Notice Alert – Fossdyke Canal

Fossdyke Canal Starts At: Bridge 2A, Saxilby Railway Bridge Ends At: Bridge 2A, Saxilby Railway Bridge Thursday 19 July 2018 08:00 until Thursday 19 July 2018 18:00 Type: Navigation Restriction Reason: 3rd Party Works Original message: Contractors Spartan Rescue are carrying out a bridge inspection using a floating pontoon and scaffold in the watercourse. Delays will be no […]


Due to inconvenient tides the Cruise to Strawberry Island has to commence by getting boats through Torksey Lock on Thursday 23rd August, ready for an early start on Friday 24th. Because of this a number of boats have decided to cruise only part of the way stopping overnight at West Stockwith. If you still wish […]

Brayford Belle – Full House – Sat 21st July

A reminder to everyone attending the Brayford belle Cruise on Saturday 21st July We are fully booked up with 45 members attending, so this should be a fun night Here are the details for all you merry sailors….. 6:30pm Pick up at Woodcocks mooring so be there about 15 minutes earlier as we set sail […]

Novice Boaters’ Weekend – Worth attending?

The Club ran a Novice Boaters’ Weekend on the 30th June & 1st July, taking part were Karoline & Robin Lassiter on Neetie Noo and Sharon, Alan & Kieran Taylor on Jani, read what they thought about the weekend below. “On a very warm and sunny Saturday morning we met at The Woodcocks for a […]

Boat Club BBQ

Great night BBQ. Lots of new members came along so it was a great opportunity to meet up and make new friends. Thanks everyone.

Aggressive boat in Lincoln – message from the Commodore

It has been reported that there is a boat at the end of the residential moorings as you go into Lincoln (just past Bridge 2), which is being particularly aggressive towards boaters who are, in their opinion, exceeding the speed limit. Members are reminded that the speed limit on the Fossdyke is 4mph which reduces […]

C&RT Boston Barrier Alert

Notice Alert River Witham Location: Near Boston Lock Monday 2 July 2018 until further notice Type: Advice Reason: 3rd Party Works Original message: The works for the Boston Barrier project have finally started. This project is being carried out by contractors on behalf of the Environment Agency. These works will mean a steady increase in […]

Speeding Boats on the Fossdyke

It has recently been brought to our attention by one of our members, that there are some irresponsible small boaters who are ignoring the speed limit on the Fossdyke. The rules on speed limits (4mph on the Fossdyke) are there not just to protect the canal banks from erosion but also to protect the wildlife […]

Notice Alert – River Trent

Notice Alert River Trent Location: Knaith Rack Tuesday 26 June 2018 08:00 until further notice Type: Advice Reason: Information Original message: Boaters are advised that there is a sunken boat near Knaith Rack on the River Trent, which runs along Gainsborough Road. The boat is not blocking the navigation, but please proceed with care.