Living afloat

The story of the Luxe Motor MS Watergeus, the Groningse snik Hornblower and how to convert a Dutch barge into a houseboat.
MS Watergeus
The Watergeus is my home. It's an old Dutch Luxe Motor, built in 1929.
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Renting the Watergeus!
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Other ships
Renting out the back accommodation of the Watergeus? Click here to find out more!
MS Aquarel
The Aquarel is an authentic klipperaak from 1916.
I spent most of my time in or around boats. Read what I'm doing!
MJ Escapade
In November 2010 I bought a bakdekkruiser. She was sold in 2011.
MS Hornblower
The Hornblower was a project of converting a snik into a yacht.
Living Afloat
(and old stuff)
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..
Recognize a barge
Buying a barge
Converting a barge
Barge to the yard
Safety on a barge
Converted barges
Barge stories!
Waterways & harbours
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HomeFront cabin

Front cabin

The Front cabin can be entered by a door from deck or from the cargo hold with a stair. The cabin itself offers access to the forepeak.

Entrance to the front cabin
Entrance to the front cabin

The mast has been mounted on the front cabin.

Today, this cabin is used for the electricity. In the future, a new generator could be placed in this cabin.

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