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#1 sueb

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Posted 24 March 2011 - 08:32 PM

The latest and hopefull last plan is to go up this Sunday. Anyone up for a Sunday stroll? Exercise comes as an extra.
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Posted 24 March 2011 - 11:31 PM

Please can we have a photo of Roger working the gear?

That would be a unique collectors' item.

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Posted 25 March 2011 - 07:30 AM

Might come along, with my daugther.
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Posted 25 March 2011 - 03:14 PM

Please can we have a photo of Roger working the gear?

That would be a unique collectors' item.

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Lets hope not !! locks and bridges etc are definately womens work us blokes should never get off the boat, we could offer encouragement though such as PUSH HARDER.................
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Posted 25 March 2011 - 04:35 PM

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Lets hope not !! locks and bridges etc are definately womens work us blokes should never get off the boat, we could offer encouragement though such as PUSH HARDER.................

I'm surprised that you could remember how to do the boat handling lark :lol:

Have you got far? ;)
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Posted 25 March 2011 - 05:59 PM

I'm surprised that you could remember how to do the boat handling lark :lol:

Have you got far? ;)


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Posted 25 March 2011 - 09:45 PM

Might come along, with my daugther.
What is your boat called Sue?

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Posted 25 March 2011 - 09:57 PM

Please can we have a photo of Roger working the gear?

That would be a unique collectors' item.

Tone

But, but....

Too many wimpish men around these days. So many haven't got the strength to work a lock. I've got a REAL man.

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Posted 25 March 2011 - 10:14 PM

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I bet there's not as many of those as there is narrow escape..... :P
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Posted 25 March 2011 - 11:29 PM

Yesterday I was at The Iguazu Falls and it reminded me of my trip up those locks

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Posted 27 March 2011 - 07:23 PM

We are now on a third plan.
After checking with waterscape we set off only to be stopped by BW. We lock the gates at 1pm - 'you do? nothing on the website. There is a notice at the bottom of the locks which is a fat lot of use.
Thanks Luctor and daughter. Watch this space
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Posted 28 March 2011 - 04:11 PM

Yesterday I was at The Iguazu Falls and it reminded me of my trip up those locks

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Oh come now. They don't leak THAT much.

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Posted 28 March 2011 - 07:20 PM

No Tone, that is just the back pumping.
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Posted 29 March 2011 - 07:50 PM

The next plan is to go up the 16 tomorrow Wednesday. Before 1pm this time.
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Posted 29 March 2011 - 11:06 PM

The next plan is to go up the 16 tomorrow Wednesday. Before 1pm this time.
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Have a good trip, Sue.

If you beat 3hrs 20mins, let us know.

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Posted 30 March 2011 - 07:11 AM

Have a good trip, Sue.

If you beat 3hrs 20mins, let us know.

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Thanks. I doubt it and we hopefully only have the 16 to do.
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Posted 30 March 2011 - 07:34 AM

We are now on a third plan.
After checking with waterscape we set off only to be stopped by BW. We lock the gates at 1pm - 'you do? nothing on the website. There is a notice at the bottom of the locks which is a fat lot of use.
Thanks Luctor and daughter. Watch this space
Sue
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How long have you been moored at Reading? and you didn't know about the Caen Hill winter lock operation times?

If you had put your brain in gear and thought about it, any later than a 1.30 start and it would be dark before many people got to the top of the flight, which BW presumably believe would be a H&S risk, especially with so many hirers on that section (even in the winter)
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Posted 30 March 2011 - 07:34 PM

Have a good trip, Sue.

If you beat 3hrs 20mins, let us know.

Tone

Is three days a record?
It took 4hrs to reach the cafe where we have moored for the night. Some fish had to be rescued/relocated, then there was some welding being done.
Hopefully we get to the top tomorrow.
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How long have you been moored at Reading? and you didn't know about the Caen Hill winter lock operation times?

If you had put your brain in gear and thought about it, any later than a 1.30 start and it would be dark before many people got to the top of the flight, which BW presumably believe would be a H&S risk, especially with so many hirers on that section (even in the winter)

We haven't been moored at Reading, which is why we are going up Caen Hill. We got to lock 28 by 13:05 so no problems there. Luctor didn't know that they closed that early either and there is nothing on waterscape.
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Posted 30 March 2011 - 08:03 PM

Is three days a record?
It took 4hrs to reach the cafe where we have moored for the night. Some fish had to be rescued/relocated, then there was some welding being done.
Hopefully we get to the top tomorrow.
Sue


We haven't been moored at Reading, which is why we are going up Caen Hill. We got to lock 28 by 13:05 so no problems there. Luctor didn't know that they closed that early either and there is nothing on waterscape.
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You'd better get a hurry on Sue - there's an emergency stoppage on Caen Hill from next Tuesday!

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Posted 30 March 2011 - 08:15 PM

You'd better get a hurry on Sue - there's an emergency stoppage on Caen Hill from next Tuesday!

Tim

We've got past that one :) We should make it tomorrow :boat:
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