Sailing on Lake Windermere, Lake District

Just you – the wind – the boat – and a beautiful lake. If you can sail you know the joy, if you can’t then why not learn. Low Wood Bay Watersports Centre offers both sailing instruction and a range of sailing boats for hire.

Boat types and Hire Tariffs

Keelboat and Daysailer Hire

New for the 2015 season, The Varianta 18. This is a sporty 18 foot daysailer built by well-known German boat builder Hanse. It has a large cockpit with all sheets and control lines within easy reach of the crew. It also has a small cabin for storage of kit (and adults or children if necessary!) She is licensed to carry 5 persons. With a swept rig and fully battoned sail she is exciting to sail in any breeze.

Hire Period 1 to 2 persons 3 to 5 persons
2 hours £64 £75
4 hours £88 £109
8 hours £117 £148

In order to hire any of our keelboats you need to be able to sail to the standard of the RYA National Sailing Scheme Level 2 award or the RYA Day Skipper practical award. Prices include buoyancy aids and fuel. Minimum age to hire the boat is 18 years old and you must be at least 16 years old to handle the boat under power.

Laser Bahia Sailing Dinghy Hire

The Laser Bahia is a fun and easy boat to sail. It is a 15 foot double-handed simple dinghy with an aluminium mast and boom. This boat is ideal as a trainer boat for beginner and intermediate sailors.

Hire Period 1 to 2 persons 3 to 4 persons
2 hours £50 £60
4 hours £70 £85
8 hours £90 £110

In order to hire the Laser Bahia you need to be able to sail to the standard of the RYA National Sailing Scheme Level 2 award. Prices include buoyancy aids. Wetsuits can be hired for £4 and wet shoes for £1. Sailing area is limited to within sight of the Centre. Minimum age to hire the boat is 18 years old.

Laser Pico Sailing Dinghy Hire

The Laser Pico is a fun small dinghy, ideal for single-handed sailing or for a parent and child.

Hire Period 1 person 2 persons
2 hours £25 £32
4 hours £40 £65
8 hours £50 £60

In order to hire the Laser Pico you need to be able to sail to the standard of the RYA National Sailing Scheme Level 2 award. Prices include buoyancy aids. Wetsuits can be hired for £4 and wet shoes for £1. Sailing area is limited to within sight of the Centre. Minimum age to hire the boat is 18 years old,

Laser One Sailing Dinghy Hire

The Laser One is a classic Olympic-class single-handed racing boat, fast and challenging.

Hire Period 1 person
2 hours £30
4 hours £45
8 hours £65

In order to hire the Laser One you need to be able to sail to the standard of the RYA National Sailing Scheme Seamanship Skills award. Prices include buoyancy aids. Wetsuits can be hired for £4 and wet shoes for £1. Sailing area is limited to within sight of the Centre. Minimum age to hire the boat is 18 years old.

Laser Pico Sailing Dinghy View Photos 1/3 Pico Sailing Boat Hire

Opening Times

14th March – 31st October open seven days a week.
(Outside these dates please contact us to check availability)

All sessions are subject to availability & weather conditions.

Discounts

Hotel residents can enjoy a discount of 10% at Low Wood Bay Watersports Centre.

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