Monthly Archives: June 2013

A birthday and a wonderful surprise

We spent last weekend in Ely in order to celebrate Gordon’s birthday (and check out The Boathouse restaurant where we’ll be going for my 60th celebration next week). Ely is a lovely city which specialises in the vintage – so … Continue reading

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Relaxing on the River Wissey

For the last few days we’ve been recovering from our adrenalin fuelled crossing of the Wash, taking our time and easing ourselves back into a slower pace. You’d be hard pushed to find somewhere more suitable for relaxing than the … Continue reading

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Getting geared up in Peterborough

After limping into Wisbech Yacht Harbour Gordon’s first priority was to try to sort out the problem with the morse cable. One look told him that it was, to use an engineering term, completely knackered. Amazingly, despite being such a … Continue reading

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Ewn Ha Cul goes to sea!

As just about everyone who knows us is aware, Ewn Ha Cul put to sea yesterday and, with four other boats, and experienced pilot Daryl Hill, we crossed The Wash from Boston on the River Witham to Wisbech on the … Continue reading

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Marking time in Boston

We’re kicking our heels in Boston at the moment, waiting to see if we’ll be able to cross The Wash before next Thursday. If the weather’s not suitable by then we’ll have to wait a fortnight for another window of … Continue reading

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Witham walks

The weather’s taken a distinct turn for the better and summer has really arrived and we’ve been taking the opportunity to explore the countryside when we moor up. Our first venture out after Lincoln was a lovely 8 and a … Continue reading

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Visit to Lincoln (part the second)

Lincoln Cathedral was the next location on our whistle-stop tour of Lincoln. I don’t reckon I need to say much about it apart from the fact that it’s right up there with York Minster. This visit, along with another chance … Continue reading

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