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.
Friday, 5 April 2013
Down Deepcut and Brookwood
A traffic jam at the top of Deepcut
Well we are down Deepcut and the 3 at Brookwood and all moored up at Kiln Bridge in St Johns (a village which is part of Woking). Not too much trouble coming down apart from the two lowers at Brookwood bottom which both wouldn't open fully.
Ray Oakhill on Stronghold towed Rowan all the way down and
It's amazing what you find on the towpath
maintained his sense of humour despite getting some wire around his prop in Brookwood.