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20 March 2021
The Home Page has some revised text explaining the most recent major update and has more links added to individual pages on the site. A number of "Related Page" links have been added within the Broads and Canals sections that should ease navigation around the site.
In the My SeaHawk section, feedback about the occupants of some of the boats taking part in the Diamond Jubilee Cruise means the page published yesterday has some additional information.
In the Broads section there is information on Hamilton's Charts added to the page on my 1967 holiday aboard Spindrift.
18 March 2021
In the My SeaHawk section, there is a new page that describes what I remember of "dressing" Just 17 in bunting and taking part in a cruise around Hickling Broad on the weekend when the country celebrated the Queen's Diamond Jubilee in June 2012.
6 March 2021
On small screen devices the main menu now displays a set of icons beside each option.
A search facility has been added to the site, accessible from the top of the main menu on every page.
The Groups.io mail list has been abandoned and replaced with a system that runs within the site. You can now sign up for updates on the Home, Whats New and Contact Me pages.
In many of the captions for the Image of the Day there are now links to relevant pages on the site.
3 March 2021
Following the major overhaul in October last year, the old blogging software has finally been killed off as all the old material originally posted on it has now been transferred to the main site. The introductory text on the home page has been edited to remove references to the old blog.
A mail list has been created, using the services of https://groups.io, that will announce changes to the site. Links have been provided at the bottom of the Home page, the top of this page and on the Contact Me page.
1 March 2021
In the My SeaHawk section, all the posts from the old blog that cover the preparation of Just 17 for the 2012 season have been moved to new pages on the main site. These cover work done during January, February and March 2012. Also moved to the main site is a report of the Easter Weekend 2012 in which the final work was dome to make Just 17 ready for her first cruise of the year on Easter Day.
In the Broads section, the post made on the blog on 15 March 2012 recording the Recovery of Angela was moved to the main site.

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28 February 2021
In the Canals section, a further page from the blog, made on 15 February 2012 is moved to the main site. It records some thoughts on comparing boating on the Canals and the Broads.
19 February 2021
In the My SeaHawk section, a further page from the blog, made on 16 October 2011 is moved to the main site. It records a day cruise in Glorious October Weather.
15 February 2021
In the My SeaHawk section, corrections are made as broken links were found in the Cruise in Company page uploaded yesterday. A further post from the blog made in October 2011 recording the visit from Simon Pollington who wanted to Try Out a SeaHawk is moved to the main site.
14 February 2021
In the My SeaHawk section, posts from the old blog made in September 2011 that record the installation of a New Battery, the Following Weekend's Activites when I replace the solar panel and Diana and I take a cruise with Izy and Kevin and a report my Cruise in Company with two other SeaHawks are moved to a page on the main site.
In the Broads section, a post from the old blog made after being a spectator of the Three Rivers Race - 2011 has been moved to the main site.
13 February 2021
In the My SeaHawk section, a post, made on 18 September 2011 on the old blog, that records how Just 17 won her First Trophy has been moved to a page on the main site.
In the Broads section, three further blog posts on Walk to find Honing Staithe, made on 8 May 2011, the Launch of Deux Chevaux, made on 17 May 2011, Rhiannon's Shakedown Cruise, made on 3 June 2011, and a Short Cruise aboard Deux Chevaux, made on 17 August, have been moved to the main site.
11 February 2021
In the Broads section, a post from the old blog, made on 8 May 2011, records a visit to the Museum of the Broads on Boat Jumble day has been moved to a page on the main site.
10 February 2021
In the My SeaHawk section, all the posts from the old blog that cover the refit of Just 17 made in August and September 2011 have been moved to new pages on the main site. These cover work done during August and September 2011. The Launch and continuing refit is covered on a further page.
9 February 2021
In the Broads section, I have added a new page that has the full text and all images submitted to Anglia Afloat magazine, for an article arising from the OCSG Meet at Hickling Broad on 18 June 2006.
In the Other Boating section, there is a new page containing the full text and all images submitted to Anglia Afloat magazine, for an article I wrote called Dirty Weekend on the River Gipping Trust.
2 February 2021
In the Other Boating section, there are new pages. One has the full text and all images submitted to Anglia Afloat magazine, for an article I wrote following my visit to the OCSG Meet at Hickling Broad on 18 June 2006. The second describes the Campaign Cruise on Soham Lode organised by Tony Hinsley on 25 October 1998.

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30 January 2021
In the Other Boating section, a new page Filmed while Navigating Soham Lode records a trip attempted on the lode with Steve King and Tony Hinsley in June 1999.
29 January 2021
In the Other Boating section, a new page Steve King - A Boat Man Remembered. It started life as a blog post in October 2010, but now has two related pages that contain the script of the commentary that Steve used to use when running his trip boat at Ely and the main story from the magazine article I wrote about his Fenland River Cruises business.
25 January 2021
In the Canals section, what was a holding page that promised that a site I maintained about nb Stolen Time, a shared ownership narrowboat in which I was a shareholder, would be incorporated into this site. That now looks unlikely to happen. However, some thoughts on Shared Owner Boats originally posted on the Blog appears instead.
22 January 2021
In the My SeaHawk section, all the posts from the old blog that cover the preparations for and completion of the repaint of Imagination made in July and August 2011 have been moved to new Imagination's Repaint pages for July 2011 and August 2011 on the main site.
21 January 2021
In the My SeaHawk section, all the posts from the old blog that cover the preparations for the repaint of Imagination made between May and June 2011 have been moved to new Imagination's Repaint pages for May 2011 and June 2011 on the main site.
In the Broads section, I have moved the blog post made on 11 April 2012 recording an attempt to Recreate a Jigsaw Image and the post made on 14 April 2012 recording my first visit to see Ian's Pirate Yacht to the main site.
20 January 2021
In the My SeaHawk section, all the posts from the old blog that cover the preparations for the repaint of Imagination made between February and April 2011 have been moved to new Imagination's Repaint pages for February 2011, March 2011 and April 2011 on the main site.
19 January 2021
In the My SeaHawk section, all the posts from the old blog that cover the beginning of the repaint of Imagination made between October and the end of 2010 have been moved to a single Imagination's Repaint page on the main site.

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29 October 2020
In the Broads section, a page has been uploaded recording our Wedding Anniversary Treat, a day out on a launch hired from Maycraft at Potter Heigham.
13 October 2020
In the Broads section, the page on the 1965 Holiday Aboard Siesta I has been updated with expanded text and more photographs. The blog post on trying to arrange a Canoeing Trip with Izy and Kevin, made on 30 October 2011 is moved to the main site.
In the Canals section, the page on my family's 1963 Llangollen Trip has had the text revised and and a photo of our hire boat Margaret added.
In the Other Boating section, the blog post entitled A New Boating Interest, written on 28 August 2013 has been moved to the main site.
9 October 2020
In the Broads section, the blog post made on 14 May 2012 recording the Launch of Summer Breeze is moved to the main site.
8 October 2020
It's been a long time coming, but the site is finally "mobile friendly". There have been technical changes under the hood and a new menu system seen when the site is viewed on narrow screens.

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16 February 2015
In the Canals section, new pages that record my 1970 holiday aboard Lauriston with my brother and others. There are three pages involved, recording the Outward Leg to Llangollen, the Return Leg and a further page of Mystery Photographs from the trip which I have been unable to place within the main story.
9 February 2015
In the Canals section, three posts originally made in the Blog have been moved to the main site. These cover the events of three bank holiday weekends Easter Monday 2011 (Walking the Hatton and Lapworth Flights), May Day (Visiting Narrowboat Brokers) and Spring ( The Hunt for nb Harnser).
2 February 2015
In the Canals section, the story of a visit to Banbury Canal Day on 4 October 2011 was moved from the Blog to the main site, as was a further post made on 24 March 2012 on Walking the Lapworth Flight.
1 February 2015
In the Canals section, I have posted the the story of 24 January when Diana and I, together with Mike and Mary, go to view some narrowboats and end up agreeing to Buy a Share in a Narrowboat.

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7 May 2014
In the Canals section, I have posted the tale of a walk around the canals of central Birmingham made on 24 March. There are three pages covering: The Aston Flight and Aston Junction, Aston Junction to Farmer's Bridge Junction and Farmer's Bridge Junction to Holiday Wharf.

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1 September 2013
In the Broads section, I have added more navigation links with the page and fuller captions to the photos on the Sailing with Tim - 1975 page.

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28 December 2011
In the Other Boating section, the page recording Diana and my Trip to Germany has received some minor edits to the text.

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27 September 2011
In the Broads section, a blog post made on 5 June when I took a Canoe Trip with Diana, has been moved to the main site. I have also uploaded a new page reporting a trip Canoeing with My Brother undertaken on 24 July.

Go to Top July 2011

23 July 2011
In the Other Boating section, a new page describing Diana and my Trip to Germany has been uploaded.
13 July 2011
In the SeaHawk section, there have been some tweaks to the text of the Norfolk Tideway Dinghy Meet 2010.
11 July 2011
In the SeaHawk section, a report of a cruise to the Norfolk Tideway Dinghy Meet 2010 has been added.

Go to Top May 2011

24 May 2011
The site has had an minor overhaul. The Blog is now on a page of its own. This page has been removed from the main menu and is now only linked from the head of the Blog page.
13 May 2011
In the Broads section, a page recording the start of the Proper Jobbies World Tour has been uploaded.

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8 October 2010
The site has had a major overhaul. The body of the site is now wider, and the home page incorporates an image of the day and a blog. The "site logo" image has been updated. The 2004 image has been replaced with one reflecting my appearance in October 2010.

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4 August 2010
In the SeaHawk section, a report of a cruise up Waxham New Cut has been added.

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18 February 2010
In the Broads section, a full report of a holiday aboard the cruiser Siesta I has been added.

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31 January 2010
In the Broads section, changes have been made to the Cruise aboard Jemima, page after realising that one of the bridges in Yarmouth had been mis-identified.
28 January 2010
In the Broads section, a page has been added relating what I remember of a Cruise aboard Jemima, father's SeaHawk, in 1976.
15 January 2010
In the SeaHawk section, an externally produced slideshow embedded in the page describing the Three Rivers Race has been removed. It did not display properly in Internet Explorer.
11 January 2010
In the SeaHawk section, spelling errors and other minor corrections to the text of the account of Three Rivers Race 2009 have been made. (If I spot any more, I won't report them here, but I will amend the date of the last update on the page itself.)
10 January 2010
In the SeaHawk section, an account of my attempt on the Three Rivers Race 2009 has been added.

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31 December 2009
The whole site has had a redesign. I hope you like it! (I'm currently preparing new material to be added in the new year!)

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13 March 2009
In the SeaHawk section, an account of my attempt on the Three Rivers Race 2008 has been added.

Go to Top December 2008

23 December 2008
In the Other Boating section, the Tony's "Matchmaker" page has been re-dated to 1970 and more material added. The Boating with Friends page from the 1960s also has some changes.
20 December 2008
Reworked the entire site. The Home Page now lists pages in chronological order. The section indexes for Canals, Broads, SeaHawk and Other Boating have been expanded as necessary as the original biography page has been broken down to produce individual pages about each event. Additional text and images appears on the following pages: Early Boating Tony's "Matchmaker" and Mike's Fiftieth Birthday.

Go to Top May 2008

5 May 2008
Reworked the index pages of the Broads, Canals, SeaHawk and Other Boating sections, adding the thumbnail images, uploaded yesterday to the Home Page.
4 May 2008
The Home Page has had an overhaul. A few thumbnail images have been added to give it a bit of graphical interest.
1 May 2008
In the Canals section, a page has been added describing my first Holiday on the Llangollen Canal in 1963.
In the Other section, the Biography page has been modified and a link added to the new Llangollen Canal page.

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30 April 2008
In the SeaHawk section, a page has been added describing the first Launch of Imagination. Links have been added on the Home Page and Purchase pages.
29 April 2008
In the SeaHawk section, further images have been added to the Imagination Purchase page.
28 April 2008
In the SeaHawk section, a page has been added describing the purchase and initial tidy-up of Imagination.
9 April 2008
Various technical improvements to the underlying code made to all pages on the site.
8 April 2008
The site is published, mainly with material moved from the SeaHawk site.

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