Saturday, 30 August 2014

Spring Summer Cruise 2014 ❺❾

Lime Kilns to Market Bosworth.

Overnight the weather was blustery with occasional showers.

Morning: Early breakfast today. Plenty of boats moving up the canal. With a fair few coming the other way. The canal is very shallow in places.

Afternoon: The overcast sky was broken with occasional bouts of sunshine. We pushed on a bit today.So that we would have an easier trip up to the Ashby Canal terminus.

Evening: Television.


Birds: House Sparrow, Magpie, Carrion Crow, Rook, Jackdaw, Mallard, Mute Swan, Chaffinch, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Pied Wagtail, Coot, Waterhen, Wood Pigeon, Kestrel, Buzzard, Swallow, House Martin, Swift the highlight being a Muscovy Goose.

Butterflies: Meadow Brown and Skipper.
Bats: Pipistrelle.
Dragonflies: Banded Damselfly.
Today's Total.
Miles: 9.9
Locks: 0
Swing / Lift Bridges: 0
Tunnels: 0
Pump Outs: 0
Engine Hours: 3.4
Solar Panels: 36 Ah
Accumulated Total.
Miles: 2049.3
Locks: 1283
Swing / Lift Bridges: 297
Tunnels: 37
Pump Outs: 21
Engine Hours: 3015.7

Solar Panels: 17636 Ah

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