Category Archives: Boating Safety

BSS Consultation on the review of the Examination Checking Procedures ECP 2022

If you have interest in the current consultation on Boat Safety Scheme Examination procedures you can follow the link below to the Boat Safety Scheme Website: https://bit.ly/3tMPZeT

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Boat Safety Scheme Officers Report

During 2021 the scheme Technical Committee carried out a full review of the Examiners Check Procedures. Whilst there are several hundred changes, other than one new requirements for certain Wilderness boats and one check re-aligned with an equivalent requirement from … Continue reading

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Navigation and Towpath Restrictions on Aire + Calder Main Line & New Junction Canal

At the intersection of Lock 13, Pollington Lock to New Bridge on Aire & Calder Navigation Main Line along with the Went End Aqueduct to Went End Aqueduct on New Junction Canal there are currently Navigation and Towpath Restrictions in … Continue reading

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Report on carbon monoxide poisoning of two friends in York – learn the lessons from this repeated story

The Boat Safety Scheme (BSS) is asking boaters to learn the lessons when, for the second time in six years, two inland boaters have died in a craft having equipment DIY installed with improvised, unsuitable exhaust systems and no working … Continue reading

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Catching up with the Visitor Moorings on the River Trent & Associated Waterways Group

We are pleased to learn that part of the donation we made to the Visitor Moorings on the River Trent & Associated Waterways group is already being put to good use, for the benefit of us boaters. ‘The Boating Association … Continue reading

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