A venturesome band of magnet fisherman have been pulling everything from guns to knives out of the county s waterways. Essex waterways ltd is looking for a qualified skipper must hold a boatmasters licence or equivalent for carrying up to 50 passengers as required by the maritime and coastguard agency to operate our trip boat victoria on the chelmer blackwater navigation.
Essex waterways. Chelmer cruises essex. Only windlasses issued by ewl may be used. Registered office also at island house chesham.
Essex waterways limited is a private company wholly owned by the inland waterways association which is a registered charity no 212342 and a company limited by guarantee no 612245. Essex waterways looks after the chelmer and blackwater navigation between chelmsford and heybridge basin. The locks gates and paddle gear on this navigation are of great historic value.
The waterway is a well used and much loved resource for the local community a living link to the history of the timber industry of the area which still produces and exports hundreds of tonnes of high quality world renowned cricket bat willow. This category has the following 3 subcategories out of 3 total. Essex waterways use of locks.
No vessel may pass through locks on the chelmer blackwater navigation unless licenced for lock usage and with a person in attenance who has received ewl approved instruction. Essex magnet hunters was founded back in june by best friends peter lyons. L river lea 4 c 17 p.
Our small passenger boats albert based at paper mill and blackwater dawn based at heybridge basin are now available for skippered charter for family groups maximum 12 passengers. Coronavirus situation august 2020. Wikimedia commons has media related to rivers of essex.
From time to time we have a small number of cruising boats for sale please phone 01245 226245 for more information. Boat sales chelmer blackwater. The chelmer and blackwater navigation runs through a largely unspoilt part.
Essex waterways ltd a subsidiary of the inland waterways association manages and maintains the chelmer and blackwater navigation for present and future generations to enjoy. Operating arrangements consequent to the current covid 19 cornavirus situation are available on the visitors information page. Essex waterways visitor information operating arrangement during the current covid 19 coronavirus situation.