Missing Link log 31 August 1999

Crew: Kim Hollamby, Sarah Mitchell From: West India Dock, River Thames, London. To: Calais, France. Port engine start hours: 563.2. Finish hours: 569.9. Hours run: 6.7. Stbd engine start hours:…

Crew: Kim Hollamby, Toby du Pre, Emma Parkin, Jennifer Laird, David Tierney. From: Gillingham Marina, River Medway, Kent. To: West India Dock, River Thames, London. Port engine start hours: 558.0.…

In some walks of life the social season involves large hats, strawberries and venues synonymous with glamour and style, like Ascot, Henley and Glyndebourne.

Main PIcture: Bess floats an idea to an advertising client. Crew: Kim Hollamby, Bess Cullis. From: Suffolk Yacht Harbour, Levington, R Orwell. To: Titchmarsh Marina, Walton Backwaters. Port engine start…

Main PIcture: Ramsgate Harbour Crew: Kim Hollamby, Paul Oram, Sally Chapman. From: Ramsgate Marina, Kent. To: Blankenberge Marina, Belgium. Port engine start hours: 504.3. Finish hours: 512.5. Hours run: 8.2.…

Main Image: Blankenberge in Belgium Crew: Kim Hollamby, Paul Oram, Sally Chapman. From: Blankenberge Marina, Belgium. To: Seaport Marina, Ijmuiden, Netherlands. Port engine start hours: 512.5. Finish hours: 521.3. Hours…

Main PIcture: Mutford Lock, with Oulton Broad behind Crew: Kim Hollamby, Jake Kavanagh. From: Oulton Broad, River Waveney, Suffolk. To: Lowestoft Harbour, Suffolk Port engine start hours: 491.5. Finish hours:…

Crew: Kim Hollamby, Jake Kavanagh. From: Boston Marina, River Witham. To: Brundall, River Yare via Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. Port engine start hours: 475.1. Finish hours: 484.3. Hours run: 9.2. Stbd…

Main Image: Boston Marina Crew: Kim Hollamby, Jake Kavanagh. From: Boston Marina, River Witham. To: Boston Marina, River Witham via Chapel Hill. Port engine start hours: 474.0. Finish hours: 475.1.…

Crew: Kim Hollamby, Jake Kavanagh. From: Amble Marina, Warkworth Harbour, Northumberland. To: St Peter’s Marina, Newcastle. Port engine start hours: 454.5. Finish hours: 457.2. 2.7. Stbd engine start hours: 454.2.…

Should you get the boat down to the Mediterranean across the Bay or through the canals?

Crew: Kim Hollamby, Michelle Hollamby and Jake Kavanagh. From: Corpach Basin, Caledonian Canal. To: Laggan Locks, Caledonian Canal. Port engine start hours: 418.8. Finish hours: 423.1. Hours run: 4.3. Stbd…

Crew: Kim Hollamby, Michelle Hollamby, Alex McMullen, Joanne Crawford (from lock 9 to Crinan) and Cara Loughran (from lock 9 to Crinan). From: Tarbert, Kintyre, Scotland. To: Ardfern Yacht Centre,…

Crew: Kim Hollamby and Alex McMullen. From: Campbeltown, Mull of Kintyre, Scotland. To: Troon Marina via Brodick Bay. Port engine start hours: 387.5. Finish hours: 392.2. Hours run: 4.7. Stbd…

Crew: Kim Hollamby and Malcolm Threadgould. From: Down Cruising Club, Ballydown Bay, Strangford Lough, NI. To: Carrickfergus Marina, Belfast Lough, NI. Port engine start hours: 377.8. Finish hours: 381.4. Hours…

Memories of Try A Boat and King William, countered by the enlightened views of a new generation.

From the Editor: July

If boats were sensible, like computers or stripy pyjamas, they would all look the same.

Crew: Kim Hollamby and Malcolm Threadgould. From: Howth, Eire. To: Ardglass, Co Down, Northern Ireland. Port engine start hours: 371.9. Finish hours: 374.9. Hours run: 3.0. Stbd engine start hours:…