At 58 feet length, TQ (as we call her) is a steel hull narrow boat built by Colecraft and fitted out by Elton Moss Boatbuilders. Currently based at Aqueduct Marina in Cheshire we're able to cruise some of the most popular waterways in Britain. The Shropshire Union, The Trent and Mersey, The Llangollen Canal, The Four Counties Ring and Cheshire Ring and more.

Our friendly Syndicate decided to go down the Self Management route on 1st March 2012 and so far it has been very successful. Please visit the other pages in this blog to see the new Web Site and if shares are available for sale. (There'll not be many).

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Thursday, 5 September 2013

The Stones, nothing to do with rolling.

We were on our way at 08:00hrs this morning, in brilliant sunshine again, and made passage to the end of the navigation, through Market Bosworth and Congerstone. At Shackerstone there is a festival this coming weekend and it's already very busy. There is restricted mooring between Bridges 49 to 53 (a long way) and it's filled with narrow boats moored two abreast in many places. There's only enough room for one boat at a time and we had to pull in and stop for a working boat coming the other way.
Here he comes...

I thought I'd better pull in, he's bigger than me.

An original working boat.

There's some nice boats there, one or two I wouldn't mind for myself. Boats of all sizes and shapes are here, some new, some not so new and one or two bugvilles too.

...And the third Stone...

Snarestone, the head of the navigation is a lovely place, very peaceful, clean and new.

The Pump House being restored

The canal will go beyond and yonder once restored.

This is as far as it goes at present.

Lin - what a poser!
On the way back we saw this:-

Steam Tug Adamant

Heading for Shackerstone.

More tomorrow.

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