Equipment Hire

The Kingston Kayak Club offers a range of modern boats and equipment that can be hired by club members for club trips and events. Please note the following:

Hiring Requirements

  • Hiring equipment is available to club members only.
  • For private trips, members must have been with the club for a reasonable period and their abilities must be deemed suitable by a club coach.

Please note: We are unable to hire equipment to non-members. If you are not a member of KKC, please do not contact us regarding equipment hire.


  • Slalom / Polo / Marathon (representing the club): No Charge

River Trips with Qualified Club Instructors

  • Full Equipment (Kayak with or without kit – Spray deck / Paddle / Buoyancy Aid / Helmets):
    • One Day Hire: £5.00
    • Two Days Hire: £7.00
  • Individual Items of kit – Spray deck / Paddle / Buoyancy Aid / Helmets (Not Boat):
    • Per Day per item: £2.00
  • Open Canoe / Sea Kayak (with or without accessories):
    • One Day Hire: £6.00
    • Two Days Hire: £8.00

Family Membership

For members with FAMILY MEMBERSHIP, the maximum charge per weekend for kayaks is £12.00.

Private Trips with No Club Instructor Present

  • Kayaks with Full Equipment: £15.00 per day
  • Open Canoes with Full Equipment: £25.00 per day
  • Sea Kayaks with Full Equipment: £20.00 per day

Contact Information

All equipment should be booked out with the club equipment officers. Please contact them for any inquiries:

Equipment Officers Contact Details:

Terms and Conditions

  • All equipment must be paid for prior to or on collection.
  • Any damaged equipment will be repaired or replaced and paid for by the hirer.
  • The maximum hire period is two days, unless authorized by the committee.
  • The Kingston Kayak Club committee reserves the right to refuse equipment hire without giving a reason.