One of the more striking sights on the Paddington Branch of the Grand Union Canal is a survival capsule from a decommissioned oil platform.
It has the less-than-snappy name 211/27A and comes from the North West Hutton rig, eighty miles from the Shetland Islands.
It's designed to hold 60 people. I wonder if they've tried it!
On the River Lee navigation we saw another apparently self-righting boat. Laika was tied up just north of Tottenham Lock.
I haven't been able to find out anything about this boat.
Godalming to Weybridge - *Sat 12thAug* Godalming to Guildford Moored in Godalming End of navigation We reversed the boat from our towpath mooring near the Methodist Church to th...
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