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The Narrowboat Lad (Short Film About Life Afloat)

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A Popular and Perfect Welsh Walk! Llangollen & Dinas Bran


Published on Mar 8, 2015
Llangollen is a great little town well known to walkers and people who just happen to like scenery! Lets go for a walk and see why!
 
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Boating & Beyond: My Actual Life!


Published on Mar 9, 2015
As much as I love the canal and my little narrowboat Tilly, I am sure I don't need to tell viewers of this channel that I don't just sit around inside all day! Lets get out there and look at life a bit further from the boat!
 
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My First Narrowboat Adventure: 96 Miles and 60 Locks!


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Published on Mar 2, 2015
Lets go back in time and look at the epic first tip that I ever took on narrowboat Tilly! An awful lot of boating experience was gained in a nine day trip from Staffordshire to the Llangollen Canal!
 
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A Perfect Sunny Morning Boat Trip Time Lapse


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Published on Mar 17, 2015
This really is another example of how perfect boat life can be at its best! Wake up, beautiful sunny morning, nothing but nature and countryside... immediately go boating!
 
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My Third Winter on a Boat!


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Published on Mar 30, 2015
The five month winter mooring period is over, there have been plenty of good times and not too much in the way of bad weather. `time to have a look back and chat! Loads of narrowboat footage and canal photos
 
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Kayaking Under The Sun on the Canal!


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Published on Apr 18, 2015
One of the most canal footage packed videos I have uploaded! Literally every single shot is nothing but sunny kayak canal goodness!
 
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Calm Evening Canal Kayaking


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Published on May 17, 2015
What better way to spend an evening than paddling about a kayak for a bit
 
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A Tiny Narrowboat Tour! Storage, etc
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Published on Aug 22, 2015
I thought it was about time that I put together a proper guided tour of narrowboat Tilly! 30 foot of bliss!
 
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The Narrowboat Diaries Ep.00 "Winter, Storms & Rain Rain Rain"
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Published on Dec 31, 2015
The first in a new video series that follows my topsy turvy life onboard and away from Narrowboat Tilly on the Llangollen Canal! This time we take a look at life during a very wet winter when Britain was battered by storms!
My Full Christmas Day Vlog: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7r7HE...
 

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An Hour of Rain Sounds on a Boat
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Published on Jan 8, 2016
A frequently requested video! An hour of boat based rain sounds. Due to the file size issue, I had to edit this together from an original 10 minute+ clip, but will try my best to do more!
 

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Incredibly Slow, Incredibly Beautiful, Canal Boating & Chat!
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Published on Jan 9, 2016
Just a perfect, really slow, calm and beautiful trip down the canal onboard narrowboat Tilly!
My boat life short film "Becoming The Narrowboat Man": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tK7_w...
 

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The Continuous Cruising Rules for Canal Boats! (14 Day Mooring Rule)
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Published on Jan 16, 2016
What are the rules for continuous cruising on a narrowboat on the canals of the UK under the control of the Canal and River Trust?
 

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3 Simple Things I Like About Boat Life
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Published on Jan 23, 2016
A nice simple video, 3 things that I love about boat life!
 

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Real Time Canal Boat Trip (1.5 Miles of Boating)
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Published on Feb 6, 2016
After posting a short boat life video every weekday, I thought it might be a good moment to post a much requested "Real Time Boat Trip" video! So here we go! Normal videos resuming soon!
 

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My Fourth Winter on a Boat
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Published on Feb 13, 2016
Time to have a look back and a chat about my four winters onboard narrowboat Tilly! What memories, tons of footage and scenery photos inbound!
 

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The Narrowboat Diaries Ep.02: Perfect Perfect Perfect!
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Published on Feb 27, 2016
Time to catch up with life on Narrowboat Tilly on one of my favourite parts of the canal. Join me as we boat, kayak and bike into Wales
 

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The Narrowboat Diaries Ep.03: Is This Normal?
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Published on Mar 19, 2016
Time for a canal boat life update from Narrowboat Tilly! This time we are doing some very windy boating!
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The Narrowboat Diaries Ep.06: On The Monty
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Published on May 14, 2016
Time to find out what has been going on onboard Narrowboat Tilly recently! Spoilers... lots of little boat trips on the Montgomery Canal!
 

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My Last Day & Night of Narrowboat Life!
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Published on May 21, 2016
The Dan Brown and Narrowboat Tilly era is coming to an end! Join me for my last day and night of canal boat life!... for now!!
 

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Ellesmere Boat Life Memory (Book Quote)
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Published on May 25, 2016
Sometimes there are days of boating and canal based fun that serve to show the best of what boat life can be!
 

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Narrowboat Tilly IS SOLD! My Immediate Rambling Thoughts!
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Published on Jun 6, 2016
My totally unfocussed thoughts as recorded about 10 minutes after leaving Narrowboat Tilly forever!
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6. My 1st "Proper" Boat Life Vlog for Years!
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Published on Jun 1, 2018
Woohoo! I am out of the marina and back on the canal visiting some of my favourite rural places!
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7. Narrowboat Life: A Normal Life, that floats!
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Published on Jun 7, 2018
Life has settled down onboard and I am relearning how to live on a boat properly!
 

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Winter Mooring: Then & Now! (A Bit of Narrowboat Nostalgia!)
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Published on Jun 10, 2018
Loads of beautiful canal footage... from my old winter mooring spot!
Summer & Winter Narrowboat Life footage within!
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An Amazing Sunset Narrowboat Trip! (Real Time Boating)
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Published on Jul 4, 2018
Prepare for a real time narrowboat trip and a chat as the sun sets on the canal! Filmed in 4K too! (4k may take a few minutes to be available after the video goes live!)
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17. My 5th Narrowboat Life Winter (Preparations and Thoughts)
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Published on Nov 1, 2018
 

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18. Heating a Narrowboat in Winter
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Published on Nov 4, 2018
Thoughts and examples of keeping warm on a canal boat during winter, based on four previous winters afloat!
 

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21. A Complete Real Time Narrowboat Trip Natural Sounds & Explanations "How to Canal Boat!"
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Published on Nov 18, 2018
A complete real time canal boat trip!
TIME STAMPS:
Boat Trip Starts (Unmooring Comments) 1:17
Comments on POV and Steering 3:15
Passing a Moored Boat 7:16
Passing a Moving Boat 9:30
Amazing Scenery 12:06
Passing Under a Bridge 14:06
Mooring Decisions: 22:01
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23. The Reality of Day to Day Narrowboat Life Experience
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Published on Dec 11, 2018
A few thoughts on how narrowboat life varies or replicates life on dry land!
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24.5. A Proper Example of Winter Narrowboat Life
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Published on Dec 16, 2018
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So this is what winter is really like on a canal boat?
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