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Elettra’s Wells-next-the Sea to Blakeney adventure row.

Gig Elettra flew the MSC flag & joined other gigs & kayaks from Norfolk Coastal Rowing Association Blakeney (CRAB) in an adventure row from Wells-next-the-Sea to Blakeney on the north Norfolk coast this week. The route traversed the marsh channels, emerging behind West Sands west of Blakeney point via the National Trust’s old Lifeboat station for refreshments before continuing to Blakeney for bacon butties. Thanks to Victoria and all of CRAB for making us so welcome!

You can see a short movie and images of our rowers exploits  below:

Life is but a dream from Chris Taylor Photo / AeroVisuals on Vimeo.

MSC gig Elettra being launched at Wells.

MSC rower Martin making friends with the locals.

 

Spring tide floods the creeks looking to Blakeney.

Elettra in good company alongside historic Dunkirk lifeboat Lucy Lavers.


Elettra approaching a low bridge in the creek backwaters.

 

Flood level height from 2013 on the old Lifeboat house at Blakeney Point.

Elettra crew Martin, Larry, Steve, Graham and Capt. Kev. Spot the odd one out.

A well earned pint.

 

Steve tracked our leisurely progress on his Strava app. Note our altitude!

More images here: https://www.everybodysmile.biz/christaylorphotography/comme/

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Graham is a member of Marconi Sailing Club and sails pretty much anything he can get his hands on !

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