On beginning a cruise on Kailani, guests have a glass of bubbly with crustados while Gordon goes over the Health & Safety on board. Once that is done and you are settled into your cabins, we set off for a couple of hours cruising before we moor up for the evening. You can either sit… Read more »
Canal working life We were talking with Gordon’s dad about the early days and how he left school and started work at the age of 14 on a farm. How things have changed. Can you imagine children these days starting work at that age? Life on the canals in those days was hard then, working… Read more »
This is an article in the waterways world magazine after we attended the Inland Waterways Association festival last summer. You may have already read that we won the award for the best commercially built boat 2013. This article tells you a bit more about us. Please note that this article is not sponsored and is… Read more »
Well back to it after the Christmas festivities; hope you all had a good one We have spent half of Christmas on the boat and half with family. The wind was pretty rough at times, so bad it claimed our satellite dish one night. We managed to recover the dish from the water but minus… Read more »
Some more of our routes next year. From the end of April we stay on the Grand Union Canal and we leave Berkhamsted where hopefully people will have had a chance to visit and view the Castle, Totem pole and the Court House being just a sample of its heritage. We head up to Stoke… Read more »
Take a look at our routes for next year. Here is a taster which start on 7th April from Norton Junction, near Long Buckby in Northants. This is a 5 night trip to Linslade, taking us down the Buckby flight of locks and some glorious scenery. We have an early start one morning to go… Read more »
Since our last blog which was written whilst moored at Linslade, we spent some time updating some information for the boat and had discussions with Janine who has now become our marketing supremo. We were pleased to see a double page spread in Waterways World magazine, written by Rupert Smedley after we won the… Read more »
We’re pleased to announce that we have be accredited with the highest possible rating from the Food Hygiene Standards Agency.
Since updating the blog we came back down the Kennet and Avon to Reading and moored overnight at the Thames and Kennet Marina, our favourite on the Thames. Hi to Lee, Ceil and the rest. We were joined by a guest who travelled down the Thames with us just as the weather started to change…. Read more »
More images of the beautiful Kennet & Avon Canal.