Friday, 13 June 2014

Spring Summer Cruise 2014 ❷❺

Newark VM  to Fiskerton VM

Overnight weather cold and light showers.

Morning: Last minuet shopping before setting off towards Fiskerton. Newark town lock was soon behind us. A gentle cruise up river pushing all the way due to the large amount of fresh water in the river.

Afternoon: A few beers and some serious lazing in the warm sunshine. Many people out enjoying a meal alfresco style.

Evening: A meal in the pub and a few more lazy hours spent chattering before bed.


Birds: House Sparrow, Carrion Crow, Rook, Magpie, Starling, Blackbird, Mallard, Mute Swan, Cormorant, Grey Lag Goose, Canadian Goose, Coot, Waterhen, Great Crested Grebe, Grey Heron, Wood Pigeon, Kestrel, Chaffinch, Robin, Blue Tit, Great, Common Tern, Arctic Tern, Sedge Warbler, Swallow, House Martin, Swift, Green Shank,  Thrush and  Oyster Catcher.

Butterflies: Meadow Brown, and Orange Tip 
Bats: Pipistrelle
Dragonflies: Banded Demoiselle,
Today's Total.
Miles: 7.4
Locks: 1
Swing / Lift Bridges: 0
Tunnels: 0
Pump Outs: 0
Engine Hours: 2.1
Solar Panels: 44 Ah
Accumulated Total.
Miles: 1840.3
Locks: 1133
Swing / Lift Bridges: 295
Tunnels: 26
Pump Outs: 20
Engine Hours: 2834.9
Solar Panels:

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