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The Boating Association was set up over 70 years ago to promote co-operation and comradeship between all river users and all associated waterways, to ensure the extension, development and improvement of these waterways and of their facilities and amenities so as to make the waterways safer and more pleasant. The Boating Association represents the collective individual interests of all Members in all matters relating to boating and the use of the waterways.
- The Trent Navigation Alliance Has Been Formed April 29, 2022
- BSS Consultation on the review of the Examination Checking Procedures ECP 2022 March 28, 2022
- East Midlands Boater Conference 2022 March 9, 2022
- Boat Safety Scheme Officers Report January 7, 2022
- Navigation and Towpath Restrictions on Aire + Calder Main Line & New Junction Canal December 9, 2021
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Category Archives: Boating Safety
How the upcoming Boat Owners’ Survey will work We sent you a message recently announcing that the Boat Safety Scheme (BSS) has decided to survey all Boat Owners. There have been a few questions, so I thought I’d share some … Continue reading
If your examination is due or will soon be due we recommend you get it booked as soon as possible because recent figures show examinations are approximately 18% down on 2016’s figures. If this situation remains there will be circa … Continue reading
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
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
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