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10/07/15

REDUCED DEPTHS CROSS DEEP- EEL PIE ISLAND

A recent hydrographic survey has revealed a series of underwater obstructions within the channel in Cross Deep, spanning from the upper end of Eel Pie Island to approximately 200m upriver.

 See PLA NOTICE TO MARINERS No.U11 of 2015

www.pla.co.uk/assets/u11of2015-crossdeep-eelpieisland-reduceddepths.pdf

 LIMEHOUSE BASIN

July 2015

For the foreseeable future, Limehouse Lock can only be operated during the limited window of  High Water Springs. This is due to lack of water in the river and canal supplying the basin along with  problems to the lock onto the Thames. For Further information contact Limehouse Basin Marina on 020 7308 9930, and please check tide tables before planning your passage.

THAMES BARRIER CLOSURES

Monday 20th July 2015 From 1000 to 1230 BST

Tuesday 18th August 2015 From 0935 to 1205 BST

Sunday 27th September 2015 From 0630 to 1630 BST  (full annual closure) No boating today

Monday 19th October 2015  From 1045 to 1315 BST 

Events 

JULY 2015

Saturday 25th 

White Swan Raft Race in aid of the RNLI. White Swan Twickenham 

www.whiteswantwickenham.co.uk/raft-race-2015/

AUGUST 2015

Saturday the 22th to Sunday the 30th

Tenth Clipper Round the World race to start in  London

The start of the tenth edition of the Clipper Race is to depart from St Katharine Dock, London, on Sunday 30 August.

The fleet will arrive at St Katharine Marina on Friday afternoon 21 August. The Race Village will open daily from 1100 to 1800 from Saturday 22 until Sunday 30 August, when the fleet departs. There will be a number of free open boats each day until Saturday 29 August.

On departure day, Sunday 30 August, the entertainment gets underway at 1100 and the  fleet will slip from 1415 and parade in the Thames together with a flotilla of spectator boats. At 1530 Tower Bridge will open to let all twelve yachts enter the Upper Pool.

www.clipperroundtheworld.com/news/article/spectacular-london-start-planned-from-st-katharine-docks

September 2015

Saturday 12th     

Great River Race - Riverbank BBQ for residents and berthholders in aid of RNLI. Boats will start to pass Brentford Dock at around 13:00  

www.greatriverrace.co.uk

 

1st - 30th of September 2015

Totally Thames- 30 days, 42 miles, over 150 events, 1 river! Totally Thames brings the river to life with a month-long season of river-related events: art, music, open days, family fun, talks, walks and boats galore.

www.totallythames.org