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“A novices weekend” Four complete novice guys aged 41, 58, 65 and 71 took on a weekend on Box of Delights. We worked out a route north to Addlestone with 3 nightime stopovers. We were given a comprehensive instruction including accompaniment to the first lock. We had a fantastic weekend which was a learning curve and where we made the odd mistake, we found other barge users extremely helpful and friendly.
The barge was like a long caravan but with everything you could possibly need. Just poodling along the river was very calming and relaxing and by the end, we were getting through the locks quite professionally. Well almost. Wonderful weekend.