ESS Catamaran Rental

You must have experience of righting a catamaran before you rent from us

Topaz 14X

A modern 14 foot catamaran for one or two sailors. Perfect for two teens or for an adult and child. Less experienced sailors will want lighter winds as the catamaran can be a handful in strong winds.

40,00 for 1 hour

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The Topaz 14X catamaran has a mylar mainsail and suits intermediate to advanced sailors. The price includes wetsuits and buoyancy aids.

A trapeze harness can be rented for a nominal cost. We will ask for proof of experience before renting this catamaran with a trapeze.

Hobie 15

A great intermediate catamaran ideal for two or more sailors (twin trapezing possible). Calm and dry in light winds, it is suited to two sailors or small group who may be less familiar with catamaran sailing

50,00 for 1 hour

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The Hobie 15 is a high, dry platform but in stronger winds can be made to fly the hull upwind. Excellent catamaran to rent after you have completed a training course. The price includes wetsuits and buoyancy aids and trapeze harnesses can be rented for a nominal cost.

We will ask for proof of experience before renting it with trapeze harnesses and renters must have experience of righting a catamaran.

Topaz 16C

Rent our Topper Topaz 16C for a fun sail for 2 to 4 people. This is a catamaran for more experienced sailors than the Hobie 15. Trapezes available for light crews (< 70kG)  

60,00 for 1 hour

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A modern 16 foot catamaran for two or three sailors. Ideal for those gaining experience after a course, it handles well and has all the controls you need to develop your sailing skills. Renters must have experience of righting a catamaran.

The price includes wetsuits and buoyancy aids. Trapeze harnesses can be rented for a nominal cost.

A 16CX version is available with mylar mainsail and gennaker for advanced sailors only. See Topaz 16CX booking

Topaz 16CX

Rent our Topper Topaz 16CX for an exciting sail for 2 to 4 people. The 16CX has a powerful mainsail and a gennaker and will only be rented to sailors with an advanced sailing certificate. Further details below and on the booking form.  

105,00 for 2 hours

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A modern 16 foot catamaran for two or three sailors. Powerful, mylar mainsail and reaching gennaker for downwind flying. Great for two sailors improving in stronger winds or for a longer cruise around our sailing area. See the Topaz 16C booking for the fun version of the catamaran.

The minimum booking for the 16CX is two hours. The price includes wetsuits and buoyancy aids. Renters must be able to show us certificated proof of experience with a gennaker i.e. experience gained with us or a certificate from a recognised sailing authority.

Trapeze harnesses can be rented for a nominal cost when you make your booking.

Hobie 18 Pearl

An 18 foot catamaran for experienced catamaran sailors. Exciting sailing and a great catamaran for developing advanced skills such as flying the hull. We will ask for proof of experience before renting this catamaran due to its higher performance and value.

80,00 for 1 hour

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A catamaran for more experienced sailors, the Hobie Pearl has pivoting centreboards so requires extra care launching and landing. It has a furling gennaker and can be sailed with twin-trapeze. Buoyancy aids, wetsuits and 2 trapeze harnesses (if required) are included in the rental price.

Due to its size, speed and centreboards we can only rent the Pearl to experienced sailors who have experience of gennakers and of righting a catamaran.

COVID-19

Everything gets sprayed but please remember that masks must be worn if you are near to other people and at all times in the vicinity of our office.

Identification

Please bring ID with you as you may need it if you want to rent equipment from us ( 1 per boat is sufficient I. Remember to reclaim it at the end of your rental

Timing

To ensure the best use of your time and ours, please check-in 15 minutes before your course start (30 minutes on the first day of a multi session course)

Clothing

Stay warm, bring a change of clothes. Suitable footwear. Wetsuits are available, costumes worn beneath. Wetboots are available or bring old trainers. No beach sandals. Bare feet at your own risk!