Nottingham from 14th to 23rd August

“Two of our members, Keith Laver and Duncan Roberts are planning a cruise to Nottingham from 14th to 23rd August. This is not a formal Burton Waters Boat Club event, but Keith and Duncan are happy to invite anyone who wishes to do the cruise or part of the cruise to join them. If you are […]


2020 events announcement

“It is with regret that owing to the ongoing Covid 19 restrictions and likely local shutdowns, your committee has decided to cancel all planned events for the rest of 2020. We shall endeavour to put on additional events as circumstances allow. All events will be advertised on the club website. As you will be aware, […]

York to Farndon log

Following advice from the BWBC Graham Burks successfully completed his cruise from York to Farndon and has given permission for us to publish a copy of his “Log”. We have added a new page on the menu under Information/Navigation/Cruising Logs If anyone has any logs or cruising information they would like to be added to this […]

Notice alert – Newark Town Bridge (Bridge 22)

Notice Alert River Trent Location: Newark Town Bridge (Bridge 22), Newark. Starts At: Bridge 22, Trent Bridge Ends At: Bridge 22, Trent Bridge Monday 15 June 2020 until Friday 7 August 2020 23:59 Type: Navigation Restriction Reason: 3rd Party Works Update on 31/07/2020: Due to a combination of slow progress due to Covid-19 restrictions, and complexities with the […]

Notice update – Holme Lock

Update on 24/07/2020: Our contractors have successfully completed the works at Holme Lock. This means Holme Lock is now operating as normal. Volunteer lock keepers will be on site between 9:00am and 5:00pm to assist boats through, but outside of these hours the lock is self-operational again.


Treasure Hunt 2020

Avast ye!! Join us for fun on the high seas (well the fossdyke anyway)! 15th August 2020 we set sail to find the ‘Booty’ on the water, flying the jolly roger and finishing at a harbour where our ill gained doublooms buy the Grog. No pillaging of the locals allowed. We set sail at 1400. […]

Cromwell lock – update

Notice Alert River Trent Location: Cromwell Lock Starts At: Lock 15, Cromwell Lock – Top Chamber Ends At: Lock 15, Cromwell Lock – Bottom Chamber Wednesday 25 March 2020 until further notice Type: Booking Information Update on 21/07/2020: Cromwell Lock will now be manned each day between 8:00am and 4:00pm, if prior bookings have been made.  If you […]

The real cost of owning a boat

 A boat is not simply a material possession or a means of transport. It is a dream we’re buying and a way of life. We know the magic of being transported great distances by nothing more than the power of the wind, but to capture this, we have to sully ourselves with the boring reality […]