Category Archives: London

London Region outing on the Basingstoke Canal

London Region are having a 2 1/2hr trip on the Basingstoke Canal on Saturday 14th May inc light lunch, tea/coffee on board. (vegetarian option) Leave Odiham Wharf 11am. Toilet and bar also on board. Limited places.

Later in day/evening, a BBQ by kind invitation of Byfleet Boat Club.

Cost £14.00  plus a small extra charge on the day for the BBQ.

Cheque payable to AWCC London Region, to:-
R Langley
4 Auckland Road
Potters Bar

Tel: 01707 646876
email: robert -at- bobbunty -dot- plus -dot- com

Going to the National at Beale Park?

The IWA National Festival takes place at Beale Park, near Pangbourne, on the River Thames over the August Bank Holiday .

If you are cruising up the Thames from Limehouse, you might be interested in the video available of the PLA’s Boating on the Thames website here. Click on the Cruising through Central London link on the home page to see the video. There is also some useful information and reference guides for narrowboaters and cruisers available if you click on the appropriate button to the left of the picture on the home page.

Wallingford is upgrading the mooring facilities by the swimming pool.  Mooring is free until 4:00pm, and overnight mooring is available at a charge of £5. Maximum stay is 24 hours. Showers are available free for overnight moorers at the swimming pool.  There are local shops and restaurants nearby. (As we understand it, there are no effluent disposal facilities. Water is available from a standpipe in the campsite area, but this is some distance from the moorings. There is no designated rubbish facility, but it may be possible to use the leisure centre’s own facility. If anyone can update this information, please contact us.)

AWCC London Region Annual Outing – 30th May 2009

The AWCC London Region Annual Outing this year is a visit to The Chelmer & Blackwater Navigation. It take place on Saturday May 30th.( weekend after Bank Holiday ) including a 2 hour cruise from 12noon-2pm, and Ploughmans Lunch.

Our hired narrowboat is from Papercourt Lock. Ample car parking on site and tea rooms. We have just a few places left @ £17.00 inclusive.

Cheques (payable to:- AWCC London Region ) direct to Bob Langley, 4 Auckland Road, Potters Bar, Herts. EN6 3ES

Tel: 01707 646876

Full details to get there will be advised.

SPCC cruise to the London Boat Show

St Pancras Cruising Club Annual cruise to the Royal Docks for the
London International Boat Show-January 2009

Taken from the cruise report to the St Pancras Cruising Club egroup.

A note to let you know that the first club cruise of the year got off, quite literally, to a cracking start earlier this week. On Tuesday, Frank and Sue on Lotus No 10 spent several hours trying to leave west London for St P. to meet other boats bound for Limehouse. In the end, the ice proved too much, but thankfully, they managed to return to their mooring safely. Continue reading