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January 9, 2022

Boating News – Rockland electric pillar installation – 17 January 2022

The Broads Authority have informed that works will commence on Monday 17 January for approximately three days to install an electric charging pillar at the western end of the Rockland St Mary 24-hour moorings.

The site will remain open, although the slipway run by the Poors Trust will be closed for the duration of the work. There may be occasions during this period when the electric supply from the existing pillar on the Rockland eastern moorings needs to be temporarily turned off to allow the new pillar to be connected. Please follow any signage present.

The BA apologise for any inconvenience caused whilst these improvement works are taking place.

December 23, 2021

Broads Control Christmas Operating Hours

The Broads Authority have issued the following note regarding Broads Control operating hours over the Christmas period:

Broads Control will be closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.

All other days over the Christmas period Broads Control will be operational between 9am and 5pm as normal.

Outside of our operating hours please leave a message and we will deal with your enquiry as soon as we can. In an emergency contact 999 and ask for the Coastguard.

Broads Authority
December 2, 2021

NSBA Autumn Newsletter 2021

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December 2, 2021

Boating News – Navigation restriction, Pull’s Ferry to Foundry Bridge, 15-17 Dec 2021

The Broads Authority have given notice that the Norwich City Services Ltd will be undertaking tree felling works between Foundry Bridge and Pull’s Ferry, Norwich using over-sail lifting equipment.

Vessels may be temporarily restricted and regulated in their movement in the vicinity of the works from Wednesday 15 December until Friday 17 December 2021 from 08:30hrs to 16:00hrs.

For more information and to see a map please visit:

November 26, 2021

Sunken Vessel on the Bure

The Broads Authority has advised boaters to be aware that there is a sunken vessel on the Lower River Bure, currently located on the downstream mooring at Dove House Farm (between Six Mile House and Stracey Mill).

The vessel has been secured and marked with various marker buoys and recovery is planned for next week.

Please exercise caution when navigating in the area.

November 24, 2021

Notice to Mariners No 14 – Changes to Cable Crossing Signs, Rivers Yare and Wensum, Trowse Eye, Norwich

November 23, 2021

Updated Notice to Mariners 07 & 08 – Continued navigation restrictions due to dredging works on the Upper River Thurne

November 16, 2021

Navigation Closure due to Essential Maintenance works on Trowse Swing Bridge, River Wensum

Please see the following Notice to Mariners 10 of 2021 regarding a navigation closure on the River Wensum due to maintenance works on Trowse Swing Bridge.

October 24, 2021

Photos: NSBA InterClub Championship for the Ramuz Trophy 2021

NSSA Filby, Saturday 23 October 2021.

Photos were also taken by Robin Myerscough, please see

Photos taken by C L Grasby.

October 22, 2021

Urgent Boating News – Missing gauge board near Bure Mouth

Please note that the gauge board on approach to Bure Mouth (near the yellow marker post) has been damaged by a vessel. The board is currently missing the feet and inches gauge, although the metres gauge is still intact.

We are working to rectify the issue as soon as we can. If you need any assistance getting through the bridges please contact Great Yarmouth Yacht Station on 07766 398238 or Broads Control on 01603 756056.

Broads Authority.