Saturday 28-November-2017 is Sculptor's 82nd birthday

Sculptor - a boat built by boat builders rather than a boat built by ship builders - and so much more elegant for that.

Sculptor is a 'Star' class boat named for the Sculptor Constellation
Sculptor on ITV Anglia - 22-September-2014
Sculptor on BBC Look East 16-October-2014
Sculptor on Narrowboatworld

Wednesday, 2 July 2014

Braunston Historic Boats Gathering

Sculptor nestled between Barrow and
Chertsey at Braunston
June 26th            
Boat left moorings at 17.20 for Braunston, crewed by Tom Stewart and DB. 25 minutes in tunnel and arrived Gayton Junction 18.20. Dry weather. Engine run 1.5 hours.
June 27th
Crew Tom S and Steve Dean left 07.30 and joined “Stanton” at Bugbrook Fields. 11.40 bottom of Buckby and out of top 13.10. Into Arm at Braunston by 15.30. Engine run 8 hours
June 28th
Joined by Kathryn D and DB for first parade at 10.20. Slow until called into Arm after which it speeded up until after Ladder Bridge. Rain then commenced and continued for rest of the day, causing all thoughts of afternoon parade top be abandoned. Engine run 3 hours
June 27th
Better weather today. Tom took the morning parade with Bob Westlake and Steve D as crew and Tim Coghlan and Richard Parry, CE of CRT, as passengers, DB accompanying aboard his old motor boat Emu. Afternoon parade went quite swiftly and boat awaited Stanton at end of trip in Marina Arm, then left at 15.35. Up locks and tied at top of Buckby by 18.00. Engine run 5 hours
June 28th
Left top lock 07.30 and good run home in better weather. Winded at tunnel end and tied on mooring by 14.40. Engine run 7.5 hours
July 2nd
Mike G returned from holidays and continued with electrics. All cabin work now complete and so the painters can now get on with final rubbing-down and undercoating etc. Measurements taken for boxing-in wiring in engine room and MG departed with materials for making up said casings.

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