JACK's Mooring Glory
Trev and Rich have boated from one edge of Oxfordshire to the other.
On the Thames. In two days.
It was all on the radio - and now it's all here. Trev only swam naked in the Thames at the end a little bit. Relive this silly thing here.
18:49, Friday 6th September
Goring, Reading. Border crossed. Can we all go home now?
18:43, Friday 6th September
Any excuse to strip off...
18:14, Friday 6th September
Good god. They're going to bloody do it.
17:39, Friday 6th September
Right then. We have a Ringo. We have a county boarder crossing. We have two idiots in a boat.— JACKfm Oxfordshire (@JACKfmOxford) September 6, 2019
Who's crossing the boarder on the Ringo, please?
17:39, Friday 6th September
Light is fading. Race is on to Goring!
16:45, Friday 6th September
Just out of Days Lock, Little Wittenham.
11 miles. 3 Locks. 3 hours of daylight left.
And Trev's wet pants are on the flagpole.
The race is on.
16:30, Friday 6th September
Some rain has come.
16:23, Friday 6th September
Things are getting tense. They could *actually* make it? Who knew...
Traffic should be fairly light I would hope - if they have to wait for traffic coming up the river to clear the locks then that might bugger up the timings. Locks should be manned until 5. Ooooh it's tense.— Maffoo (@jarethshair) September 6, 2019
16:06, Friday 6th September
We've all been waiting for this...
15:21, Friday 6th September
Matthew reckons the boys can do it.
We're not so sure...
No bother. Days, Benson, Cleeve and Goring locks. Long reach from Benson to Cleeve where you can make some progress.— Matthew Peck (@mattp2490) September 6, 2019
14:47, Friday 6th September
Barley Mow pub, Clifton Hampden.
Will they make it to Goring by sundown?
14:19, Friday 6th September
And some pants.
13:48, Friday 6th September
Cullham Lock. Looking mighty.
Can they make it to Goring before sundown? Who knows.
13:20, Friday 6th September
ONE JOB RICH!
12:52, Friday 6th September
Rich is getting some revenge on Trev after that Ringo yesterday...
12:37, Friday 6th September
Not sure how useful a TomTom is on a river...
12:01, Friday 6th September
JACK's Mooring Glory is at the Nag's Head in Abingdon. Come and say hello!
Here until about 12:30.
11:42, Friday 6th September
First look at our special Dinghy.
We clearly have a HUGE budget as you can see.
Good luck with that boys.
11:20, Friday 6th September
In Abingdon? Catch Trev and Rich sailing through...
10:53, Friday 6th September
Are you following us on Instagram? Some INCREDIBLE content over there.
(and some extra behind the scenes sneaky stuff on the stories).
10:41, Friday 6th September
The boy's have hit traffic. On the Thames.
10:19, Friday 6th September
Trev has joined the party. Finally.
They're at a pub. But it's closed.
09:43, Friday 6th September
Our hero, Captain Nick.
We salute you!
Trev is officially en route to meet Rich and Nick. Let the nonsense begin
09:02, Friday 6th September
There's a WhatsApp group to help sort everything.
Rich is doing all the right things.
08:51, Friday 6th September
Just made it to Donnington Bridge, near Iffley Lock.
Absolutely stunning in its beauty.
08:24, Friday 6th September
Hello Osney Lock.
You are cold.
07:55, Friday 6th September
Sod your back to school photos. This is the pic of the day yesterday.
07:38, Friday 6th September
Incredible news. It's the first electric lock of the trip. That's the level we're at. Cheers, Godstow Lock.
Heading through central Oxford this morning, then pushing on through to Abingdon.
07:31, Friday 6th September
A call for help. Just to embarrass Trev.
Can you help?— JACKfm Oxfordshire (@JACKfmOxford) September 6, 2019
This was Rich on the ringo yesterday.
Today, we really need something bigger. Trev's going on it too.
Do you have anything in the back of the cupboard we could use and pick up this morning? https://t.co/oK8jPMrpht
06:49, Friday 6th September
Yesterday we started on the Thames in Lechlade on the west of Oxfordshire.
Can we get to Goring, on the east of Oxfordshire, before sunset tonight?
Probably not. This is JACK.
And this is where we're starting.
The JACK's Mooring Glory group WhatsApp. Today should be fine...— JACKfm Oxfordshire (@JACKfmOxford) September 6, 2019
On the radio right now - can we make it across Oxfordshire on the Thames by sunset? pic.twitter.com/7MIpVMxfmV
18:03, Thursday 5th September
Captain Nick's getting cheeky.
He's still miles funnier than the regular breakfast show at this point.
Will we get to our mooring point in Oxford before nightfall? If we don't, it's illegal. And we'll have no plan.
17:32, Thursday 5th September
Passing UNDER the Swinford Toll on Facebook Live.
16:41, Thursday 5th September
Spot of bird watching, heading to the Swinford Toll.
Got your 5p lads?
15:37, Thursday 5th September
Riverbank Adventures. They're getting loopy.
15:09, Thursday 5th September
Look out indeed...
14:44, Thursday 5th September
Smooth, Trev. Smooth.
14:33, Thursday 5th September
Rose Revived Pub, Newbridge.
Time for a drink. Of water.
14:27, Thursday 5th September
Oh no. Sorry Michael.
14:26, Thursday 5th September
Doing their bit for the environment... Do you know a Michael?
14:11, Thursday 5th September
We all need a hug from Captain Nick every now and again. Hang in there Rich.
Heading to the Rose Revive Pub, Newbridge.
13:21, Thursday 5th September
Heading away from the Trout Inn, Tadpole Bridge. No time for lunch!
Don't Rock The Boat...
13:09, Thursday 5th September
Looks like Trev's caught a fish or something?
Still not sunk. Yet.
12:44, Thursday 5th September
"Let's get him in. We don't want him to get hypothermia."
Stick the radio on to hear Rich suffering and Trev laughing. Trying to get from one edge of Oxfordshire on the Thames to the other in two days. Ish.
12:13, Thursday 5th September
If you listen to one thing today, make it Trev's sympathetic and respectful piece on the radio while Rich is being towed behind the boat.
Not all heroes wear capes. Some wear wet suits.
12:10, Thursday 5th September
Ringo Rich Departs.
While we wait for the boys to get through Radcot Lock, let's relive this wonderful moment.
11:35, Thursday 5th September
The wet suit doesn't leave much to the imagination either.
10:48, Thursday 5th September
Cracking on after a pub breakfast. Beer and bacon.
Cheers Ye Olde Swan in Radcot. Rich doesn't want to leave and get on a ringo to be towed behind a tiny boat. But we want to see it, so tough.
We're on the Thames for two days, trying to travel 80 miles from one edge of the county to the other. Come see us any time. It's possible, but surely not by JACK...
10:10, Thursday 5th September
Want a tour of the boat we're taking across Oxfordshire?
09:56, Thursday 5th September
Ay ay sailor.
The boat's made it to Radcot.
Pushing on down the river soon. Three men in a boat - or two in a boat and one being towed behind in a ringo. Sorry Rich.
Stick JACKfm for updates on if/when we sink.
09:43, Thursday 5th September
Trev's joining the boat at Radcot very soon.
In the meantime, pint?
Such an Oxfordshire image.
08:59, Thursday 5th September
No luck catching them swans then?
We asked Rich for interesting pictures from the boat. He's what he thinks that means.
Trev's leaving the studios now to join Rich on the boat. When he does, Rich gets in the ringo and a tight wet suit.
08:31, Thursday 5th September
Passed through Lechlade lock a few minutes ago.
Lynn gave us this gem for tomorrow. Lend us some charcoal?
Lechlade lock? Look out for this important notice at Abingdon lock! pic.twitter.com/NBn8YYy7Mi— Lynn Carter (@ladylynncarter) September 5, 2019
08:19, Thursday 5th September
M40's very slow southbound. School runs are slowing the A34 and A420.
River Thames is manic too. Just look at it.
Listen to JACKfm now for updates.
08:01, Thursday 5th September
We're at a lock.
Nick the captain says he's never done one before.
Half open, half successful, half arsed. JACK.
Peace. Tranquility. And half a lock. JACK's Mooring Glory is go - getting from one edge of Oxfordshire to the other on the Thames— JACKfm Oxfordshire (@JACKfmOxford) September 5, 2019
Watch things as they happen 👇https://t.co/0aWjGzYkDF pic.twitter.com/1Q2QTcENIa
07:47, Thursday 5th September
THE BOAT HAS CAST OFF!
Give it 10 minutes before they sink.
07:19, Thursday 5th September
Rich is at the Trout Inn in Lechlade. Cast off is soon. Bacon sandwiches have been had.
Just need to get the boat in the water now.
It's so amazingly peaceful here. No traffic noise, no rush hour, no nothing. Apart from a radio station rocking up and disturbing everything.
Next - getting the boat in the water. While Rich is on board.
07:03, Thursday 5th September
She's a fine vessel.
Rich has just been introduced to the boat we're taking down the Thames for two days. Except when he's in the ringo being pulled behind it.
All aboard for JACK's Mooring Glory pic.twitter.com/hLatAKG6vp
— JACKfm Oxfordshire (@JACKfmOxford) September 5, 2019
06:57, Thursday 5th September
On route to the boat. Rich got some practice in before he left though.
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