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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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Week 5 – Up The Maccie

Through Harecastle Tunnel onto the Macclesfield Canal and Marple junction. With injuries, a ducking and a trip to the vets.

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Week 4 – Shore Leave

Escape from the rain, by train, for a trip to Surrey. Too much eating and drinking with friends and relatives.

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Week 3 – Caldon Canal

A day out in Leek, foul weather along the Caldon, fretting about fuel and mooring up for a trip home.

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Here we go again . . . Just can’t wait any longer!

Finally setting out on our first real cruise in “Parting Shot” starting with a couple of weeks up to Leek.

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Wet & Windy Whilton – End of a Chapter

An intended winter round trip to Whilton Marina cut short when we decided to leave South Downs there for brokerage.

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Week 16 – The End Of (100) Days

Back aboard, autumn sunshine, cruising in the dark and the end of our voyage to move into a new house.

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