Daily Archive: September 20, 2018


An end to things

Braunston Summit (Northamptonshire) to Marston Junction (Warwickshire):  29½ miles, 10 locks Cruising since Braunston Summit has had a sense of finality about it. This (Braunston Tunnel on Saturday morning)    was to be the last proper tunnel of the year.   The tunnel light checked, the cabin lights turned on, the flood light was mounted on the engine hatch – and yes, the bow was struck by an oncoming Napton hire boat… It’s a tunnel wide enough for a broad beam boat...