Would you like a small, affordable apartment in the Europe, UK, or the USA?
You could have your very own wandering apartment! With the ability to move neighbourhoods if you wish – the choice is yours.
Advice - here's some advice on buying a boat... there are many things to think about, for example, do all the seacocks work, (test them!) when were they last serviced/replaced? It may not sound a big-ticket item but if they corrode or break, then your boat will sink... to replace them you need to haul out. Here's many other things you must consider...
You can explore, in your own home! Whether you meander along remote canals or putter through unique villages, wherever you stop you’ll have your own pillow, your own tea-mug, and your own bed! How wonderful!
Here’s just a small selection of boats available from our FB group Women On Barges (WOBs) – please like and share. Leave a comment too, we’d all love to know what you think.
We invite you into our homes - click on each picture for more details and lots of fabulous pictures.
Under 24m x 1.2 x 3.9m built 1914. Fitted out in high end oak &ash, sleeps 8 comfortably/2 ensuite bedrooms/crew bedroom/double sofa bed. Open plan saloon/kitchen/crew bathroom/crew kitchen/large wheelhouse/full headroom from 6"4 to 6"6 . Top deck- full length & flat (54sqm) (selling point to us for entertaining). Side walkways at 18". Brass feature portholes, solar panels power everything when off grid, 3 access points to top deck. Loads of storage. New bronze prop. Fitted out for hotel barge, ready for B&B has TRIWV certificate. email email@example.com
The Twinney Wharf is 3.2 miles from Rainham train station and an hour train journey from London. The barge is on a residential and transferable mooring. Fully operational with all working equipment/very good condition with valid certification and up to date dry docking/hull surveys completed in Oct 2016 at Turks shipyard in Kent. Aft/front accommodation refurbished with new flooring, kitchen & bathroom, heating system. Call Gosha/Chris on 07521755088. firstname.lastname@example.org
1907 converted sailing tjalk, ex-charter sailing boat, now a cosy yet very sociable barge, retaining all nautical features, but no rig, so she is easy to handle. May suit narrowboaters wishing to upgrade.
USA $350,000 Located: Florida
M/V Untide is just the best trawler in so many ways. She has completed 'America's Great Loop' twice and is ready to go again.
GBP £160,000 Located: France
Located in France, and at around 16.5 metres, ideal for mooring at the majority of French ports.
GBP 198,000. Location: Belgium (winter berth in Bruges).
Our fabulous, spacious floating home for the last 6 years is now for sale. Enjoy all the comforts of home while you watch the countryside pass by.
If you are interested in knowing more about canal boats and an amazing selection of boats on offer, join Women on Barges (WOBs) on FB. Obviously, there are only certain people who can join. (BOBs – Blokes on Boats is for men). Not only will you have a varied range of boats to link into, but you’ll be welcome, have fun, and tap into THE best (and friendliest) resource on canals and canal boats on Facebook!