Narrowboat Ezri- Bugsworth Blackout.

Friday night and I have read and written for my blog ‘The Ipcress File’ post, worte about the move from Whaley Bridge to here, even took a few photo’s for Instagram. But I can’t post a single things. You see Bugsworth is a blackout area I can’t even make a phone call, ok I can…

Narrowboat Ezri – Shipshape and City Life

I said there would a Ezri blog post so here goes, a little recap. My dad and me moving Ezri down from the Rose of Lancashire, to New Islington just off the Rochdale. For all the pain and full story see the last Ezri Blog. With me working five nights over the next two weeks…

NarrowBoat Ezri – Rails, Tape and Power

This week we (me and my Dad) spent a lot of time on Ezri pulling up a curtain on the right hand side of her, not to close to the fire. It was so want easy because it was mostly in bits, the only thing that you have be mind full of its the thickness…

NarrowBoat Ezri – The Stainforth & Keadby Canal

I wasn’t able to work on Ezri this week, but that doesn’t mean I going to miss a week, So I thought I would talk the canal system itself, Unlike a river or a sea as the canal moves around country is changes its name, Some are named after the person who over saw its commissioning…

NarrowBoat Ezri – Lights, engine and sand paper

After building the bed last week today task was it test everything and work out want each of the buttons on the control panel do without starting Ezri’s engine I was able to put all the cabin lights on and see which bulbs need changing, the second job was test the power sockets, but without…

NarrowBoat Ezri – Beds, bolts and Switches

This Friday has been all about working things out. First working out want I need inside Ezri so I can live on her and second which switches do want and why. The first bit of that very simple, You look around and make a list bed, chair desk etc, etc then you look at how…

NarrowBoat Ezri – PaperWork, maps and photos

The last two days have been all about the paperwork and maps, After filling in the insurance form with a little help from the nice lady at Blue Water Marina, I was told how about much it will cost cover Ezri its a small three figure sum a lot less then a for a car,…

NarrowBoat Ezri

As of 3 o’clock this afternoon I now own Narrowboat Ezri, she is a 35ft Cruiser Stern (open back deck, with room for a number of people to stand) She was built by Calder Boats in 1997 and has a  Beta Marine 3 cylinder diesel engine The plan is to make her my home, But…