My friend and I are looking to purchase a narrowboat to live on as continuos cruisers In London.
We are interested in this boat:
However, we were speeking to some other narrowboaters the other day they told us that a wooden boat would be likely to spring a leak at random times and that if there was a collision with another boat, which was not unlikely they said, a wooden boat would be ruined by a steel boat.
What are your thoughts regarding the particulars of this boat and this issue of entirely wooden boats in general?
Thanks for any responses in advance.