Totnes Boating Association welcomes members, visiting boat owners, guests, families and dogs on leads to our Clubhouse. Our clubhouse bar is open for members every Friday and Sunday. Our club also has a very active social calendar including; barbecues, walks, charity events, theme nights, dinners and dances.
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A warm welcome awaits new members.

New Members all you need to know Click Here

21 January 2017

Totnes  Boating Association
Welcome to Totnes Boating Association
the friendly Boat Club on the beautiful River Dart

Totnes Boating Association is at the head of navigation on the beautiful River Dart, in the heart of historic Totnes with access to picture postcard villages, waterside pubs and cafes, creeks, beaches and, of course, Dartmouth and the breathtaking South Hams coastline beyond.

Click here to see a guide to our beautiful river Dart

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Membership Information
You will find the following pages under this Home Page

What's New on the site

A  useful list of the VHF Radio Channels for harbours etc in SW England can now be found by Clicking Here. (We hope you find it helpful)

Do you know what your boats CE Certification is? Click here for a guide also a most useful guide is the mca Stability Guidance for Powered Vessels that you can see by CLICKING HERE (if you are doing coastal of trips further afield then you really need to know this information.

Not to frighten you BUT - Do you know the The International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, (COLREGS), are quite simply, the ‘rules of the road’ for ships and other vessels at sea; they set out the conduct of vessels in any condition of visibility, in sight of each other and in restricted visibility. Failure to comply with the COLREGS – not necessarily a collision but simply a breach of the rules such as motoring the wrong way in a separation lane – is a criminal offence that, depending on its severity, could mean prison and/or an unlimited fine.

Launched in Sept ‘Safe Skipper App’. Safe Skipper have launched a free boating safety app. Safe Skipper is an app dedicated to keeping people safe at sea, which includes life saving tips and procedures. If you want to know more then Click Here

Sailing Today - do read this? - Some really good articles - ‘An odyssey through the Canary Islands’, Which boat heater for your yacht?’, Six best British sailing rivers’.

Looking a long way forward in to the 2017 calendar we have Beaulieu’s 40th Boatjumble on 23rd April. You can be sure of picking up some real treasures with old and new wares available. Boat parts, nauticalia, clothing, gadgets, rope and general jumble. There are also many trade stands.

For newer members - this forum is one of the best for help -  it covers both Sail & Motor Boats. Easy to register and tons of info and help to sort out your problems.

October 25th Executive Minutes are now available via the Message Board

Practical Boat Owner February issue now  out on sale

Yachting & Boating World has listed 10 great waterside pubs and the Steam Packet is listed as number 2.

The Free on line January edition of ‘Motorboat Owner’ is now out. Sign-up/sign-in at to view.

Please send any of your TBA photos of any 2017 events & activities into or hand into Pip.

The CLOCK BELOW has started running towards ‘Craning In’ for those members boats in  our Totnes Yard Click here for poster reminder.

The latest RNLI Dart update 31 December 2016 can be read on our site by Clicking Here

After a social meeting yesterday the outline events programme for the year should be out soon, keep watching the Calendar for updates.

Welcome to the London Boat Show, Click Here for short video

GET IN QUICK - Sunday Roast January 29th …Roast chicken and all the trimmings, with a vegetarian option, plus either blackcurrant pavlova or strawberry cheesecake for desert. Served in the club house at 1pm. The price is £10.00 per head and please book with Cynthia Peet, email - SEE POSTER CLICK HERE