The Norfolk BroadsThe Norfolk Broads
Username Password
Norfolk Broads Weather

Mon, 11 Apr 2016 7:20 am BST- Light Rain
5 Day Forecast

Wind 2.0 mph @ 40°
48.0°F/8.89°C Humidity 93% Pressure 29.65 (S)

Welcome to The Norfolk Broads Forum
This is THE Worlds Largest Forum devoted to the Norfolk Broads, here you can discuss issues about the Norfolk Broads. Or just somewhere to chat with others interested in the Norfolk Broads area.

Please Help Support The Norfolk Broads Forum
OR

The Norfolk Broads Forum / General Chat / Norfolk Broads Amenities Map
login
join
Graphics Off
Search
Forum Members - Book your Hoseasons holiday today, Just call 0345 498 6296

This is a moderated forum Reply to this DiscussionReply to Discussion | Start new discussionNew Discussion << previous || next >> 
Posted By Discussion Topic: Norfolk Broads Amenities Map

Similar Threads That Might Help :
Norfolk Broads North Metro Map| Norfolk Broads Map - Heron - members discount| norfolk broads map| Norfolk Broads Map| Norfolk maps/aerial photos|

-- Page: 1 2

book mark this topic Printer-friendly Version  send this discussion to a friend  new posts last

londonrascal
Aug-22-2012 @ 11:57 AM                           Permalink
reply
edit
profile
send p.m.
Been Posting For a Long Time
Posts: 2293
Joined: Jul 2011
londonrascal
          

Add To Ignore List
As a result of another thread I had an idea to use Google Maps to provide a map of the various water and electric ‘shore power’ points throughout the Broads.

This has now gone a bit beyond just water and electric so thought best to create a spate thread where ideas and information can be shared about this.

I’ve also now included a Breydon Water navigation channel guide, which due to the limitations of Google Maps is not the most ideal but I think will help those unfamiliar with crossing exactly what channel to keep to and where to avoid.

I need your help though with the following:

* Southern rivers water and electric points – please can you add any you know of

* Boatyards which offer services such as pump outs, boat maintenance etc more suited to the privateer than hirer – I’ve begun with Ludham Bridge Boatyard and will use a ‘yellow spanner’ as a icon to these yards.

If you have a Google account you can edit the map (I’ve limited the link to this forum so not just anyone can edit) if you do edit it please use the same scheme/icon set as I so it is clear for all.

In the future we could add the location of BA formal moorings together with good ‘wild’ moorings.  The idea being this map being Google can also be loaded when aboard on a Smartphone or tablet computer – but be sensible it is not a navigation aid.

The link is: http://goo.gl/maps/SugCt


| Robin |

Norfolk Broads - LIVE!
Webcams aboard a boat

Maurice_Mynah
Aug-22-2012 @ 12:09 PM                           Permalink
reply
edit
profile
send p.m.
Mardles sometimes
Posts: 3023
Joined: Apr 2009
Maurice_Mynah
          

Add To Ignore List
Not sure how to do some of the clever things you mention, but it might be worth saying that there is only very poor mobile reception at Hickling, but that there is a public telephone just outside the Pleasure Boat Inn

I am used to Essex public phone boxes and would like to add that the phone was working and the call box didn't smell of .... well, you know what!

Now the world has gone to bed, but darkness won't engulf my head,
'cos I can see by infra-red, Oh how I hate the night.
Marvin.  HHGTTG


This message was edited by Maurice_Mynah on Aug-22-12 @ 12:17 PM

Pinochio
Aug-22-2012 @ 12:43 PM                           Permalink
reply
edit
profile
send p.m.
Knows that Roys is in Hoveton
Posts: 64
Joined: Nov 2011
Pinochio
          

Add To Ignore List
Very good and helpfull keep up the good work Smile

I'm a real boy!!

londonrascal
Aug-22-2012 @ 1:06 PM                           Permalink
reply
edit
profile
send p.m.
Been Posting For a Long Time
Posts: 2293
Joined: Jul 2011
londonrascal
          

Add To Ignore List
It is not that hard (more time consuming) but basically you go to the map, sign in to Google and then the red EDIT button appears.

Find a place on the map, click it to add a place marker and call that place what you wish e.g. ‘Ranworth Staithe Water Point’

Once saved anyone else who goes to look signed in or not will see the new place marked on the map, clicking the location will pop up the description.

Because of this one can add many different places, for different things.  It is just a question of what to add, where to add and getting it correct – you don’t want to go to somewhere you think there is a water hose only to find there is not.

I’ll begin work on the southern rivers later – the main issue is finding the boatyards exact location on the map – can anyone tell me where Russell Marine is located on the map – I THINK it is where (on satellite view) you see a number of small blue coloured boats moored together.  I have never personally been to this yard but know they offer pump outs and water amongst other things – so it would be classified more as a ‘service boatyard’ suited to the private owner than a hirer.

Anyway an ongoing project that hopefully will help many.

PS. As for getting coverage and being able to use the maps in places like Hickling that is down to our wonderful mobile network infrastructure being world class!

Scottishpaul
Aug-22-2012 @ 1:38 PM                           Permalink
reply
edit
profile
send p.m.
Knows that Roys is in Hoveton
Posts: 66
Joined: Aug 2009
          

Add To Ignore List
Excellent work, thank you!

middlin
Aug-22-2012 @ 2:10 PM                           Permalink
reply
edit
profile
send p.m.
Forum Regular
Posts: 930
Joined: Aug 2007
middlin
          

Add To Ignore List
Hi Robin If you want to use some of the data from this one it is all the places on the NBF directory
NBF Directory map

I did this last year

____________________________________
Fair t Middlin
One day, my ship will come in. And
with my luck, I'll be waiting at the
airport!




londonrascal
Aug-22-2012 @ 2:28 PM                           Permalink
reply
edit
profile
send p.m.
Been Posting For a Long Time
Posts: 2293
Joined: Jul 2011
londonrascal
          

Add To Ignore List
I had no idea that map existed.

It looks very good with a wealth of information far better than what I have begun - even the icon sets are perfectly done to service offered.

I wonder since this map is out there and contain's much of what I thought already we should just use that?

londonrascal
Aug-23-2012 @ 3:07 AM                           Permalink
reply
edit
profile
send p.m.
Been Posting For a Long Time
Posts: 2293
Joined: Jul 2011
londonrascal
          

Add To Ignore List
Since I had no idea about the NBF Directory Map and my what a wealth of information it is, I’ll carry on with this one and keep it simple.

Water points
Electric points

Maybe add some moorings and boatyards hire and ‘service’.

That way one can know what it covers and where they are and for detailed information such as showers, refuse, cashpoints and so on the NBF Directory Map will cover it all.

I’ve begun on the southern rivers now and thank you to those who have added to it – I did not know there was a water point in Coltishall until today Smile

boat-mad
Aug-23-2012 @ 10:41 AM                           Permalink
reply
edit
profile
send p.m.
Forum Regular
Posts: 611
Joined: Aug 2012
boat-mad
          

Add To Ignore List
Hi London Rascal,
Brilliant idea.  There seemed to be water points all over the place in the 70's but since water has become a valuable comodity water points are not so abundant.  I have added Loddon and Wherry Hotel to map.  Hope that's ok.  Keep up the good work.

Kind Regards
Alan...
www.mynorfolkbroadsboating.co.uk/

rustic
Aug-23-2012 @ 11:21 AM                           Permalink
reply
edit
profile
send p.m.
Been Posting For a Long Time
Posts: 2355
Joined: Mar 2007
rustic
          

Add To Ignore List
For the smaller private craft owners, the following would be worth placing on the map.

Elsan disposal
Petrol
Calor gas suppliers butane and propane

As well as pump out.

Alot of the information can be found in the green book on most of the things you need.


Nice to have things would be mooring fees payable etc, but the price would need regular updating etc.

I think this is a brilliant idea, and worth of a pint or two of Wherry if ever I meet up with you.
Oh with that in mind, not all broads pubs sell Woodefords.

best regards, Richard.
I can't wait to be back on our boat on
the Broads.

PAGE: 1 2

Home Photo Gallery Days Afloat Contact Us
Chat Room Downloads Norfolk Broads @ Amazon Make My Logo
Shops & Businesses Members Gear Norfolk Broads @ EBay Holiday Calendar
Pub Guide Tide Tables SOS List Popular Threads
2017 Calendar Contest Make A Donation Links Hireboat Info
Norfolk Broads @ CafePress FAQ Broads Quiz Forum Events
Advertise With Us Forum Shop Boating Bits Stickys and FAQs Boating Bits Hirecraft List

 

 

 



Copyright © 2005 Y2KInternet, All Rights Reserved.