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RYA Approved Training Centre


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British Canoeing and RYA Powerboat Courses. Located at the City Road Basin.

Islington Boat Club is a watersports leisure and training centre, as well as providing an active youth programme and schools tuition.

We are set in our own enclosed basin in the centre of London, offering a sheltered space to learn and explore safely.

Islington Boat Club is an RYA approved training centre for RYA Narrowboat Helm, RYA Inland Waterways Competent Crew and RYA Powerboat Courses, Level 1 and Level 2. All on City Road Basin, off Regents Canal in London.

We have an extensive fleet of craft, including kayaks, canoes, sailing boats, bell boats, powerboat and a narrowboat. We also offer dry land arts and crafts activities and games as part of our youth programme.

We are available for private hire: birthday party canoeing and kayaking; pedalo hire in the summer; narrowboat and canal trips; community and school groups.

Please contact if you have any enquiries about our services.

To make a booking or for booking enquiries please contact

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Our new bikes! With many thanks to theLMCT

Islington Boat Club,
16-34 Graham Street, Islington,
London, N1 8JX
020 7253 0778.

Registered Charity 287680
Registered Company 01743087