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Week 17 – A Run Ashore

A week ‘off’ for builders snagging, birthday surprises, catching up with friends & relatives around the country and a hairdo.

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Week 16 – Another Slow Go

Dawdling down the Middlewich, with a night at Bramble Cuttings, ‘squeezing’ through Hurleston for a marina mooring on the Llangollen.

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Week 15 – Getting A Lift

A hot August Bank Holiday weekend in Lymm, the Anderton Lift and a cruise up and down the River Weaver.

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Week 14 – Old Ground & New

Back through Wigan onto the Leigh Branch and the Bridgewater mainline, via Trafford Park, with a nice mooring at Stretford.

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Week 13 – Liverpool At Last

Much more impressed with Liverpool after an exciting transit through the docks followed by a self-guided whistle stop tour.

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Week 12 – Slow Boat To Liverpool

A trip home for snagging builders, broken bow thrusters and getting into position for our trip down into Salthouse Docks.

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Week 9 – Parbold & Rufford

A stop at Parbold and exploring the Rufford Branch preparing to moor up for another trip down South.

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Week 8 – The Way to Wigan Pier

Unimpressed by Manchester we set off in the wake of the Water Womble up the Leigh Branch through to Wigan.

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Week 7 – Off Peak to Manchester

The Lower Peak Forest, a pit stop in Droylsden, a night in Piccadilly and a nightmare in the Rochdale Nine

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Week 6 – Peak Too Soon

The Upper Peak Forest to Bugsworth and Whaley Bridge on Carnival Day. Back to Marple in time for some snagging.

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