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Use of Club Boats - Terms and Conditions


  • Must be full sailing member of Prestwick Sailing Club
  • Must agree to follow Club Rules
  • Must be able to sail at RYA Level 2 standard (does not have to hold certification but must be able to sail a triangle in medium winds)
  • Must be able to rig a boat appropriately
  • Is responsible for correct washing down and storage of boat and equipment after sailing
  • Must report any damage to, or to a committee member on the day.
  • Agrees to pay for any damage (other than fair wear and tear).
  • If the damage is caused by the negligence or carelessness of the hirer then they may be liable for the full cost, subject to an investigation by the committee.
  • Annual usage must be paid in advance.
  • Fees will be invoiced monthly unless annual usage paid for.
  • Ensure that all crew members wear a buoyancy aid and suitable clothing.
  • Are responsible for the ability and safety of their crew where relevant.
  • Take a phone with you if you can as a safety measure.
  • Notify a friend that you are going out and when you will be back. Phone them when you are back in.
  • Must stay within sight of the clubhouse.


The use of boats is restricted to winds of Force Four and under and is at the discretion of the club committee or person in charge on the day. Please consult with experienced members.

Please treat the boats as if they were your own. They are a valuable resource to the club and should be well cared for. As the person hiring the boat, you have a duty of care to yourself, any crew, and the club boat that you are hiring.

Last updated 18:08 on 1 July 2024

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