Daily Archive: June 9, 2011

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Sunshine and sharp showers on the Severn

Wednesday 8th June, Stourport-on-Severn to Worcester, 13 miles and 7 locks A fashion-conscious boater would be inclined to consider “the look” when planning her wardrobe for a river cruise. Severn locks are operated by a lock keeper some height above the lock chamber so one is unlikely to engage with grease-smeared paddle gear or rain-soaked gates.  But Boatwif, concerned with comfort and safety, forsook jaunty styles and sleek deck shoes in favour of: thicker than usual trousers (to counteract cooler...