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The story of the Luxe Motor MS Watergeus, the snik Hornblower and how to convert a Dutch barge into a houseboat

MS Watergeus
Watergeus
The Watergeus is my home. It's an old Dutch Luxe Motor, build in 1929.
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MS Hornblower
The Hornblower is my new project: an Groningse snik from 1903.
 
MJ Escapade
In November 2010 I bought a bakdekkruiser. She was sold in 2011.
MS Frantsis
The Frantsis is a beurtschip. We (a neighbour and me) bought her in May 2010 as a small hobby project. I discontinued the project in 2011.
 
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Living Afloat
Living Afloat
Living Afloat gives you free ideas on what you need to know about barges, how to buy them, how to convert them, etc..
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HouseboatsCollection of photos from houseboats.
1 98
Barges: Baquets de Charleroi
2 25
Barges: Hagenaars
9 72
Barges: Humber Keels
15 38
Barges: Klipperaken, Friese & Hollandse klippers
51 302
Barges: Katwijkers and other Motorbeurtschepen
35 156
Barges: Luxe Motors
26 147
Barges: Maatkasten
12 161
Barges: Spits barges
5 7
Barges: Steilstevens
14 58
Barges: Tjalken
Other: Cement pump ships
1 31
Other: Ferries
1 2
Other: Minesweepers
4 46
Tugs: Amsterdammers
10 52
Tugs: Motor tugs
25 110
Complete storiesA set of pictures telling a whole story, such as a yard visit, a trip on a canal, etc...
Sailing down 'les 9 ├ęcluses' with the Santa Maria on the Canal du MidiSailing down 'les 9 ├ęcluses' with the Santa Maria on the Canal du Midi. These are 9 locks following each other over a short distance. The Santa Maria is a touris ship built in 1905.
2 96
Sailing trips
2 25
Canals & waterwaysPictures taken on journeys along the canals and waterways in Europe.
France
1 0
Ship parts, ideas and other items
Navigation equipment
1 4

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