Watersports Equipment Hire

Craft 1 Hour 2 Hours 3 Hours
Windsurfer (please book in advance) £15.00 £25.00 £35.00
Intermediate Windsurfer (please book) £17.50 £27.50 £37.50
Stand-Up Paddleboard £15.00 £30.00 £40.00
Taz Sailing Dinghy (please book) £20.00 £30.00 £40.00
Topaz Sailing Dinghy (please book) £20.00 £30.00 £40.00
Omega Sailing Dinghy £40.00 £50.00 £60.00
Single sit-on-kayak
(1 person)
£12.50 Includes 1 Buoyancy Aid
Double sit-on-kayak
(Takes 2 people)
£20.00 Includes 2 Buoyancy Aids
Canadian Canoe
(Takes 3 people, 1 must be an adult)
£25.00 Includes 3 Buoyancy Aids
Buoyancy Aids £3.00 £6.00 £9.00 3 hours +
Wetsuits £5.00 £8.00 £11.00 3 hours +
Swim Wetsuits – (open water swim sessions only) £10.00
Harness & Lines £3.00 £4.50 £7.50 3 hours +

To hire dinghies/windsurfers we require RYA level 1 certificate or equivalent experience. All hirers must be able to swim 50m and be confident in water. Minimum age 8 years. If you would like to hire a wetsuit or buoyancy aid to use with your own equipment we require a £20 deposit.

Lake Licences and Day Tickets

 Craft Day Launch Late Launch After 3pm Monthly License Annual License
Board £11.00 £7.50 £47.00 £295.00
Canoe £11.00 £7.50 £47.00 £295.00
Boat £13.00 £8.50 £57.00 £355.00
Fishing £10.00 N/A N/A N/A

If you want to launch your own craft please sign in at the shop before going on the water. Licenses can be purchased for a day month or year. The monthly and annual price includes all launches and storage at Manley Mere. Please sign in every time you use the lake – we need to know who is on the lake at all times.

The slipway and jetty in the northern corner of the lake area is for Lake License holders. The main slipway and floating jetty are for launching of Sail Sports Craft and teaching purposes.


 Craft Per Week Cost
Board Storage Per Week £3.50
Canoe Storage Per Week £3.50
Double Canoe Per Week £5.50
Boat Storage Per Week £6.50
Boats over 15 Ft Per Week Price available upon request

Storage of personal sailing/windsurfing/kayaking equipment is also available on a annual or monthly basis; these prices exclude all launches.