A website about a canal boat that could be quite suitable for the shantyboat lifestyle.
|“For quite some time, I have been searching for a habitable
boat to be used on inland waterways. Most houseboat
designs looked more like a cottage on pontons than a
proper boat. At last, I saw the design I had imagined
on German TV: the ESCARGOT by Philip Thiel
A boat with that certain something. Alas, it was too small.
|Fortunately he had also designed the larger houseboat
JOLI BOAT enough headroom to stand in.
|I was not fully content with the design, so I lengthened the
boat from 7m to 8m and extended the waterline to entail
the full length of the boat, while preserving the original
line of chine.” Read More on the Website
Originally posted 2012-02-11 00:02:45.