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 […]

Yachting Monthly

‘There was a crack and the mast vanished overboard’ – real life lessons of a dismasting

A collapsed mast threw an unexpected obstacle in the path of Tim Ainsworth Anstey’s passage from Gotland to mainland Sweden while sailing with friends Immediately after dismasting it was clear there was a lot of work to do to get rid of the rig TAGS:BeneteauboatdismastingLearning curveSwedenyacht Dismasting doesn’t happen very often in summer coastal cruising.When […]

Notice alert – Cottam Power Station

Notice Alert River Trent Location: From Gainsborough to Cottam Power Station Thursday 21 May 2020 until Thursday 21 May 2020 23:59 Type: Advice Reason: 3rd Party Works Original message: On the 21st May, there will be large load being moved to Cottam Power Station from Gainsborough. Boaters are asked to proceed with care and to allow […]


Boat Safety Examinations are restarting

The BSS has announced that Boat Safety Examinations are restarting.  If your boat’s certificate has expired the BSS are expecting you to have an examination and get the certificate renewed by 31st July 2020.  CRT will accept certificates that expired during the Covid-19 period up to that date. There is a lot of advice about […]



Motor Cruiser. Approximately 30ft long. Beam 11ft. Air Draft 8ft 10in. Must be able to navigate the Glory Hole onto the Witham. Cash sale for the right boat  subject to survey. Please call the ex Commodore Keith Laver on Mob. 07939276847.


For Sale – 4 man liferaft

“Seago 4 man  liferaft (yellow valise) which is out of service (cost approx £400 for service). This liferaft is FREE for collection in Saxilby. If interested please contact Barry Jopson at [] or telephone 01522 511220”



” Boat trailer/winch for sale. Contact Trevor Burton 107 Park Lane for details. (tel 07836 692730)”

CRT update 13th May

Coronavirus & boating update, 13 May 2020 Hello Barry, When we were in touch yesterday we said that, along with other navigation authorities, we would review when navigation might re-open in light of the new Government advice. Government have issued clarification this morning, 13 May. We are now able to set out our approach to opening our navigation to private boating […]

Message from the Commodore

A very big thank you to Peter & Bridget Crutchfield for researching, preparing and running their very successful Lockdown Quiz… Thank you to everybody who participated and particularly the winners, Mike & Lindsey Waldron, it’s really encouraging that club events are well supported. Hopefully our next club event will be on the water but in […]