Other Narrowboat Vlog Channels
(Last updated 17 December 2020. With regret, I am no longer updating this page as there are simply too many people starting narrowboat channels to keep it accurate)
Robbie Cumming – a fearless solo boater and now a star of BBC TV too
Lorna Jane Adventures – Lorna used to be “London Boat Girl” but now she has a campervan too
This Narrowboat Adventure – actress Jasmin and silent partner Seb aboard their boat in London
Narrowboat Journeys – Phil has set off on a grand adventure, sometimes encountering alien life.
Minimal List – liveaboard couple trying out all the canals and rivers of the UK.
Narrowboat Chef – an Australian couple plus their lovely dog, both with culinary expertise in a small galley.
Floating Our Boat – a couple who did what sensible folk do and downsized from house to boat.
Narrowboat Girl – Teenager Emma and her mum live on a boat with five dogs
Never Enough Cruising – a 70 foot narrowboat and a lot of cruising
Driftwood Boat Blog – OK, not actually a narrowboat but a motor cruiser on the Shannon in Ireland.
Winging It – a fantastic DIY conversion of a small narrowboat to electric drive
Narrow Dreams – artist Diane’s dream of a life afloat has finally come true
Our Narrowboat Dream – a man and his two Chihuahuas float about
Well Deck Diaries – Mark and Debbie, continuous cruising
Weir on the Move – on a widebeam narrowboat, no less!
Moor to Explore – Pete and Alli
My Narrowboat Venture – Alan moors at Yelvertoft where I started out and makes lovely videos
Our Narrowboat Quest – the second “Quest”-themed narrowboat channel in this list
Tales from the Swan’s Neck – Andrew, aboard my narrowboat Reverie
A Life Full of Meaning – family aboard a boat seeking meaning in their life
Chris and Shell – general liveaboard life
Foxes Afloat – two blokes, one shiny new narrowboat and a lot of energy.
Mykaskin – Lots of boaty videos including “slow TV” and eclectic engines
The Tiller People – a bit of everything to do with narrowboats
Pottering on the Canal – John, Tom and Ethel welcome you aboard
Yet Another Canal Adventure – as it says on the tin…
Alan Denman – he’s a writer and filmmaker on a narrowboat
Life Afloat – Cruising on the Grand Union canal
The Liveaboard Family – Dan & Georgia, a couple in their 20s
Narrowboat Florence Rose – life aboard a boat, what else?
Trev’s Travels – the travels of a bloke called Trev, no surprise.
Flotsam & Jetsam – the travels of Narrowboat Gaia
Travels with Martin – a 25 yr old chap living on a 30-foot narrowboat
Narrowboat Will – presumably a bloke called Will. On a narrowboat
Sasha’s Narrowboat Life – as it says, again!
Life Aboard Amy Jo – liveaboards, portraying the cut “warts and all”
Liveaboard Lifestyle – Stephen, Kayleigh & 2 dogs on a 37 foot narrowboat!
Narrowboat Life Unlocked – Paul & Anthony. One of them’s a magician! Yes really.
Princess of Shiraz – Adrian and Kate are now on a widebeam, no less
Cruising Alba – young couple on a 62 foot narrowboat in London
Holly the Cafe Boat – a cafe boat being fitted out and lived aboard
Narrowboat Natterings – Paul and Paula Lumsden. Nattering.
Narrowboat Enchantier – Jo and Ian; she writes romantic fiction.
Kangela Life – previously videos about South Africa but now on a narrowboat.
Narrowboat Changing Pace – liveaboards with huge dogs.
Earle Writes – artist and writer Liz who’s having a fibreglass cruiser renovated to live on
Onboard the Isness – narrowboating and spirituality.
Narrowboat Cruising & Lifestyle – a liveaboard continuous cruiser
The Mindful Narrowboat – moments of mindfulness from the canals
Trev’s Travels By Narrowboat – Trev, showing views mixed with history
The Cabin Cruiser Boating Adventure – Alan and his 18ft cabin cruiser
Love Life & Triumph – Darren & Wendy on their boat
Boatman Benjamin – narrowboating in the midlands with a musical man, his family and dog
Dozy And Dim Narrowboat Adventures – they are Dozy – and Dim, appparently.
Narrowboat Tales – Ian and Narrowboat Morning Star
Project Narrowboat – Johny, fitting out a sailaway narrowboat
Slow Boat Through Britain – narrowboat travels
Mel and Paul Munro – A married couple from South Africa
Boating Beyond – Matt and Alli and their rescue cat, Mr Jinx
Edward Hockin – the voyages of a “failed cabaret comedian” (his words!)
The Feminist Boater – Bonny, a dancer, on a 40-foot narrowboat
The Narrowboat that James built – very detailed videos of a boat renovation from scratch
Chugging Along – Tim & Sam on their 53-foot narrowboat
Narrowboat Precious Jet – a 50-ft “Tug”-style narrowboat with a classic engine
Never Two Late Our Journey – a newbuild boat for 2 new liveaboards
Mon the Illustrator – Mon, a freelance illustrator (!) and designer
Making New Memories – a couple looking to buy a narrowboat
Life on Rosebud – Gareth & Nicole on a 35-foot narrowboat
Vlog from the Frog – Rob and Pippa, newly retired, aboard “Frog in a Bucket”
Part Time Boater – the arts, as seen by a part-time boater
Floating George – Georgie and her bunny, Stewart on a 40-footer
Other narrowboat non-vlog channels
Narrowboat Sessions – music recorded on a narrowboat
Trekking and Towpaths – walks along the canals rather than going by boat
More channels (but updated less often)
The Narrowboat Experience – wife & wife and cats. Now focused on their art business rather than canals
Charlie & Lauren – a couple of travellers with a 36-foot narrowboat but mostly doing van videos now
Journey With Jono – ex-BBC man takes to the canals on a boat he’s fitting out himself.
Maeve and me – Maeve is the dog; Lou is the narrowboat owner
Bears Aboard – two blokes, not actually bears, living on a narrowboat somewhere in the Midlands
Ed’s World – he’s fixing up a boat, like so many, and doing it with aplomb
John Aboard Narrowboat Violet – as it says, really!
Negatively Buoyant – Joanna and her French bulldog
Sort of Interesting – the original narrowboat vlogger flits back and forth between uploading and not.
Britain by Boat – John and Lucy.
Platypus – an ambitious plan to refit a compact Springer narrowboat
Off-grid Happiness – Mark, Bridgett and three dogs seeking a more fun lifestyle.
Escape to the Cut – Dylan, Steven and three dogs are no longer on the cut, sadly
Narrow Boaters – the most unusual narrowboat channel you’ll ever watch
These Rolling Waves – van lifers who now have a boat as well
The Cut ‘n’ Edge Narrowboat Adventures – seem to have stopped, sadly.
Narrowboat Lane – man, wife and dog seeking fulfilment afloat
Mystic Owls Narrowboat Adventure – there may be owls, I’m not entirely sure
Christine Anne The Buoys – a narrowboat fit-out
Let’s Explore – Paul bought a narrowboat and does videos about it and local history.
The Narrowboat to the Deep North – two people, one boat, a lot of excitement.
Hannah Narrowboat – “little excursions to epic adventures”
Narrowboat Meredith – Paul and Sharon sharing their adventures
Ben & Emelie – lovely young couple and their dog called Peg, living aboard in London
Narrowboat Zero Gravity – it’s been a heck of a long slog but they’re still going strong!
Colin Jaques – he’s fitted out a new narrowboat by himself and it’s epic
Country House Gent – used to be videos about Land Rovers but he’s now bought a lovely boat. Mostly found on Vimeo now.
Narrowboat Comfortably Numb – occasional but beautifully shot narrowboat videos
It’s A Narrowboat Life – Tony has grand plans to move to a yacht once his narrowboat dreams are fully realised.
Summer Wine Narrowboat Stories – A diary of life aboard
Floating Ideas on a Narrowboat – inventions and hacks for life aboard
Buying a Narrowboat – sadly no longer in production but a lovely couple
It’s a Narrowboat Thing – the boat’s now sold but the channel remains as an interesting archive of time aboard
Narrowboat Escapades – not updated for a while but here for completeness
Naturally Narrowboating – nothing new for a while but an archive of old videos
Enigma – quite possibly the most splendidly eccentric couple on the canals boating from Braunston.
Simple Living on a Boat – I rather enjoyed this one but nothing posted for ages now, unfortunately.
Dover’s Travels – the journeys of historic narrowboat Dover
Other boaty / RV YouTube channels I enjoy
The Indie Projects – Theo and Bee traveled around the world in their self-converted van
Sail Life – sailing and boat renovation by Mads Dahlke in Denmark
A Bus and Beyond – a couple in a VW California with an adorable labrador dog
Gone with the Wynns – catamaran sailing with two (feline) cats aboard from the former RVing couple
Love Your RV – motorhome tips and tricks plus travel vlogs in the USA and Canada
Exploring Alternatives – beautiful videos about alternative living and lifestyles
Life is Like Sailing – beautifully shot and well crafted sailing videos from Alaska
RV with Tito – RV tips, tricks and travels in the USA
The RV Geeks – well-produced / filmed / scripted RV DIY videos
My other YouTube channels
Vandemonium – chronicling my self-build campervan conversion
Tubeshooter – reviews of camcorders and audio/video gear
UKAirscape – informal camcorder reviews, test footage, tutorials
David Expert TV – very occasional reviews of miscellanous stuff