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Tuptonia Training Weekends

Refresher trainings (from Lapworth) - half day sessions on Saturday 26th March and Sunday 27th March for existing skippers. (Existing skippers will be contacted.)Skippers Qualification and Confident Crew trainings:   1st to 3rd April and 13th to 15th May 2022.      ...
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Tuptonia repainted 2021

Repainted and ready!

Tuptonia, your narrowboat, has been repainted during the summer of 2021, and is now ready for action in 2022 (Covid restrictions permitting!)  and we are looking forward to welcoming you back on board.Dates for your diary: 1 January 2022 Bookings Open10 June 2022 to 2 ...
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Book now!

Ready to take another trip on Tuptonia, or looking to have your first trip with your unit? You can now book the boat using the form or emailing us at info@tuptonia.org.ukNo matter what section your unit is in there is fun to be had while narrowboating, even Brownies can have overnight stays with a l ...
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1st Lapworth Guides had a wonderful weekend on Tuptonia.  As we are local, we were already familiar with the canals near us, but it was fantastic to see our village from the water – somehow things looked a bit different!  We boarded Tuptonia on a rainy Saturday morning, but once we got underway, ...
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Another very successful joint weekend on Tuptonia for 255th Birmingham Guides and 25th Birmingham Scouts.A group of very excited Guides and Scouts, four of each, met their leaders on Friday evening. After kitting up with buoyancy aids and having their safety talk, we set off towards Kingswood ...
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A first for Tuptonia!

At the beginning of May a group of 5 Rangers and 3 Leaders from Northampton left the Grand Union canal at Gayton Junction heading for Northampton - the first time any of us had navigated this stretch of canal. It's clearly not used a lot and is extremely quiet but it was interesting to see parts of ...
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Book now for 2016

Now is the time to start planning your Unit's 2016 trip on Tuptonia, all Sections enjoy narrowboating and even Brownies can have overnight stays, they may need a little help with the locks though! ...
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Maintenance time!

Tuptonia having been lifted from the canal to have her bottom blacked, an essential part of regular maintenance.'Blacking' protects the bottom section of the boat, specifically the area of the boat that is in the water and just above the water line. This process protects the hull from rust, pitting, ...
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