Some Photos of Consuta 

taken during the 2005 season


Consuta was awarded the SBA Thames Trophy for 2005 and the first photo shows Geoff Newton, myself (Brian Smith) and Derek Brown receiving the trophy from Sir Niel Cossons 



March 2006

Sir Niel Cossins, president of the SBA, presents the Thames Trophy awarded to The Consuta Trust for 2005 to three trustees at the AGM.

And a few photos from various Consuta outings during 2005

Reading Town Regatta.

June 2005

Consuta on umpire duty

Wedding Function at Shiplake Church during July 2005


Goring & Strealey Regatta

July 2005

David Suchet as Hon Umpire for one of the boat races.


Swan Upping during July 2005

near Moulsford Bridge



A private function to Wallingford during August 2005

Lyn Smith on the helm!


Consuta on the lake at Beale Park Lake during the SBA Rally .

20 other steamboats took part.

September 2005

 Consuta and Woodland Lily on the mooring next to the Beetle and Wedge pub during the SBA Rally September 2005


 A group of supporters setting off from Beale Park to go to the site of old Saunders Springfield works just upstream of Cleeve lock.

October 2005

 And now for that maintenance work

 Paul trying to show us that he is helping to lift Consuta off its trailer!

Who's he kidding

December 2005

Volunteers do actual help work on the boat through the winter months

Helping Colin Henwood with rubbing down the varnishwork February 2006


If you would like to be involved with our historic project please contact Brian Smith Volunteers are always needed to help maintain and run Consuta. Why not give me a call on 01488 658795

For lots more about other steam launches see The Steam Boats Association of GB