This is the Blog site for QISMA. She is a 59 foot narrowboat launched in July 2010 as a liveaboard, for Jan, Alistair and Little Josh. After almost six years cruising the canals and rivers of England and Wales we started a new adventure. The boat was taken to Ireland where we plan to stay for...............
Wednesday, 11 March 2015
What's not to like?
the best weather of the year so far yesterday. Perfik day for boating. We woke to news from the EA that they were reducing water levels at Denver to carry out some repair work on the bank. We ARE some 6-7 hours cruising away but already we were a foot down. Fortunately our cruising was going to take us onto the Lodes less than 5 minutes and one lock away!
Almost certainly we are the only boat on the move up here.
We had thought the lode to the Wiken mooring might be silted after the winter. Not so. It is slow going but hey...we aren't in any hurry!