10 years of Dragonfly
Dragonfly in the bare metal, under construction, July 2010. Thanks to Tim Pyatt for the photo
Sept 8th - Camilla christening the boat with beer - traditional for narrowboats
Camilla at the helm - note the tape over the boats' name; it will have been removed later that day. Tim Pyatt is beside her, John Laverick in front.
Sept 9th - arrival at Swindon - this site is now the mini-roudabout by Waitrose
9 tons of boat being lowered by a suitably large crane. Today, the Waitrose building would be in the left hand side of the picture
Dragonfly (name now visible) about to enter the water. Note the green field beyond - the land level was later raised before the Hall & Woodhouse was built.
Finally in the water - how different it all looks now!