Living aboard a canal boat

Live aboard canal boatFirst you need ..

You may want to be based in a city, countryside or regularly move. Deciding on where to moor your boat is probably the most crucial decision you have to make.

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You also have to find the right boat. A boat designed for a family holiday will not meet the needs of a couple living aboard. How do you find your right boat?

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The tricky bit

Buying your boat, how to buy, does it need a survey, how to finance it? More practical advice from experienced liveaboard and course provider Nick Scott.

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What it costs

What does it cost to liveaboard? Nick Scott is an experienced liveaboard, now running training cruises for would-be liveaboards. He answers common queries for us.

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More information

  • Contacts

There's a Residential Boat Owners Association at and also the National Association of Boat Owners at And Scott Marine Services.

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