COVID update March 2021

ACBOC is affiliated to the RYA and the link below shows the current advice they provide to be used alongside the government guidelines.

RYA advice to clubs:- click here

CURRENT SITUATION AT THE SHEDS

1​ The sheds can be visited to access boats and belongings.

2​ You may take your boat out for recreation and launch from a public place

3​ General maintenance is not permitted

4 ​visiting boats to check on security, tarpaulins,batteries etc. is allowed.

This is our interpretation of the government guidelines.

Please also see the RYA advice, posted above.

If the government roadmap to recovery continues, we shall proceed according to their advice. Please continue to act respectfully to others when visiting the sheds

February meeting and AGM

There will not be a zoom meeting on the 1st Monday in February, as we are both in the throes of renewals and preparing for the AGM

THE AGM WILL TAKE PLACE ON MONDAY MARCH 1ST AT 8pm.
This will be a zoom meeting and a short newsletter including the link for the zoom meeting will be sent out to all 2020 members. If you are not renewing your membership for 2021, please disregard this notice. Your name will be removed from the database by MAY 1st 2021
Many thanks for the renewals already received. Keep them coming in.
Regards
Brenda ( ACBOC Secretary)

ACBO UPDATE TIER 4

Dear ACBO Members,

Just to update you on our restrictions in TIER 4 that may affect our members. The guidelines suggest that travel for planned maintenance on your boat is NOT permitted in tier 4. 

Boating can go ahead as long as you stick to the rule of social distancing. NO overnight stays on boats that are not primary residences.

Please keep yourself updated on government guidelines as they change. 

Information is available on RYA website, Brightlingsea harbour website, and Environment Agency waterways (covid 19) update 23rd December 2020.

Regards

Brenda McKee (ACBO Secretary)

The RYA continues to urge us to be cautious and considerate.  Please think carefully about the all the risks to yourself and others including those caused by the new variant of the virus in any boating activities that you undertake

More information about all tiers can be found on this link.

Guidance on what is possible in each English tier