Cruising Log for NB Be‐Bop.

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Date: Distance: 🛈 Locks: 🛈 Elevation: 🛈 Location: Remarks:
(Thursday, 00:00)
0.7?169Nantwich.Here for Christmas. [Arrived: . Waterway: Shropshire Union (Birmingham and Liverpool Junction Canal — Main Line)]
(Tuesday, 13:00)
2.6?168Hurleston Junction.Here for a day or so.
(Saturday, 11:00)
1.4?166Barbridge Junction.Here for a day or so.
(Sunday, 15:00)
1.3?165Somewhere in Shropshire.Here for a day or so. Decided to come South via Stoke‐on‐Trent, since the stoppage is over. [Waterway: Shropshire Union — Middlewich Branch]
(Tuesday, 15:00)
6.0?128Middlewich.Here for a day or so. Came for the shopping, weather forecast is rain till the weekend.
(Wednesday, 17:00)
2.6?146Tetton Bridge near Middlewich.Here for a day or so. Moving on as soon as the ice melts. [Waterway: Trent & Mersey (Main Line)]
(Thursday, 17:00)
1.4?154Elton Moss near Sandbach.Here for a day or so. Snowing & ice here.
(Friday, 16:00)
1.3?158Paddy's Wood, near Sandbach.Here for a day or so. Springlike today.
(Monday, 12:00)
1.1?173Wheelock.Here for a couple of weeks. Malkins Bank stoppage will finish on .
(Saturday, 17:00)
4.1?305Church Lawton.Here till Monday probably. Stoppage ended yesterday.
(Sunday, 16:00)
0.7?355Church Lawton.Here till midweek probably. Moved up a little bit.
(Monday, 13:00)
3.1?416Harecastle Tunnel, south entrance.Here overnight, maybe longer.
(Thursday, 15:00)
2.9?401Festival Park, Stoke‐on‐Trent.Here for the weekend probably.
(Tuesday, 18:00)
5.2?350Barlaston.Here for a day or so.
(Monday, 18:00)
4.8?270Aston‐by‐Stone.Here for a week or two.
(Wednesday, 13:00)
7.3?238Great Haywood Junction.Here for a day or two. Close to Stafford and the A51.
(Saturday, 09:00)
0.4?244Great Haywood Junction.Here for a day or two. Close to Stafford and the A51. Right by the junction for the Bank Holiday, off next week.
(Tuesday, 17:00)
2.2?230Wolseley Bridge.Here overnight.
(Wednesday, 14:00)
5.8?223Near Handsacre.Here for a day or so. Can't stay for too long as I'm running short of fuel.
(Thursday, 15:00)
2.9?211Fradley Junction.Here overnight probably. Might move on tomorrow as I'm only on moorings and on a bend too. [Waterway: Coventry Canal (isolated section)]
(Friday, 15:00)
2.3?207Near Lichfield.Here for the weekend. Close to the edge of Lichfield, near Huddlesford Junction.
(Saturday, 18:00)
0.9?206Near Lichfield.Here for the weekend. A tiny bit further south than yesterday.
(Monday, 15:00)
4.4?210Tamworth.Here till the weekend probably. Not going to Crick; instead heading for Brum. Here for some shopping in Asda, just nearby. [Waterway: Birmingham & Fazeley (along route of Coventry Canal)]
(Thursday, 17:00)
3.9?214Kingsbury, near Birmingham.Here for a week or so. By Kingsbury Water Park. Heading for Brum. I'll probably stay here till after the bank holiday. [Waterway: Birmingham & Fazeley]
(Thursday, 14:00)
2.7?281Curdworth, just northeast of Birmingham.Here for a day or so. Nice shady spot to sit out the hot weather. If its quiet too, then I'll stay until midweek.
(Wednesday, 15:00)
5.7?300Aston, Central Birmingham.Cuckoo Wharf — Here for a fortnight. Doing some repairs/upgrades to the engine and then off to Shardlow.
(Monday, 14:00)
5.7?281Just north of Birmingham.Curdworth, here for a day or so. Nice shady spot to sit out the hot weather.
(Monday, 14:00)
2.7?214North of Birmingham.Kingsbury. Here for a few days. By Kingsbury Water Park. Heading for Burton‐on‐Trent.
(Thursday, 17:00)
3.9?210Tamworth.Here till after the weekend probably. Here for some shopping in Asda & Sainsbury's, just nearby. [Waterway: Birmingham & Fazeley (along route of Coventry Canal)]
(Thursday, 17:00)
2.3?217Tamworth.Hopwas Wood. Here till after the weekend probably.
(Thursday, 17:00)
2.0?206Lichfield.Whittington, near Lichfield. Here for a day or so. [Waterway: Coventry Canal (isolated section)]
(Monday, 15:00)
0.0?206Lichfield.Whittington, near Lichfield. Here for a day or so.
(Saturday, 01:00)
3.4?212Fradley.Fradley Junction, near Burton‐on‐Trent. Here for a day or so. [Waterway: Trent & Mersey (Main Line)]
(Monday, 17:00)
4.0?165Barton‐under‐Needwood.Barton‐under‐Needwood, on the A38; near Burton‐on‐Trent. Here for a day or so.
(Wednesday, 17:00)
2.5?157Burton‐on‐Trent.Branston Water Park, Burton‐on‐Trent. Here for a few days.
(Thursday, 18:00)
7.4?148Near Derby.Willington, near Derby. Here for a day so.
(Saturday, 15:00)
1.1?146Near Derby.Stenson, near Derby. Here for a day so.
(Wednesday, 18:00)
4.7?123Near Derby.Melbourne, near Derby. Here for a day so.
(Monday, 15:00)
2.4?109Shardlow.Shardlow, near Long Eaton. Here till after the Bank Holiday probably.
(Wednesday, 20:00)
20.8?206Lichfield.Whittington, near Lichfield. Here for a day or so. [Waterway: Coventry Canal (isolated section)]
(Friday, 16:00)
2.1?201Tamworth.Hopwas Wood. Here till after the weekend probably. [Waterway: Birmingham & Fazeley (along route of Coventry Canal)]
(Tuesday, 17:00)
6.3?214North of Birmingham.Kingsbury. Here for a few days. By Kingsbury Water Park. Heading for Cuckoo Wharf, Birmingham. [Waterway: Birmingham & Fazeley]
(Friday, 15:00)
2.3?272Just north of Birmingham.Curdworth, here for the weekend.
(Thursday, 15:00)
6.1?300Birmingham (Aston).Moored at Cuckoo Wharf, here for two weeks or more. The job ahead is to do some more work on my ailing generator.

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