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.



NBYC Summer Dinner information


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

Dredging work is planned to take place on the River Bure upstream of Ant Mouth, the disposal site is the setback areas at Horning Hall. Please be advised  a  set of floats carrying an excavator  measuring 8.5 metres X 16 metres will be moored in the navigation this will be 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.



Restriction to Navigation, Turntide Jetty, Breydon

Notice is hereby given that piling work will be taking place at Turntide Jetty near the confluence of the Rivers Waveney and Yare from Monday 13th April until Friday 10th July 2015.  During this time a works barge will be moored alongside the jetty and will restrict the navigation channel to approximately 40 metres in width.  The navigation will remain open, but mariners must exercise great care and caution whilst proceeding past the works.  The works equipment will be lit and advance warning signs will be in place.