Posts Tagged ‘winter moorings’

Winter moorings cut

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

If you were looking forward to being able to moor for 14 days at Darlington Wharf, Devizes Wharf or Crofton basin this winter, tough.

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Question mark over winter moorings

Friday, July 3rd, 2015

There has been speculation that the future of CRT’s winter moorings is in doubt. A meeting scheduled for 6th July between CRT and some of the boating user groups has only two items on its agenda; one is an enforcement update and the other is winter moorings.

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CRT to review winter moorings following chaos of new system

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

CRT has informed one of its winter moorings customers that it is going to re-think its new system for winter moorings. The customer in question has not actually been able to use their winter mooring permit because they have not found anywhere that is not excluded from the system.

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Winter moorings denied to liveaboards

Thursday, July 11th, 2013

2013 winter mooring permits have been designed to prevent boaters complying with enforcement notices and promote roving mooring permits

CRT appears determined to make liveaboard boaters homeless by denying those who have been subjected to enforcement the opportunity to comply by taking a winter mooring.

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Demanding money with menaces

Monday, October 12th, 2009

Thought demanding money with menaces was a criminal offence? Well, not if perpetrated by British Waterways apparently.

It is not so long since the recent reception of 200 threatening letters to boaters from British Waterways and now the winter mooring shop is open.

How much you ask?

£218 per month …why £218? £200? 210?.. anyway… £218 per month for a 58 foot boat so the total for 6 months of not being hassled by the Enforcement Team (we need a theme tune) £1300.

That is nearly twice as much as the cost of a licence – a licence which includes the right to moor anywhere for 14 days including the now ‘pay for’ Dundas and Darlington Wharf, now imaginatively called ‘Walcot’ by BW.