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CribBlog 5 18 September 2014
Cribbit on the move again

Cribbit is back on the water again after a 'modicum of improvement'. Having said that, she looks even more disreputable than ever so the next few weeks will be spent getting on a new coat of paint and moving her back to London down the Oxford canal and River Thames.


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Refurbished engine back in place


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With a new exhaust manifold cooler fitted


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Water pump fitted with a smaller diameter pulley


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Remote air filter, this one won't jump off into the bilges


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New flexible exhaust pipe and silencer


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Engine room rewired and new domestic battery installed


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Battery isolators


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New oil pressure and temperature gauges


20 September 2014
Soon heading down the Oxford canal

First stop after picking her up from Calcutt Boats being to fill up with water at the bottom of the Napton flght right by the Folly Inn.


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Moored for the water point


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Near the middle of the Napton flight


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Hunt the Eiffel Tower...straight ahead


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Moored by Bridge 123. A good place to get on with the painting


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Sunset


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Roof ready for its top coat


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Shining in the sun, for now


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On the move again with the Eiffel Tower still straight ahead


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And now it is to port


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Yes safely to port


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More like straight ahead now


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Yes we are going straight for it now


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Well maybe it is slightly to starboard


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Definately to starboard now


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Off the starboard bow


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Couldn't be more to starboard than that


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There it is across the fields


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Moored at Fenny Compton just down from the Wharf Inn


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Port side all but done, had to stock up with more paint from Fenny Marina

























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