Monday, 10 August 2009

BCN Explorer Cruise

The 3rd annual BCNS Explorer Cruise will start from Wigginshill Bridge near The Kingsley on Tuesday 11th August.
There are 27 boats travelling together.

The route is as follows:-

Tuesday 11th - Curdworth to Digbeth Basin via Minworth locks, Salford jJunction, Aston Locks and Ashted Locks.

Wednesday 12th - Digbeth Basin to Perry Barr top lock via Garrison Locks, Salford Junction and on Tame Valley Canal and Perry Barr Locks.

Thursday 13th - Perry Barr Top Lock to Longwood Junction via Rushall Junction and Rushall Locks

Friday 14th - Longwood to Anglesey Basin via Catshill Junction (Brownhills for shops) Ogley Junction

Saturday 15th - Anglesey Basin to Pelsall Common via Ogley Junction and Brownhills

Sunday 16th - Pelsall Common to Wolverhampton along the Wyrley & Essington Canal passing Birchills Junction and Sneyd

Monday 17th - Wolverhampton to Titford Pump House (BCNS Headquarters) via Deepfields Junction, Factory Junction, from here travellers can chose to continue on the New Main Line or drop down Factory Locks and up Brades or Spon Lane to Oldbury Junction and then up Oldbury (The Crow) Locks.

Boats taking part are as follows:-

Airedale II

Bluemoon

Chileka

Colehurst

Egerton

Elizabeth Sara

Farne

Gecko :-)

Halcyon

Harnser

Heron

Iberia

Jannock

Jjinad

Jupiter

Kit

Kwenda Kulala

Lord Nelson

Misty

Moonstone

Nelson

Nobody Knows

Potwell Inn

Rypeck

Solatium No 2

Tantler

We welcome visitors, whether to take photos or ride on a boat or just come & wave!

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