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Tidal Trent to Hull Marina, distance planning chart

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BSS wet wood fuel triple-whammy warning

Boaters using damp wood and logs in their stoves could be risking a triple whammy including increased costs, stove damage and carbon monoxide poisoning says the Boat Safety Scheme (BSS).   It is crucial that wood fuel is kept in … Continue reading

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River Derwent – Elvington Lock – Please read and share your views

River Derwent – Elvington Lock ┬áRecently two of our committee members attended a ‘drop-in’ session run by the Environment Agency (EA) regarding the current situation. ┬áThe vertical guillotine lock gate was closed to boaters by the EA in February 2014 … Continue reading

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Navigational Notice – River Trent – Holme Lock

Due to high water levels, for safety, we have had to temporarily moor our crane boat in Holme Lock and so the lock is not available for use. We will move it as soon as water levels recede.

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EU Parliament publishes proposals to introduce boaters qualifications

The Licence they refer to is not a Waterways Licence issued by the Navigation Authority but the equivalent of a driving licence. It will be a Brussels’ version of the ICC (International Certificate of Competence) and could become compulsory for … Continue reading

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