Most of the Club's fleet is stored at Colt Hill Clubhouse. On Wednesday and Friday evenings all the Club's boats and equipment are available to borrow on a first come first served basis. Club boats can be borrowed for Club trips. it helps if you can transport your own boat, especially for day and weekend trips: all you need is a roof rack and straps.
The Club requests a donation for use of equipment to cover wear and tear and depreciation. The recommended donations for 2015 including paddle, spraydeck and buoyancy aid is:
£6.00 evenings at Colt Hill or evening coastal paddles
£10.00 day trips
£20.00 weekend trips
£40.00 week (up to 7 days)
£8.00 evenings at Colt Hill or Newbury
£12.00 day drips
£24.00 weekend trips
£45.00 week (up to 7 days)
Borrowing boats for longer periods, such as a month or a summer season is no longer possible due to heavy use each Wednesday and Friday evening.
If you do not need all the ancillary kit there will be discounts as follows:
Evening or day
For 1 item - £1.00
For 2 items (canoe) or 2 or more items (kayak) - £2.00
For 3 or more items (canoe) - £3.00
For 1 item - £1.50
For 2 items (canoe) or 2 or more items (kayak) - £3.00
For 3 or more items (canoe) - £5.00
For 1 item - £2.50
For 2 items (canoe) or 2 or more items (kayak) - £5.00
For 3 or more items (canoe) - £8.00
Individual items of kit may be borrowed without a boat and this will be charged at the same rate as the discount above.