Yachts, large and small, are used as homes in every corner of the globe. Most are built with the primary purpose of sailing, and this can sometimes be at odds with the ideal conditions for living. A large yacht may
Most of the boats on the narrow UK canals are based on commercial carrying vessels that transported cargo in the UK as far back as the early eighteenth century. Originally drawn by horse, and then later powered by steam and
Houseboats can be divided into two basic types. he first uses the hull of a ship that has had most of its machinery removed. Living accommodation is created within this space and often a new superstructure is built on top.
Ships that come under the general title of barge are usually ex-commercial carrying vessels that were used to transport cargo on the canals and rivers of Europe. There are also modern replica barges being built.
Size varies enormously but the vessels