Archive for the 'canal related' Category


Monday, November 8th, 2021

This blog has not been updated in a long time. I have still been boating, just not really blogging about it. Silhouette is 25 years old and as a group of owners, we’ve decided to sell at the end of 2022. This does not mean I am stopping boating and we’ll probably look for another […]

Awaiting the Nautilus

Monday, July 16th, 2012

First there was the WWII U-boat narrowboat in Leeds in the docks next to The Royal Armouries, now Liverpool has a Yellow Submarine narrowboat in the Albert docks. What is it with fake submarine conversions of narrowboats? I await the announcement of a fake Nautilus to appear in a city centre docks in the next […]

Handrail at Bumblehole Lock

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

Following on from my previous post, here is one of those temporary handrails over the lock walkways How does this help?

First outing of 2012

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

Heading out from Norbury tomorrow. Aiming to do a return trip to Kidderminster.

Our first AGM

Tuesday, October 19th, 2010

Silhouette owners held our first AGM at the weekend, well first AGM post-Ownerships. Very well attended with 11 of the 12 shares represented, and as a group it looks like we are all set up for carrying on going forward. Many boats have now had their meetings, whether self organised or now under the umbrella […]