Left the marina without problem ( apart from a very stiff rudder ) and headed up the Trent and Mersey through Awlewas, Radley and Fradley Junction where we joined the Coventry canal and moored for dinner and a little wine. The day has been a tremendous success from my point of view. Boosting my boating and locks confidence plus adding to my upper body fitness. And warm sunshine. The rudder gradually eased as the day went by. Brilliant.