Posts Tagged ‘hire boats’

K&A boaters action group next meet 8th June, Bradford on Avon

Monday, June 1st, 2015

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

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Please log this year’s incidents and complaints about hire boats here!

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

Liveaboard boaters, especially those between Devizes and Bath, are breathing a sigh of relief now this year’s hire boat season is over. The K&A boaters action group is drawing up a dossier of the incidents involving hire boats and complaints that boaters and canalside residents have made about the behaviour or safety of hire boat crew this year. The group will then seek a meeting with the hire companies.

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Hire company recalls stag party boats

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Two boatloads of drunk stag partygoers had their holiday terminated early by Oxfordshire Narrowboats last weekend. The boats were taken back on Saturday following numerous complaints about their behaviour.

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Hire boat sinks in lock 11

Saturday, March 15th, 2014

A hire boat has sunk in lock 11 in the Bath flight and locks 7 to 11 are now closed until at least Tuesday.

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CRT meets with hire companies after speeding hire boat complaints

Tuesday, July 9th, 2013

Following complaints to CRT about the behaviour of hire boaters, CRT is meeting with hire boat companies in Devizes today to try to improve matters.

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Letters to Robin

Friday, December 4th, 2009

We thought it would be useful to have the whole of this sorry tale, told in installments on this site in one place.
if you want to know what causes congestion along the Kennet and Avon, read on, if you want to know how dismissively the chief executive treats genuine concerns from a large portion of his customers, read on….

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