One of the reasons for the slow parade of historic boats at Braunston on Saturday was various boats going aground. One of them was Nuneaton, towing Brighton. Two of the crew were trying their hardest to raise the opposite side off the shallows.
Meanwhile Chertsey, with many other boats, waited.
Twenty-two minutes later Chertsey, steered by Sarah, came through the entrance to the marina.
And so to Church - We had help from a local towpath walker, who seemed to know what he was doing, down Barrowford locks, which made things a lot easier. The urban stretch ...
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