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IanM last won the day on December 2 2016

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About IanM

  • Birthday 04/27/1978

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    Manningtree, Essex

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  1. Saturday parade starts at 11 I believe.
  2. Yes, it is Clent in Pete’s yard.
  3. I rather like Camp Hill locks actually. Can't quite put my finger on the reason though, just always preferred that way into Birmingham.
  4. I’m after a specific issue, April 1993 I think it was if you’re not against splitting the collection.
  5. We were planning to do the same thing as the OP and let it out on Airbnb. Finding a suitable boat proved to be the undoing of the project.
  6. Indeed. But unlike Photobucket $49.99 per year is a lot easier to stomach than the amount Photobucket wanted to charge which was something like that a month!
  7. I’d buy Effingham in an instant if I had the funds...
  8. Collingwood obviously has had it removed sometime in its life looking at my picture from 2006. Upper Narrow Staircase Locks - Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal by Ian, on Flickr
  9. Thanks everyone. In the end we wimped out and went to the Folly. However I will try winding below Bascote one day when we’re not so up against it time wise.
  10. We're taking a few friends out from Braunston tomorrow morning, staying out Saturday night and wanting to be back in Braunston by about 2pm on Sunday. Our normal 'night out' trip would be to the Folly at Napton but we've done that no end of times before and I'm trying to think of something more interesting. Therefore is there anywhere to wind a 60ft boat around Long Itchington (preferably Warwick direction) or is it a case of motoring all the way to Radford Semele before the first winding hole is found? We would like to moor fairly near to a pub on Saturday night without having to walk a mile down the towpath to reach one.
  11. It’s Hardy. Been on puddle banks at Braunston for several years and now Tooleys have got it to restore. Edited to add: actually I may be wrong on the one in the picture being Hardy as they have another wooden motor as well I believe.
  12. Was good to see 'Daphne' there still looking as good as when I took its picture in 1997 2018 Braunston Historic Boat Festival 2018 by Ian, on Flickr 1997 Daphne by Ian, on Flickr
  13. Hydrus (I think) was up by the turn minus its cabin. Aplologies, I see you’ve already counted ‘Raven’
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