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This no doubt has been reported elsewhere in here but I can't find it.

Anyroadup a picture tells a thousand words. The location is the northern end of the 'Triangle' island between Sutton 'Broad' and the river leading to Stalham

This wreck has taken up a popular wild mooring / fishing spot.

Another great advert for first time holiday makers afloat.

No doubt us toll payers both private and hire will end up footing the bill yet again to remove the damn mess left behind.  It needs doing sooner rather than later before it pollutes the water way if for no other reason - and there are a few of them that springs to mind

Griff

 

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That looks like the one that was in a small cluster of craft moored at the very end of the Sutton moorings a while back. It was in a sorry state even then. I think I posted a picture at the time but not sure where it is. Agree, not a good advert particularly at the start of the season. 

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I think that was the "Shed" that was once being towed by some wreck through Wroxham. I saw it a couple of years ago on The Ant, just the Wayford side of Stalham Dyke. Brave chap to tow that if the wind was up as his "Tug" had been re-engined with a very old square type Honda which looked no bigger than a 15hp.

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I think he used to move it quite regularly, usually a short distance up or downstream. It’s been on the upper reaches of the Ant for a couple of years now. If it’s not interfering with navigation, I guess it will now remain where it is until it either starts breaking up or the BA decides it has to be moved. Be something for all the Richardson’s clients coming out to take photos of! 

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Oh dear what a mess!

SueH

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I have edited the photo, I am sure Griff will not mind.

 

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Although only two or three hundred yards away in Broadsedge that little bay used to be a favourite bow and Stern mud weight for us if we wanted to get away really early without waking others in the marina.

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I've hauled some really nice perch out of that bay in the past - also great for kingfisher spotting.

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The houseboat sank a few days after  the boat that caught fire and sank near Barton Broad in November last year. The boat near Barton Broad was removed from the water very quickly. The houseboat is still there over 4 months later. Maybe Insurance played a part or maybe it was deemed a danger to navigation. 

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By another eyesore I thought perhaps you were referring to one of the new 'environmentally friendly', megabucks hire boats! 

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If its an eyesore that you want, between Dunburgh & Geldeston on the Waveney. Smackheads again!

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Is that near the Locks JM? There were a couple moored just next to the Locks Dyke last year I think. 

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No but might have been moved nearer the Locks when you saw them though.

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Somehow attachments got out of order but you will get the jist

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That Pelican was there in February, wasn't sure if it was lived on or abandoned, it's not always easy to tell! 

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Why has it got two IBCs on it's roof? This is not a new problem, it should have been tackled long before now.

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The last two or three times we’ve been to Stalham we have been unable to moor at the Staithe. There are two boats one named Pelican and the other with lots of flowers on the decks semi-permanently tied up there leaving little or no chance for a casual visitor to visit the town. We have taken advantage of Richardson’s kind offer to moor in their yard free of charge and have spent a few quid at the local shops and cafes (oh, ok and the pubs!).

Cannot something be done to free up these moorings for visitors?

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I've seen the one with the flower pots there too. It also gets used by fishermen in season. It can be very muddy. Not the greatest mooring in the world. Probably best to moor at Richardsons.

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That Pelican was there in February. Don't know if it's still there. 

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Meeting tonight at town hall 7. 30pm

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Appalling. I haven't visited Stalham Staithe in a while so I didn't know this situation. If it was a car it would have been towed away to a compound and eventually scrapped. Is there any reason why the BA couldn't do the same? 

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3 hours ago, Broads01 said:

Appalling. I haven't visited Stalham Staithe in a while so I didn't know this situation. If it was a car it would have been towed away to a compound and eventually scrapped. Is there any reason why the BA couldn't do the same? 

Yes, two reasons, one being it is not hampering the public navigation and secondly the cost of disposal.

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