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To Winter Mooring or Not to Winter Mooring?

October 3, 2016

Loved this blog post about the dubious wisdom of winter moorings…

A Narrow Escape

That is the question we were recently faced with after wasting an entire summer achieving Sims Lifetime Aspirations like Getting Married and Going on our Honeymoon.

wedding-276 Time that could have been far better spent on repainting the boat.

When we returned from our trip, it had somehow become September and all those usual winter-prepping jobs that can normally be done at leisure over the summer had suddenly become entirely pressing and urgent.

frozen-boat “Damnit!”

Perhaps, we thought, it might be nice to get a winter mooring this year so that we might have a more permanent place in which to work on our floatyhome. Plus there was the enticing prospect of not having to move the boat in subzero (anything below 20ºc, for me) temperatures.

The next question was, where?

While we had been away we had left Albion in Rickmansworth near my mum’s house so that she could have eyes…

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