This was a little unexpected because we really had no intention of buying a boat before we arrived in England. But, the right one came along. After lots of agonising and seeking of opinions we decided to go for it.
It's been a bit of a process with arranging a survey, the surveyor having computer issues, and then when we finally came to pay the balance of the purchase price we discovered we could only transfer
£10,000 at a time on internet banking.
A few days of daily transfers and we're finally at the end. We are about to become proud owners of a floating home! Details to come ........