Category: Money

Feb 06
How much does a narrowboat survey cost?

A narrowboat survey is a professional inspection of a narrowboat, typically carried out before purchasing one. It helps to identify any potential problems with the boat, such as structural damage, engine issues, or electrical problems. This information can be used to negotiate the purchase price or to decide whether to proceed with the purchase at […]

Dec 04
Do you need a TV Licence on a narrowboat?

Whether or not you need a TV licence on a narrowboat depends on how you use it. If you live on the narrowboat and use any device to watch or record live TV or catch up TV on BBC iPlayer, you need a TV licence. This includes devices such as: Televisions Laptops Tablets Mobile phones […]

Nov 06
Where can you buy ex-hire narrowboats?

Ex-hire and holiday narrowboats can be a great option when buying a canal boat. They are usually extremely well maintained as well as regularly serviced and looked after. So, where can you find and buy these narrowboats? The top tier brokerages don’t always like shout about the holiday boats they are selling on. Narrowboat hire […]

Jul 27
How much does a brand new narrowboat cost?

The cost of a new narrowboat can vary depending on the size, features, and build quality. However, you can expect to pay anywhere from £50,000 to £150,000 for a new narrowboat. Here is a breakdown of the average costs of new narrowboats: £50,000 – £70,000: Basic narrowboats with a small amount of space and basic […]

Jun 11
How much does a narrowboat mooring cost?

The cost of a narrowboat mooring can vary depending on a number of factors, including the location, the size of the boat, and the type of mooring. Location: Moorings in popular areas, such as the Cotswolds or the Peak District are likely to be more expensive than moorings in less popular areas.  Inner city moorings […]

May 31
How much does narrowboat insurance cost?

The cost of narrowboat insurance varies depending on a number of factors, including: The value of your narrowboat – more expensive boats will cost more to insure. Your age and driving experience – older boaters with more experience are likely to get cheaper quotes. The length of your policy – short term insurance periods are […]

Jun 23
How much does a narrowboat cost to buy?

How much does a narrowboat cost?  This is a question I get asked a lot from eager buyers looking to purchase their first narrowboat.  Most people see narrowboats every day on the canals and waterways of England, but it’s not until you actually start thinking about owning one do you start to think about their […]