Torksey Lock Embankment – Repairs

Notice Alert Fossdyke Canal Location: Torksey Lock Embankment – Fossdyke Canal Starts At: Lock 1, Torksey Lock Ends At: Lock 1, Torksey Lock Monday 8 February 2021 until Monday 31 May 2021 23:59 Type: Advice Reason: 3rd Party Works   Original message:   The Environment Agency have a scheme at Torksey to repair some flood embankments. The Environment […]

Association of Waterways Cruising Clubs Membership

As a member of Burton Waters Boat Club (AWCC) you are also a member of the Association of Waterways Cruising Clubs (AWCC).  The AWCC is a group of 80+ boat clubs spread across England’s inland waterways.   This means you can use the facilities at other member clubs including moorings and clubhouses, AWCC clubs also commit […]

New Notices on website

We continually add new notices to the website on the local canal and lock gates, keep checking back regularly to ensure you have the correct information.  

New year


We now put 2020 behind us, confine it to history and welcome in 2021. Let us look forward to fair winds and smooth seas. Look out for your 2021 Events Programme which will be published this month. Barry Jopson (Commodore BWBC)

Closure – Torksey Flood Gates

Notice Alert Fossdyke Canal Location: Torksey Flood Gates – Fossdyke Canal Starts At: Lock 1, Torksey Lock Ends At: Lock 1, Torksey Lock Tuesday 15 December 2020 until further notice Type: Navigation Closure Reason: Water resources   Original message:   CAUTION STRONG STREAM The Environment Agency have closed Torksey Flood Gates. We advise users of all boats not to navigate […]


Club Member appointed as Director of Burton Waters Management Ltd

Long-standing BWBC member John Walsh, one of the select few Narrowboaters in the club, has been appointed as a director of Burton Waters Management Ltd, the company responsible for all the off water aspects of Burton Waters including Security and the Landscaping team. We congratulate John, it will be good to have a boat owner […]

High quality garments with an embroidered club logo

We are pleased to announce the BWBC shop is now open. Check out our new club merchandise at the new website BWBC SHOP. Available from Quayside Gifts, Burton Waters.   The BWBC Shop page can also be used for advertising related items for sale by members. Please note that only boating items will be allowed.

River Witham Stamp end lock notification

Notice Alert River Witham Location: Lock 1, Stamp End Lock, Lincoln, River Witham Starts At: Lock 1, Stamp End Lock Ends At: Lock 1, Stamp End Lock Up Stream Winding Hole: Bridge 4 Down Stream Winding Hole: Bridge 7 Monday 2 November 2020 08:00 until Friday 12 February 2021 16:00 Type: Navigation Closure Reason: Repair   Update on 24/11/2020:   […]