Bellboating is a fun activity for all ages. The boats can fit between 8-12 people in this stable craft. The boat is constructed of two hulls where the paddlers sit connected with a platform in the middle. The boats are steered by a helm positioned at the back.
Bell Boat Helm Award
An award that teaches the basics of bell boat handling.
Dragon Boating Badge
This section contains all the requirements for this badge.
Bell Boat Handling
A short introduction into steering a Bell Boat.
Corporate Bell Boating
Bell boating is a fun activity for your colleagues to help improve team work both inside and outside of the work place.
Food packages can be arranged. Please speak to our staff for more information.
Activities, Hire & Lessons
None or little knowledge / experience
Equipment used: Up to 5 Bell Boats seating 60 persons (maximum) with paddles and buoyancy aids.
Instructor Qualifications: British Canoeing Instructor/ Coach, First Aid, DBS Checked, Fully insured.
Minimum Duration: 1 hour taster lesson up to 1 day course (10am – 4pm lunch 1 hour)
Minimum Age: 8-16 Youth, 16+ Adult
Activity Content: Learn to paddle the bell boat with different paddle techniques and racing
Ability After Activity: You will have a brief Bell Boat theory, safety issues of Bell Boats, Bell Boat equipment knowledge, Paddle and boat stability understanding, trim knowledge, Paddling strokes & techniques development, Bell boat steering & manoeuvres, environmental awareness with Bell boats.
This is designed for everyone to have a go.
Dates: Bookable on demand. All year round.
Prices: Groups please see our chart in schools and youth groups.