The Boat Club has three narrowboats that it uses to run trips along the Regents Canal for youth, community, educational and welfare groups from around Hackney and beyond.
The trips are led by an experienced, friendly skipper and are fully participatory – everyone can steer the boat and work the locks.
The trips are either half-day (10.00am to 1.00pm or 2.00 to 5.00 pm) or full day (10.00am to 5.00 pm).
Each boat can hold up to
(this includes babes-in-arms).
They run seven days per week.
Currently the cost per trip is:
This is the cost to local families and community groups!
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The trips start and finish at the Boat Club site in Laburnum Street.
There are two directions:
– eastwards towards Victoria Park and Mile End Park (getting as far as the River Lea or Limehouse Basin on a full day), or
– westwards through the Islington Tunnel to Kings Cross (or on a full day top Camden Town
The boats available are:
The “Lady Mildmay” - 50ft long with a large open foredeck and wheelchair access
The “Opportunity” - 40ft long, again with a large open foredeck but no wheelchair access
The “Martin Sinclair” - 45ft long with a small foredeck but with large open cabin
All three boats have a small galley and basic toilet facilities
15 Jun 2011
To make a booking, please call the club on 020 7729 2915
(please put Narrowboat Enquiry in the subject line).