The Thames Region invite all members to join in their Lockdown cruise, from 10th May to 14th June, as they cruise the beautiful River Thames from a starting point at Chiswick Quay Marina all the way up the Thames to the delightful Georgian town of Abingdon on Thames, where we will arrive on14 June, and celebrate our achievement with a PARTY!
You are all welcome, and you can join the cruise at any stage. Here’s what you do. 
The cruise is split into 6 stages, each stage representing one day of actual cruising between various start and end points. If you have a photo about something on that days cruising area (say the tidal Thames up to the day one halt of Hampton Court/Molsey Lock) email it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  You’ll need to identify the photo and which day’s cruise it is intended for, and it will need to be sent before that days cruise is ended (see the cruise schedule below). All entries will then be displayed on the Thames Region events area of the BOC website from the date shown on the schedule, the final entries for day six being shown there on 14 June, at which time you are welcome to join in a Zoom party hosted by the cruise coordinator - but you have to supply your own grub and booze!
 It doesn’t have to be a photo. You could make a recommendation for a good pub lunch stop on the way, or provide information on the facilities, pubs etc on that stretch, or a good mooring. Or you might want to share an experience (keep it short) of that stretch - you get the idea, I'm sure. The item can be from any time, any year, and if you’ve never cruised the Thames you can still join in! You might have some memory you’d like to share about that stretch, or it might be somewhere you’d like to cruise, and you have a photo from someone else to use. Send it along, with the stretch and day identified in your mail, and you’ll be joining in the famous (or should it be infamous?) Thames Region Lockdown Cruise. We’ll make you very welcome. Its going to be fun and simple and with a zoom party at the end! What’s more to enjoy?
Here is the Schedule 
Day 1 CQM to Hampton Court. (10/5) 
Day 2. Hampton to Staines, The Swan.(17/5)
Day 3. Staines to Cookham (24/5)
Day 4. Cookham to Sonning (31/5)
Day 5. Sonning to Cleeve (7/6)
Day 6 Cleeve to Abingdon on Thames. Zoom party (14/6)

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