Category: Chrissie 2021

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Chrissie 2021

November 2021

Our last few days cruising in 2021, we joined the Staffs and Worcester Canal at Autherley Junction

Chrissie 2021

Late September and October 2021

Back onboard Chrissie again, collected her from Longport Wharf after servicing and a few jobs. On our way now to Llangollen, using these canals, Trent and Mersey to Middlewhich, Shropshire Union Middlewhich branch to Barbridge Junction, a brief section South on the Shroppie before joining the Llangollen Canal. And then a return trip using the Shroppie South to Autherley Junction, Staffs and Worcs Canal to Great Haywood Junction, Trent and Mersey back to Aston Marina.

Chrissie 2021

August and September 2021

Chrissie is on dry land in Stoke Boats for some well deserved TLC, blacking, antifreeze change, top plank painting, stern colours repainted, fitting a “bubble tester” in the gas line for regular checking of any small gas leaks etc.
Mid September and on our way to Longport from Aston Marina Stone by train to collect Chrissie.

Swan at Aston marina

In Aston Marina for June

Decided to stay in the Marina and visit friends locally.
But we’ve been very busy getting Chrissie ship-shape after 2 winters of neglect.

Chrissie 2021

Will we get onboard this year?

We have talked many times over the winter about where we might go on Chrissie this year, and it all depends on the pandemic.
Ideas such as


Locked in, and locked out!

Looking back over a few of our Narrowboat cruises I came accross this that happened to us, It may brighten your day in these awkward times.