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Club Boats for Hire

Datchet Water Sailing Club has a number of club boats available for hire. Wetsuits, buoyancy aids, spray tops and trapeze harnesses can all be hired for £3 per item.

To hire club boats all user must have:

  • Current membership at DWSC.
  • Appropriate experience for the conditions and equipment being hired, this will be at the discretion of the Sailing Manager or Senior Instructor in charge on the day of hire.
  • Completed the induction process.
  • Signed the declaration and agreed to the terms & conditions of hire.

All boat hires are subject to a £50 deposit, which will be refunded when the boat is returned in satisfactory condition. Club boats cannot be used when the wind is gusting more than 20 knots.

To book club books please call 01753683872 or email sailing@dwsc.co.uk. Bookings can also be made at the club office.


Hartley Alpha Oppies

Oppies are a timeless classic that is sailed all around the world. It is both a fantastic starting boat for total novices and a phenomenal trainer for experienced racers.

Type small junior dinghy
Skills Needed- RYA Stage 2
2-hour Hire Charge £15


Topper

The Topper is another excellent training boat and one of the most successful Junior Racing classes. These boats regularly race at DWSC and our fleet allows for young racers to get that all-important practice in.

Type Single-handed dinghy, although can take 2. Suitable for juniors & smaller adults
Skills Needed- RYA Stage 2 / Level 1 or equivalent experience.
2-hour Hire Charge £25


RS Feva

The RS Feva is the perfect balance between performance and stability with an optional spinnaker.

Type Double-handed dinghy, suitable for juniors & parent/child crews.
Skills Needed- RYA Stage 3 / Level 1 or equivalent experience.
2-hour Hire Charge £25


Laser

The Laser is the most popular sailing dinghy ever made and is a fantastic boat for Youth and Adults. Standard rig, Radial Rigs & 4.7 rigs all available.

Type Single-handed dinghy, suitable for youth & adult sailors.
Skills Needed- RYA Stage 3 / Level 1 or equivalent experience.
2-hour Hire Charge £30


Wayfarer

The Wayfarer is a classic family-friendly dinghy. With lots of space and fantastic stability, this is a great boat to go cruising in.

Type Double-handed dinghy can carry up to 6 people.
Skills Needed- RYA Level 1 / equivalent experience.
2-hour Hire Charge £40


Laser Z420

The Laser Z420 is a great all-round boat, used for team racing at DWSC and available to hire.

Type Double-handed dinghy.
Skills Needed- RYA Level 2 / equivalent experience.
2-hour Hire Charge £40


Hobie Twixxie

The Hobie Twixxy is an easy to handle, stable and safe catamaran. It's a great way to introduce sailing cats while being an enjoyable sail for the experienced sailors too.

Type Double handed catamaran, can carry up to 3 people. Twin trapeze.
Skills Needed- RYA Level 2 / stage 3. Experience sailing catamarans.
2-hour Hire Charge £30


Hobie Catsy

The Hobie Catsy is a great boat for young sailors to discover the fun of sport catamaran sailing.

Type Single or double-handed catamaran, suitable for juniors.
Skills Needed- RYA Level 2 / stage 3. Experience sailing catamarans.
2-hour Hire Charge £30


Stand Up Paddle Boards

Stand Up Paddleboarding is an easily accessible and fun way to get on the water. Our inflatable fanatic boards are a great way to have a go for the first time, practice your skills or just enjoy the views of Windsor Castle.

2-hour Hire Charge £10


Power Boat Hire

Powerboats are available to hire by members and by external training/ events. as a coach or safety boats only. Fuel is included in the cost of hire.

Type RIB
Skills Needed- RYA Powerboat Level 2
Day Hire Charge £120

Type Rigiflex
Skills Needed- RYA Powerboat Level 2
Day Hire Charge £70

Last updated 16:40 on 27 May 2021

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