The club has a
busy social and cruising calander, plus moorings, dinghy compound,
workshop and clubhouse on the Wey navigation. We have ten sturdy and
stable rowing boats that can seat up to five people.
Boats are provided
for hire, with one set of oars, and lifejackets are available if you
need them. A choice of routes on the Wey Navigation can take you as
far as Pyrford Lock, by the Anchor pub, or to New Haw Lock, or to
Lock 1 at Woodham on the Basingstoke Canal. The club is open for boat
hire on Satur-days, Sundays, and public holidays starting at the Easter
weekend, through until the final weekend of September.
The first boat
out is at 10am, and all boats must be back by 6pm. Advance booking
for one or two boats is not necessary. The cost is £8 per hour
per boat (seats five). A £20 returnable deposit also ap-plies.
If you have a group of people wanting to hire several boats, special
group rates apply, and you should book in advance. If required, boats
for groups can be supplied during the week by arrange-ment beforehand.
Telephone: 0129 5770734 http://www.dragonboat.org.uk
Boating For The Handicapped
Mrs Margaret Gammon .. 01483 714651
The charity is
open to anyone with a physical disability or learning difficulty.
It provides free boat trips on the Basingstoke Canal (from Woking
Town quay), in boats adapted with electric lift for light wheelchairs.
Trips are offered to juniors and families may accompany disabled persons.
Bookings are required in advance, and volunteer crews are provided.
Bookings can be made through Ruth Ray on 01483 761499 during the summertime
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