Forth & Clyde re-opening Canal Carnival Flotilla registration contact is email@example.com with whom everyone must register by the end of March to ensure a place. Numbers are restricted by the ability of the canal to pass the flotilla through the 4 sets of locks between the Falkirk Wheel and Auchinstarry – it takes 240 tonnes […]
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The historic Forth & Clyde Canal will spring to life this May as a floating festival to celebrate its re-opening to coast-to-coast boat traffic takes to the water. Organised by canal custodians Scottish Canals in conjunction with various canal-focused voluntary bodies, the Lowland Canal Carnival will see a flotilla of steam boats, yachts, narrowboats, rowing […]
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Dear boater, I wanted to share with you some fantastic news that was announced last week by the Scottish Government; we are getting an additional £5.35 million of funding to invest in improvements and upgrades to assets across the network. This will include the replacement of four pairs of lock gates on the Forth & […]
Stirling City has just completed the installation of a landing pontoon at the Old Town Harbour, just downstream of the footbridge to Cambuskenneth Abbey, not far from the rail station. The opening ceremony is due on 18th November at 12.00 noon and all boaters ashore or afloat will be most welcome. Overhead clearance under the […]
Kathy Gostick and Andy Carnduff have been adding to the pressure on Scottish Canals to move a bit closer to their statutory obligations and make all of the Scottish canals fit and safe for recreational boating. We are members of the Keep the Canals Alive! group of active users and we seem to be having […]
A couple of updates for FYCA members from Paul Shave. 1. The pontoon and landing walkway has been installed at Stirling Town Quay. Access to and from the walkway is by a gate with a key pad. I don’t know who controls it. I suspect that the Council is still sorting that out. 2. This […]
Calling all skippers – If you are intending to sail in the PEYC Yacht Regatta this Sunday can you please submit an entry form on the club website. Entry Form The first prize in each division is dinner for two at the new Scott’s restaurant at the marina. Many thanks.