Boating in France Archives 2004
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Moving our boat from England to France.
We moved our boat from Newark marina in England to Chantier Fluvial De Migennes in France. Migennes boatyard is about 25km north from Auxerre. From here we started to explore the rivers and canals in Burgundy France. The River Yonne, Canal de Bourgogne, and winter mooring in Saint-Jean-de-Losne on the River Saône.
2004 - Moving from England to France
- 1. July 2004
Getting ready to set off from Leeds
Organizing our trip across the Channel. We will be lifted out at Newark Marina and go back in the water at Chantier Fluvial De Migennes France, south of Paris.
- 2. August 2004
York to Newark on the River Ouse and River Trent
All enjoying the sunshine in York, captain Sharon taking the helm on the river Ouse
- 3. August 2004
Boat lifted out at Newark Marina Transport to France
Newark Marina doing our CEVNI European Waterways regulations course and prepare the boat to go to France.
- 4. September 2004
Chantier Fluvial De Migennes boatyard in France
From Newark Marina to Chantier Fluvial De Migennes boatyard at 25km from Auxerre on the River Yonne at the entrance of Canal de Bourgogne in France.
- 5. September 2004
River Yonne Migennes to Auxerre, Joigny and Sens
Our first experience on the French canals and rivers towards Auxerre Joigny and Sens on the River Yonne
- 6. September 2004
Canal de Bourgogne Migennes to Dijon
Setting off from Migennes along the Canal de Bourgogne towards Dijon. The Canal de Bourgogne is 242km long and has 189 cut stone locks.
- 7. October 2004
Canal de Bourgogne Saint Jean de Losne River Saone
We had a good mooring in Dijon and now we are heading for Saint Jean de Losne at the junction of Canal de Bourgogne and River Saone.
- 8. November 2004
Winter mooring Saint Jean de Losne Burgundy France
Our first winter mooring in Burgundy France, time to explore Saint Jean de Losne.
- 9. December 2004
Christmas Xmas and New Year in Saint Jean de Losne Burgundy France
Christmas in Saint Jean de Losne we are all getting ready for the Xmas decorations on our boats and prepare the New Years party in Burgundy France.