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.
Saturday, 6 October 2012
Basingstoke Canal Boating Club rally
Victoria M - built by the current owner
The Basingstoke Canal Boating Club holds a rally annually at the Fox and Hounds public house in Fleet. This year is was put back 3 weeks or so on the 'hopeful' understanding that Deepcut would be open - it's not but it won't be too long we hope.
Meanwhile here's some picture of some of the boats who are based above Deepcut who came along and enhanced the day for all.