Daily Archive: April 11, 2014


Initial ‘Sea Trials’ completed

      It’s taken nearly a week to bring Cleddau “home”.       From Longport Wharf it’s been a slower than usual journey (27.64 miles, the Harecastle Tunnel, 13 locks), slower to allow time for adjusting the trim (see the useful lump of railway line moved from front deck locker to engine compartment)  and assessing the on-board electrical and plumbing systems.       After six months away from the Macclesfield Canal there is a satisfaction at spotting the familiar (the lovely Ramsdell Hall...