.
The end of 2010 marked one of the coldest spells ever recorded in England with night-time temperatures of minus twenty. What’s it like to live on a boat in theses conditions? Can it possibly be comfortable?
You might not live on your boat full time so, in really cold weather, what can you do to prevent pipes from bursting and causing costly flood damage? It happens far more often than you think. We’ve had six or seven in our marina alone this year. You’ll discover how to easily and effectively “winterize” your own boat in less than twenty minutes.
Unless you intend to cruise continuously around the canal network, you need somewhere to moor your narrowboat. Every one of the narrowboat friendly marinas in England and Wales is listed, mapped and reviewed. Finding the perfect spot for you and your boat couldn’t be easier once you’ve read…
….an in depth guide to choosing the right marina for you. There’s a wide range of locations, facilities and styles of marina to choose from. Many may not be right for you. Find out what to look for and what to avoid.
Once you’ve identified a marina you like the look of, you need to know what the people who’ve used it think. Each marina listing on the site has a section for subscribers to share their knowledge. If there’s something you need to know about the marina (that the owners aren’t keen to share on their web site) you’ll find it here.
A regular newsletter with links to constantly updated articles covering just about everything to need to know about living on a narrowboat – and if you can’t find what you want to know on the site, all you have to do is ask. Before you know it, there’s be an article on the site just for you.
You’ve absolutely nothing to lose by registering as a member. You’ll learn everything you need to know about narrowboat life and if you register right now, membership won’t ever cost you a single penny.
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