Posts tagged ‘Boating News’

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.

https://www.broads-authority.gov.uk/boating/navigating-the-broads/boating-news/urgent-sunken-vessel-on-the-river-bure

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.

October 21, 2021

Urgent – Moorings flooded near Breydon Water

Please note that due to flooding there is currently no mooring available at Berney Arms, Burgh Castle, The Fisherman’s Inn and Great Yarmouth Yacht Station. It is likely that other moorings may also have overtopped.

We are monitoring the situation on the rivers and the Environment Agency are aware of the high water levels.

If you need any assistance please call Broads Control on 01603 756056 or 999 in case of emergency.

Broads Authority.

October 19, 2021

Boating News – Navigation Restriction due to inspection work on the River Bure, Hoveton Railway Viaduct

Notice is hereby given that Bridgeway Consulting Ltd will be carrying out inspection works to Railway Viaduct on 16 November 2021 from 09:00hrs to 17:00hrs.

Note that vessels may be restricted and regulated in their movement in the vicinity of the bridge, which may cause some delays. Vessels wishing to navigate under the bridge should await instructions before proceeding.

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

For more information and to view a map visit: https://www.broads-authority.gov.uk/boating/navigating-the-broads/boating-news/navigation-restriction-due-to-inspection-work-on-the-river-bure

October 17, 2021

Boating News – Navigation closure due to flood defence works on the Lower Bure

Notice is hereby given that JBA-Bentley Partnership will be undertaking maintenance works of the quay wall area, from Monday 29 November 2021 until Friday 25 February 2022. The site stretches along the downstream end of the River Bure, from grid ref TG519079 to TG520085.

The maintenance works on the water will involve the use of floating pontoons and a small work safety vessel.

Note: During the above period navigation will remain open, but vessels must exercise great care whilst proceeding past the vicinity of the works.

River Closure

Further notice is given that the River Bure will be closed at Acle New Road Bridge, Gt Yarmouth (grid ref TG521081) from Friday 03 December until Friday 17 December 2021.

Any vessel requiring urgent passage during this period, should make enquiries with JBA-Bentley Partnership on 07970405665 as soon as possible.

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

For more information and to see a map please visit: https://www.broads-authority.gov.uk/boating/navigating-the-broads/boating-news/navigation-closure-due-to-flood-defence-works-on-the-lower-bure/

October 1, 2021

RYA East Bulletin – September 2021

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September 30, 2021

Navigation restriction due to dredging works on the Upper River Chet

The Broads Authority will be undertaking dredging works, from Monday 01 November 2021 until Friday 04 March 2022.

August 2, 2021

Boating News – Inspection of Railway Bridges

Construction Marine Ltd will be undertaking a survey inspection of the Railway Bridges at Thorpe St. Andrew using underbridge equipment.

Vessels may be temporarily restricted and regulated in their movement in the vicinity of the bridges between Tuesday 03 August until Wednesday 04 August 2021 – from 08:00 hours until 16:30 hours.

For more information and to view a map of the affected area please visit our website: https://www.broads-authority.gov.uk/boating/navigating-the-broads/boating-news/urgent-inspection-of-thorpe-railway-bridges

May 27, 2021

Boating News – Partial Closure of Neatishead Staithe Moorings

Notice from the Broads Authority:

A short section (approx. 10m) of the upstream side of the Neatishead Staithe moorings are currently closed. The closure means there is no pedestrian access from the upstream side of the staithe to the car park, bin compound or village.

This is for safety reasons due to an underground water leak which is being investigated by the Parish Council.

Please adhere to the fencing an signage that is in place. More updates will be issued in due course.