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Upper Thames Rally

  • 12 Jun 2015
  • 14 Jun 2015
  • The Trout at Lechlade


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Lechlade Rally 2015

General Info and Itinerary   12th June to 14th June

Download full details here and the booking form here.

Arrive at the Trout Inn Friday 12th June

Slip, mooring and trailer parking available on site.  Camping in field also available. (For SBA Liability Insurance purposes, the rally start time will be deemed to be from 11am.)

Meet and Greet Supper (beef stew) from 5.30 onwards, please  bring  chairs  if  poss ible & please let me know if you require a vegetarian alternative.

Skipper briefing 7.30 Friday 12th June (please let me know if unable to come or might be late).


Prettiest boat competition.  Maybe you have an elegant boat or maybe you choose the decorated approach.

Suggest cruising down stream to the Swan at Radcot , 5 miles, 2 locks

or the Trout at Tadpole Bridge, 8.5 miles, 4 locks.

Why not join us for our famous cream tea from 3.30pm at Cheese Wharf

Three course meal at the Trout Inn in the evening.


Treasure Hunt up stream to Lechlade, just for fun.

Choose to either continue steaming towards Cricklade, for small boats,

or return down stream.

Continue on your way  -  or slip out

Rally ends by 6pm Sunday 14th June

Don't forget that there is a Thames Trophy to be awarded this year

And Two Thames Rallies!

Hopefully many of you will make the Mid Thames Rally at Henley in August.


The organiser is Felicity Palmer.

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