Traditional ropework

February 7th, 2016

 

imageBeautiful and traditional ropework decorating the ellum of British Waterways’ Romsey, a ‘big Ricky’ butty, a six plank wooden-hulled boat, of which a considerable number were built for the GUCCCo. by Walkers at Rickmansworth in the 1930’s.

Tony Dunkley writes

K&A boaters action group next meet 8th Feb, Bathampton

February 1st, 2016

The next meeting of the K&A boaters action group will be on Monday February 8th at 7.30pm in Bathampton.

Another Boat Fire Safety talk, Avoncliff, 1st February

January 25th, 2016

There will be a another boat fire safety talk on Monday 1st February 2016 at 7.30pm at the Cross Guns, Avoncliff, BA15 2HB. More are planned.

Fire service to run a series of Boat Fire Safety talks, next one Devizes 25th January

January 19th, 2016

Following the recent fatal boat fire on the K&A, the Fire Service will be giving a series of Boat Fire Safety talks in different places along the canal in the Bath and the Wiltshire areas in the next few weeks. Please come along and make sure your boat is as fire safe as possible. The next talk will be in the Black Horse, Bath Rd, Devizes SN10 2AU on Monday 25th January at 7.30pm. There will be free smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms.

Boat Fire Safety talk, Bedwyn, 18th January

January 11th, 2016

There will be a boat fire safety talk on 18th January in Great Bedwyn. There was another fatal boat fire on the K&A last week – please come along and make sure your boat is as fire safe as possible.

K&A boaters action group next meet 11th January, Semington

January 3rd, 2016

The next meeting of the K&A boaters action group will be on Monday January 11th 2016 at 7.30pm in Semington.

Disabled boaters – know your rights!

January 1st, 2016

CRT has adopted a standard procedure for assessing and agreeing adjustments to its enforcement procedure for boaters with disabilities.

Yet more delays at stalled Hungerford marina site

December 29th, 2015

The new owners of the Hungerford marina site, Lakeland Leisure Estates Limited, are still waiting for the final outcome of the planning application made earlier this year. 

Hold Fast – it’s Christmas!

December 24th, 2015

This year we bring you a Christmas treat by the K&A’s best known liveaboard boatie band Calico Jack.

Itinerant liveaboard boater elected to CRT Council

December 21st, 2015

Stella Ridgway, a liveaboard boater without a home mooring, has been elected to one of four private boating seats on the CRT Council.