Middle Level
Boating in the East of England waterways
Middle Level Watermens' Club

Club News

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

Latest News

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 →

31st January 2021

Thank you Bill and Lynda.

A socially distanced presentation took place this week to honour Bill and Lynda Barry, the past Commodore and Secretary of the Middle Level Watermen’s Club. The presentation of honorary life memberships and a commemorative plaque took place outside their home in March and was made by the current acting Commodore Colin..… read more →

11th August 2017

Light At The End - Standedge Tunnel Reflections

For those of us used to the wide open Fenland skies, or the gentle meanderings of the rivers Nene and Great Ouse, there is one boating endeavour that we are certain not to encounter, to navigate our boat through a significant tunnel!However, that all changes if you point your boat up and through the seventeen locks of the No..… read more →

9th November 2016

Extreme Boating - John Revell Navigates the Old Bedford River

For the second successive year skipper and club member, John Revell on his narrowboat Olive Emily based at Fox's Marina in March, entered the Old Bedford River via the tidal river Great Ouse at Salter's Lode. This at first might sound quite simple, more so than it actually is in practice! Time and tide have to be balance..… read more →