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 over 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.
Mutford Lock - Temporary Closure - Notice is hereby given that Mutford Lock will be closed to navigation for essential maintenance work from Monday 4th January until Sunday 10th January 2016
Dredging on Hickling Broad - The BA advise that dredging operations at the north end of the navigation channel may restrict passage close to Hickling Staithe on weekdays 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.