The author has lived on canal boats in the UK for over 20 years. His book gives an insight into what it's really like living on a canal boat; the pros and cons and the costs. Waterways living has many advantages, but there are ups and downs to living on a canal boat. You'll find here all the tips you need to avoid the worst of the potential disasters of canal life. He's made all the mistakes, so you don't have to.
Here you will find out what it's like living on a boat full-time in winter in Britain, and whether you are the right sort of person to take on life on the canal.
You'll find out about discovering the boat that's right for you, the costs, the various heating types, what you'll need to get a licence, dealing with locks, the dreaded subject of toilets and how a wheelbarrow and a generator can become your best friends.
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Vaughan Tucker can tell you what it's really like living on a canal boat, and he can also tell you about the beauty of the waterways, and the sometimes magical life it can be.