Loading begins at 08.00 on a very wet morning.     Mike Hickson steadies the boat as it's lowered.  
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  Boat settled ready for strapping down.     All strapped down and ready to roll.  
  Arrival at Shardlow Marina, weather improving.     Everyone in position and ready to go.  
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  Careful, don't drop it now ;o).     The Iron Dutchess gets her first wetting.  
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  The Perkins Sabre M92 from French Marine.     In the capable hands of Tony from Ricochet.  
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  Stuart from Goldwater makes some final checks.     All tied up and awaiting her fit out.