In October CRT annouced their intention to increase licence costs by an unprecidented 5% above inflation.
They have also decided to apply increasing levels of surcharge to wide beam boats and continuous cruisers.
NABO Has witten to Richard Parry to make our views knows, and we have a reply. The text is proved below.
We have approached our legal team for a view on the issues involved, and are now seaking a face to face meeting with Mr Parry.
We are seeing an unprecedented rate of boaters signing up to NABO. You are all very welcome.
If you are experiencing difficulty during the joining process, or you have questions please do ask
We will do our very best to respond quickly!
Following the announcement on 19 September about changes to future boat licensing, the Canal & River Trust is today giving further details about the increases in licence fees to be applied from 1 April 2024 for boats without a home mooring and for wide beam boats.
Licences for all boats on the Trust’s waterways will increase above inflation for each of the next five years. The surcharges for boats without a home mooring and wide beam boats will be applied in addition to that.
The following licence pricing will be applied, starting from 1 April 2024 (with the surcharges for boats without a home mooring and for wide beam boats also summarised in the table beneath):
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