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 […]

BSS

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 […]

Notice alert – Stoke Lock

Notice Alert River Trent Location: Stoke Lock Starts At: Lock 10, Stoke Lock Ends At: Lock 10, Stoke Lock Sunday 7 June 2020 15:45 until further notice Type: Navigation Closure Reason: Repair Update on 09/06/2020: Our maintenance team have managed to do a temporary repair at Stoke Lock, which means the lock is now operational.   Please proceed […]

Notice alert – Stoke Lock

Notice Alert River Trent Location: Stoke Lock Starts At: Lock 10, Stoke Lock Ends At: Lock 10, Stoke Lock Sunday 7 June 2020 15:45 until further notice Type: Navigation Closure Reason: Repair Update on 08/06/2020: Further to our original notice, we can confirm that the spear rod has been bent and the lock gates have been damaged at […]

Notice Alert – Nether Lock

Notice Alert River Trent Location: Nether Lock CSF Starts At: Newark Nether Lock – CSF Ends At: Newark Nether Lock – CSF Monday 8 June 2020 until further notice Type: Advice Reason: Vandalism Original message: Due to anti-social behaviour, Nether Lock facilities are only open when a lock keeper is on duty. Your nearest facilities are at either […]

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 […]