One sunny Saturday morning in 2005 Nick spotted a boat advertised on eBay. 24 hours later he made a bid which was accepted, three days later he was the proud owner of a 70ft (21m) long narrowboat called Journeyman .
The design of Iris N o3 reflects the working tug narrowboats used on the canals in the UK around the turn of the 20th century but she was actually built in 1989. The long, low foredeck and small portholes with
Nigel calls Enseabee home. She is an unusual vessel because she is built to enable her to travel the British narrow canals and so has maximum width dimensions of 7ft (2.1m) but she has been styled along the lines of
Finlay uses Sequoia as his home for several months of the year. She is moored at Lough Boderg on the river Shannon in Ireland. He chose to live afloat because he’d always enjoyed being on the water and playing around
When Heinz retired he was looking for the perfect waterfront property so he bought an old houseboat on the eastern shore of Lake Union, Seattle, USA. His renovation plans proved a little too ambitious for the existing structure so he
The owners of this unique floating home both have families with a history of living on boats so when Stuart and Stephanie first started looking for a home together, a houseboat was their first choice.
Quarry is a beautifully restored and
You could say that Wayne knows his floating home inside and out. He ought to, having designed and built it himself twice – a freak plumbing accident burned the place down when it was almost finished first time around.
The Meijers family – Frank, his wife Jacqueline, their son Zimmie, daughter Zegna and Isabel the Rottweiler – live aboard Zwerver in the Ertshaven in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. They have lived aboard since 1996. Zwerver is a type of vessel
Imagine the excitement of discovering a picturesque little village around the next river bend, exploring the countryside by bicycle or cruising right into the centre of a lovely, historic European city in your own floating home. Australians Max and Vicki