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  1. The Peer Review Of The BA

    I read it and it took me back to when we used be ISO9001 registered, load of box ticking and way with words that looked good to the inspectors but said nothing of merit. Basically just another job for the boys. Regards Alan
  2. Dear All Please find attached the ABP Notice to Mariners No. 36 regarding planned wreck salvage operations in Lowestoft Inner Harbour area. Kind Regards Laura Milner Administrative Officer Operations Broads Authority Tel: 01603 756035 Broads Authority, Yare House, 62-64 Thorpe Road. Norwich NR1 1RY 01603 610734 www.broads-authority.gov.uk LOWESTOFT INNER HARBOUR – WRECK REMOVAL - AISHA – FURTHER INFORMATION Mariners and Port Users are advised that from 18th December 2017 removal of the sunken vessel ‘Welsh Conquest (Ex Aisha)’, in position 52° 28.60’N, 001° 43.225’E, (alongside Harbour Road Jetty), will commence. During the removal operation, the ‘Aase Madsen’ (35 m x 8.5 m) will be positioned alongside the wreck, obstructing the north side of the channel. The channel width will be reduced to approximately 20 metres adjacent to it. The Aase Madsen will be appropriately lit if in this position during hours of darkness. The yellow special mark buoy, displaying a light Fl Y 5s, moored immediately south of the wreck in position 52° 28.595’N, 001° 43.230’E will be removed whilst work is being carried out. All vessels are requested to afford the operation as much room as possible, and pass at slow speed. A floating containment boom will be in position around the Aase Madsen and the wreck, which should contain the escape of any pollutants resulting from the operation. Mariners are however requested to be alert to the potential for floating debris in the vicinity of the wreck. Please report any such debris to Port Control, VHF Ch14. The salvage operation is expected to take approximately 3 to 4 days. Notice will be provided once operations are completed. This notice supersedes NTM No.27 which is hereby cancelled. Please contact Lowestoft Port Control, VHF Ch14, or Tel. 01502 572286, if further information is required. Harbour Master 13th December 2017
  3. The Admiral's Little Ship?

    Hello Lulu, When you get to 50 you will be nominated for full membership, as long as there are no objections you will be granted full membership after about a week. Regards Alan
  4. Dear All Please find attached the ABP Notice to Mariners No. 35 regarding depths in Lowestoft NE approach channel. Kind Regards Laura Milner Administrative Officer Operations Broads Authority Tel: 01603 756035 Broads Authority, Yare House, 62-64 Thorpe Road. Norwich NR1 1RY 01603 610734 www.broads-authority.gov.uk NOTICE TO MARINERS APPROACHES TO LOWESTOFT – MAIN APPROACH CHANNEL DEPTHS Mariners & port users are advised that a recent post dredge survey of Lowestoft main approach channel, NE of the Harbour entrance, shows an improvement in channel depths. With the exception of a small area of slightly shallower water at the extreme Western side of the approach channel, (as indicated by the attached chart extract), minimum depth over the sand bar area is now 4.7m below ACD. Full survey charts can be obtained from Lowestoft Harbour Master if required. Please ensure that appropriate and current information is used when calculating minimum under keel clearance requirements in this area, taking into account effects of sea and swell, and vessel squat. Lowestoft Harbour Authority will continue to monitor depths in this area and notify of changes as required. Local NTM No.30 is hereby cancelled. Please contact Lowestoft Port Control, VHF Ch14, or Tel. 01502 572286, if further information is required. Harbour Master 11th December 2017
  5. Dear All Urgent Boating News - Contractor Work at Ranworth Moorings in February 2018 The Authority have arranged for contractors to work on sections of the Ranworth moorings in February 2018 for approximately 1 month with a planned completion date of Thursday 1 March 2018. They will be refurbishing the western side of the main mooring which will need to be closed off for a couple of weeks. They will also be completing the piling on the western separate section on the other side of the Dinghy Dyke which will also be closed for approximately 2 weeks. Half of the available moorings will remain open at any one time and there will be access to at least one electric point. Please note that the other 3 electric points may need to be closed during works in those areas. Timescales may alter if the water levels restrict work, however all work should be completed before Easter. Kind Regards Laura Milner Administrative Officer Operations Broads Authority Tel: 01603 756035 Broads Authority, Yare House, 62-64 Thorpe Road. Norwich NR1 1RY 01603 610734 www.broads-authority.gov.uk
  6. Dear All Urgent Boating News - Flood Warning for Riverside Properties Along the Tidal River Yare A Flood Warning has been issued by the Environment Agency. Flooding is expected for riverside properties along the tidal River Yare including Cantley, Brundall and Reedham. This message has been issued because we are expecting high water levels at Brundall from 14:00 on Friday 8 December 2017 due to the natural tide locking caused by high waters at Great Yarmouth, which is restricting the normal drainage out to sea of the Broads system at low tide. High levels in the Broads may last for a few days until the high tides have passed. The forecast indicates a series of risk tides for today and tomorrow. Levels can take several hours to peak in the Broads in response to incoming tidal waters so please remain vigilant. Areas most at risk are in Reedham, Cantley and Brundall. Roads affected include Ferry Road in Reedham, the A47 and the railway line between Reedham and Brundall. The Environment Agency are closely monitoring the situation. Kind Regards Laura Milner Administrative Officer Operations Broads Authority Tel: 01603 756035 Broads Authority, Yare House, 62-64 Thorpe Road. Norwich NR1 1RY 01603 610734 www.broads-authority.gov.uk
  7. Independence - Updates | Maintenance & Care

    Hi Robin, Do you have a meter on your electric post? We like many other boats in marinas on the Broads put electric cards into our meters, I estimate that we use around £150 to £160 per year. Regards Alan
  8. My Day

    What started as bleed valve that could not be opened ended up with the radiator being replaced. I am currently working on our kitchen, new worktops and replacement doors. Yesterday I came home early to sort out the radiator under one of the worktops, I could not get out the bleed valve, tried various sockets, so I located a new radiator vent from my spare plumbing parts. The blank at the other end of the radiator was tight but I managed to loosen it, why is that radiator valves never fully lock off when you need them, a slight gush of water later the new vent was in the radiator. Tan put the heating back on and quickly turned it back off when I discovered a leak, not from the vent but from the bottom of the radiator. We put cloths down while i fashioned a container to catch the leaking water. After moping up I went to Screwfix for a new radiator (free valves on certain radiators). More moping and altered pipework later we had a new radiator in place, no leaks and heating back on. One of my pet hates is that radiators brackets are of a different standard than they used to be both in distance between the brackets and the height this means that you have to remove the old and relocate new brackets (yes they are supplied also the fixings). What started as a few minutes job ended up taking about five hours with the kitchen floor filled with plumbing tackle. Regards Alan
  9. Still In Shorts

    I wore shorts on the boat earlier in the year and on the odd occasion in the garden, far to cold for them at the moment. I even ditched the sandals about two weeks ago for shoes and this week out came the woolly hat and gloves, there is no joy of being cold at this time of year. Regards Alan
  10. Garlic Mushrooms Cooking On The Corsican Part 38 ...

    Hi Grendel, Which ever brings you out in little white spots across the skin. Regards Alan
  11. Garlic Mushrooms Cooking On The Corsican Part 38 ...

    Hello Geoffrey sadly I am allergic to Garlic, I am sure many of the forum members will have a go after your video. Regards Alan
  12. Dear All Urgent Boating News - Temporary Removal of Vauxhall Bridge Gauge Board The bridge height gauge board on the downstream approach to Vauxhall Bridge, Great Yarmouth, located near to the yellow turning marker at the confluence of the Rivers Bure and Yare, will be temporarily removed for urgent repairs during afternoon low water on Friday 1 December 2017 and will be replaced during afternoon low water on Sunday 3 December 2017. River users are advised to exercise caution and ensure they refer to the gauge board on their port side, immediately downstream of Vauxhall Bridge. Kind Regards Laura Milner Administrative Officer Operations Broads Authority Tel: 01603 756035 Broads Authority, Yare House, 62-64 Thorpe Road. Norwich NR1 1RY 01603 610734 www.broads-authority.gov.uk
  13. The Need For Speed

    What a load of rubbish and reading the report, my advice is let people wait for replies re emails, texts etc. Regards Alan
  14. Shore Power

    Two years Sue, That seems an age to sell shares in Moonlight Shadow, I am sure their are a few forum members that would love the opportunity to get involved with a boatshare. Best of luck. Regards Alan
  15. Dear All Please find attached the ABP Notice to Mariners No. 34 regarding move of Newcombe Sand buoy. Kind Regards Laura Milner Administrative Officer Operations Broads Authority Tel: 01603 756035 Broads Authority, Yare House, 62-64 Thorpe Road. Norwich NR1 1RY 01603 610734 www.broads-authority.gov.uk NOTICE TO MARINERS APPROACHES TO LOWESTOFT – NEWCOMBE SAND BUOY MOVED TO NEW POSITION Mariners & port users are advised that the Newcombe Sand Light Buoy has been moved approximately 0.1 nautical miles NE to new position:- 52° 26.334’N, 01° 47.164’E Please ensure that the new position is taken into consideration for passage planning and when navigating in this area. Please contact Lowestoft Port Control, VHF Ch14, or Tel. 01502 572286, if further information is required. Harbour Master 28th November 2017
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