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Wide Beam Boats

This is a wide beam version of a narrowboat and comes in the same variety of stern types; mostly cruiser, but also trad, or semi-trad. They normally range in width from 10ft up to 12ft.

Advantages of a Wide Beam Boat

Much more interior space for use as a liveaboard, mean they feel more like a floating apartment.

Disadvantages of a Wide Beam Boat

The extra width means they cannot be cruised on narrower parts of the canal network.