Jackie Parry – author

Our New Boat

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Drum roll if you please . . . .

We move on to our new boat tomorrow!

Krek Wek Wou (‘Just What I Want’) is a Luxe Motor Katwijker 23m, built 1929.

She is enormous but very lovely. She needs some modernising to our taste inside, which will keep us quiet for a while. Apart from that, she is ready to go.

We’ve done all pertinent research on safety standards (TRIWV), licences etc and are very comfortable in what needs to be done.

Draft: 0.95 m

Air draft: 3.05 m

Length: 23 m

More (better) pictures soon-ish.

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12 thoughts on “Our New Boat

  1. She looks absolutely lovely and roomy – wow your new home! Glad you will have some space for us to bunk down when we visit after a few wines to celebrate. Good on ya guys! Love the name too.

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  2. Happy New Boat! 🙂

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  3. Love it!! I so want to do the European canals!!

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  4. Wow, that’s different! I guess we won’t be seeing her in the Crookhaven any time soon. Looks like a great adventure coming up for you both. Best regards from the South Coast.

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  5. It’s good to be different . . . and you know we always are . . . yes, lots of adventures, lots of writing, hope you’ll come along for the ride! Hope all is well there.

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  6. Krek Wek Wou really is beautiful. Can’t wait to see her. Lots of fun and happy times ahead. Congratulations!

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  7. I can’t wait to see more photos of her. She looks just so cool! I would love to do an adventure like that on a canal boat, not to mention the living accommodations compared to sailboats!

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    • It’s our biggest boat yet (by far!) we won’t know ourselves, we’ve been living in a campervan for over 4 weeks now! Can’t wait to spread out! Mind you it took all day to clean the Campervan . . . lots of extra bits of painting/cleaning/maintaining to come with a boat such as this – oh well, it is always a compromise eh? More pics and details soon . . . hope you’ll come along with us on the journey, following our blog.

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      • Well, it is – er – BIG! The vessel looks great. I feel sure that you 2 will make it a good home for as long as she remains with you. Now; if you are still aboard in 15 months when we are visiting family in Germany!!!! Michael.

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