We had an easy run back to the marina this morning passing just a few boats on the move, mainly hire boats returning to Clifton Wharf and Rugby Wharf.
Whilst June busied herself with the inside of the boat I did a little maintenance on the outside and whilst adjusting the offside fenders slipped into the marina. Now Brinklow is at least 10 foot deep and I went right under but fortunately did not loose my glasses; so it was a quick swim to the shore passing June looking out through the galley window thinking “my word that’s a big fish!” I went into the shower and my clothes into the washing machine in double quick time.
On completion of the BCNS cruise we were presented with this delightful brass plaque of the canals we had explored.
At the Titford Rally those boats who made it to the Titford Pools were presented with this round plaque. In future anyone who navigates the pools on their own can apply to the BCNS for a similar plaque
Spring Cruise Stats: we have travelled 194 miles
Negotiated 166 Locks
3 Swing bridges
53 Small Aqueducts