Sunday, 29 June 2014

Spring Summer Cruise 2014 ❸❸

Beeston Lock to Castle Meadow VM

Overnight weather was quite cold.

Morning: Overcast start to the day. Early breakfast as we need an early start as Mags has to catch a bus to Sheffield. Underway, with travel made easier by the good flow of water through Beeston Lock. Arrived at Kings Meadow by 10 am its a short walk to the coach station. Managed to get a load of washing done as we cruised along.

Afternoon: Had the washing out to dry several times between the showers. met up with a couple of boating friends who joined us on the moorings.

Evening: More world cup football.


Birds: House Sparrow, Dunnock, Magpie, Starling, Blackbird, Mallard, Mute Swan, Coot, Waterhen, Grey Heron, Wood Pigeon, Robin, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Common Tern, Arctic Tern, Sedge Warbler, Swallow, House Martin and Swift.

Butterflies: None
Bats: Pipistrelle
Dragonflies: Banded Demoiselle, Common Demoiselle.
Today's Total.
Miles: 4.2
Locks: 0
Swing / Lift Bridges: 0
Tunnels: 0
Pump Outs: 0
Engine Hours: 2.0
Solar Panels: 7 Ah
Accumulated Total.
Miles: 1874.3
Locks: 1141
Swing / Lift Bridges: 295
Tunnels: 26
Pump Outs: 20
Engine Hours: 2870.2

Solar Panels: 15438 Ah

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