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Broom Boats East Coast Cruise

Six boats took part,leaving Brundall on 15th June and meeting for dinner in Lowestoft that evening. We set off for Woolverstone 10am the next morning, arriving 2pm, sea state improving along the way. Next stop on the 17th was Titchmarsh, the approach channel for which was quite tortuous, followed by Burnham on Crouch on the 18th. Next day we sailed to Shotley Marina, intending to return to Lowestoft on the 20th. The weather put paid to that so we stayed another night at Woolverstone then went straight back to Brundal in near perfect conditionsl on the 21st arriving 4pm.

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June Update Eastern Region

Quite a lot of boating seems to be going on this season. Five boats made it to Southwold in May. The Wells cruise was cancelled due to weather but four boats enjoyed a river trip to Beccles, Oulton and Loddon instead. Three boats have set off on an extended cruise to the South Coast, expecting to be back in August. I also know that other members are out and about, some as far as Holland.

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Quick Update E Region



There is to be an impromptu cruise to Southwold 13th/16th May, staying in Haven Hamilton Dock Lowestoft Friday 13th, setting off to Southwold mid morning Saturday 14th, staying there Saturday and Sunday nights and returning to RN&SYC Monday 16th. 6 moorings have been booked at Haven, Southwold and RN&SYC.

The fitting out supper was a great success last Saturday after a very wet Broom boatshow and attended by 51 people.

The cruise to Wells 20th/23rd May is definitely on. middleton9uf@btinternet for further info.

The Broom Boats East Coast Cruise is 16th/20th June. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Broom Boats BBQ 9th July.

London Cruise 23rd July/4th August.

Beccles BBQ Weekend 27th/28th August. Our mooring space is filling up fast so contact Jane Neale ASAP if you would like to go. The BBQ will be on the 27th and there will be a dinner on the 28th. A range of daytime activities will also be on offer. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Eastern Region Dinner and Update

If you haven't already, and intend coming to the Dinner on 16th April, please would you order ASAP. As of today we are up to 30 people. I have got now a guest speaker coming from Caister Coast Watch to talk about their role and the use of channel 65. He will also be interested in recruiting volunteers if any local members are willing.


The Norwich walk on 20th March was a very successful event with 20 people taking part. Lots of thanks to Carole and Keith Rowe for organising it. A report is on the website.


The Wells Cruise 20th/23rd May so far has no takers and may be postponed or cancelled. Contact Robert Middleton for further information. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


The Broom Boats Cruise in Company is still 16th/20th June. Please contact Paul Pardon to confirm if you have already booked or for further details if you haven't. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Broom BBQ Saturday 9th July.


Yorkshire Belle II and Pelican Buoy still intend cruising to London around 23rd July till 4th August with a couple of members based further South joining in. Let us know if interested in coming too.


The Beccles BBQ will take place on Saturday 27th August followed by a dinner at Waveney House on the Sunday. I'm sure there will be other activities but as it is a busy time and side on moorings are limited please let Jane Neale know straight away if you want to come. Some boats will inevitably have to moor stern on. Further details nearer the time. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Jane has very kindly agreed to run this event again and has booked moorings which will be allocated on a first come first served basis. I am sure this will be a popular event again.



Eastern Region Walk March 20th

March 2016 Walk around Norwich with Carole & Keith Rowe

20 members gathered for an enjoyable sedate walk around old & new Norwich. Stopping for lunch at an old coaching inn followed by the continuation of the walk with tea & cakes in the delightful Cathedral Refectory which included a fun quiz of the day with the joint winners of:" Resolution", "Gentle One" & "Yorkshire Bell 11".
Places of interest: Riverside walk, Cow Tower, Adam & Eve  PH. (Oldest in Norwich) , Quay Side, Maids Head Hotel (Lunch Stop) , Elm Hill, The Monastery, St Andrews plain, Bridewell Alley, Bedford Street, The Lanes, City Hall, Market Place, The Forum, Royal Arcade, Castle Gardens, Tombland, Cathedral & the Cloisters, from here we continued the walk though the Close to the starting place of the railway station. A great event and many thanks to Carole and Keith for organising this. Worth repeating next year with a different route.

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