The Weather was fantastic in 2012 and many New images will be available shortly the Largest Inland Dock in Europe hosted a truly memorable event for young and old the many charities benifited. The sight of HMS Charger followed by a large number of canal boats and Yachts made a spectacular sight. Entertainment Singing and Fireworks all made the weekend spectacular.Thanks to all the Sponsors without whom this Free Festival could not take place.
The 2014 Preston Riversway Festival will be from the 11th until the 13th of July. If you are looking for the mooring booking form you can download a copy by going to the Whats on page. We are always short of Moorings despite the improvements we have made so make sure you book early.All the Festival Moorings will be on the South Side this time to avoid Marina mooree's being disturbed..
2014 is 30years since Terry Tomlinson brought boats from Lymm cruising club to the Dock for the first Ribble Link campaign cruise and many of those owners still come today.
The weekend boasts over sixty guest boaters who sail to Preston from around the country to join in the fun, a host of water based activities such as boat trips around the dock. Guest boats including HMS Charger, the RNLI and other maritime services and even a larger charity dragon boat competition bringing the water alive with activity to entertain all the family. We are also in negotiations with the Royal Navy to bring the newly adopted HMS Charger to the festival .