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National Association of Boat Owners · 1W ago

CRT annouce private boat license changes.

CRT have just announced the outocme of the long consulation on licensing. The headline changes, to be phased in over five years from April 2019, are that:
National Association of Boat Owners · 3W ago

NABO comments on the Middle Level Bill

NABO has sent the following to the Private Bill Office in the Lords: We are advised that a debate on the Report Stage for the Middle Level Bill has now been scheduled for Wed 28th February. ...
National Association of Boat Owners · 1M ago

New NABO News on line

    The latest colour edition of NABO News is now available online to NABO members who have registered on the website. Members can log in and then open the pdf file on the Members/NABO New...
National Association of Boat Owners · 1M ago

Report of NINF’s February Meeting

The National Inland Navigation Forum, NINF, met at the St Pancras Cruising Club on Saturday 10th February 2018. 8 of its member bodies were represented, together with the General Secretary, ...
National Association of Boat Owners · 1M ago


On 20 November 2001, the National Association of Boat Owners(NABO) reported a press release confirming that the Government had decided that the Environment Agency (EA) should retain responsi...
National Association of Boat Owners · 1M ago

Future of Environment Agency Navigations

Dear National Navigation User Forum Members, Over the past few years we’ve had fruitful and positive discussions with the Canal & River Trust and Government about whether, and if so under wh...
National Association of Boat Owners · 1M ago

The BSS next business plan to 2022 includes certification price rise

The Boat Safety Scheme (BSS) Management Committee has agreed a new four-year business plan to resource its work to 2022 and invest in improvements that will have an even longer-term benefit....
National Association of Boat Owners · 2M ago

NABO concerned about the future of Blowers Green Pumphouse

To: Canal & River Trust acting as Trustee of the Waterways Infrastructure Trust; F.A.O. Jeff Peake, Estates Department, Aqua House, 20 Lionel Street, Birmingham, B3 1QA. Dear Sirs Re: Dispos...
National Association of Boat Owners · 3M ago

NABO News Editorial Winter 17

Is anyone listening? Editor Peter Fellows has a little rant As 2017 draws to a close, it is clear that CRT is focussed on its grant renewal, which will require it to demonstrate to Governmen...
National Association of Boat Owners · 3M ago

In the Chair Winter 17

Stella Ridgway gets ready for winter As another year ends and Christmas approaches, the summer boaters are busy winterising their boats, liveaboards are eyeing places to get free wood and en...