The Club's boats and other equipment is available for members to borrow. If you need to borrow a Club kayak or canoe, other than at the Basingstoke Canal, please speak to Hilary on 01256 893519, or 07762 580627 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we can discuss what would suit you.

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:

Kayaks

£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)

Canoes

£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

Weekend

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

Week

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.