“Valentina” from Richardson's moored at Coltishall in 1967. This, and the following four photographs were submitted by John Morris who spent his honeymoon on the Norfolk Broads in 1967.
Horning Staithe in 1967. Pictured in the middle is T528 “Star Glory” from Jack Powles and on the right is T398 “Silver Light” from Herbert Woods.
Y961 “Royal Choice” from Royalls of Wroxham cruises down the river in 1967 - St Helen’s Church at Ranworth can be seen in the background.
Burgh Castle Marina on the River Waveney in 1968.
Enjoying a spot of fishing at Ranworth in 1969.
Jack Powles “Star Premiere” pictured in 1965. The first of four photographs submitted by Ray Walker.
The view from Wroxham bridge looking upstream towards the Broads Tours boatsheds in 1965.
Another picture taken at the same location, as one of the Broads Tours passenger cruisers heads home in 1965.
Womack Staithe pictured in May 1965.
An aerial shot of the Ferry estate at Horning c1960 published here with the permission of Sheila Douglas who is the daughter of Frank Wilds. This site was about to be developed by FB Wilds to create the new yard and mooring basin for their hire fleet.
Another aerial view of the Ferry estate at Horning c1967 after the completion of the work to build FB Wilds yard.
The first of two photographs from 1962 submitted by Roy Abrahams shows two cruisers moored at an unknown location, but presumably taken from a bridge. The cruiser on the right is “Goldcrest VII”.
The wooden cruiser B808 “Jackaleen” c1962.
The famous passenger boat “The Golden Galleon”, a familiar sight on the River Yare for many years, pictured c1967. This ex-military Fairmile B motor torpedo boat lay at Reedham for many years but was sadly broken up in 2006. The first of two photos from Keith Carter.
The staithe at Rockland St. Mary c1967.
The Bure Court Hotel at Wroxham c1960. At this time bed and breakfast accommodation at the hotel cost around 22 shillings (just over £1) per person per night. Submitted by Gordon Parker whose memories of Broadland holidays in the 1950s and 1960s can be found here.
A houseboat moored near The Bure Court Hotel at Wroxham c1960.
The rowing boat “Little Duck” pictured near The Bure Court Hotel at Wroxham c1960.
Messing around in the water at Hickling c1961.
The sailing cruiser “Stella Genesta” from Fishers yard at Brundall moored on it’s mudweight at South Walsham Broad c1960.
Another picture of “Stella Genesta” c1960.
Preparing a meal onboard “Stella Genesta” c1960.
A122 “Golden Dawn” from Dawncraft of Wroxham pictured c1961.
“Golden Dawn” moored at an unknown location c1961.