Passenger boat crew rescue dog walker

Passenger Boat crew rescue man struggling in deep water The boat ‘Perseverance’, crewed by volunteers Bob Mulkerrin and Keith Jones, was engaged in the short trips service from Ebley Wharf on Saturday 2nd June. As he steered the boat away from Ebley Wharf towards Ryeford Locks, Keith Jones noticed a young man jump, fully clothed, into the […]

Fact finding cruise makes history

VIP group on a fact-finding & familiarisation cruise Stroud District Council’s Canal Manager Dave Marshall hosted a VIP group on a fact-finding and familiarisation cruise on board Cotswold Canals Trust Passenger Boat Perseverance on Friday 25th May. The 28ft long, 12 seat passenger boat carried the dignitaries from Wallbridge to Bowbridge and back. Dave took the […]

Woolpack at Wallbridge

The crew of the cruiser Woolpack called in for lunch at Upper Lock Café Woolpack’s skipper Peter Benn is pictured at the wheel at Wallbridge on Saturday. The current infrequency of other pleasure boat traffic on the Thames & Severn Canal mean that it was ok for Peter to tie up in the lock chamber […]