RBOA News Archive

EA River Restrictions for the Thames

Please find attached an Environment Agency Harbour Master’s notices for the following events. N.B. Additional restrictions have been added in chroniological order. River restrictions When: […]

Do you enjoy fishing?

29 May 2019  CANAL & RIVER TRUST WATERWAYS WANDERERS PERMIT AVAILABLE ONLINE The Canal & River Trust has launched a new online system allowing anglers […]

EA Navigation Notice

Please find attached an Environment Agency Harbour Master’s notice for the following event. River restrictions When: Sunday 26 May 2019, 6:30am to 10am and Sunday 14 July […]

CRT National Boat Count Numbers

2 May 2019 The Canal & River Trust’s annual national boat count shows that licence compliance on its waterways remains high with 96.5% of boaters […]

Environment Agency Notices

River restrictions When: Saturday 25 May 2019, from 1pm to 5:30pm and Wednesday 29 May to Saturday 1 June 2019, from 10:30am to 7pm. Where: […]

4 New Forest River Wildlife Hotspots

4 New Forest River Wildlife Hotspots

Famous for its stunning rural landscapes, towering woodland and scenic coastline, The New Forest is teaming with diverse habitats to welcome all kinds of wildlife. […]

BCN 250th Anniversary Cruise

November 2019 will see the 250th anniversary of the canal reaching Birmingham. This was an important event in the making of the city as an […]

E.A. River Restrictions

Please find attached an Environment Agency Harbour Master’s notice for the following event. River restrictions When: Saturday 6 July and Sunday 7 July 2019 from 8am to 6pm […]

Mooring Challenges Below Sunbury Lock

Yesterday RBOA received the following from the River Thames Alliance: Please Note;  This has been circulated to all subscribing members for information – it is […]

Families Living with Children on Boats

RBOA has received the following request: I work as a television producer for Renegade Pictures – the production company behind Our Yorkshire Farm and Ben Fogle’s […]

EA Harbourmaster’s Notice

Please find attached an Environment Agency Harbourmaster’s notice for the following events. River restrictions When: Saturday 19 January 2019, from 9am to 4:30pm Where: Sunbury […]

RBOA AGM, held on 6th October, 2018

Press Release: 10th October, 2018 RBOA Annual General Meeting The Residential Boat Owners’ Association (RBOA) held its 55th Annual General Meeting at The Nadee, Findern, […]

E.A. – Windsor Area

Please find attached an Environment Agency Harbourmaster’s notice for the following event. River restrictions When: Friday 12 October 2018 Where: Old Windsor Reach What’s happening: […]

E.A. River Restriction

Please find attached an Environment Agency Harbourmaster’s notice for the following event. When: Saturday 15 September 2018 from 9:30am to 5:30pm Where: Iffley Reach What’s […]

EA River Restrictions on the Thames

Please find attached an Environment Agency Harbourmaster’s notice for the following events. River restrictions When: Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 July 2018 from 8am to […]

E.A. Harbourmaster’s Notice

Please find attached an Environment Agency Harbourmaster’s notice for the following events. River restrictions When: Wednesday 13 June 2018 from 10am to 4pm. Where: Marlow […]

Breach on Middlewich Branch

You may be aware that a major breach has occurred overnight on the Middlewich Branch. You can follow the link below to see some images […]

Check Vents are Snow-free!

A message from Beryl McDowall: As RBOA Rresentative on the Boat Safety Scheme Advisory Committee, I have just had an emergency message, asking if I […]

Boater Prosecuted on Thames

  Berkshire boater prosecuted for keeping unregistered vessel on Thames Mr Dylan Gardener-Collins has been found guilty by Reading Magistrates Court for failing to register […]

BCN – Date for your Diary

Below is a date for your diaries. The programme for the 18th November is an update on the one previously sent out in October. 9th […]

Birmingham Lads and Friends

This may interest you.  If you haven’t seem Phil’s presentation, do try and get here.  It’s well worth a watch. Birmingham Lads and Friends: A […]

Flood-hit Crowther Bridge Reopens

Crowther Bridge near Brighouse is now open, as work finishes on the flood-hit bridge. Calderdale Council, the Canal & River Trust and the contractor Kier […]

CRT Winter Moorings

CRT’s Winter Moorings list is due to open today.  Go to https://licensing.canalrivertrust.org.uk/Account/Register   You will need your 8-digit Customer Identity Number.  Moorings are allocated on a […]

EA Notices for Reading and Iffley

Please find attached two Environment Agency Harbourmaster’s Notices. When: Thursday 17 August and Monday 4 September 2017 – 7pm to midnight Where: Scours Lane, Reading […]

EA Information Notice for Sat. 5th August

Please see below Environment Agency Harbourmaster’s notice regarding the following event. When: Saturday 5 August 2017 from 12pm to 6pm Where: Teddington Reach What’s happening: […]

RBOA Code of Good Practice

As reported previously, the RBOA has launched a Code of Good Practice recently. This Code is supported by various Navigation Authorities and Organisations.  If you […]

Environment Agency Notice for 8-9 July

Please see attached Environment Agency Harbourmaster’s Notice for the following event this weekend. Please accept our apologies for the late notice; we will endeavour to […]

Notices for the Thames

Please see attached Environment Agency Harbourmaster’s Notices for the following events. When: Saturday 24 June 2017 from 12pm to 3pm Where: Teddington Reach What’s happening: […]

RBOA at Crick Show

The RBOA has had a presence at Crick Show every year since it began, and this year was no exception, with a larger stand than […]

CRT National Boat Check 2017

CANAL & RIVER TRUST 2017 NATIONAL BOAT COUNT SHOWS LICENCE EVASION DOWN Boat numbers in London continue to rise.  The Canal & River Trust’s annual […]

Can you help CBS News?

CBS News are planning a story for our broadcast CBS This Morning Saturday, that we hope to shoot in a couple of weeks, on canal […]

Death of Louis Jankel

It is with regret that we report that Louis Jankel passed away recently, and his funeral took place in Weybridge, Surrey last Thursday (15 December, […]

What’s Happening in the North West Waterway Region?

Please follow this link for the updates about the North West Waterway: https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/about-us/our-regions/north-west-waterways/whats-going-on-in-the-north-west CRT North West hope you  find it useful and if you have […]

My Floating Home – Can you help?

Windfall Films, an award-winning TV production company based in London, are on the lookout for projects to cover for the second series of ‘My Floating […]

CRT Boat Licence Fees 2017

20th October, 2016 The Canal & River Trust is today announcing that private and business boat licence fees will rise by 2.5% from 1 April […]

Environment Agency: Waterways West

Please find attached 3 Environment Agency Harbourmaster’s notices for the events below: When: Saturday 22 October 2016 from 9am to 5:30pm Where: Sunbury Reach What’s […]

BCNS AGM and End of Season Rally

4th-6th November 2016 Due to uncertainty about the availability of the Smethwick Enterprise Centre and the cost of fireworks for a November 5th display the […]

E.A. Waterways West

We have been informed by EA of the following events on the navigation: Please find 3 Environment Agency Harbourmaster’s notices for the following river restrictions. […]

Early Notice of EA Winter Stoppages

Dear boater, The Environment Agency is investing £1.2 million this winter, as part of its usual annual programme of essential works to maintain key navigation […]

Leigh Canal Festival

You may be interested in this event, which promises plenty to do and see, both on and off the water.  Click on this link: Leigh […]

BCNS End-of-Season Rally, etc.

4-6 November 2016 Due to uncertainty about the availability of the Smethwick Enterprise Centre and the cost of fireworks for a November 5th display the […]

Holiday Photos

If you take any interesting/unusual photographs when you are out and about on your boat, please consider sending them to soundings@rboa.org.uk  so that they can […]

River Trent – Beeston Lock

Please be aware of construction work taking place around Beeston Lock. This work is to facilitate the restoration of the Lock Cottages and Cottage garden, […]

Notice Alert – River Ouse

Location: River Ouse, Selby to Naburn Locks Thursday 26 May 2016 14:45 until Friday 30 September 2016 16:00 Booking Information Original message: Skippers of all […]

Bollington Closure

Previous Update on 23/06/2016: Following a successful start to works on site we can confirm that we do not plan to install stop planks at […]

Conserving Water on L & L

Notice Alert Leeds & Liverpool Canal Starts At: Eldonian Way Ends At: Lock 6, Spring Garden Lock Thursday 23 June 2016 until further notice From […]

Bridgwater Canal Latest News from CRT

Update on 21/06/2016: Following Bridgewater Canal’s update of its approach to enforcement for Canal & River Trust licence holders (see below), we wanted to confirm […]

Problem on Macclesfield Canal

Anyone cruising on the Macc. could be afected by a possible stoppage which could start on Thursday, 23rd June, as detailed below: CRT Notice Alert […]

A HEROES’ RETURN

14th June 2016 · Injured servicemen and women rebuild their lives through a project to restore the country’s historic canals · Canal & River Trust […]

boatmail.co.uk welcomes the summer!

With the weather finally changing to longer daylight hours with warmer nights, boats are taking advantage of the weather to explore the waterways system. As […]

Crick Boat Show Update

The RBOA Stand (Number 33 in the Main WW Boating Marquee) was busy today, with people wanting to join the Association, many of them having […]

Crick Boat Show

The RBOA Stand (Number 33 in the Main WW Boating Marquee) is all ready to start recruiting new members and meeting old ones when the […]

RBOA Member Website User Accounts

In order to access parts of our website (Soundings Downloads, RBOA Forum and more), you require login details. All active RBOA members can have access. […]

RBOA Launches New Website

Press Release 17th May, 2016 R.B.O.A. Launches New Website The Residential Boat Owners’ Association (RBOA) is pleased to announce that its new website has just […]