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Winter Cruise


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We left Bell's Marina, in Brundall, last Tuesday, for the last time. With the tidal range at Brundall and a fixed pontoon-mooring we had been forced to move to pastures new on a floating pontoon.

We had waited nearly a week while the gales abated (yes, I know, any MAN should be able to drive his boat in any wind conditions...) and Tuesday morning dawned bright, sunny and nigh-on calm! :clap:clap:clap

Off at 7o'clock on the dot and a beautiful run up to Reedham with the ebb under us.

Cantley with the rising sun looked truly magnificent!

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The waiting pontoon at Reedham is finished........

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There was no-one else on the river and the conditions were idyllic until we entered the New Cut... where even my sun-glasses weren't up to the job!

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Even entering the Waveney it was still quite bright!

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And then we came to Somerleyton!

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After sorting out our new moorings we then continued to Oulton Broad for a few days...

Where some things were the same

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But some things are changing!

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Estimated costs of £90,000 for all three buildings but the other two won't be started until next October..

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So that concluded our first cruise this year and we'll be out and about on the Southern Rivers until our trip North in May. Hope to see you around!.

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Guest DAYTONA-BILL

What a stunning set of photo`s to show just exactly how beatiful and rewarding the Broads are in winter. I can certainly see the reasoning behind many of the forum members keeping their boats afloat year round. Thanks for posting them Rod, i`l be thinking about them when i`m beavering away in our dirty dusty hanger tomorrow ................. GIT :lol::lol::lol: . Have a great time, regards .................. Neil.

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What a stunning set of photo`s to show just exactly how beatiful and rewarding the Broads are in winter. I can certainly see the reasoning behind many of the forum members keeping their boats afloat year round. Thanks for posting them Rod, i`l be thinking about them when i`m beavering away in our dirty dusty hanger tomorrow ................. GIT :lol::lol::lol: . Have a great time, regards .................. Neil.

Rod, Rod, ROD??? Am I missing something Nigel??? :naughty::naughty::naughty:

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Rod, Rod, ROD??? Am I missing something Nigel??? :naughty::naughty::naughty:

My appollogies young sir, for some stupid reason, i must have got you mixed up with Flying fortress. Ipromise it won`t happen again John (i got it right that time) :oops::oops::oops: . Regards ..................... Neil.

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