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Watercraft rental - SUP/Kayak/Canoe/Kata

Curdridge

Enjoy the freedom of the River Hamble on our rented craft; paddle with friends and family or enjoy a peaceful solo paddle.


Select from a variety of hire options with all safety equipment provided:

  1. SUP: 1 adult or 1 adult & 1 small child
  2. Kayaks - single and double sit on top kayaks
  3. Open Canoe - combination of 2ads/2ch, 1ad/3ch, 3ads/1ch, 3 ads (4ads not permitted)
  4. Kata Kanu - max. 6 paddling (space for 2 small non-paddlers in middle of craft).

You can mix and match the craft required; for self launch bookings, revisit the calendar and select self launch.

Enjoy a refreshing drink, ice cream or snack at Paddler's Rest, our riverside catering outlet or stop off at one of the local pubs on the river.

Dogs - only guide or assistance dogs permitted on site.


Our location at the tidal upper reaches of the river mean we have a maximum of 5 hours available for paddling (subject to sunset and other activities taking place at the centre); please use the calendar to see available dates and times.

Visit our website https://ymca-fg.org/river-hamble-access/ for the long range tide time; our access times are also posted weekly on our Facebook page.

Please check your reservation at the time of booking as mistakes cannot be refunded at a later date. If you are unable to attend your booked session, you can request a credit note for a future session with us as long as we receive notification before the start of your session. Refunds are not available.


What to bring

Your booking confirmation

You should:

  1. Wear comfortable clothes for the water including fixed rear shoes (please do not wear crocs or flipflops)
  2. Bring a spare set of clothes including shoes and towel
  3. Suncream/sunhat/sunglasses
  4. Water bottle
  5. .A debit / credit card to buy refreshments from our Paddler's Rest shack.







Requirements

Please watch our instructional hire videos in advance of arriving:

Canoes - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jTXPWfXQ-hk

Kayaks -https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PndpRRceGNg

Stand Up Paddleboard - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xw2xfw2rN4k

Please make sure you have read our watercraft agreement before attending:

https://ymca-fg.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/River-and-lake-hire-water-agreement-May-2020.pdf



Toilets and showers will be available at the our Family Park campsite.


Happy Paddling!









Where you'll collect

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