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On Saturday 21st September the annual boat rally organised by the Basingstoke Canal Boating Club is to be held at the Fox & Hounds in Fleet.

Visiting trail boats can be slipped in at Winchfield or Farnborough Road. A visiting trail boat licence fee will cost £3 per day.

As usual, there will be competitions for:

  • Best Presented Steam boat
  • Furthest Travelled Boat
  • Best Presented Boat

The pub will be putting on a BBQ from 12 noon, with limited restaurant menu. They have three bands playing throughout the day, skiffle band Straubenzee, then local band The Dogends finishing in the evening with Pop/Rock band Forty/45.

Entry forms for the rally can be obtained from:

    Mrs J Byrnes
    28 Grayswood Drive
    GU16 6AR
    Tel: 01252 676833 or 07747 000519

and if you would like to donate a cake for their stall, she would be even more pleased.

There will also be stalls from the Canal Society and the Guildford & Reading branch of the IWA.