Experienced Skippers we need you.

Are you an experienced skipper? Would you be willing to share your knowledge and give guidance to less experienced BWBC members? Can you help at the Novice Skippers Weekend on June 30 – July 1? If so please email Kieth our Vice Commodore via training@burtonwatersboatclub.org.uk Details of the weekend can be found here :- Novice […]

Novice Weekend ramping up

If you have not put your name down for this great weekend of learning then get in touch now…   See Event page for details….

Join other boating clubs

We have all been invited to join other clubs for a BBQ event at Cromwell Lock topside, see further details on the events page or Facebook or contact Sonja Ellis Sonja wrote: Hello Burton Waters Boaters! How do you fancy joining Farndon, Newark, Kings and Lincoln on a Summer Solstice Sailaway to Cromwell Lock topside on […]

Brayford Belle Boozy Cruise

Do not miss out on the cruise of the year where you do not have to be captain and alcohol is encouraged !! The event is on Saturday 21st July, meeting at the Woodcocks for 6pm returning at 8:30pm. Bring your own cocktails and drinks to suit, the club will provide a finger buffet. Dogs […]

Strawberry Island Update

Just a reminder that we have organised a Fantastic weekend of cruising, entertainment, competitions, food and drink. Closing date is 31st July so get your booking in, they need to have the full details of your boat so please get the details to Barry asap or email members@burtonwatersboatclub.co.uk   Please sign up with Barry Jopson […]

Novice Skippers Weekend June 30 / July 1

The weekend program is designed to give Novice Skippers an introduction to basic safe boat handling skills under the guidance of Experienced Skippers. See the Events Page for more details and how to book

RIBER throw bag rescue line – safety issue

RIBER throw lines have failed during rescues (fortunately during a manoverboard rescue exercise rather than a real emergency) If you have a RIBER throw line you should read this report from the Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB). Failure of a throw bag rescue line THE MIAB are recommending that all Throw Lines are checked as […]

Calling all boat club members, this Saturday 9th June is the burton waters marina boating festival with lots going on, a great family day with lots of entertainment and stalls. The boat club will have our stall set up again this year and we would be grateful if members could pop to the stall and […]