Having enjoyed my viewing point for the start of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, and having lots of spare time today, I took the tube down to The Tower. This time I stayed on the north side to be closer to the boats which were sticking close to the right hand side.
Soon we were rewarded by the first few boats, including #1 herself, the world's oldest motor lifeboat, from Walton-on-the-Naze the James Stevens No.14:
Gladys and soon spotted Chris and the others:
There were too many boats to post pics of each of them, but some of the costumes were good. This one is from Malta:
Then it was time to get back on the tube to race the rowers to Putney Bridge.
Would I to be in time to see Chris and co race by on Gladys or would the