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2018 Events - Save The Dates

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2018 meet up dates have been scheduled to space them a little further apart whilst avoiding the peak holiday season. The event dates are set based on convenient Breydon crossing times either side of the main weekend event. 2018 Event registrations now open. Please sign up here
Happy Easter !



Spring and the new boating season is (hopefully) rapidly approaching and it's time to get those de-winterisation jobs done.....or not if you followed Jim's example (new article).
Looking to buy a Hampton Safari?
Check out our For Sale pages (click on an image)
Has Anyone Seen Our '63 Honeymoon Suite lately?
....Back in 1963, Eric formally enlisted his crew and trusty co-pilot Marian, not by Press Gang but via a wedding ceremony. 54 years later, Captain and Crew are still together and they are trying to locate their floating honeymoon suite "On Safari". While enlisting our help with the search, Eric also shared other interesting information and documentation dating back to that time. See our new article A Honeymoon On Safari

After some basic research using Craig Slawson's database we think "On Safari" is S875, a Hampton 22 which matches Eric's documents but disappeared off the BA register around 2006. Does anyone out there know of it's current or final resting place? If so do please let us know.
Hampton Safari Boat Club - Custom Burgees

Some of our new members have enquired about acquiring a Hampton Safari Club burgee flag. Full details of the burgees are available on our burgee preorder page

We have reopened this page to everyone again so that any member wanting a flag (or two) can take advantage of a group/consolidated order, to reduce the price per flag as part of a "bulk buy".

The preorder page will be open for the remainder or April and will close again on 26th May to enable orders to be placed and delivered during early-mid June for the 2018 season....
New Hampton Safari Inventory/History

Craig Slawson has compiled an up to date Hampton Safari inventory and history and has made it available to us in .pdf format. It is now available to view on our Safari Archive pages.  In the interests of keeping his database accurate and up to date and In return for sharing this useful reference for Safari Owners, where owners have, or know of, a boat renaming, re-registration, or transfer to other waters, please take the time/trouble to update the database records by emailing Craig directly (email: boats@broads.org.uk)
The Waveney Stardust:

Are you a boating enthusiast that has had to give up your boating adventures due to age, ill health, or just being considerably less agile than a few years ago? If so, here's a great way for you to get back  afloat and enjoy the Norfolk Broads again! The Waveney Stardust Charity operate two boats, one based on the Northern System (operating from Stalham and Horning) and the other based on the Southern system operating from Norwich, Brundall and Beccles. The boats are available for hire by qualifying groups for half/full day crusies on the Norfolk Broads.

One of our members, Alan McKechnie started out as a Waveney Stardust qualified/trained volunteer Skipper and has recently become the Boat 1 Director responsible for the day to day organisation, planning, marketing and crewing for the Stardust boat running trips on the northern rivers. The Waveney Stardust team also extend a warm welcome to any new volunteers willing to help with any aspects of running the boats and cruises and offer full training. Find out more here.
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