On Friday we pulled pins at 09.40 at Welford junction and soon passed the site of the new marina at North kilworth. They have cut the hedge down and are now preparing to dig out the marina. I just hope they have done their research as there seem to be a lot of new marinas opening and I'm not sure where all the boats will come from to fill them.
We were really lucky to pick up this beautiful rural mooring with open views over the Leicestershire countryside and with the Laughton Hills behind us it has to be one of the best moorings we have ever had. It wasn't long before Curly got all her craft work out which was kindly given to her by Lesley and Gordon who we met on their Narrow boat at Welford junction .(Hope to meet up with both of you again). It kept her busy for most of the day.
We spent Saturday sat still chilling then on Sunday we pulled pins at 08.30 and headed for the top lock on the Foxton Flight. We filled with water at the top and then being the first boat on the locks went straight into the lock and started our descent.
We are now moored below the locks and are preparing for Inca to go into Debdale marina on Monday to have her bottom and sides grit blasted and blacked.
PS 5 years ago today i gave up smoking…. but i still often want one !!! but I'm not going to have one.