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


Steve Tuckwell

It is with great sadness that The Friends of Raymond has learnt of the sudden passing of our Friend, Steve Tuckwell. Steve was a familiar face and supporter of FoR and he will be greatly missed by all of our


Raymond – Work in Progress – 30th March 2017

Some pictures at Blisworth this morning. Raymond will have to come out of the shed on Saturday and be back at Braunston on Sunday so that Alan Baillie can finish off early next week.


Membership 2017

Without your continued support the Trust would not be able to operate and Nutfield and Raymond could not be maintained. Our current Membership year ends on 5th April 2016 so if you are subscribed to our Friends email list you


Nutfield on the Wendover Arm

On Sunday 19th February our motor boat Nutfield carried a small party of Wendover Arm Trust members on the three-mile round trip from Bulbourne Junction to the present limit of navigation and back. While Raymond has been getting a new


Friends Work Party This Weekend

This Saturday 4th February, following the recent dry dock work there will be a work party to prepare Raymond prior to being moved backed to Braunston in March. Meeting Point: Grand Junction Arms Public House Car Park, Bulbourne at 10:00am


Steve Miles

Updated with funeral service arrangements It is with great sadness that Friends of Raymond has learnt today of the sudden passing of our former Chair and Trustee, Steve Miles. Steve was a well known face in the canal world as


Raymond Is Heading South

On Saturday 5th November Nutfield and our “boat moving team” will begin the challenge of towing Raymond from Braunston to Tring for essential restoration to Raymond’s cabin.  This is a major project that will involve the replacement of the existing


Nutfield Docking Weekend

Nutfield will be in dry dock at Braunston Marina over the weekend of 15th and 16th October 2016. Jobs to do include hull survey, rust treatment, corrosion prevention and blacking. You are welcome to come and see the work being


More Events Added for 2016

We have been invited to attend two additional events this year: On the August Bank Holiday Weekend (27th – 29th) we will be moored at the Canal Museum in Stoke Bruerne.  Our gift shop will be open and guided tours


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