Category Archives: Boating Safety

The Latest Boating Association Boat Safety Scheme Report Is Live

The Boating Association Boat Safety Scheme Officers Report: Boat inspections have resumed following a shutdown due to Covid-19, however, at the time of writing inspections carried out year to date are some 21% down compared 2016. One meeting of the … Continue reading

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Don’t Let CO Ruin Your Life!

Take the lessons from the death from carbon monoxide poisoning of two friends in York Following the deaths of two friends from carbon monoxide (CO)  poisoning in a boat called Diversion in York in December 2019. The boaters died when … Continue reading

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The Boat Safety Scheme Urges Boaters To Follow The Latest MAIB CO Advice

The Boat Safety Scheme has put out a notice to all boaters urging them to follow their latest advice which was formulated in conjunction with the government’s Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB). The latest (26/10/2020) advice regarding CO can be … Continue reading

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How To Access The Latest CRT Restrictions, Help & Advice

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!

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CRT Coronavirus Update: 9/4/2020

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

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