Whittlesey pub end of the river for Jubilee flotilla

A Flotilla of Boats from Peterborough Yacht Club

A Flotilla of Boats from Peterborough Yacht Club take to the river Nene in Celebration. . River Nene, Peterborough Friday 03 June 2022. Picture by Terry Harris. - Credit: Terry Harris

The Dog in a Doublet provided the finishing spot for a celebration Jubilee flotilla of boats through Peterborough.  

Some 40 boats took part in an event organised by the Peterborough Yacht Club, which itself is celebrating its 90th birthday this year.  

The flotilla began its passage through Peterborough at Orton Mere and through the city past the Embankment, culminating in the short run out to the Whittlesey pub.

A Floatilla of Boats from Peterborough Yacht Club

A Flotilla of Boats from Peterborough Yacht Club take to the river Nene in Celebration. - Credit: Terry Harris

 

A Floatilla of Boats from Peterborough Yacht Club

A Flotilla of Boats from Peterborough Yacht Club take to the river Nene - Credit: Terry Harris

A Floatilla of Boats from Peterborough Yacht Club

A Flotilla of Boats from Peterborough Yacht Club take to the river Nene - Credit: Terry Harris

A Floatilla of Boats from Peterborough Yacht Club take to the river

A Flotilla of Boats from Peterborough Yacht Club take to the river Nene in Celebration. - Credit: Terry Harris

It was a mix of boats that took part ranging that also included canal boats – all draped in Union Jacks to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.  

Those looking to join or find out more about Peterborough Yacht Club can contact them via its website.  

The club is situated on the River Nene, upstream from the Orton Mere Lock.

A Floatilla of Boats from Peterborough Yacht Club

A Flotilla of Boats from Peterborough Yacht Club take to the river Nene in Celebration. - Credit: Terry Harris

A Floatilla of Boats from Peterborough Yacht Club take to the river nene in Celebration..River Nen

A Flotilla of Boats from Peterborough Yacht Club take to the River Nene in Celebration. - Credit: Terry Harris

 

A Floatilla of Boats from Peterborough Yacht Club

A Flotilla of Boats from Peterborough Yacht Club - Credit: Terry Harris

Its busy calendar includes regattas, charity days, and on occasions a fireworks night cruise.

A Floatilla of Boats from Peterborough Yacht Club

A Flotilla of Boats from Peterborough Yacht Club - Credit: Terry Harris

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The club was formed in November 1932 as the Nene Boating Club; a piece of the river bank adjoining the osier beds at Orton Staunch was rented, which has been the home of the club ever since.