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psychicsurveyor

The Dutch Are Coming

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Seen 14 or 15 of these beautiful boats being rowed up The Yare today. 

Apparently they are heading to Norwich,  mostly crewed by older ladies and all on visitors tolls.

They have more energy than I have :default_icon_bowdown:

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We saw them coming down the Ant on Monday, I misread their flag as being French! Sacre bleu! 

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 these beautiful boats being rowed up The Yare today. 

stunning!! :default_norty:

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Hope they come through Thorpe, no sign of them so far.

Colin:default_drink_2:

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2 hours ago, Ray said:

We saw them coming down the Ant on Monday, I misread their flag as being French! Sacre bleu! 

Ray we did the same. Thought it was a French invasion fleet!!!

about 2:30 there were 3 or 4 going towards bramerton and 1 already at bramerton having a picnic. Gave us a nice wave as well. 

They were not taking it easy either. 

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Photos would be good.

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Sorry was busy driving.  I'm sure someone will catch them on digital data media tomorrow. Film was so much easier to say 

The boat moored at bramerton was an immaculate wooden beauty. I've got a plastic fantastic and even I was impressed:default_eusa_dance:

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I too saw them on the Ant. Very impressive.

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We saw them last Monday, exiting Thurne Dyke around 2.30pm - I wonder where they had been?.......... One or two of the boats were wandering about a bit! A nice sight though, they were having fun and it was good to see.

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Saw just one leaving Oulton Broad this morning, tide against them! Perhaps being from Holland and being used to tideless canals the crew didn't factor in the tides. However, hats off to them, at least they are doing it, yours truly only ever thinks about it!

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All looks very innocent, but this is just how Admiral De Ruyter's 1667 raid on the Medway started. I shall be on my guard.

 

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9 minutes ago, SteveO said:

All looks very innocent, but this is just how Admiral De Ruyter's 1667 raid on the Medway started. I shall be on my guard.

 

Maybe they are out to capture the TS Nelson as flagship of the river Yare.

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 However, hats off to them, at least they are doing it, yours truly only ever thinks about it!

Very sensible JM, there are a lot of jobs that need a good coat of looking at before being attempted!

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I understand they are over here for the next four weeks or so, after all, being Dutch they have nothing better to do .........

 

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