Daily Archive: June 21, 2012


Midsummer monsoon

Huddersfield to Linthwaite, 3.7 miles, 15 locks Back to the good ship Cleddau yesterday to ready her for a Thursday morning departure: as the crew peered over the wall from the car park to the canal below something looked strangely amiss: there was the boat, yes, but she was pointing east not west as she had been left, her stern drifting away from the canal bank and her canvas cratch flapping in the breeze. A deep breath – and then...

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