Unpowered Boat Licence (Canoes/Kayaks/Paddleboards/Rowboats and Inflatable Boats) – Daily, Weekly or Annual


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All Craft wishing to use the Canal including all canoes, kayaks, rowing boats and paddle boards are required to be licensed. This product is a licence issued by the Basingstoke Canal Authority for use of the waterway by unpowered craft.

Please note members of Paddle UK (formerly British Canoeing) are covered to use the Basingstoke Canal in canoes, kayaks and paddleboards (NOT rowing boats) but you must be able to present your membership card if asked.

Small Unpowered Boat /Paddleboard Licence

• Day - £6.00
• Week - £17.50
• Annual - £48.50

Large Unpowered Boat Licence

Large unpowered boats are manually propelled boats exceeding three rowers or capable of taking 6 persons in total on board or all boats over 20ft (6m) in overall length.

• Day - £8.50
• Week - £27.00
• Annual - £72.50

Full Details must be completed above, and you will need to specify the date you wish the Weekly licence to start or the date of the Daily Licence. Annual Licences will also commence on the Start Date you specify below.

Refunds will not be issued if navigation is closed due to lack of water or structural repairs. Please check the BCA website for updates.

Your proof of purchase is your confirmation receipt. Please bring this on the day to be granted access