Category: Chrissie 2016

Chrissie 2016

Cropredy, Banbury and River Thames back to Ventnor Marina

Arrived back in Cropredy Marina on 11th October, this time with the car, as we will need it for all our stuff once we get to Ventnor for our overwinter mooring.
Autumn is a great time to be on the cut, the colours can be fantastic, and most of the holiday rush is over.
This is a trip of 89 miles and 67 locks! Taking us South………

Chrissie 2016

Gloucester to Stratford on Avon

Early September and we’re on fresh waters for us, travelling up the River Avon to Stratford on Avon.
The river has self operated large locks, some of which………

Chrissie 2016

Gloucester Docks

I’ts great to rest up for a while and enjoy an area, and Gloucester is well worth it. Click here for the next chapter in

Chrissie 2016

Crick back to Stoke Boats

Retracing our journey, from Crick, stariaght into Crick Tunnel then Watford Locks down to Norton Junction, Braunston Tunnel, through Braunston and on up to Marston Junction and onto the Ashby Canal, where……

Chrissie 2016

From Launch to Crick Boat Show.

We arrived at Stoke Boats on Friday 20th May, with a one-way hire van from Exeter, loaded with clothes, food, tools, Jill’s Geraniums and anything else we thought we might need on our maiden voyage.
Chrissie had only been launched a day or so before, and the team were still adding