Tagged: Festival

Tired of the Winter Blues?

Want a “virtual” 2 minute 39 second cruise past the moored boats at the 2016 IWA Trailboat Rally on the Chesterfield Canal. It’s almost like being there!! And if you were there, see if...

Moira Canal Festival 2015

Packing to travel to our first ever attendance at the Moira Canal Festival weekend and what can I see outside the window  after weeks of sunshine …. rain!! Hopefully it’s just a blip and the...

Crooklands

Originally just a temporary slipway for access to the IWA Trailboat Festival in 2006 for the Northern Reaches section of the Lancaster Canal,  it has been made more permanent with the base being concreted over and...

Melksham – a Wilts and Berkshire rally

This weekend of the 6th & 7th September 2014 saw some WBOC members and other boaters supporting the Wilts and Berks Canal Trust’s Melksham River Festival. This was an event which promoted the joining of...

Stroud on Water – the event – revisited!

Stroud on Water – the event – revisited!

Reflections after the event Well the IWA Trailboat festival, which this year was part of the Stroud on Water Jubliee event, is all over for another year.  Whilst the weather wasn’t as foul as on the...

Wilderness boats first on Canal at Hereford since 1880s

Wilderness boats first on Canal at Hereford since 1880s

Three WBOC members boats launched on Friday 20th May 2011 at the new Hereford and Gloucester canal trust slipway at Aylestone Park in Hereford. Snapdragon, Grey Owl and Tophyl were the first occupied boats...