Club Boats for Hire

For Members Only

Datchet Water Sailing Club has quite a number of club boats available for hire. These are available by booking in with the club office or turning up. There is a minimum sailing ability needed to hire each of these and hire is subject to the approval of the senior instructor present.

Sailing kit can also be hired from the club at £3 per item. Available are wetsuits, buoyancy aids, spraytops and trapeze harnesses.

Topper Topaz 16
Manufacturer – Topper
Type – 1, 2, or 3 person catamaran
Number of boats – 2
Trapeze – 2
Skills needed – RYA Level 2 Multihull or RYA Stage 4 (at DWSC)
Hire charge (half day) – £40 (£50 with spinnaker)

The Topaz 16 is a fantastic modern training boat which has won many awards in recent years. It can be raced by one or two people including juniors and gives a good turn of speed. For cruising the cat can take up to 4 juniors or 3 adults and has fast but forgiving performance.

Topper Topaz 16

 

 

 

 

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Hartley Alpha

Manufacturer – Hartley Boats

Type- 1 small person dinghy

Number of Boats – 12

Skills Needed- RYA Stage 3

 

 

 

 

 

Topper Topaz Uno
Manufacturer – Topper
Type – 1 or 2 person dinghy
Number of boats – 12
Skills needed – RYA Level 1 or RYA Stage 3
Hire charge (half day) – £20

The Topaz Uno is a fantastic boat to start sailing in, simple, easy to sail but yet exciting at the same time.  The boat is available to hire for anyone who has done there RYA Level 1 or Stage 3 to practise before they move on more advanced courses and boats.

Topper Topaz Uno

 

Topper
Manufacturer – Topper
Type – 1 person mono hull
Number of boats – 14
Skills needed – RYA Stage 3
Hire charge (half day) – £20

The Topper is an excellent training boat and one of the most successful Junior Racing classes.  These boats regularly race at DWSC and our 14 boats offer the perfect opportunity to build an Olympic Career.

 

Topper

 

Laser
Manufacturer – Laser
Type – 1 person mono hull
Number of boats – 4
Skills needed – RYA Level 2 or RYA Stage 4
Hire charge (half day) – £30

The Laser is the most popular sailing dinghy ever made and is a fantastic boat for Youth and Adult racing with a number of different size sails available.  Bums on Boats Laser Training days take place regularly throughout the year and the club boats are available for these

Laser