Boat & Board Hire 2018-01-31T14:00:12+00:00

WATER SPORTS BOAT & BOARD HIRE

Choose your activity and get on (and possibly in) the lake!

PADDLE BOARD

Paddleboarding in the Lake District

From £10

1hr £10 / 2hrs £17 / 3hrs £22
Prices include board, paddle, buoyancy aids,  wetsuits & spraytops (if required), parking, toilets, changing rooms.

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SINGLE KAYAK

Kayak on Derwent Water

From £10

1hr £10 / 2hrs £17 /3hrs £22
Prices include kayak, paddle, buoyancy aids,  wetsuits & spraytops (if required), parking, toilets, changing rooms. 

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DOUBLE KAYAK

Canoe on Derwent Water

From £15

1hr £15 / 2hrs £26 /3hrs £32
Prices include 2 person kayak, paddle, buoyancy aids,  wetsuits & spraytops (if required), parking, toilets, changing rooms. 

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CANOE

Derwent Water

From £15

1hr £15 / 2 hrs £26 / 3 hrs£32

Prices include canoe, paddle, buoyancy aids,  wetsuits & spraytops (if required), parking, toilets, changing rooms.

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WINDSURF

From £20

1hr £20 / 2 hrs £32 / 3 hrs £45

Prices include windsurf, buoyancy aids,  wetsuits & spraytops (if required), parking, toilets, changing rooms.  

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SAIL

Sailing on Derwent Water

From £20

Laser 1 & Pico 1hr £20 / 2 hrs £38 / 3 hrs £50
Laser 16 £30 / 2 hrs £58 / 3 hrs £70
Prices include boat, buoyancy aids,  wetsuits & spraytops (if required), parking, toilets, changing rooms. 

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Can’t decide?

Visit our Activity Finder page

Get the lowdown on each option and find out which activity will suit you best.

Activity Finder

Our Frequently Asked Questions.

Below you will find the answers to our most frequently asked questions, however please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any further questions – we are only too happy to help.

Do you have a shop onsite? 2017-11-30T13:17:32+00:00

We have a small shop selling watersports equipment & chandlery. Visit our Derwent Water Marina website for more information about the shop.

Do you have a cafe? 2017-11-30T13:15:34+00:00

We don’t have a café on site but we do sell drinks, Ice Cream and Choclate.  We have picnic tables if you want to bring your own or their a couple of cafes only a few minutes’ walk away.

What do we need to wear? 2017-11-30T13:13:39+00:00

What you wear will depend on the activity if it’s one when you are likely to get wet we will provide wetsuits otherwise if you wear something that doesn’t matter if it gets wet.

Do you have safety cover? 2017-11-30T13:09:45+00:00

We don’t have a safety boat out on the water but we will come and assist in an emergency.

Do I have to pay a deposit 2017-11-30T13:09:15+00:00

We don’t ask for a deposit but we may ask for photo ID or an item of value to be left as security.

Can I take a dog on the water with me? 2017-11-30T13:05:27+00:00

We are happy for you to take a dog on the water as long as you are happy the dog won’t capsize the boat

Do you have a boat that will take a family of 5? 2017-11-30T13:04:50+00:00

We have rowing boats that will take two adults and 3 younger children, or for 2018 we have a Pedalo that will take 6 people

Can I fish on the lake? 2017-11-30T13:04:03+00:00

You need a Rod Licence and a local permit (available at Youdales in Keswick) to fish on the lake.

Can I hire a motor boat? 2017-11-30T13:03:10+00:00

I’m afraid we don’t hire out motor boats but if you contact the Keswick Launch Company they should be able to help you.

How much experience do I need? 2017-11-30T13:02:42+00:00

We don’t ask for a lot of experience for paddling just that you are confident that you can manage the boat on the water with the conditions on the day. For Sailing boats we need experience equivalent to the RYA’s L2 qualification.. For Windsurfing you need to be equivalent of an RYA start windsurfing.

Can under 16’s hire a boat 2017-11-30T13:02:05+00:00

Under 16’s must be accompanied by an adult on the water but you can be in separate craft.

Do you provide buoyancy aids? 2017-09-22T12:21:28+00:00

Yes Buoyancy aids are provided or lifejackets for young children.

Do I need to wear a wetsuit? 2017-09-22T12:21:22+00:00

You don’t need to wear a wetsuit but they are available at no extra cost.

Do you provide wetsuit shoes 2018-01-25T12:48:02+00:00

We don’t provide footwear but we would recommend wearing it. We do sell some very good value wetsuit shoes in our shop.

Do you have barrels / dry bags for hire? 2018-01-25T12:49:00+00:00

We don’t have dry bags & barrels for hire but we do sell them in our shop at a very reasonable price.

Is there car parking on site? 2018-01-25T12:49:40+00:00

Yes there is free car parking on site.

Do you need to be able to swim? 2017-09-22T12:04:49+00:00

You don’t need to be able to swim as buoyancy aids are provided.

Dog on Derwent Water