Newark Flood Gates open

Notice Alert River Trent Location: Newark Flood Gates, Newark, River Trent Starts At: Newark Basin Flood Gates Ends At: Lock 13, Newark Town Lock Saturday 15 February 2020 12:00 until Thursday 5 March 2020 Type: Navigation Closure Reason: Water resources Update on 05/03/2020: The water levels have come down, and we have now been able to open Newark […]

Club Night Guest Speaker

Hopefully you all got intrigued enough to open the poster and look at the yellow, also noticing the actual event, a club night guest speaker talking about the history of the Brayford pool and Mary Gordon.  These are special evenings so we make them open to the general public and you can invite guests. Do […]

Runaway Large Craft

There is currently a large craft on the River Trent that has become loose from Hazelford Lock and is making it’s way down the river in the direction of Newark The Police and Fire Brigade are aware

Australian breakfast buffet to mark Australia Day 26th Jan and to raise funds for Australian appeals in light of the recent bushfires.

Members may wish to support this local event to raise funds for the bushfires appeals. A great way to start your Sunday 🇦🇺🇦🇺 Enjoy an Australian breakfast buffet to mark Australia Day and to raise funds for Australian appeals in light of the recent bushfires. 🇦🇺🇦🇺 The Rotary Club of Lincoln Colonia are organising the […]

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 […]

Remember CO Alarms are now compulsory

From April 2019 it became compulsory to have a CO alarm fitted to pass the Boat Safety Examination. But don’t wait until your next BSS Exam, fit a CO alarm this winter before you go cruising in 2020. CO is the silent killer, first making you sleepy then killing you.  Like the couple on the […]

Does your Boat Safety Examiner have insurance?

At the recent Association of Waterways Cruising Clubs meeting, we were informed that the Boat Safety Scheme have not been checking that the examiners they authorise to issue certificates are insured, and a number of boaters had had issues with uninsured examiners.  You should always ask your examiner for evidence that they have appropriate insurance […]

Torksey lock notice

Notice Alert 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 Friday 8 November 2019 until further notice Type: Navigation Closure Reason: Water resources Original message: Due to the increase of water between Torksey Lock 1 on […]

Torksey Lock Closed until further notice

Check out before sailing Notice Alert Fossdyke Canal Starts At: Lock 1, Torksey Lock Ends At: Lock 1, Torksey Lock Tuesday 15 October 2019 until further notice Type: Navigation Closure Reason: Water resources Original message: Due to the flood levels rising and the current high tides, we have had to close Torksey Flood Gates. Boaters will not […]