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Boaters Members Handbook

Club News, Useful Resources | September 8th, 2017 | No comments yet

We are pleased to announce that an updated version of the members handbook is now available as of 13 June 2019

The members handbook may be downloaded via the following link:

Boaters Members Handbook – Issue 2.0


Watchkeeping safety – use of VHF radio and AIS

The MCA have recently issued updated guidelines on the use VHF and specifically on the reliance on AIS within effective watchkeeping.

This is sumarised within the following RYA article and it is recomended reading for all club members:

Watchkeeping safety – use of VHF radio and AIS





RYA – Top five boat insurance claims

Club News, Useful Resources | September 27th, 2016 | No comments yet

The RYA in conjunction with Bishop Skinner Marine have recently published an excellent article on the top five causes of insurance claims and perhaps more importantly, how to avoid them, you can read the article by following the link below:

RYA Top five boat insurance claims

Something that should be of interest to all active sailors!

New Constitution Approved

Club News, Useful Resources | November 25th, 2015 | No comments yet

Following substantial consultation, at the clubs Annual General Meeting on 18th November the adoption of the new consitution was unanamously approved by all members present, effective from the end of the meeting.

The new constitution is available as a PDF document for members to download via the link below:

2015 Boaters Constitution Final.pdf

Bromsgrove Boaters Library

Club News, Useful Resources | January 22nd, 2012 | No comments yet

  One of the many benefits of joining Bromsgrove Boaters is the free use of our extensive library.  Members are entitled to one month’s free use of any library media which includes not only books but educational DVD’s Interactive CD ROM’s such as collision regs etc.  Amongst the extensive collection of books on offer are many pilot books including the Shell channel pilot, West Country cruising companion, Croatia Cruising Companion to name but a few.  In addition to the media listed below there are a large number of charts which are now catalogued

Click here to view Library content.
Click here to view catologue of Charts Available.

Due to the weight & volume of the library it is not always possible to have everything on display at our monthly meetings, so if you wish to reserve anything from the list below please either email or make a request in the comments area at the bottom of this article.  Please give one weeks notice where possible in case the item is already on loan.

Enormous thanks to member John Baker now living in Australia for his very generous donation of books and charts.


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