Here I am Rune
Distance 2.7 miles
Total 702 Locks 26 Tunnels
Running total mileage 1072.7 miles
Well after a week ashore to celebrate my 59th birthday back in Torquay we are back aboard the boat and once again on the move. The boat was here Tattenhall Marina (Google map shows it as being in a field!!) whilst we were away, and a very pleasant marina it seems, although it is very windy. Getting into the marina was interesting since as soon as I turned to go through the entrance, the wind pushed the bows across putting the boat diagonal across the entrance. As I could see that any further attempts would have the same result I took the easier option and used the bow rope to pull the boat into the marina entrance and successfully got in that way. Getting back out was equally interesting since there was still a strong wind blowing but we managed without having to bow haul the boat again.
The current intention is to carry on down the Shropshire Union canal to Birmingham and then spend some time exploring the Birmingham Canal Network (BCN). Not sure how long it will take but there is no rush.