We only needed to move half a mile and through one lock to fill the water tank ...
… but within 10 minutes we were in a queue below Abingdon Lock
boats coming down
… and a Salters trip boat sitting on the lock landing going nowhere it seems! Another lock full goes up and we move slowly on but there’s no more room on that landing so we ‘hover'
Another Salters trip boat Goring fully loaded comes behind us
Still hovering as we’re informed that a deal had been done with the lockie to allow Goring in on the next lock up going ahead of us
Time is money!
After just over an hour of waiting it’s now our turn
but there’s still eight boats waiting behind us! A very busy bank holiday Monday!