Hazleford Lock – 28th September

Notice Alert River Trent Location: Hazleford Lock Starts At: Lock 12, Hazelford Lock Ends At: Lock 12, Hazelford Lock Monday 28 September 2020 08:00 until Monday 28 September 2020 12:00 Type: Navigation Restriction Reason: Maintenance   Original message:   We have booked in the servicing of the sewage treatment plant at Hazleford lock for between 08:00 and 12:00 […]

Cancellation – Fish & Chip Supper

CANCELLATION ANNOUNCEMENT It is with regret that owing to today’s announcement from the government in respect of the new Covid restrictions on bans on events of more than 6 people, we have to cancel our planned Fish & Chip Supper scheduled for 19th September. It has been a frustrating year for everyone, but rest assured […]

Navigation Closure – Fossdyke Canal – This Weekend!!

Notice Alert Fossdyke Canal Location: East Midlands – Fossedyke canal Saturday 29 August 2020 14:00 until Sunday 30 August 2020 14:00 Type: Navigation Closure Reason: Vegetation   Original message:   Due to the recent high winds, a large tree has come down on the Fossedyke Canal and is blocking the navigation near Bridge 1b. Our contractors will […]


Fish & Chip Supper –

BWBC FISH & CHIP SUPPER SATURDAY 19TH SEPTEMBER 2020 Link to the Event poster here Come & join us for our annual Fish & Chip Supper in Saxilby. We leave Burton Waters at 15:00 to 16:00. Supper will be served up on boats at 17:15 approx. Choose your menu from the following                  Haddock                   £4.70 […]


Cancelled – cruise on the River Trent for this Bank Holiday weekend

“It is with regret that we have had to cancel our planned cruise on the River Trent for this Bank Holiday weekend. Unfortunately the tides are not in our favour to allow for any meaningful cruise destination. The alternative cruise would have been on the River Witham but previous experience has taught us that on Bank […]

Make sure your trip to Nottingham is not “Sandbanked”

Two of our members Keith & Duncan have just returned from a cruise up to Nottingham on the River Trent and on their return encountered new sandbanks at Hazelford and Stoke Locks (see pictures attached). If you are travelling along this stretch of waterway please take care and follow instructions from lock keepers and new […]

Dredging Notices – advanced warning

Notice Alert River Trent Location: Between Newark and Stoke Lock – River Trent Tuesday 8 September 2020 until Friday 18 September 2020 23:59 Type: Advice Reason: Maintenance   Original message:   Dredging is proposed to be carried out to remove sand bars at various locations including lock approaches at Newark Lock, Hazelford Lock and Stoke Lock […]

Notice Board updates

We continue to update the website with notice alerts regularly, if you are considering going out on your boat then please check in with us. A small number of notices are visible on the right hand side banner under any announcements, this is not necessarily all of them, so click the link to the ‘Notice […]

Treasure Hunt Success

“TREASURE HUNT 2020” Despite the threatened rain, the 2020 Treasure Hunt went off without a hitch, thanks to the superb efforts and organisation of Peter & Bridget Crutchfield. As usual they tried to completely fox us with their devious clues (did you know that Saxilby was twinned with Haarlemmerliede en Spaarwoule? There were some very curious residents […]