Blog Posts: January 2014
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Sat Jan 18, 2014 at 11:03am
Storage Solutions For Small SpacesFor anyone who owns a narrow boat or is thinking of purchasing a boat will recognise straight away the limitation of space. So clever storage ideas are a must to be able to maximize the space you do have. Furnishings should also match your budget and surroundings.If you decide to live on a narrow boat full time, then this is a great time to downside your possessions as well as your living space if you are moving from a larger living dwelling to a narrow boat.Dep....
Thu Jan 16, 2014 at 3:01pm
Noticing A ChangeWe have noticed a trend in the past 18 months of young people purchasing narrow boats from us with the intention of cruising to London and living on the canal system in the city. An amazing 3rd of all narrow boats sold from our Marina each year make their way down to London. This alternative living accommodation is allowing young people to get their foot on the property ladder, and have an investment in the future.Young people who are looking to leave home and find their own acc....
Tue Jan 7, 2014 at 1:38pm
Why Do We Black The Hull?The Basics – The hull is blacked to protect the bottom section of the boat, so specifically the area of the boat that is in the water and just above the water line. The “blacking” process protects the hull from rust, pitting, rubbing (through locks, other boats, banks etc) and generally extends the life of the hull. Part and parcel of owning a narrow boat means that you need to carry out certain maintenance jobs and blacking is among one of those jobs.&....