AN UNUSUAL OPPORTUNITY! Rather than boat her back to Devizes this week, we have decided to make Moonraker available for hire from her current mooring at Burbage Wharf, where she has been since lockdown. Don’t tell the other boats, but she is my personal favourite: an ideal love-nest for a couple, but with a couple… Read More


Maybe we have washed our handsand drunk deep and swamand think we know her,but water’s reputation goes before her like a flood:she does not suffer fools or gadflies.Therefore I have prepared some questions.Where do you get your ideas & your tide from? Don’t say the moon – that’s really pretentious.But as I clamber down the coastI… Read More


Today it has been confirmed that we can resume boating from 4th July! We are very excited to welcome you aboard for a holiday break afloat. We have availability from the 10th July. Get out of the house and enjoy a holiday afloat cruising through the Wiltshire countryside.… Read More


Now booking for holidays from July 10th 2020 2020 has been the most unusual year. It seems like everything has been cancelled, and if you also have health issues complicating things further, then this year has been mostly spend safe at home. The weather however has been glorious… perfect for boating! Thinks are looking brighter.… Read More


We are delighted to announce that we our dayhire boat MOONLIGHTING is allowed to operated again from the 6th of June! Booking online has reopened and we are really looking forward to welcoming you aboard. You will be greeted and trained by just one member of staff who will maintain the required social distancing. As… Read More


Hurray! We are delighted to say that yesterday we had the long awaited news that the canals will soon reopen and we can begin cruising again. We are waiting for confirmation for the exact dates, but as soon as allowed we will be back on the water. It looks like the dayboat will be allowed… Read More


Just before we had to stop cruising, Moonraker went on holiday with a lovely couple and their dog. They had quite an adventure and went through all the locks to Crofton and on towards Hungerford. They sent me these great photos and its lovely to see that they had a great time on the Kennet… Read More


Snowdrops are one of the first signs that spring will soon be here. These perfect delicate white flowers are the first to be seen at the end of winter and are always a delight to find along any walk. Today Petra and I walked towards Wilcot from Pewsey in the sun and spotted quite a… Read More