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NB Alnwick

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About NB Alnwick

  • Birthday 02/22/1947

Profile Information

  • Gender
    Male
  • Location
    Cropredy, Oxford Canal
  • Interests
    Folk music, boats, trains, classic cars, classic racing cycles, real watches, fountain pens and almost anything vintage . . .

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  • Occupation
    None
  • Boat Name
    Alnwick (pronounced 'Annick')
  • Boat Location
    Usually moored at Cropredy

Contact Methods

  • Website URL
    http://www.grahamoliver.com/

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  3. That's what I do when working the boat single handed but I came unstuck once when coming uphill from Northampton: On the penultimate lock, I got distracted - it was a summer Sunday afternoon with lots of gongoozlers - I failed to get the boat into reverse, after I had closed the top gate I went to get back on when I saw the boat chugging away on its own toward the next lock. The boat was already too far away for me to catch it and I had stupidly thrown the stern line back on board. With so many onlookers, the only thing to do was to walk up to the next lock and open the gates - fortunately not
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  8. An angle grinder is quicker than a wrench
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  10. Easy job! Cut and grind them off and put non-slip pads in their place: https://www.jonesboatchandlery.co.uk/treadmaster-self-adhesive-grip-pads The less that you have cluttering the deck the better - if you need to put a handrail somewhere, attach it the cabin.
  11. Much heartened - I am looking for alternative quotes although as mentioned in another topic we are looking for grit-blasting the old finish away followed by two-pack primer.
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  13. I am looking forward to the day when I can charge my car at a free charging point, drive to the boat, and then plug the boat into the car so that I don't have to run the generator to watch TV.
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