The toilet tank is replaced and the cooker fixed with new, working burners. However, it is now to late to go on the European canals with the family, so an alternative is needed.
I have taken offers to transport the boat by truck from Germany to southern France and have now found a transport in early September. This will put me back on the original time table. The cost is probably not much more than the cost for travelling the canals, but we miss the adventure….