Its now fashionable to buy a lifeboat. They are not the best boats for open sea but the small ones work well on UK canals and the bigger ones on European inland waterways. You can do coastal with care for the weather.

You can find our 10k 14 country voyage across europe at and videos

@hamishcampbell did you cross the channel in it, How was that if so? Any concerns about people thinking your having an emergency we l if your at sea in one?

@hamishcampbell How much does a boat like that cost? And where do you find them?

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