Summer Cruising: the best 40 UK anchorages

The clocks have changed, the sun has come out and lockdown restrictions are being tentatively eased. Summer is on it’s way. While foreign travel remains on the ‘not a chance’ list, the British coast has more than enough coves, creeks and anchorages to fill even the most adventurous of seasons. Yachting Monthly’s experts have picked […]


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 […]

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 […]


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 […]


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. […]

Fiskerton Cruise in Company

BWBC Cruise in Company   Saturday 11th July, 2020.  A moderate breeze and the sun fighting with the clouds to be seen.  The cruise today would take boaters through Lincoln and down to Fiskerton Fen nature reserve on the river Witham. Just after 10:00am, six boats set sail from Burton Waters heading to Lincoln and […]


Events for the rest of 2020

It is now clear that the restrictions to keep us all safe are going to continue for some time, however with the easing in lockdown your committee do feel we can start to organise some events which are ‘Covid secure’. The first two are:- A cruise in company to Fiskerton Fen Nature Reserve 11 July […]

2019 Treasure Hunt – calling all amateur photographers

Last weekend was the annual treasure hunt and whilst we have a few photos from the pub afterwards we are missing any photos of the boats in ‘hunt the clue’mode. If you have any please submit to the members email and we can get them on the website     The word “photography” was created […]