Although our original destination was Belgium, fog in the channel delayed our crossing and we only got as far as Calais. At least we had the chance to stock up on our favourite wines at Auchan.

  • Piers in charge on Calm Voyager
  • Bob's Girl Too enters Limehouse
  • Lady Martina moored at Limehouse
  • The wreck of the Montgomery
  • David at the helm on the Medway
  • Piers takes the shade
  • Calais harbour approach
  • UFloozy, Odyssey, Another Knot & Sentosa wait for the bridge lift
  • Rafted up at Calais Bassin Ouest
  • At Calais Town Hall roundabout
  • The fleet leaving Calais harbour...
  • ...and making their way out to sea

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Inland Waterways of the Netherlands

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Journals of David A Broad

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