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  • Copy of standard menu’s available on request; these can be adjusted to suit individual needs. (i.e. vegetarians etc)
  • Pirate, if required will come & talk to each Group that books to give a “pre boarding” talk on safety, boat use & lock use. (depending on distance)
  • The boat is moored at Northolt & is the normal boarding point, unless pre arranged. (boat yard postcode - UB5 6AG)
  • You can book the boat for a weekend, week or longer etc & split the camp by half or thirds, this allows up to 24 to take part.
  • All you need to bring is a sleeping bag & clothes required for the time on the boat, everything else is supplied. (kit list on Ben Gorton information page)
  • The Skipper is Pirate, who has a Scout form W, a RYA Helmsman’s certificate & a Boat Master level 3 & has been running Scouts Narrowboat camps for over 25 years & has been involved with inland boating since 1965.
  • The boat is named Ben Gorton after “Rikki” from 1st Bordon Garrison Scout Group.
  • The boat is available for Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Explorers, Leaders & Fellowship (SAS) & all Guide sections.
  • There are 20 + buoyancy aids & 8 life jackets on board to fit most sizes

Booking Request Form

Please complete the form below along with any requirements or queries in the notes field.

NB. A deposit of £100 is required after your booking has been accepted, with full payment required 14 days prior to the camp's start.

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High Line Yachting, The Boat Yard, Rowdell Rs, Northolt, UB5 6AG

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