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Port of Boston, trainee position opportunity

We’ve been contacted by Captain Richard Walker, the Port of Boston Harbourmaster, anyone who might be interested in this position, please respond directly to Captain Walker no later than 17th October. richardwalker@portofboston.co.uk “We will be recruiting a person to commence … Continue reading

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Notification of AGM

Please note this years AGM will take place on Sunday 30th October, commencing 1pm at the Castle and Falcon public house in Newark. If anyone would like anything adding to the agenda, please email chairman@theboatingassociation.co.uk Agenda to follow when finalised

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The Boating Association and Canal and River Trust working together

Many thanks to the TBA member who volunteered again last week to help support the work of the Canal and River Trust by transporting CRT engineers on their bi-annual inspection of the Fossdyke & Witham navigations. This is the fourth time that … 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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Lock Keeper of the Year 2016 announced

We are very pleased to announce that on the 7th April 2016 the Lock Keeper of the Year Award was presented to Pete Smith. Pete has been an outstanding lock keeper not just during 2016 but for many years. Having … Continue reading

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