Antique Stove For Sale

A very generous supporter has offered us a Guidwife antique stove to sell to raise much needed funds. It has now been listed for sale on ebay.  The auction ends on 25th April 2018. https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Antique-Guidwife-Stove-with-removable-gas-conversion/173271501274  


Raymond Latest News

Here is the latest report from our roving reporter Nick Lake: Raymond is now in the wet dock at Braunston Marina. Peter Copeland managed to solve most of the jigsaw puzzle posed by the remaining bits of cupboard and shelving


Raymond Cabin Work Update

The finished deck in the hatches and the stern cupboard, and one of the drain holes, both of which are now in place. Pete has cleaned out and secured the drain pipes and we will be using a flexible drain-clearing


Special Guest – David Suchet CBE

We are delighted that David Suchet CBE will be at the helm of Nutfield and Raymond at this year’s Braunston Historic Boat Rally Parade on Saturday 23rd June at 11:00am. David is best known for his role as Agatha Christie’s


Raymond Restoration Update

Nick Lake visited Tess Wharf this week to meet Pete Boyce for an update on the work being carried out on Raymond.  The work will cost at least £2500 and is due for completion before the National Boat Share Show


Trevor Maggs Funeral Service

A funeral service for Trevor will take place at Rainsbrook Cemetery and Crematorium, Ashlawn Road, Rugby CV22 5ET on Tuesday 20th February at 2.30pm.


Annual General Meeting Reminder

This year’s Annual General Meeting will be held at Braunston Marina on Sunday 4th February 2018, starting at 3pm. All Friends and prospective Friends are welcome to attend. For more information or apologies, please contact Robin Bishop by email at 


Sad News – Trevor Maggs

We are sorry to learn that Trevor Maggs past away this weekend. Trevor had been a life long member of Friends of Raymond, towing Raymond in the early days to all the shows before we acquired Nutfield.  A couple of


Nutfield Restoration Work Update

August – November 2017 Nutfield was moved from Braunston Marina to Brinklow Boat Services (BBS) on the North Oxford Canal (www.brinklowboatservices.com) in August 2017.  BBS have been commissioned by the Trust to carry out remedial work on the hull and


National Historic Ships UK – Photo Competition 2017

Now in the eighth year National Historic Ships UK’s Photo Competition is aimed at all photographers of all ages and dedicated to encouraging everyone to engage with historic vessels or maritime themes in their local area. With two new categories


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