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Boats gather at South Quay to muster and get the once-over by the Port of London Authority to check their ship-shape for the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant on Sunday.
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There was plenty to float the boats of sailing enthusiasts at Excel when the Tullet Prebon Boat Show opened its doors last week.
The annual event with more than 500 exhibitors and 1,000 boats at the exhibition hall was officially opened by heiress and TV presenter Tamara Ecclestone this morning.
The Queen's Diamond Jubilee will be marked by the largest river pageant since the reign of Charles II.
The monarch intends to celebrate her 60 years on the throne in style, leading a flotilla of 1,000 boats along the Thames in June 2012.
Commuters using Thames Clippers will have a much reduced evening timetable with from next Monday.
The river service's winter timetable comes into operation on November 1, and late evening services have been cut, although daytime services are unaffected.
Thames Clippers boats could soon sport a version of the London Underground logo to make them easier to distinguish from pleasure boats.
Mayor of London Boris Johnson has allocated £30,000 to improve the branding of river services to end confusion for passengers confused by the multitude of pleasure boats and ferry services.