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.

Memorial service for Tom Gentle

A memorial service will be held at The Church of St Peter Mancroft on Monday 19th October at 2.30pm and it would great to see as many people from the RCC as can make it.  Sandra is determined to use this service as an opportunity to celebrate Toms life.


24 Hour Moorings, Womack Dyke, Ludham - Closed
Please note that these moorings will be closed until further notice while work is finished on the refurbishment.  Hopefully they will re-open in a few weeks’ time.


Sabrina Trophy  

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

Tri-icicle 2015 Link to (pdf) - large file

Dredging on Hickling Broad  - Notice is hereby given that dredging operations at the north end of the navigation channel may restrict passage close to Hickling Staithe during week days from Monday 2nd November 2015 until Friday 26th February 2016.  During each period of operation delays of up to 2 hours may occur.  Mariners must await clear instructions from the dredging crew before attempting to pass.  All equipment will be lit and signage will be in place to warn of restriction and delays.  Mariners must exercise great care whilst proceeding past the works.

Closure of Reedham Swing Bridge  

There will be track renewal work in the vicinity of Reedham Swing Bridge during the period:  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.