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    Adrian Coppin & “Wibbly Wobbly”

    Life on the Waterways

    We asked for your help with filling out a questionnaire in which our moorers and visitors could detail life on our beautiful waterways.

    From real life moments on the water to tips for new boat owners we received so many amazing responses that we know will provide a brilliant insight into this amazing lifestyle to our followers.

    This week we hear about life on the water from Adrian Coppin and his boat Wibbly Wobbly.

    How long have you been cruising?
    12 years

    Full-time or weekend warrior?
    Weekend Warrior

    Is your boat a Narrowboat or Widebeam?

    How did you choose what type of boat to go for?
    Speaking with seasoned experts

    Do you stay at a marina, if so which one?
    Great Haywood

    What do you like most about it, or what do you like most about continuous cruising?
    Quiet and extremely well looked after by the staff.

    Favourite cruising routes?
    Oxford (N&S); GU; T&M

    What drew you to this lifestyle?
    Solitude and peacefulness, plus it relieves stress

    What do you wish you knew beforehand?
    To make sure a boat builder knew what he was doing!

    Something you can’t live without on your boat?
    TV & Internet.

    What do you love most about life on the water?
    Solitude and peacefulness

    Any particularly memorable moments or mishaps?

    Tips for any new boat owners?
    Talk to as many experts as you can before spending any money.

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