Leave with peace of mind with the inclusive pack

Vous êtes de plus en plus nombreux à choisir de naviguer en pénichette® l'esprit libre, en toute sérénité. Aux nouveaux moussaillons, nous allons expliquer pourquoi !

How to moor your boat successfully?

Pour les novices, savoir bien manœuvrer sa pénichette© ou son bateau et réussir à amarrer peut sembler à première vue délicat. Mais si l’on suit quelques conseils d’expert, rien de plus simple !

10 Essentials to take with you on a Pénichette

Before taking charge of your canal boat, make sure you haven't forgotten anything, even though there will be plenty of stop-offs at villages for shopping.

The main inland waterway signs you need to know

Holidaymaker and professional inland waterway boatmen are agreed: learning to manoeuvre a self-drive boat is no problem. Here are a few signs to know.

A self-drive Locaboat canal barge for every kind of holiday? OK! But which one?

This year, you’re going to cast off in search of adventure on a ‘pénichette®’ canal barge. The family has unanimously given the plan the thumbs up.

Good Practice at Locks

Locks enable any boat to rise or descend several metres, with no effort involved, simply by displacing water.

What clothes should you bring to wear aboard a Pénichette®?

For a successful canal boat holiday with Locaboat, it's important to make sure you have the right kind of clothing.

Handy tools: map of France’s navigable waterways

What documents should you bring on board and what preparations should you make, before and during your canal boat trip with Locaboat?

Taking your pet aboard

Leaving your four-footed friend behind when you go on holiday can be quite a wrench. So why not take your pet with you on a waterborne holiday?

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