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Terms & Info..

-Please be aware, this is a boating lake, during operating hours there will be various boats on the water. Please view the map above for restricted areas and preferred boat routes.

-There are no time limits once your licence is paid.
-PFD, Buoyancy aids or life jackets
must be worn by all paddlers. 
-Leashes must be worn at all times.
-No under 4's on the water at anytime.
-No swimming at anytime.
-Regular licence checks carried out.
-Any antisocial behaviour will result in
craft being removed from the lake.



Pay and Paddle...

This is a payment for a day licence on Southport Marine Lake. You are able to launch from around the boathouse (please be aware this is a working boat yard) or anywhere North of the pier, no need to check in anywhere, just pay and paddle, we will use the name used to pay for the licence when checked on the water. please be aware of boats operating on the lake.


Parking is included in your licence cost, use any spaces in the Southport Watersports car park, it is the long car park behind the Lakeside Inn. Simply enter your reg on the checkout page when purchasing your licence.

"Where can I paddle"?

While motorboats and pedalo's are operating, you can paddle anywhere north of the pier, the bowl at the north end of the lake is reserved for water ski boats, if they are operating, please depart the bowl for your safety.

"Can I put a speed boat on the lake"?

Unfortunately we do not allow any motorised boats on the lake.

"Can I swim on the lake"?

Unfortunately due to the amount of boats operating on the lake, swimming is prohibited.

"What happens if I don't have a licence"?

Southport Watersports reserve the right to ban or remove unlicensed craft and prosecute repeat offenders.

"Where can I get a yearly licence"?

You can apply for a season licence for paddle boarding or kayaking from SUP North (check the lake clubs page) and sailing licences are issued by Southport Watersports after you have joined one of the sailing clubs.

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