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The rest of the holiday went all too quickly. We visited South Walsham Broad Before finding a mooring to put us in a good position for crossing Breydon the next day.

The trip up the River Waveney brought back a few memories, such as, it was on here that we first tried sailing a dingy many years ago. We had hired it with the King of Hearts in 1974 and were keen to have a go. Suffice to say that our first experiment was not a resounding success as we sailed down the river but every attempt to sail back saw us hurtle into the reeds.

It goes without saying that the rain had started and we arrived back at the boat soaked to the skin. I don't know what it was about that dingy but it always seemed to attract the rain when we were far from the boat. We learned to sail after a fashion but only at the expense of a few soakings

A glorious day as we came into Oulton Broad yacht station. I disgraced myself by making a pigs ear of mooring stern on. I leave it to the reader to make up their own mind, but I was convinced the boat did not handle at all well going astern. It also inceased my admiration for the patience of yacht masters.

On to Beccles, always one of our favorite stops. We found the facilities at the yacht Station to be first class and the cost of mooring quite reasonable. I went for a row in the dingy and gave a cheery wave to a young lady on the balcony of a block of flats. At first I thought she was just being stand offish having got no response. A second more careful look revealed it was a life size mannequin. Making a mental note to have strong words with Specsavers on our return home, I rowed back feeling a bit foolish.

We had lunch at the Bear and Bells and admired the collection of chinaware hanging from the ceiling.

To be continued


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