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CO alarms save lives!

“If you have any fuel burning appliances aboard, an engine or generator, fit a suitable audible carbon monoxide alarm for an added re-assurance.” – Boat Safety Scheme Boaters are being urged to install a carbon monoxide alarm as the save … Continue reading

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Notice : Selby Bypass swing bridge

Canal & River Trust have been informed by North Yorkshire Council that the A63 Selby Bypass swing bridge is presently unable to swing due to a hydraulic fault. Repairs are underway but may take up to two weeks to complete. … Continue reading

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Abstracted safety data from the Boat Safety Scheme 2015 Annual report of incidents and accidents

During the year there was 8 people killed in boating activities on inland waterways or related coastal activity. Of 7 MOB incidents 3 were whilst the boats were mooring or in locks. We are aware of these dangers but don’t … Continue reading

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Warning to boaters regarding fishing line at head height

Warning to boaters on behalf of Marnham Boat Club Please be aware of the danger of strong fishing lines at head height across the river. Enclosed below is an extract on the subject. Two lines can just be seen in … Continue reading

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IMPORTANT – River Trent Between Cromwell Lock and Nether Lock

The navigation has been closed as the weir boom above Cromwell Weir broke during exceptionally high winds on the 5th December. We are sourcing new materials to repair or replace the boom and although a precise programme for completion of … Continue reading

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