Helene of Troy
I love this boat, indeed, I love any boat with three workshops, but Helene of Troy is the only one I actually know of. It is FULL of fantastic things. I was rather chuffed with this picture I took on the way into Bakers Lock. I took it on my phone:
Shipton Lock gets worse every time I go through it, and once again it isn’t on the stoppages list. The bottom gate is notoriously difficult to open, and today I noticed the leaks are even worse. This is the bottom gate with the paddles CLOSED.
The lift bridge below the lock is getting heavier, Maffi wrote about it here.
As a single hander I really struggle with Shipton Lock and dread going through. I wish they would do something about it.