• Flag Day 2019

    Flag Day 2019

    On Saturday 15th June, eleven hardy boats set out in adverse weather conditions to cruise to Lapworth Junction and back, expecting a reward of afternoon tea on their return.  Their doggedness was repaid by glorious sunshine on the return trip, […]

     
  • June 2019 work party

    Monday 10th June, meet outside the clubhouse at 19:00. The jobs are mainly grass and hedge cutting and tidying up the verandah ready for the Flag Day on Saturday 15th June. But it was too wet for most of those. […]

     
  • May 2019 work party

    May 2019 work party

    The first 2019 summer Mondy evening work party. Monday 13th May, meet outside the clubhouse at 19:00. Pleanty of members in attendance. Quite a lot of work was of the gardening variety – grass cutting, path weeding, and so on. […]

     
  • April 2019 work party

    April 2019 work party

    Sunday 14th April. Again a variety of jobs undertaken. The fleet of lawn mowers were given their post winter overhaul – and the best marked ready for a season of grass cutting. Painting of the slipway trolley postponed again – […]

     
  • March 2019 work party

    March 2019 work party

    Sunday 10th March. Meet outside the clubhouse at 10:00. Nigel says “Looking forward to seeing as many of you as possible. There is plenty to do, so come early to select your tasks”. Hopefully weather will not be as wet […]

     
  • February 2019 work party

    February 2019 work party

    Sunday 10th February. Meet outside the clubhouse at 10:00. Ian Heyling has turned the trolley over for us and it needs wire brushing and a coat of paint The benches under the veranda need rubbing down and coating with some […]

     
  • January 2019 Work Party

    January 2019 Work Party

    Meet outside the clubhouse at 10:00. Continuing with improvements to the slipway the next task is to refurbish the trolley.  The old rotten wood needs removing, if this is something you could do please arrive with suitable clothing and gloves. […]

     
  • BBCC 2006 boat rally

    A look back at the 2006 BBCC rally

    Until 2006 the BBCC held a boat rally every other year. The 2006 BBCC rally took place in glorious weather over the weekend of Friday 30th June, Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd July 2006. Due to a clash with a […]

     
  • Photo: Loading casks of beer at Walsh's Bakehouse Brewery

    A look back at the 2004 BBCC rally – featuring beer by boat

    The 2004 BBCC rally incorporated the AWCC National rally celebrating 40 years of the AWCC. It took place from Friday 9th to Sunday 11th July 2004. Nearly 200 boats attended. BEER BY BOAT Canal boats carrying draught beer were once […]

     
  • Christmas starts at Black Buoy!

    Christmas starts at Black Buoy!

    Not only did everyone enjoy a super 5 course meal…and mint chocs afterwards, but they were also entertained with music and a Christmas sing along.  The down side was all the washing up !

     
 

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