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Book Review - Sell Up and Cruise

By Val Ellis last modified May 14, 2010 11:48 AM

Published: 2010-05-14 11:48:53

Sell Up and Cruise the Inland Waterways
(How to get the most out of the inland cruising lifestyle)

By Bill and Laurel Cooper

Published by Adlard Coles Nautical
Publication Date: 9th March 2010
Recommended U.K. Price: £16.99
ISBN: 978 0 713 67988 5

Living afloat on inland canals, rivers and waterways is a popular choice throughout the UK and Europe, and its popularity is growing.

Bill and Laurel Cooper are the experts on living afloat. Practising what they preach, they have lived aboard a variety of boats throughout Europe for over 30 years.

Covering UK, European and American inland waterways, they offer practical, first-hand expert advice on:-

    Suitable boats
    Likely costs
    Rules and regulations
    Insurance considerations
    Pros and cons of the liveaboard lifestyle
    Dealing with health and other problems
And much, much more.

With anecdotes from their own experiences to illustrate their points, as well as maps, sketches and photographs, the Coopers can help anyone dreaming of selling up and cruising the inland waterways to make that dream become a reality.

Bill and Laurel Cooper have lived aboard a variety of boats for over 30 years, both sea-going and in-land. They are the authors of Sell Up and Sail which is also published by Adlard Coles Nautical and is now into it's fifth edition.