Don’t miss Sunday Lunch at the Ferry Boat on 20th June

We do this most years and it is always fun, the sun always shines (well maybe not always), join fellow members for a belly-busting lunch at The Ferry Boat see the event page for how to book, numbers are limited so book ASAP.  2021 Washingbrough Lunch  

Thought Provoking May 1st Friday meeting on Plastic Pollution

A big thanks to Joel Weaver from Rotary for his presentation on plastic pollution and what we can do to help get rid of the plastic soup. The Vice Commodore, also a Rotarian is going to be working with Joel to see what we can do as a club and as individuals to help, collecting […]

Easter Quiz Winner

Five teams took part in the online Quiz, although Pirate Pete disappeared at half time, whether this was caused by technical problems or the call of his Fish and Chips we don’t know. During the first half ‘Too Much Cake’ otherwise known as Robin and Karoline surged ahead, but in the second half faltered coming […]

Don’t forget this FRIDAY is the Club Online Quiz

Join the Boat Club for a fun, entertaining, self marked quiz, that will gently antifoul your brain for life post lockdown, teams of any size from 1 upwards, friends and family welcome. A couple of clues to what you should swat up on 🙂   The quiz is for social and boating members and friends, […]

Online Quiz – Friday 2nd April First Friday Meeting 7:30 for 8pm

Join the Boat Club for a fun, entertaining, self marked quiz, that will gently antifoul your brain for life post lockdown, teams of any size from 1 upwards, friends and family welcome. The quiz is for social and boating members and friends, Almost no boating knowledge needed. Join via a SMARTPHONE, TABLET, or PC by […]

Video of our First Friday Night talk on HMS Pickle by Mal Nicholson

On Friday 5th March the wonderful Mal Nicholson spoke to us via Zoom.  Mal is a collector of pretty much everything, including historic Cars, Motorcycles and Cameras. Part of his collection is a full-size replica of HMS Pickle the ship that brought news of Nelson’s victory at Trafalgar to Great Britain and of Nelson’s death.  […]

Red Diesel Good News for boaters

Following the Government’s consultation, HMRC have recently announced that there will be no change to the sale of Red Diesel for pleasure craft in England, Scotland or Wales. When diesel is purchased Boaters will continue to declare what percentage is for propulsion, which will be taxed at the same rate as diesel used for cars […]

Association of Waterways Cruising Clubs Membership

As a member of Burton Waters Boat Club (AWCC) you are also a member of the Association of Waterways Cruising Clubs (AWCC).  The AWCC is a group of 80+ boat clubs spread across England’s inland waterways.   This means you can use the facilities at other member clubs including moorings and clubhouses, AWCC clubs also commit […]

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Club Member appointed as Director of Burton Waters Management Ltd

Long-standing BWBC member John Walsh, one of the select few Narrowboaters in the club, has been appointed as a director of Burton Waters Management Ltd, the company responsible for all the off water aspects of Burton Waters including Security and the Landscaping team. We congratulate John, it will be good to have a boat owner […]