Leo No 2 is a 60' Orion narrowboats shell with an Aquarius Narrowboat Fitters fit out. Leo No 2 is moored on the Grand Union Canal at Blisworth.
The picture was taken by Neil Corbett of Herbie Blogspot fame on a Queen's Diamond Jubilee Practice practice at Blackfriars Bridge in September 2011. The background picture was taken by Kathryn in August-2006 (at 04:10) in the Swale.
An excerpt from Wind in the Willows
Nice? It's the ONLY thing, said the Water Rat solemnly, as he leant forward for his stroke. Believe me, my young friend, there is NOTHING - absolute nothing - half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats. Simply messing, he went on dreamily: messing - about - in - boats; messing----' From 'Wind in the Willows' by Kenneth Grahame.
Thursday, 9 August 2012
Where are we today
Well Brian and I had a good trip up to Stratford and managed to get away at about 16:00 and made it to just below Wootton Warwen before calling it a day.
We were up bright and early the following days despite the Plymouth Gin and Lemonade (no tonic on the boat!) and we off by 07:30. Progress was steady but slow due to the number of hire boats about but we made it to Kingswood Junction by 14:30 and started down Hatton at 17:00 and we at the Cape of Good Hope by 19:00 (2H:40M for Hatton).
Just cooking at evening meal after a quick drink in the Cape of Good Hope.