We have added some of the frequently asked questions we are usually asked, we hope you find these useful.
Yes, 12 month moorings are now possible, as the water levels are kept constant by the Environment Agency.
You can pay for your mooring either by cheque or direct bank transfer by arrangement.
It takes approximately one hour to reach Tab’s Head.
Grand Sluice Lock keeper 07387 050967 or 01205 364864, located opposite the Sluice Gate on Witham Bank East, Boston, PE21 9JU.
Please note – all vessels passing through the Grand Sluice lock into the tidal Haven must monitor VHF Channel 12 for contact with the Port of Boston.
Mariners navigating the River Witham seawards of Grand Sluice and extending to the outer limits of the Port Of Boston Jurisdiction Area are to monitor VHF Channel 12. The Port Control Office at Boston, callsign ‘Boston Port Control’ can provide commercial traffic forecasts. Port Control Office contact numbers are 01205 362328 or 07966 244341, email firstname.lastname@example.org The office is not manned 24 hours a day but only at tide times when commercial shipping movements are planned to occur. Details outside these hours may be obtained from the 24 hour Port of Boston telephone number, 01205 365571
Up to date opening times can be found here.
(Please ensure your ‘pop-ups’ are not blocked.)
Bookings can also be made online with the Canal and River Trust
Nearby eateries include:
- Goodbarns Yard, 8 Wormgate, 01205 355717;
- Andy’s Fish and Chip Shop, 14-15 Tattershall Road, 01205 365584.