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Photo-a-Day  (Saturday, 10th November, 2012)

We are sailing

We are sailing
Idle paddlers on the L&L canal at Haigh.

Photo: Ron Dawber  (Canon PowerShot SX1 IS)
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Comment by: Ken R on 10th November 2012 at 00:06

It looks like they are trying to put up a tent and haven't got a clue.

Comment by: Lizzie down under on 10th November 2012 at 01:32

Oh my goodness Ron it is very ORANGE!!!!! Very nice pic though, messing about on the water!!! Cheers!!!

Comment by: Scholes Malc on 10th November 2012 at 07:15

Has that bloke just parachuted onto the canoe?

Comment by: peterp on 10th November 2012 at 08:16

Having fun on the water.This is what life is all about

Comment by: Mick on 10th November 2012 at 08:25

If you hadnt have said there going sailing Ron I would have thought that they where trying to put up a tent.

Comment by: mw on 10th November 2012 at 09:19

Whats going on !!!

Comment by: Dave b on 10th November 2012 at 13:53

Low bridge ahead,right Ron ,good one.

Comment by: Ellen on 10th November 2012 at 19:20

"there is NOTHING,-absolute nothing half so much worth doing as simply messing around in boats. Simply messing about in boats"-Kenneth Grahame; Wind in the Willows.

Comment by: David O on 10th November 2012 at 19:22

Are they Sea Scouts going camping?

Comment by: Ernest Pyke on 10th November 2012 at 19:34

If anyone is interested in starting to canoe or kayak refer :-

Comment by: Mark Chapman on 10th November 2012 at 22:19

Brilliant !! This reminds me of a time 3 or 4 years ago when me & my mate were out on our canoe on the cut at Appley bridge, It was blowing a gale so we made a sail out of a big piece of plastic we found & sailed at top speed all the way to Wigan just using the paddle as a rudder.

Comment by: Tony Haslam on 12th November 2012 at 12:56


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