Our original destination of the Isles of Scilly was soon scrapped due to strong westerlies in the Channel. In the event, we only reached the Beaulieu river before engine failure left us stranded...

  • Lou's dad on board at Lymington
  • Boats in the Beaulieu river
  • Sail training ship at Buckler's Hard
  • David in the bilges
  • A leaky O-ring stops the port engine
  • Lou and family at Beaulieu

Dutch Waterways

Inland Waterways of the Netherlands

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Journals of David A Broad

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