Win your Dream Yacht Charter in paradise!

Sailing Today, Yachts & Yachting and Classic Boat magazines together offer a chance to win a once-in-a-lifetime holiday afloat, courtesy of our partner Dream Yacht Charter. The winner of our free-to-enter prize draw will be offered a six-berth three-cabin yacht for a week’s charter in one of over 60 destinations worldwide. Entries close on 28 […]

8 safety lessons from 2019

A good sailor learns from experience, or better, from the experiences of others. Theo Stocker looks back to see what seamanship and safety lessons we can take from this year’s events Read the Article Here

River Witham Notice

Navigation: Open, Towpath: Open River Witham Location: Lock 1, Stamp End Lock, Lincoln, River Witham Starts At: Bridge 4 Ends At: Bridge 7 Update on 23/12/2019: After discussion with our contractors, it has been decided to defer the implementation phase of the refurbishment of the guillotine gate at Stamp End Lock until winter 2020/21. This closure is therefore […]

What makes a great skipper?

The 4 hallmarks of a great skipper Is it the ability to pull off impressive feats of seamanship and come alongside with aplomb that makes the best skippers? Or does it have more to do with navigating the rocky coastline of interpersonal relationships within the narrow confines of a small yacht at the mercy of […]

Urgent Notice – no travelling along Fossdyke and Witham

Notice Alert Location: Between Torksey Lock and Boston Lock   Intersection of: Lock 1, Torksey Lock to Lock 1, Torksey Lock on Fossdyke Canal and Lock 4, Boston Lock to Lock 4, Boston Lock on River Witham Thursday 28 November 2019 until further notice Type: Navigation Restriction Reason: Water resources Original message: Due to the […]

New Guidelines on filling up your water tanks and hosing down

New guidelines have been issued on how to use water facilities safety in marinas, boatyards, sailing centres, canals and other inland waterways. The new best practice document aims to make water use at marinas safer. Credit: RYA New guidelines have been issued on how to use water facilities safety in marinas, boatyards, sailing centres, canals […]

Members boat page

Apologies for my grammar, I need to go back to school. “We have added a new members boat page” makes it sound like this is for ‘New’ members, when it is for ‘ALL’ members and is in fact a new page for pictures of  all members boats….doh! Have a look here If you would like […]

Book your tickets now!!

Please book your tickets before the end of the week for the Gluhwein and Mince pie extravaganza Tickets available from: Quayside Coffee, Quayside Gifts & Ann Jopson 41 Ellisons Quay Burton Waters The Cafe needs approximate numbers so they can put their order in We look forward to raising a toast to the Holidays Find […]

Winterising your boat at Burton Waters Marina

Many of you will be aware we have had our first frost of 2019 this week, an unusually welcome change after all the rain we have encountered over the last few weeks.  I was sorry to hear that a few of our moorer’s and brokerage customers have been directly affected by the flooding so our […]