October 1, 2018

Liberty is sold.

Five years to the week after we set off on our liveaboard adventure, our lovely boat has gone to a new owner. Pleasingly, for us anyway, that person is French, and we wish him bonne chance and bon courage. I say 'pleasingly' for two reasons; one is that during our year travelling around the inland waterways of France we didn't meet many French people with boats at all, so for the new owner to be 'a native' is welcome.

Secondly, it's highly likely that many British potential buyers...

March 5, 2018

While Liberty is still for sale, Liz and I have decided to move her back to where we bought her from, the central-eastern inland port of Saint-Jean-de-Losne.

As you'll know if you've been following the updates, she has been wintering-over (hivernage in French) in Sillery in Champagne, but it's a very small marina and not frequented much by boat-buyers, whereas St-J-de-L has two big boat brokerages, a large marina, and is on the confluence of the Bourgogne canal and the Saône River. It has good ra...

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