River Trent – Holme Lock

Notice Alert River Trent Location: Holme Lock Starts At: Lock 8, Holme Lock Ends At: Lock 8, Holme Lock Thursday 19 March 2020 until further notice Type: Navigation Closure Reason: Maintenance Update on 19/06/2020: As of Saturday 20/06/2020, Holme Lock will be open for passage and operated by a lock keeper between the hours of 09:00 and 13:00, 7 […]

Cruise

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 […]

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BSS Certificates

BSS Certificates Two club members are having BSS inspections done shortly by Mike Boulton of Blue Star Surveys. If anyone needs a BSS certificate doing this year and are happy to use Mike Boulton please contact Barry Jopson [bjjopson@gmail.com] BSS Surveys are expensive and we should be able to negotiate a discount dependent upon the number […]

Life Jacket Servicing

Special Announcement Pete Barnard RNLI has offered us a Life jacket Servicing Clinic on “Wednesday 10th June”. He has a few cartridges available at a discounted rate of £8 each. If you want your life jacket servicing please bring them to Pete’s boat Spindrift on E14 pontoon at 10:00 hrs. If you want your life […]

Notice alert – River Trent (Near Stoke Lock)

Notice Alert River Trent Location: Near Stoke Lock Tuesday 2 June 2020 until further notice Type: Advice Reason: Information Original message: A boat has run onto the sand bar below Stoke lock. The lock approach is still accessible, and craft can navigate around the boat. Please proceed with care. We have been advised that the owner […]

Notice alert – Stoke Lock, Hazelford Lock, Barton Island – until further notice

Notice Alert Location: Stoke Lock, Hazelford Lock, Barton Island Monday 1 June 2020 until further notice Type: Advice Reason: Information Original message: Please proceed with care when travelling along the Trent navigation. We have been made aware that boats may have difficulty navigating below Stoke Lock and Hazelford Lock.  We have also had reports of […]

Volunteer Week – 1 – 7 June

Burton Waters Boat Club is run entirely by volunteers and, as this week is National Volunteers week, I would like to say thank you to everyone who over the last year has given of their time.    Members will have seen those who organised and helped deliver events, led cruises and provided support to our members. […]

Notice alert – Fossdyke Canal (until 26th June)

Notice Alert Fossdyke Canal Location: Bridge 2A, Saxilby Railway Bridge Starts At: Bridge 2A, Saxilby Railway Bridge Ends At: Bridge 2A, Saxilby Railway Bridge Monday 8 June 2020 until Friday 26 June 2020 23:59 Type: Navigation Restriction Reason: 3rd Party Works Original message: Contractors (Amco Giffen) working on behalf of Network Rail will be conducting inspection and testing […]

Notice alert – Trent Bridge (until Monday 15 June)

Notice Alert River Trent Location: Trent Bridge Starts At: Bridge 12, Trent Bridge Ends At: Bridge 12, Trent Bridge Monday 2 March 2020 until Monday 15 June 2020 23:59 Type: Navigation Restriction Reason: 3rd Party Works Update on 01/06/2020: Nottingham City Council are carrying out a major refurbishment and repainting of the Grade 2 Listed Trent Bridge in […]

Notice – Boston Lock

Notice Alert River Witham Location: Boston Lock Starts At: Lock 4, Boston Lock Ends At: Lock 4, Boston Lock Friday 22 May 2020 until further notice Type: Navigation Restriction Reason: Information Update on 29/05/2020: As of the 1st June, our Boston Lock Keeper will be back on duty. Anyone wanting to travel through Boston Lock will need to […]