Skipton for the Day

Sunday 10th July 2016 Awoke to semi-sunshine so bolted out the door to do a bit of footwork around the town of Skipton. This is an extremely picturesque village which gets inundated with tourists. Skipton is on the very southern edge of the Yorkshire Dales. We have the wonderful opportunity in two weeks time to … More Skipton for the Day

Keighley to Skipton

Saturday 9th July 2016 What is it with the weather in this country!!! Today was possibly the wettest that we have cruised during. The countryside was exceptional even with the precipitation but we kept imagining what it would be like in the sunshine. We followed the contours of the land which is what we are … More Keighley to Skipton

Bunbury Shuffle, Sir Titus, Turning 60, Bingley High Five, Thomas the Tank Engine

5+6+7+8 July 2016 It’s been a busy few days with lots of exciting places and things to do and experience. Let’s start by going back to Tuesday the 5th July which saw us go from the uneventful and unexciting location of Rodley on to Saltaire. We got to pass by the largest sewerage works in … More Bunbury Shuffle, Sir Titus, Turning 60, Bingley High Five, Thomas the Tank Engine

Liverpool Bound

Monday 4th July 2016 Off to the CRT office this morning to discuss the booking process for us going into Liverpool basin in about two weeks and for W+M to book passage up the Lancaster canal. This is where we will go our separate ways. We may meet up again further south before our canal … More Liverpool Bound

On the Go Again

Friday 1st July 2016 Happy Canada Day to all!! We are thinking of you all and thought we would take the day off with you to celebrate. Good omens all round today. The drive belt arrived and they even delivered it out to the boat for us. It only took the boys about an hour … More On the Go Again