As the country celebrates with fireworks, a flotilla and festivities galore, we at Kielder were not to be out done.
We had our very own sail past from the yacht club.
The Queen herself was pleased to attend – I employed my very best curtsey.
As you can see in these times of austerity she even wore the same outfit as she did back in 1982 when she opened the resovoir.
Even the dog was looking patriotic.
After a walk around, she stayed for a bite to eat before dashing back to London for the evening festivities.
The NSC (none sailing comodore) even put in an appearance.
So a rare event indeed. We hope to see the queen back in the near future for a cruise and a BBQ, we’ve let her know we have some spare wetsuits she can borrow if she or Philip doesn’t have one to hand.
In the meantime, it was a weekend to remember – and from all at the club – God Save the Queen!
(Thanks to Laura for the photos!)
I don’t quite get all the fuss
God save the Queen, if we must
But what about the Euros?
Looks like it’s going bust
What about all the rest of us?
If HMQ comes for a cruise at Kielder, make sure she wears a lifejacket. She was setting a shocking example by going on that boat ride on the Thames a couple of weekend back without wearing a lifejacket. She should know better at her age.