Copyright Retford & Worksop Boat Club (Chesterfield Canal) Limited RWBC
Home About Joining Members Merchandise Links

Have a look at us!

Local Boating Information

News and Announcements

    Weather - Clayworth UK     

          


    Tides Times - Hull Albert Dock


    C&RT 2017/18 Winter Stoppages         

Club Caretaker Vacancy

Canal side accommodation in rural Notts

Email secretary@rwbc.org.uk for further details.

 Start date: end of September 2017.

RWBC History

The Retford and Worksop Boat Club is the largest and the oldest boat club on the Chesterfield Canal.

It was formed in 1961 by a group of like-minded enthusiasts with the aim of frustrating British Waterways' plan to prohibit all navigation on the 26 mile stretch between West Stockwith and Worksop. Their relentless campaigning against this move is well documented and eventually resulted in changes to the 1968 transport act. The waterway retained its classification as a fully maintained 'Cruiseway', thus securing its future for generations to come. Since then, the the club’s focus has been towards the social side of boating, leaving the Chesterfield Canal Trust to continue campaigning for its full restoration.

Retford & Worksop Boat Club

Clayworth Wharf

Clayworth common

Clayworth, Notts

DN229AJ

01777 817546

enquiries@rwbc.org.uk

Hit counter

Active Viewers

x

Location

     Clayworth Wharf, Home of the Retford & Worksop Boat Club