I Love Messing About In Boats

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    We have a narrowboat. For those who don't know what one is it is a canal boat designed forteh narrow canals of the United Kingdom. She is 57ft long and 6 ft 10 inches beam. She has six berths. All we need to live is on board. Some of modern life's trappings we choose to leave...
    eeyore49 eeyore49
    61-65, M
    Dec 12, 2011

    My First Boat

    was a wooden Dory boat, I tried to fiberglass it but gave up. Then I bought a friends little wood boat with a small cabin and deckhouse and a 4 cylinder inboard. It was difficult to steer thru the marina and dock. Later I had a 26' Slickcraft with a Merc I/O and then a 31...
    nopathatall nopathatall
    51-55, M
    1 Response Sep 19, 2009

    I'll Be the First to Admit It

    I truly love it, as I've been on boats every day this week.  Except for today.  Instead, I went to a boat show.  Didn't buy anything, but saw a several I would have liked to take home, and a couple I would have liked to make my home.
    gladiate gladiate
    51-55, M
    1 Response Sep 20, 2009
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