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
Watergeus
The Watergeus is my home. It's an old Dutch Luxe Motor, built in 1929.
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MS Aquarel
The Aquarel is an authentic klipperaak from 1916.
 
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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..
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HomeRegulations and certificates

Regulations and certificates

The MS Watergeus has the following certificates and meet the regulations . Some of them might no longer be valid, since I'm no expert in maritime law:

  • 2003: Inland Waterways Boat Safety Scheme
  • 2003: European Recreation Craft Directive
  • 2006: Certificaat van Deugdelijkheid
 
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