The photos to prove it!
Entering the Thames from Limehouse lock at 5.45 am on the rising tide.
looking back at the lock
Trying to capture Traitors Gate opposite HMS Belfast
The Monument – site of Great Fire of London 1666
A glimpse of St Pauls, under The Millenium Bridge:
Skyline looking back into the sunrise
Big Ben and Houses of Parliament, too far to see Claire Perry MP waving.
Nice view leaving the high rise behind
Teddington Lock with its plaque marking the “little ships” that evacuated Dunkirk in 1940
Riverboat in the lock
Matilda moored up in the excellent moorings just above the lock and opposite the weir
The journey took just over 4 hours and there was very little traffic at that time on Tuesday morning. The PLA charts were a great help, guiding through the correct bridge arches and sides of islands. Also good to have VHF contact and hearing of other boat movements.