Wareham Boat Hire

01929 550688


Motor Boats  Kayaks  Canoes  

Rowing Boats  Paddle Boards

Boat Hire

Wareham Boat Hire ltd

Established 1950

Wareham Boat Hire Motor Boats Kayaks Canoes Rowing Boats Paddle Boards

Opening Times



Event to run as follows;

5.00 - 6.00pm - Sign In Abbots Quay.

6.00pm - Junior Race (Under 11 yrs)

Start - 0.5 Mile Race from Abbots Quay to south of The Priory return.

6.30pm - Intermediates (11yrs -  14yrs)

Start - 1 Mile Race from Abbots Quay to Redcliffe Yacht Club markers return.

7.00pm - Intermediates (15yrs - 17 yrs)

Start - 3 Mile Race from Abbots Quay to Ridge Wharf markers return.

7.05pm - Senior Ladies (18 yrs and over)

Start - 5 Mile Race from Abbots Quay to Poole Harbour Green markers return.

7.10pm - Senior Mens (18 yrs and over)

Start - 5 Mile Race from Abbots Quay to Poole Harbour Green markers return.

8.30pm - Awards.

* Race Officials will be on the water to monitor progress and offer assistance if required.


Wareham Canoe Race - August 2018 - Sorry Cancelled.

Wareham Race Information

1 - Competitors must render their canoes/ kayaks sufficiently buoyant to remain afloat and to support the craft if capsized.

2 - Competitors are advised to wear approved lifejackets/ buoyancy aids and should be able to swim 50m. For entrants under 18 years old, this condition will be compulsory.

3 - Competitors take part on their own risk. The race organisers cannot be held responsible in anyway for loss, accident or damage to persons or property during the event.

4 - Any competitor retiring from the race must notify race officials at the finish as soon as possible.

5 - All competitors are obliged to render assistance to any other competitor who may be in difficulty.

6 - Competitors may participate in any class of kayak / canoe / sup that they see fit.

7 - Competitors must turn all markers and hand ‘race numbers’ in to officials on Abbots Quay on completion of the race.

8 - Entry fee is £5.00 on the day for seniors and £2 for Juniors and Intermediates, please notify us of your intention to compete prior to the event as this will assist us with organisation.

9 - All categories of paddle craft welcome… kayaks, canoes, sup’s.

Email - info@WarehamBoatHire.co.uk

Wareham River Race

Wareham Canoe Race

August 2018 - Sorry Cancelled

5.00 - 6.00pm Sign In

£5 Seniors & Inter / £2 Juniors.


NB. Wareham Canoe Race is run by Wareham Boat Hire Ltd which is a limited liability company registered in England with company number 08794782, its registered office is Freeman Carr, Kestrel House, Heath Rd, Twickenham, TW1 4AF.