Life on the Waterways

We asked for your help with filling out a questionnaire in which our moorers and visitors could detail life on our beautiful waterways.

From real life moments on the water to tips for new boat owners we received so many amazing responses that we know will provide a brilliant insight into this amazing lifestyle to our followers.

This week we hear about life on the water from Adrian Coppin and his boat Wibbly Wobbly.

How long have you been cruising?
12 years

Full-time or weekend warrior?
Weekend Warrior

Is your boat a Narrowboat or Widebeam?
Narrowboat

How did you choose what type of boat to go for?
Speaking with seasoned experts

Do you stay at a marina, if so which one?
Great Haywood

What do you like most about it, or what do you like most about continuous cruising?
Quiet and extremely well looked after by the staff.

Favourite cruising routes?
Oxford (N&S); GU; T&M

What drew you to this lifestyle?
Solitude and peacefulness, plus it relieves stress

What do you wish you knew beforehand?
To make sure a boat builder knew what he was doing!

Something you can’t live without on your boat?
TV & Internet.

What do you love most about life on the water?
Solitude and peacefulness

Any particularly memorable moments or mishaps?
Yes

Tips for any new boat owners?
Talk to as many experts as you can before spending any money.

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