CRT to inform boaters of Towpath Mooring Plan after Easter but no long term clarity

CRT is to contact boaters on the K&A after Easter to inform them of what they need to do to follow the Towpath Mooring Plan. A map and an explanation of how the Towpath Mooring Plan will work will be included. CRT is to start implementing the Plan from 1st May for a trial period of one year. However is not clear what will happen after the trial year.

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A recent speech by CRT Trustee John Dodwell suggests that the Towpath Mooring Plan will only operate for a trial year after which CRT will expect all boaters without home moorings throughout the waterways to comply with the same restrictions. A similar statement was made by CRT in its final report on the Towpath Mooring Plan. John Dodwell is a past chairman of the Inland Waterways Association, which is opposed to the interests of liveaboard boaters without home moorings. You can download Mr Dodwell’s speech here John DodwellStort Boat Club March 22 2014 speech

See this article for CRT’s full report
http://kanda.boatingcommunity.org.uk/local-mooring-strategy-to-start-on-1st-may-for-trial-12-months/

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