Middle Level
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Middle Level Watermens' Club

Club News

Here you will find all the latest news past and present from the club and membership

Latest News

31st July 2022

MLC Navigation Advisory Committee Report - June 21, 2022.

Dear Members, Please see below my report of the main points of interest for our members of the Navigation Advisory Committee meeting held on 21st June, 2022. March Sanitary Station. First the good news. The Middle Level Commissioners are very pleased to be able to report that they have been working closely with Fenland ..… read more →

9th May 2022

MLC Navigation Advisory Committee Report - April 6, 2022.

Dear Members, As you should now know I am representing our club having been appointed to the Committee of the Middle Level Commissioners, Navigation Advisory Committee (NAC). An email was recently circulated to the membership asking if they had any questions for the meeting that was held on the 6th April, 2022. From the fee..… read more →

19th April 2022

The Easter Cruise 2022

With the blessing of fine weather over the four day bank holiday weekend, eight boats set out on the annual Easter cruise again this year organised by Alistair Chambers. The plan on Good Friday was for three boats to head up to Salters Lode to inspect and stay over on the new moorings that have been installed. However having ..… read more →

28th May 2021

A Glorious Escape

A total of nine boats and their crews took part in what must surely be an historic moment in our club’s history. The first organised event in over one year and a half due to the unprecedented effects of a global pandemic that has touched all of humanity. The itinerary was devised by our very own Alistair Chambers and in..… read more →

5th May 2021

The Middle Level Commissioners Byelaws To Be Enacted

The long awaited and long overdue MLC Byelaws have now been signed and will shortly start to be enforced and so we hope that all of our eligible members and indeed other boat owners who MLWC helped to negotiate 25% discounts for the seasons 21/22 have taken up on the offer. Below is the statement issued by Lorna McShane, Soli..… read more →

22nd April 2021

March Town Moorings

The Middle Level Watermen's Club have been bombarding local politicians about the state of the public moorings in the town. Due to this and others sending emails we have managed to get some action and notices were issued to remove those boaters who have continuously abused the stated mooring time limits. We now understand ..… read more →

20th April 2021

Middle Level Waterways Users Committee Report

Points of interest for MLWC members. So far to date 80 to 90 boat licenses have been issued. Enforcement has still not been implemented but the pending bylaws are with the Secretary of State who has told our MP Stephen Barclay, that they will be ratified in the next two to three weeks and license enforcement will start immed..… read more →

11th April 2021

New Rural Moorings To Enjoy

As part of their plans to improve the navigation since introducing boat registration charges, The Middle Level Commissioners have installed four new Designated Rural Moorings where boaters can stop for a while during the day or overnight. The first locations were chosen after consultation between the MLC and their new Navigati..… read more →

27th March 2021

A Superb Gift

When Julia Enderby's late father Derek passed away, one of the things that he left behind at his home in Wimblington was an inflatable boat that he used to take regularly on holidays to the South of France in the nineteen seventies. It has spent the last few years sitting in his garage and not knowing what to do with it, Jul..… read more →

26th February 2021

Anglian Pass Announced

For the 2021/22 licensing year and beyond vessel owners will be able to purchase an Anglian Pass from the EA, which when used in conjunction with the Middle Level licence, will allow passage onto EA (Anglian) and Conservators of the River Cam waters. We understand however that there may be some alterations regarding the implem..… read more →