First Friday Club Night – 5th March 2021 – Guest Speaker

“First Friday Club Night – 5th March 2021 – 19:30 to 21:00   (The meeting will be conducted via Zoom Conferencing and a link to this meeting will be circulated next week.) Our guest speaker is Mal Nicholson who will be speaking to us about HMS Pickle and Spider T. A few words to whet your appetite. Mal is […]


BWBC Zoom meetings – it’s easy and fun. 

As you will be aware because of the COVID situation we have decided to undertake our Friday meetings on Zoom, whilst this isn’t the same as meeting face to face,  it gives us an opportunity to have some fun interesting activities, chat with other members and take advantage of some guest speakers.  We sincerely hope […]

Stamp end lock

Notice Alert River Witham Location: Lock 1, Stamp End Lock, Lincoln, River Witham Starts At: Lock 1, Stamp End Lock Ends At: Lock 1, Stamp End Lock Up Stream Winding Hole: Bridge 4 Down Stream Winding Hole: Bridge 7 Monday 2 November 2020 08:00 until Friday 26 February 2021 16:00 Type: Navigation Closure Reason: Repair   Update on 08/02/2021:   […]


2021 program of events

“Following our virtual First Friday Club Night meeting last night we are pleased to announce our Event Programme for 2021. Due to the ongoing Covid restrictions we have decided to limit our events in the first part of the year, to virtual meetings at which we shall be having several guest speakers. The main cruising events […]

Torksey Lock Embankment – Repairs

Notice Alert Fossdyke Canal Location: Torksey Lock Embankment – Fossdyke Canal Starts At: Lock 1, Torksey Lock Ends At: Lock 1, Torksey Lock Monday 8 February 2021 until Monday 31 May 2021 23:59 Type: Advice Reason: 3rd Party Works   Original message:   The Environment Agency have a scheme at Torksey to repair some flood embankments. The Environment […]

New Notices on website

We continually add new notices to the website on the local canal and lock gates, keep checking back regularly to ensure you have the correct information.  

New year


We now put 2020 behind us, confine it to history and welcome in 2021. Let us look forward to fair winds and smooth seas. Look out for your 2021 Events Programme which will be published this month. Barry Jopson (Commodore BWBC)

Closure – Torksey Flood Gates

Notice Alert Fossdyke Canal Location: Torksey Flood Gates – Fossdyke Canal Starts At: Lock 1, Torksey Lock Ends At: Lock 1, Torksey Lock Tuesday 15 December 2020 until further notice Type: Navigation Closure Reason: Water resources   Original message:   CAUTION STRONG STREAM The Environment Agency have closed Torksey Flood Gates. We advise users of all boats not to navigate […]