Welcome to the official web site of the River Cruiser Class, the organisation for owners of traditional cabin yachts, indigenous to the Norfolk Broads. The class consists of nearly 400 inland waterways sailing yachts, designed specifically and exclusively for cruising and racing the tidal system of lakes and rivers of Norfolk and North Suffolk. Of these river cruisers, more than 25 are over 100 years old, and over 150 were built before 1940. The Class is not however confined to a vintage and veteran boat collection. A large proportion of member craft were built in the past 20 years, and new class yachts are being launched each year.

Sabrina Trophy  

A mid season update can be found in the Results section. 

Closure of Reedham Swing Bridge  

Please note the dates, the first may affect you if you are doing the Cecil Howard Race.  The bridge is due to be fully operational for the YNR.

There will be track renewal work in the vicinity of Reedham Swing Bridge during the periods: Friday 18/09/15 2300hrs until Monday 21/09/15 0700hrs also Friday 02/10/15 2300hrs until Monday 05/10/15 0700hrs  During this period the Bridge will be inoperable and therefore will remain in the closed position. Passage under the bridge is unaffected.

Channel Marker Replacement on Breydon Water

Work to replace channel markers will be taking place on Breydon Water from Monday 7th September until Friday 18th September 2015.  During this time a works barge will operate within the navigation channel. The navigation will remain open, but mariners must exercise great care whilst proceeding past the works within the marked channel.

Upcoming RCC Events
Oulton Week 23rd to 28th August - Info and Entry form - Class supper

 

DREDGING WORK ON THE RIVER BURE    May 13th to August 31st 2015

Dredging work is taking place on the River Bure upstream of Ant Mouth, the disposal site is the setback areas at Horning Hall. A set of floats carrying an excavator  measuring 8.5 metres X 16 metres will be moored in the navigation, attended by two mud wherries Iona and Gleaner which will be transporting the dredged material to an offloading excavator on the bank at Horning Hall. Most of the dredging work will be close to the true right bank, vessels will be manoeuvring to come alongside the excavators so please reduce speed and exercise caution keeping well clear of the excavators when approaching the works. Working hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mon to Thurs, 8 a.m. to 3.30 p.m. on Fri. Signs giving advance warning of the works will be erected upstream and downstream of the work area.