Daily Archive: June 11, 2013


Exploring new waters

Stourport-on-Severn to Droitwich: 14.2 miles, 14 locks         The stats say it all: 28 lock miles is a lot and the crew is fatigued!          Stourport was distinctly damp this morning so waterproofs and life jackets were donned before the trip downstream got under way. Just finding your way out of the Stourport Basins can be a challenge: there’s the ‘Birmingham Navy’ moored in front of the Clockhouse, craft of all shapes tied to the wharves and finger pontoons for...