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Lady Lucy sails again (bookings for the summer now being taken)

Ten weeks after being smashed up by a falling tree, Lady Lucy is repaired and will be ready for action from Saturday 21st May. You can access the booking form here   I look forward to welcoming many readers back … Continue reading

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Lady Lucy hit by a tree

This is the sorry state of Lady Lucy following being hit by a tree felled by Storm Eunice. Thanks to the Freebody team for cutting her free (see chainsaw). Our hearts go out to Nigel and Sheila, whose Torbillie took … Continue reading

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Covid-19 actuaries report on health and maritime disasters

                                                                                                                         http://www.covidactuaries.org Friday Report: Issue 61 By: John Roberts, Adele Groyer and Matt Fletcher COVID-19 Actuaries Response Group – Learn. Share. Educate. Influence. COVID-19 is still one of the hottest topics for scientific papers and articles. The COVID-19 Actuaries Response … Continue reading

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Tales of kindness from the riverbank

  This isn’t one of those trophy weekends when the sun is shining. The river is full of last week’s rain and the temperatures are ten degrees down on this time last week. But Lady Lucy was out yesterday and … Continue reading

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We got to see sunshine after the rain!

Bluebirds flying over the mountain again? Well not quite – this is the Thames valley, but I did see a yellow wagtail bobbing beside the boat around 6 am! A few hours later my intrepid crew turned up – looking … Continue reading

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Lady Lucy Booking Schedule for 2021

If you would like to come on Lady Lucy this year, you need to make a booking   You can book here  

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Lady Lucy and the Riva Ariston – costs are appropriate, value is common.

A couple of weeks ago, one of Lady Lucy’s engines stopped working. It turned out that I had run its fuel out. Worse, i had no way of knowing as the engine’s fuel gauge was broken. Meanwhile the other engine … Continue reading

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2020 Lady Lucy boating schedule

Once again, Lady Lucy is out on the river for most of the summer. I have two types of tickets. Everyone can come to the weekend events (including extended trips on bank holidays). You and your family, friends and pets … Continue reading

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Stoking it up on the river

The heat was intense but there was enough wind from the passing of the boat to keep the guests. Amazing yesterday – off again today! pic.twitter.com/st4TdFTEli — Pension Plowman (@henryhtapper) August 26, 2019   The plugs were in as we … Continue reading

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Lady Lucy out lock-busting (again)!

It’s been a slow start to the boating year on the Thames. Heavy rain and snow made Easter boating unpleasant and dangerous and it’s only in the past few days that river-levels have subsided to take red boards off mid-Thames … Continue reading

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