Sailing on Lake Windermere

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Just you – the wind – the boat – and a beautiful lake.

Sailing on Windermere

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.

 

2021 Season

This activity is now currently available to book. Please note that due to our COVID-19 safety policy there will be restrictions on use including the following:

• Hire duration is limited to half day hire only (4 hours)

• Pre-bookings are essential

• Instruction is not available so all guests must be competent and children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult



Please see our COVID-19 Safety Policy and be aware of the changes before you arrive for your activity.

 

Sailing Boat Hire

Keelboat Hire

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
4 hours £110 £130
8 hours £140 £170

 

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

 

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 £5 and wet shoes for £2. 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 1-2 People
2 hours £35
4 hours £45

 

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 £40
4 hours £50

 

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 £5 and wet shoes for £2. Sailing area is limited to within sight of the Centre. Minimum age to hire the boat is 18 years old.

 

Opening Times & Bookings

All sessions are subject to availability & weather conditions.

Opening Times

Monday - Sunday: 9am - 5pm

Bookings

Pre-booking is essential. Activities can be booked by calling us on:

015394 39441

Please read our COVID-19 Safety policy for full details before you arrive.

 

Guest Discount Offer

Stay at any English Lakes Hotel and get 10% OFF watersports activities & courses.

 

Parking & Facilities

Our facilities include ample parking (free for customers only), changing rooms and showers, equipment hire and a shop selling refreshments and watersports equipment.

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