27 August 2013.
THE Romans were wise enough to pick Gloucester as a garrison to guard the River Severn; and as the river grew to become an important trade route, Elizabeth I granted Gloucester port status in 1580. But the River Severn played vicious games with vessels that struggled inland, with unpredictable sands and volatile tide levels.
31 July 2013.
The Tees Wheelyboats Club (a local charitable organisation) was set up in 2010 to give mobility impaired members of the public of any age, access to motorised boating. The Wheelyboat is suitable for all people who make use of a wheelchair and who may be accompanied by a carer, family or friends to ensure their individual enjoyment can be shared.
31 May 2013.
THE Roman god of the sea bellows over the Caledonian Canal from Neptune’s Staircase – Scotland’s spectacular staircase flight of eight locks. Neptune’s Staircase was built to allow ocean-going vessels to take giant steps, up a rise of 64ft, from the west side of Scotland, and to be carried inland by canal, leaving the sea behind.
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