arrived at Cantley 16.00hrs to be met by Wiggy. The Dowsetts in their new motor
for the evening were David and Penny, Andy and Sarah, Bob, Christine, Wiggy,
a clutch of Green Wyverns on their cruise. Pub pretty full.
early to more wind than expected – perhaps the Cliff Quay........?
Off to Surlingham Ferry. Pelican left at 08.30hrs to catch last of the
flood. Weather –
Surlingham. Enjoyed a convivial lunchtime – some more than others! Jon
Collorick played in the evening. The club table was well full.
in the pub and then at 11.00hrs all piled on to Pelican to cruise to the Ribs of
20 in all! Chris and Leonie, Tel and Jean, David and Ros, Tiny and Jan, Mark and
and Linda, Gerald and Pam, David and Penny, Bob, John Christine and Wiggy.
female rower took exception to our delicate manoeuvre of dropping White Rose and
on to the quay from the outside of Pelican as we left. We explained what we were
didn't seem to understand....hey ho!
trip there and back. Got reported to the Broads Authority for having too many on
board but the chief man on duty was sitting at Surlingham waiting to have a beer
with us when we got back!
a sociable evening in the Ferry despite the folk singers. Some of us were in bed
Off to Rockland for lunch with Bob and Christine, Wiggy, Tiny and Jan and
a bit cloudy, very little wind but warm.
Rockland. Dick and Jan Farrar joined us in the launch. New people at the
pub friendly but the prices of beer and food far too high. Beer was £1.00
dearer than at the
Off home via Cantley to drop Christine off to get her car.
Back on mooring after a cracking weekend – the weather was a real