Jake Kavanagh

Jake Kavanagh was born into a boating family and for many years lived by the Thames at Marlow. After a variety of jobs the River eventually drew him back; Jake joined the Thames Water Authority as a lock-keeper, working the locks around Windsor for many years. Jake, well known as a boating cartoonist and freelance boating writer, is also the author of Ups and Downs of a Lockkeeper, also published by Adlard Coles Nautical.