We had a nice surprise a few days ago when a family of swans decided to use our slipway to take a rest. We didn't charge the usual slippage fee!
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Below are some of our experiences, information bulletins, happy moments, funny stories and more. Narrowboats are our passion and we want to share them with you.
We are just about to finish our first full week here at Galleon Marine. Above is our new sign which is opposite the Waterwitch pub. The beautiful weather has made it very enjoyable for us and the friendly boaters we have had the pleasure to meet.
Had a great lunch at the Mill House in North Warnborough a few weeks ago. The Chicken Ceasar Salad was just perfect for the day. Since the fire at the Swan Inn back in September 2010, boaters have been happily setting out to pay a visit only to find its' charred remains.
A large beech tree fell across the canal on 20th May and completely blocked navigation at the Fox and Hounds pub, Church Crookham. The Basingstoke Canal Authority apologised for the inconvenience and got working to remove it as soon as possible.