Sailing Boat Hire at Polkerris

Make the most of the coast! Get out for a sail and explore the beautiful and tranquil surroundings offered by St. Austell bay. 

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About Sailing Boat Hire at Polkerris

Polkerris Bay is well protected and an ideal location for families, individuals and groups to enjoy renting sailing boats. 

What’s included

We provide safety boat cover for all hire, buoyancy aids, and a safety briefing before you get out on the water. If you require wetsuits, these can be hired separately.


Evidence of sailing competence at or above RYA Level 2 or RYA Stage 3 is required to hire a boat at Polkerris. Evidence can be provided by emailing us your RYA certificate or bringing it on the day. If this is not possible you can book to do a 30 minute direct assessment with one of our sailing instructors.

The minimum age for a person sailing a boat is 12 years.

The minimum age for any passenger on a boat is 6 years, accompanied by someone aged 12 years or over.

Under 18’s require parent or guardian’s consent when booking and their parent or guardian must be present when the hire takes place.

Pico Hire 

Both peaceful and exhilarating, hire a Pico, great single-hander boats for developing sailors.

Price: £20 per hour, maximum 3 people


Wanderer Hire

Fantastic fun for small groups or families. A classic stable crewed boat, perfect for sailing around St. Austell Bay. Max 3 people

Price: £30 per hour, maximum 3 people


Catamaran Hire

Feel the need for speed? The RS 16 Cat is the boat for you. You will need to demonstrate your sailing capability to hire this boat.

Price: £35 per hour, maximum 3 people


Hire is bookable in advance for set 1 hour timeslots. In the event of bad weather on the day we will do our best to offer suitable alternative session dates or issue you a full refund if you prefer.

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