We (Rob, Naomi, sarah, jeremy, Dave, stephen and dan) paddled from gillingham to Queenborough and back. We launched from commodores hard and used the slip at Queenborough. Highlights were seeing the WWI U-boat, a nice selection of sea birds (terms, oyster catchers, egrets etc.), a seal, walking the plank to view a fort, a tornado (luckily in the distance) followed by a double rainbow, a decent pint, live music at the ‘old house at home’ and a traditional Thames barge. Even the mud provided some entertainment. It was a long paddle of over 30km, but luckily there was some tidal assistance. Our thanks go to Rob and Naomi for organising so splendidly.
Some photos can be found here