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You know the progression of life?

Toy boat – sailboat
Sailboat – motorboat
Motorboat – motor home
Motor home – rest home
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Stay tuned; it will be a rather dramatic change.
I'll put my money on a canal barge, for an extended Epicurean tour of the French and European canal system...

If you're not thinking of that, perhaps you should be... (grin)

Best of luck, Michael, I'll be looking forward to following your next adventure...
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I'll put my money on a canal barge, for an extended Epicurean tour of the French and European canal system...

If you're not thinking of that, perhaps you should be... (grin)

Best of luck, Michael, I'll be looking forward to following your next adventure...
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thanks for your blogs. Very much enjoyed the read.

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I guess I have to look up what a canal barge is!
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Wow JonE!!! You are good!!!!

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Wow JonE!!! You are good!!!!

He is isn't he. Nice guesswork. To do the canals of Europe would be one fine buzz.

Rick Stein did a pretty good series on the Canal du Midi. Worth checking out.

Look forward to your next adventure thanks so much for sharing this one with the rest of us.


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I guess I have to look up what a canal barge is!
What we are looking for will have been built between the 1880s and the start of World War I. It looks like this under sail:


It will look like this configured for the canals:


Because my last canal boat was 4 centimetres too high to make it through the 3.3 kilometre long Pouilly Tunnel on the Canal de Bourgogne, the one we buy will have to fit through this gauge:


We will refit her interior to our style and tastes. Her galley will look something like this:

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Fantastic. Love it.


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Is that a 1KSB?


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