Narrowboat Life

Narrowboat Life

Discover Life Afloat on the Inland Waterways

by Jim Batty

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 03/06/2019

  $39.99
'A colourful and comprehensive guide to life on the waterways. Practical, pretty and accessible, it's charmingly designed while providing excellent advice.'
BBC Countryfile Magazine

Full-time life on a narrowboat is a novelty for so many of us, and is endlessly fascinating. How do people downsize their lives and belongings into what looks like a large, crayon-coloured floating toy-box? Narrowboat Life answers all the questions we've wanted to ask about the ins and outs of liveaboard life on the inland waterways.

The book is filled with beautiful, enthralling photography of the waterways themselves, the narrowboats that occupy them and, most importantly, every nook and cranny of their insides. Should you become seduced, the author gives solid hands-on advice about how to make a narrowboat (or widebeam, cruiser or small Dutch barge) your home.

Accompanying these absorbing images, the playful and always informative text satisfies our curiosity to know, among other things:

* How do you fit all of your stuff into such a restricted space?
* How much does a narrowboat cost?
* How do you hold down a job if you're always on the move?
* Does s/he (the cat, dog, parrot) live on the boat as well?
* Is it cold in the winter?

This revised edition of Narrowboat Life features new and expanded sections on ecological living on the waterways - recycling, upcycling and living green - and the costs of living aboard in cities and countryside versus living on-land, as well as new 'step-aboard' profiles of more beautiful boats.
ISBN:
9781472963659
9781472963659
Category:
Narrowboats & canals
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
03-06-2019
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Pages:
224
Dimensions (mm):
220x220mm

This title is in stock with our UK supplier and arrives at our Sydney warehouse within 1-2 weeks of you placing order. An overall delivery estimate to you, (arrival time to A&R + delivery via post to your address) can be found below.

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An overall delivery time for this item, including the 1-2 week arrival time to A&R, to your address is:

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QLD Metro: 10 - 15 working days.
QLD Regional: 14 - 22 working days.
TAS: 10 - 15 working days.
WA Metro: 10 - 15 working days.
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NT Metro: 13 - 16 working days.
NT Regional: 14 - 22 working days.

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