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Thousands sail in for Crick Boat Show

Rugby Editorial 28th May, 2014 Updated: 27th Oct, 2016

THOUSANDS flocked to Crick Marina over the bank holiday weekend for the 15th Crick Boat Show.

Although visitor numbers have yet to be confirmed mixed weather did not appear to deter the crowds from attending the country’s biggest inland boat show.

The annual event, which showcases the inland waterways industry with over 250 exhibitors from across the canal world, featured free boat trips, live music, a real ale marquee, free children’s entertainment, live music and food and drink stalls.

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Time to chill- Life and England’s inland waterways has changed little in the last 100 years. Boat show 2014… 22.014.001.rug.jm12 (www.buyphotos247.com)

Sunday was the best day for the weather and thousands flocked to the popular bank holiday event to relax and soak up the atomosphere. Boat show 2014… 22.014.001.rug.jm14 (www.buyphotos247.com)

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Mike Gardener in the engine room of the “Sculptor”. A 1934 star class Small Northwick fire boat that used to work between London and Birmingham. Boat show 2014… 22.014.001.rug.jm10 (www.buyphotos247.com)

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Not just an inland show, the RNLI were in attendance to drum up support for their valuable work. RNLI fundraiser from Bournemouth Lucy Hampson gets visitor Chloe Smith from Rushton geared up for some life saving action. Boat show 2014… 22.014.001.rug.jm16 (www.buyphotos247.com)

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