Monthly Archives: January 2014

River Cruising and places to visit

30 January, 2014

From the middle of June we are on the River Thames. We start at Kingston upon Thames with our final destination Caversham, Reading.  We have a short cruise up the Thames to Hampton Court Palace where we will moor for the evening, space permitted. The following day you will have the morning to visit the… Read more »

A Taste of Kailani

24 January, 2014

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

17 January, 2014

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 »

Waterways World article

10 January, 2014

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 »

Where’s the Magnet?

03 January, 2014

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 »

Hotel Boat Kailani