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dennismate
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Hi Kevin,

Take a look at this thread, it may answer some of your questions.

http://www.the-norfolk-broads.co.uk/viewmessages.cfm?Forum=23&Topic=2299&keywords=double%20mooring

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Hi Kev
I think if you are on a private mooring say like a Pubs,and it allows Double mooring,it may be impossible to say no.

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I suppose that it makes sense for the smallest boat to be on the outside.

Re safety, if you feel unsafe, don't moor there. And really, and this could be a tin hat question, if you feel unsafe then are you safe, should you be boating? Boating does require a degree of agility and ability.

Jenny Morgan, the Oulton Bard!

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Hi everyone, your comments are much appreciated. The thread suggested by Stuart provided all the answers I needed
             regards kevin

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A difficulty arises when a hire craft needs to breast up to another craft, the yards simply do not seem to prvovide enough line to run them ashore. So if any of you need to breast up to us just ask and we are and have been happy to lend you some. The number of desperate looking hirers just before dawn and lack of free moorings is a real problem on the south broads sometimes.

David

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quote:"......
The number of desperate looking hirers just before dawn
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????????  I thought most hire boats had onboard loos now?? Playful   Tinhat

erm - dusk even?? Question

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Just a thought, if anyone wants to research the niceties of double mooring via th Internet, the more widely used term is 'Rafting', which is an  issue at almost every public mooring location (Internationally !)

If you do a Google search containing the two words 'rafting' and 'mooring', (like this http://www.google.co.uk/search?hl=en&q=rafting+mooring&meta= ), you'll find many interesting pages.

People hang signs saying 'no rafting', and 'leaving early morning' etc.  Smile


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Hi
Double mooring is not as bad as it was as less boats.
But what gets me mad one boat taking Up space when you can fit a boat next to it if only they had tied up at the end of a mooring.
Is it ok to move boat along if nobody on boat?  


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The weekend before last we saw a group of yachts moor in a raft of four abreast at Wayford Bridge. It played havoc with the visibility for those approaching the bridge.

Robin
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Hi, As far as i am aware you can move boats to get your own boat  moored ,but you must ask if someone there, and make sure you leave the boat safely tied up.Hope this is correct but think it is.
SueW

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Hi
I suggest you take note of the Broads Authority Byelaws that cover this.

73 Interference with Vessels

No person other than the Navigation Officer or an Officer of
the Authority acting in the execution of his duty shall without
reasonable excuse let go or attempt to let go or part the
mooring line or lines of any vessel except with the permission
of the master of the vessel.


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