A Quick Spin Towards Cley.

It was a cool, cloudy morning on Monday 28th June when Humphrey, Tom, John, Diana and Barry met on the Carnser. The easterly wind was quite strong and, in the conditions, Cley was the chosen direction. Tom coxed up the Cut, Barry set the stroke into open water, before these positions were reversed. Rowing against the wind provided a good workout before the shelter of the Cley channel was gained. A “handbrake turn” at the widest point, and it was Diana’s turn to cox with John taking the stroke’s seat. The excitement mounted as Diana calmly guided the skiff over the marshes (Tom’s challenge) as high tide approached. A successful and enjoyable time saving route!

Pity about the messy obstacles left by dogs around the skiffs. Full marks to John for asking a nearby dog walker for a bag before removing the worst of these …