Hire at Polkerris

Get out in the fresh salty sea air, surround yourself in nature, break a sweat and make memories that will last long after the sand washes off your feet! 

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Equipment Hire at Polkerris

Polkerris Bay is well protected and an ideal location for families, individuals and groups to enjoy renting kayaks and stand up paddleboards.

We hire kayaks, SUPs, sailing boats and windsurf kit. Hire is always subject to suitable conditions so please feel free to call in advance to check what is running on the day.  We offer bookable slots for hiring dinghies, kayaks and SUP during the mornings and at other times just head down to the beach, it’s first come first served.  

We provide safety boat cover for all hire, buoyancy aids, and a safety briefing before you hit the water.

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Single Kayak Hire

Get out on the water with friends and family to explore the beautiful Polkerris Bay on single sit on kayaks.

Prices: £13 per hour

Age Requirements: 12 +

Restrictions: 1 person per kayak

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Double Kayak Hire

Get out on the water with friends and family to explore the beautiful Polkerris Bay on double sit on kayaks.

Prices:  £18 per hour

Age Requirements: Age 6 +, under 12 must be accompanied by an adult 

Restrictions: 2 people per kayak

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Stand Up Paddleboard Hire

Enjoy yourself as an experienced adventurer or first-time paddler on one of our inflatable boards from leading brand RED.

Price: £13 per hour

Age requirements: 12 +

Restrictions: 1 person per board

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Wetsuit Hire

We have wetsuits for men, women, and children, available for daily hire. 

Price: £8 per day

Pop in to the shop and we can fit you up with the right wetsuit to keep you warm!

Payment is by card only.  

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SUP or kayak in one of Cornwall's most stunning locations!

Dinghy Hire

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

Price: £20 per hour

Age Requirements: Age 6+, under 12's must be accompanied by an adult

Requirements: Evidence of sailing competence (RYA Level 2 or Stage 3) is required

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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

Age Requirements: Age 6+, under 12's must be accompanied by an adult

Requirements: Evidence of sailing competence (RYA Level 2 or Stage 3) is required

Restrictions: Maximum 3 people

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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

Age Requirements: Age 6+, under 12's must be accompanied by an adult

Requirements: Evidence of sailing competence (RYA Level 2 or Stage 3) is required

Restrictions: Maximum 3 people

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Windsurf Hire

We have a range of equipment for all levels of windsurfing, both planing and non planing.

Price: 
Non Planing £20 per hour
Planing £30 per hour

Age Requirements: 12+

Requirements: Must show evidence of competence (RYA Intermediate Non-Planing or Stage 3). 

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People hiring craft must be at aged 12 or over. Under 18’s require parent or guardian’s consent and their parent or guardian must be present. The minimum age for any person in/on a hired craft is 6 (i.e. crew in a boat or two-person kayak).

For boat and windsurfer hire, you must be competent to Level 2 (sailing) or Intermediate non-Planing (windsurfing).

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