Preview – Britain Afloat

Mary-Ann Ochota

This week Mary ventures back onto the British Waterways to explore the boat that helped our ancestors survive in some of Britain’s toughest environments, the punt.

Mary-Ann discovers how these boats allowed people to hunt, fish and trade. Archive film tells the story of their transformation into the leisure craft we see today.

Britain Afloat, Saturday, 8 pm – BBC Two

Image: BBC