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by Dances With Otters
October 26th, 2018, 11:43 am
Forum: Norfolk Broads News
Topic: New Engine For Falcon
Replies: 0
Views: 123

New Engine For Falcon

The classic Falcon steam powered boat run by the Broads Museum is set to get a brand new engine costing £12,000.00
by Dances With Otters
October 26th, 2018, 9:01 am
Forum: Norfolk Broads News
Topic: 21 People Rescued by RNLI
Replies: 1
Views: 136

21 People Rescued by RNLI

A group of Sea Cadets have been rescued after their boats ran aground while out on the River Yare, near Burgh Castle. Boat Rescue Norfol Broads.jpg Picture: Great Yarmouth and Gorleston RNLI Lifeboats were launched from Great Yarmouth and Gorleston station to take the 17 cadets back to shore after ...
by Dances With Otters
October 26th, 2018, 8:54 am
Forum: Norfolk Broads News
Topic: Broads Authority Dredging May Kill The Fish Off
Replies: 1
Views: 196

Broads Authority Dredging May Kill The Fish Off

Dead Fish Norfolk Broads.jpg Dead fish on the Broads killed by Prymnesium parvum in 2015. Picture: John Innes Centre Their fears are that the dredging could potentially bring a toxic breed of algae called Prymnesium parvum into bloom, and that the BA is not doing enough to monitor this danger. This...
by Dances With Otters
October 26th, 2018, 8:38 am
Forum: Norfolk Broads News
Topic: Norfolk Broads Boaters Live Longer
Replies: 0
Views: 102

Norfolk Broads Boaters Live Longer

It's official, it is in the EDP so must be true. If you live on the Norfolk Broads or in South Norfolk, then you are going to live longer. Can't quite get my head around these statistics to be honest as everyone knows the north Broads is far nicer. :roll: People living in socially deprived areas in ...
by Dances With Otters
October 23rd, 2018, 10:20 am
Forum: Norfolk Broads News
Topic: Angling Direct Boom Sales
Replies: 2
Views: 333

Re: Angling Direct Boom Sales

Is that the original site of this new legacy?
by Dances With Otters
October 19th, 2018, 10:22 am
Forum: Marine Technical Q&A
Topic: Acrylic v Polycarbonate - An overview of the differences
Replies: 1
Views: 533

Acrylic v Polycarbonate - An overview of the differences

Both materials feature impressive impact resistance. Both compare well with glass, making good glass alternatives. And they both weigh less than half the weight of glass. Sheet grade polycarbonate is also called Lexan or Makrolon. Acrylic sheet is also called Lucite, Optix or Plexiglass Polycarbonat...
by Dances With Otters
October 19th, 2018, 9:59 am
Forum: Norfolk Broads News
Topic: Angling Direct Boom Sales
Replies: 2
Views: 333

Angling Direct Boom Sales

The European Fishing Tackle Trade Association believed in 2018 there were between 25m to 30m anglers in the EU, with more than €25bn ($28.2bn) spent by enthusiasts. The company has grown from a single shop in the Norfolk Broads and grew to become the largest specialist fishing tackle and equipment ...
by Dances With Otters
October 18th, 2018, 10:12 am
Forum: Norfolk Broads News
Topic: Recent Boat Thefts
Replies: 0
Views: 198

Recent Boat Thefts

There have been some break ins recently in the Wayford bridge area. One boat had a petrol tank stolen and the intruder came back for the outboard only to be spotted by someone and he then made a random enquiry about fishing in the dyke despite it being clearly sign posted as being private. If you se...
by Dances With Otters
October 18th, 2018, 10:07 am
Forum: Norfolk Broads Hire Boats
Topic: Hit by another hire boat
Replies: 12
Views: 1151

Re: Hit by another hire boat

In the high season I don't like to even moor up on that Goose Green corner. I have been whacked there a good few times. The boats come out way too fast and are in the hands of inexperienced boaters, in many cases already with cans of lager in hand. Its difficult for many people to share their true v...