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The Prologue


I was sitting on my boat in Gorinchem trying to work out how to use all the photos that I take while I'm on the boat, and where to put all the little nuggets of information that I come across.

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Weespertrekvaart

If you are planning on using this route between the Vecht and Amsterdam then it can be worth checking that the bridges are operational before committing yourself to a cruising schedule. In high winds or extreme heat the bridges are not operated and the waterway will be closed. 

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Weed problem in Markermeer

Not the sort you smoke, but the wet, green stuff is making its presence felt, particularly in the approach to Hoorn in the Markermeer. 

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