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Terms & conditions

By booking a course or participating in the activities of Westminster Boating Base, you are agreeing to the following:



The Base insurances cover accidents caused through negligence. You may wish to consider taking out additional insurance cover in case of personal accident, personal equipment lost or damaged, or cancellation due to illness.


Cancellations Policy (Please read carefully)

Watersport Courses

Less than 14 days:  No refund

Between 14 days and four weeks:  50% refund

Within the above period we will attempt to re-sell the place you have booked - and if we are successful, you will be offered a full refund or place on another course.

These terms also apply to bookings made with gift certificates once a course date is confirmed.


Individual adult and youth sessions

Latecomers and no-shows

By booking and paying online in advance you are ensuring a space. There are also a number of places available to those who wish to just turn up. These places operate on a first-come-first-served basis (cash only if paying on the door).

Spaces are limited and your space will only be reserved until the start of the safety brief, ie 5 minutes after the advertised start time. If you arrive after this, we may have given your place away - so don't be late! No refund will be available for latecomers or those that don't turn up.


Cancellation by WBB

Should WBB cancel your course or activity, alternative dates will be offered or a full refund will be made.


Gift Certificates

Gift certificates are valid for one year from date of purchase and cannot be exchanged for cash value.

They will only be honoured against persons fit and able to undertake the activity. The bearer will be rrequired to sign and comply with our usual terms and conditions precedent at the time of taking the course.


Data Protection

RYA Powerboat Level 2 course

In order to issue the RYA Powerboat Level 2 certificate, your personal data has to be shared with the Royal Yachting Association who keep a record on their database. Without this consent, we are unable to issue the certificate. The RYA will be accountable for data held on their database.


A Royal Yachting Association (RYA) & British Canoeing (BC) approved training centre, regulated by the Adventure Activities Licensing Service (AALS).

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