St Patrick’s  Stream trip report

St Patrick’s Stream trip report

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On Sunday 26th of May 10 Nomads travelled to picturesque Wargrave to paddle the Thames and St Patrick's stream backwater. It wasn't as sunny as promised, but was very warm and the water cool and inviting as we put on the Thames to paddle a couple of miles upstream against the relatively mild current. Marc on his first trip with the club coped admirably with an unfamiliar boat and against the current and we arrived quite quickly at the pontoon by the first and only portage. After ejecting a couple of swans from the pontoon we took our boats out to portage the lock carefully avoiding the large and fresh piles of swan excrement. After waiting for several floating gin palaces to exit the lock and one to enter we…
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