Can one person hire a canal boat?
Canal boats can be skippered and crewed by one person, and it could be a good way to escape for a while and feel like you truly are the master of your own destiny, but some experience is definitely recommended before embarking on any solo adventures.
Can you rent a narrow boat?
The minimum hire is one month and monthly increments thereafter; you can hire for any duration provided it is for bona fide continuous cruising with a minimum crew of two adults over 18. Great value for money extended holiday option. Try the boating life before you buy your own boat.
Can you live permanently on a canal boat?
Yes, it is possible to buy a canal boat as a home. This is a much cheaper option than buying an entire house, but it comes with a variety of drawbacks with it’s advantages.