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No Skeg – No Trip.

Monday, October 5th, 2015

We were due out on Silhouette this week, but the Skeg has fallen off. Well another owner was out and the tiller went “all floppy”, when calling out Canal River Rescue they went under the boat and came back with Skeg in hand – it had rusted off! We had been given the option of […]

Time running out on the Macclesfield

Monday, July 27th, 2015

We’ve been moored at Heritage Narrowboats for a few years, and so once again its time to consider where we want to have our next base. We will be moving next year so there is a bit of time to spend on the Macc, we were out on early this┬ámonth and going out again in […]

Next video?

Saturday, June 14th, 2014

I have been enjoying my time out afloat but have not been doing much photo-for-video capture, so there has been an absence of my video’s for ooo too long. I do actually have an unprocessed set from erm about 3 years ago which includes a near miss with a British Waterways Canal River Trust Boat […]

Out on the Caldon

Saturday, April 19th, 2014

We went out for a few days before Easter, though wasn’t sure how busy or would be – it is after all the school holidays. We set off from Heritage boats and down to the Harecastle Tunnel. We had a short wait whilst boats were coming through but no queue this side. Once through we […]

Lock 200

Sunday, September 2nd, 2012

We are out on the canals and heading to the River Severn, to Gloucester. Someone had just told us about the Lock 200 event celebrating the bicentenary of the lock opening taking place 6th-9th September. Wonder of its too late to book a slot?