Archive for December, 2018

December 18, 2018

Yacht pontoon – Lowestoft Trawl Dock

Please be aware of Notice to Mariners No. 37 2018:

YACHT AND SMALL CRAFT WAITING PONTOON
Mariners and Port-Users are advised the waiting pontoon in the east end of the Trawl
Dock is out of action and cannot be used by any vessels until further notice.
Any yachts or small craft who require a berth to wait for a bridge opening are advised to
contact the Royal Norfolk and Suffolk Yacht club on VHF Ch. 80 or by phone on 01502
566726.
A further notice will be produced when the pontoon can be used again.
Harbour Master
18rd December 2018

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December 18, 2018

DEFRA Landscapes Review (Glover) – NSBA response

Photo by Sue Hines

The Government has asked for an independent review of England’s National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs). As a member of the National Parks family, the Broads are included in this review.  Details of the review can be found at: https://consult.defra.gov.uk/land-use/landscapes-review-call-for-evidence/

The NSBA are concerned about the possible impact of the review on navigation rights and have made their response as an organisation – details here.

 

December 6, 2018

Dredging on Hickling Broad

Dredging on Hickling Broad – Restricted Access to Hickling Broad

Notice is hereby given that the navigation channel on Hickling Broad will be restricted to vessels during weekdays from Wednesday 28 November 2018 until Friday 29 March 2019. 

Mariners must be aware that during this period access to ‘Catfield Dyke’ and the navigation channel adjacent to ‘Whiteslea Lodge’ will be restricted due to the presence of dredging operations.  The navigation will remain open but mariners must exercise great care whilst proceeding past the works.

All equipment will be lit and signage will be in place to warn of restrictions.

Adrian Sewell
Rivers Engineer
Broads Authority
Yare House
62-64 Thorpe Road
Norwich, NR1 1RY

December 6, 2018

Urgent Boating News – Hoveton Viaduct

Notice is hereby given that ‘Hoveton Viaduct 24hr Mooring’ will be partially closed (downstream) to navigation for re-piling and refurbishment work from Thursday 6 December 2018 until Friday 22 March 2019.  During this period there will be no public access to this part of the mooring and therefore no access from the mooring to the adjoining boardwalks.

If there is a specific need for access to the mooring or Hoveton Viaduct Broad Boardwalk please contact Adrian Sewell on 01603 756066.