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Photo-a-Day  (Saturday, 9th September, 2017)

Proud at the helm

Proud at the helm
Lancaster pound L and L canal, New Springs.

Photo: Ron Dawber  (Pentax SLR)
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Comment by: Pat on 9th September 2017 at 09:25

A lovely heartwarming picture.

Comment by: Maureen on 9th September 2017 at 10:11

That little lad really does look proud..there's something magical about being on a boat on a lovely summers day.

Comment by: Ken R on 9th September 2017 at 17:00

Lovely picture Ron. Are there any "Safety Rules" for boaters on the canal, such as lifejackets for children etc.?

Comment by: Titus on 9th September 2017 at 21:37

Ken, are you suggesting they should also erect railings along the whole length of the canal just in case a youngster might fall in? As well as a life jacket, why not a helmet just in case he should bang hid head on the side when he falls in. And flat soled shoes to ensure secure footing whilst on deck. And leather gloves to ensure secure grip on the rudder........................

Comment by: . Ozymandias . on 9th September 2017 at 22:29

You've forgotten about the asbestos boiler suit, Titus, in the event that there may be burning diesel fuel on the surface of the water when he takes his untimely dip.

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