Riverboat due to start operations from 1st April

Riverboat due to start operations from 1st April In readiness for the new season we have installed a new GPS regulated commentary system. Simon has programmed the system to work out where the riverboat is and control the commentary accordingly. We completed a very pleasant trip upriver to calibrate it and installed a new [...]

Our condolences – Eddy Case

Eddy Case It was with shock and great sadness that the Trust learnt that Eddy Case had passed away on 28th November at 10 a.m. in hospital. Our sympathies go to his wife Linda.  His funeral will be on Wednesday 28th December 2022 at 4.30pm at Trent Valley Crematorium, Derby Road, Aston on Trent. [...]

By |2022-12-07T21:02:24+00:00December 7th, 2022|News, Working Party|0 Comments

End of RiverBoat season; AGM and member’s meetings

The season has ended for the Derby Riverboat The weather has turned and the river levels have increased so we have returned the boat to its winter moorings in Darley Abbey. Despite the challenges encountered the operation of the Riverboat has been a real success. We took a risk starting operations before everything was in [...]

By |2022-11-06T21:59:12+00:00November 6th, 2022|Events & Fundraising, News|0 Comments

Riverboat trips on Outram have begun!

Riverboat trips for passengers started on 21st August.  Yes, we have commenced operation of the Passenger Riverboat! Our first fee paying passengers were on board on 21st August following a press weekend launch the previous Sunday. The press launch went well—we had a Central News TV camera, local radio and the local [...]

By |2022-09-03T22:02:41+01:00September 3rd, 2022|Breaking News, Events & Fundraising, Media, News|0 Comments