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Welcome to The Boating Association. Here you will be able to keep up to date with the latest news, upcoming events, legislation, blogs and more.
The Boating Association was set up over 70 years ago to promote co-operation and comradeship between all river users and all associated waterways, to ensure the extension, development and improvement of these waterways and of their facilities and amenities so as to make the waterways safer and more pleasant. The Boating Association represents the collective individual interests of all Members in all matters relating to boating and the use of the waterways.
- The Boat Safety Scheme Urges Boaters To Follow The Latest MAIB CO Advice October 26, 2020
- *NOTICE ALERT* | SCHEDULED BOSTON BARRIER TESTING October 21, 2020
- The Boating Association’s AGM To Be Held Online September 24, 2020
- *UPDATE* | CROMWELL LOCK, NAVIGATION LIMITATION July 28, 2020
- The Easing Of Lockdown Measures And What That Means For Boaters June 23, 2020
Category Archives: News
Boat Safety Scheme (BSS) Examinations, suspended in the COVID-19 related lockdown, have now resumed for most boat owners, but they will happen in a ‘new normal’ framework based on the latest Government guidance. | Following the UK Government request that … Continue reading
Below is a link to the official Boat Safety Scheme update on boating examinations. Please give it a read as it outlines the scheme’s wish for boaters to book their examinations as soon as possible, but only if your circumstances … Continue reading
To stay up to date with the current Canal & River Trust restrictions, help & advice surrounding the pandemic please follow the link below to their frequently asked questions page: https://bit.ly/2KujnPe Stay safe all!
There’s more detail below but, for absolute clarity, only move your boat if it’s essential (not for leisure purposes) and minimise your use of the towpath. If you are not currently occupying your boat the government guidance is that you … Continue reading
The report of incidents and accidents for the year ending 31 December 2019 (written by the Boat Safety Scheme) is now available to any interested parties. If you require any further information or access to the report, please request this … Continue reading