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.
If you need any more information or if you have comments, please email:

A warm welcome awaits new members.

New Members all you need to know Click Here

22 June 2016

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

To link to the TBA Facebook ‘Closed Group’ Activities page please click here

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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)

VIDEO: How to.....Springing Off shows Hints, tips and tricks to help you master ‘Springing Off’ CLICK HERE to go to page to view

You may find this article useful: - Solar Panels – everything you need to know! Click here to read

Wearing a lifejacket can increase your chances of survival by up to four times when immersed in water which could save your life. Click here for guidance on Lifejackets

Watch Out When at AnchorClick here for some advice from the RYA

You may be thinking of exploring the upper river Tamar this year, so Click here to read the RYA Guide

Remember to use VHF channel 77 (inter boats) when on TBA events

The June issue of Yachting Monthly is now out

To see photos of the May Bank Holiday Walk & Lunch Party Click Here (thanks to Richard)

Approved Executive Minutes from the meeting of 26th April 2016 are now on the Web Site Message Board

The Free June edition of ‘Motorboat Owner’ is now out. Sign up at to view.

The new opening time for Friday evenings during the summer period will be 5.00pm to 10.00pm commencing this Friday the 3rd June.
Please come along and make it a success. Why not bring your own disposable BBQ but please ensure you place them on the clubs BBQ racks for safety. Also before you leave please make sure they are out and safe.

A fantastic fun weekend was had by those who went to Brixham. A couple of photos added to the Gallery, so if you have any please send them in. Seventeen boats made the trip. Two loaded boats went out Saturday over to  to see the air display and with clear skies it was a great show.

We know that a few boats obtain Red Diesel, but for for convenience if around at Brixham the cost at 60/40 tax is currently only 90p for non MDL customers.

Who do you think these legs belong to? Click here to view: Send entries to: Winning entry receives a prize. Prize will be available in July

Please remember that the MCA will still respond whether you use the call sign of closed MRCC, (say Brixham) or one of the new Coastguard Operations Centres or simply ‘UK Coastguard’ when calling on channel 16

The result is in - to see the result of the May Photo Competition Click Here.

Monthly Photo Competition. No limit to the number of photos you can enter. Take photos at our Boating Activities and then send into or hand into Pip. Suitable prize each month depending on youngster or adult. Now how about this rather good photo Click Here

New and improved RYA SafeTrx 2016 for  iPhone and Android smartphone technology. Click here to read the latest news from the RYA. I have registered on the RYA site and then this gives access to the application which provides a very useful safety system to you while out boating with automatic notification to your Emergency Contact when overdue on ETA etc.

Thanks to Cliff  for a series of photos from the Opening Trip & Brixham 2016, now  all added to the Gallery.
More News coming soon
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