Daily Archive: April 5, 2012


Slow descent to the Weaver Navigation

Thursday 5th April 2012. 1 boat lift, 2 locks, 10 miles  A new day – and a new coolie hat for the boat, a replacement for the rusted specimen crunched in a skirmish with a Middlewich bridge a couple of days ago. Relief crew arrived by mid-morning, equipped with lunch for four, fresh bread, some milk – and some strangely clinking liquid “Easter eggs”.             Cleddau was moved to the holding moorings outside Anderton Lift to await instruction for the...