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Saturday, June 22, 2019

Braunston Top Lock to Braunston Turn, 1.8 miles 6 locks

We had a pleasant trip down Braunston locks this morning sharing with a lovely couple on nb Destiny, we all had a good laugh at the antics of the boats coming up the locks.
Approaching Butchers Bridge.

Braunston marina entrance.

Is there a boat show on next weekend?

Now moored next to Ruth & Richard Chamberlain on Mountbatten & Jellicoe.


Friday, June 21, 2019

Crick to Braunston Top Lock, 8.5 miles, 7 locks, 2 tunnels

Another pleasant day weather-wise.
Approaching Crick tunnel.

The M1.

Waiting for the lockies to open the Watford locks.

Leaky gates.

Approaching Norton junction.

Approaching Braunston tunnel.

Inside Braunston tunnel.

Now moored above Braunston top lock.


Thursday, June 20, 2019

Welford Wharf to Crick, 11.5 miles 1 lock.

Pleasant enough day today,  few spits of rain but nothing to write home about.
Passing under the A14.

This little fellow did't even blink as we passed by, they usually disappear in the hedge as we approach.

Now moored opposite Crick Marina.


Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Foxton Locks to Welford Junction, 7.1 miles no locks 1 tunnel.

After an amazing family reunion for us at the Foxton Locks Festival, and helping to clear the site yesterday, we set off this morning, having been at Foxton locks for 12 days, nice to be moving again.
The lovely flowers that Jo's girls brought for her.

Entering Husband Bosworth tunnel. 

Now moored at Welford junction next to Richard & Ruth Chamberlain on Mountbatten & Jellicoe.

After they finished lunch they set off for Crick.


Sunday, June 09, 2019

T'other Side of Bridge 60.

This afternoon we moved through Bridge 60 and winded at the inclined plane arm, reversed back to a water point, topped up the tank, then returned to our allocated mooring lock side of Bridge 60 ready for the Foxton Locks Festival.


Thursday, June 06, 2019

Welford to Foxton Locks, 8.4 miles 1 lock

Jo busy painting gunnels yesterday.

The newly painted bow and on of the four new anodes fitted. The last four have lasted 12 years.

All finished.

Refilling the dock this morning.

Goodbye to the dry dock.

Approaching Welford lock and the first lot of new blacking will come off.

Approaching Husbands Bosworth tunnel, we met one boat in the tunnel so took of some more new blacking.

Now moored at Bridge 60 above Foxton locks.


Monday, June 03, 2019

Welford Junction to Welford Dry Dock, 1.4 miles 1 lock

This  morning we moved up the Welford Arm.
Approaching Welford lock.

We were soon in the dry dock with the water being pumped out.

Once the water was wade-able Les jet washed the grime off.
This is the 1st time I haven't done it myself. Les is also going to do the blacking for us, again the 1st we have never done it ourselves.