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Liveaboard Marinas: How to Tie Up and Stay Awhile

Wanna give it all up and live on your boat? (Those guys on TV make it look so great.) But while living “on the hook” is adventurous and all, it’s not always convenient for times you need to be on land. So if you’re seeking more than a mooring ball and …

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Narrowboat Stoves: The Burning Questions

Nothing beats a naked flame’s mesmeric beauty. Just the sight of fire warms you to the core. There’s something primeval about it. There’s a reason why narrowboat stoves are so successful at heating our boats and have been tried and tested for centuries: They work! It’s that simple. And why are they …

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Boat Wi-Fi Antennas: Getting Internet Is Easier Than You Think!

Imagine a world without the internet! Seriously, who remembers what life was like before the internet? Nowadays it’s as essential as heating, water, and electricity. It has become a utility in every sense of the word. And as a liveaboard boater, working from my boat, I need a reliable service …

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How to Restore a Boat Without Losing Your Mind

If you’re reading this, you probably have a boat. If you have a boat, you realize they’re a labor of love. The sheer love for being on the water outweighs the hard work needed to keep a boat in good shape. This is what separates us boat owners from occasional seagoers crushing beers on a …

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How to Plan Canal Boat Trips (What You Need to Know)

Canal boating is the most fun you can have at the slowest speed possible! No other form of boating moves this slowly. You could walk quicker! But that’s the point. The passage is slow, sedate, and beguiling. It hypnotizes as you slip quietly between green and pleasant lands. But relaxing canal …