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Ben_M89
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Does Delight have charging facilities plugs for mobile phones etc?

Also what is o2 signal like on the northern broads?

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My choice would be Northern Light, with just the 2 of you, you can both sit together at the same level with the seating directly behind the helm.
From the description it has 240v power and also a 12v lighter socket as you'd find in a car so phone charging would not be a problem.
As far as phone signal goes I'm not sure any supplier gets 100% coverage over the broads but don't rely on 3G that's for sure.

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Ben hi, herby woods are in my experience are good, nothing outstanding but good they do what they say on the tin. Yard is vastly improved boats clean and tidy.

I  would go delight personally,  it should have a 12v cigarette socket possibly near the dash panel, same as a car should just plug a 12v charger in.

3g on the broads is hit miss and keep patient as you will notice alot of signal strength variation. Ive got a 3g dongle on 3 that works most areas but not everywhere. My mobile 3g on my phone EE is similar so its trial and error.

Enjoy

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This thread mentions Mobile Coverage Ben.
http://the-norfolk-broads.co.uk/viewmessages.cfm?Forum=37&Topic=33480

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All booked up for my first time on the broads Smile

Last week in May on delight

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Well done Ben. Now start counting down the days! Smile
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O2 seems to be very hit and miss! I was up for a few days last week and it was miss more often than not!

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Good choice Ben. We have used both over the years and found the layout better. And yes there charger points

kindest regards . malcolm wilkinson

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Hired Delight a few years ago, lovely boat.

The Norfolk Broads...Water way to have a good time.

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I believe its Delight 2 I have hired.   Although on the site it simply says Delight.

What sort of speed out if interest wi'll the boat do in knots.  I know there are speed limits etc but just was unsure how fast the broads boats will do flat out?  Certainly slower than the 30knots I'm used to in a clipper on the Thames Smile  but Thats exactly why I cannot wait.  To Relax!

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Speed limits are marked in MPH and are mostly 5mph and 6mph which is the highest.  Some stretches of river may be 3 or 4 mph.  The only place that I believe has no speed limit is Breydon Water.  Depending on how governed the boat is and if the current is with you maybe up to 9mph but that is a very rough estimate.

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Alan...
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