Dinghy Launch Rules

Access to Tallington Lakes and use of all facilities is strictly at the individuals risk. Tallington Lakes will not accept  liablilty for any accident or injury however caused. Please note: The lakes are not supervised:

  1. All owners must register and obtain an annual  Launch Permit.
  2. Temporary registration and  launch permits are available.
  3. In order to register, all owners must provide an original and valid certificate of insurance detailing levels of cover (usually a minimum of £500,000 of third party cover).
  4. Registered owners will receive an electronic barrier card to gain automatic entry and exit to Tallington, there is a refundable deposit of £15 per card. All guests must pay £3 per vehicle (plus any relevant launch fees) at reception.
  5. Dinghies may only be launched in their designated area on lake 3
  6. Sailors may use all of lakes 3, 4, 5 and 6 but strictly when there are no powerboats on the water. As soon as a powerboat begins use of lakes 4,5 or 6 the windsurfer must return to lake 3 as soon as possible.
  7. All dinghy occupants are required to wear CE approved buoyancy aids whilst on the water.
  8. Be aware of the overhead electrical power lines.
  9. Please note that swimming is not allowed in any lake.
  10. No craft is permitted on the lake between the hours of 10pm (or dusk, whichever is sooner) and 8.00 am.
  11. Tallington Lakes reserves the right to revoke launch rights at any time without warning, reason or reimbursement.
  12. Never operate a windsurfer after consuming alcohol, using drugs or, when intoxicated.
  13. Please note that there is an element of danger when participating in watersports or when in the vicinity of water.

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