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Instructions for Renting
Rentals can be picked up from and returned to our shop.
(1320 School Street, Richmond, VA 23220)
You can pick up as early as 8am and as late as 6pm.
Rentals must be returned before 8am the next day. If you drop off when the shop is closed, just give us a call to let us know.
The earlier you pick up, the more time you get to use it!
If you have a truck or a car with roof racks, bring it! If you do not have either, it’s ok. We can put the boats on top of your car with straps and roof pads. 2 single person kayaks can go on a car roof. Most car roofs can only fit one tandem kayak or canoe.
All boat rentals include a PFD, paddle, helmet (if whitewater), splash skirt (if whitewater), car straps, roof pad (if needed).
Deliveries are not available right now.
If you would like to rent for multiple days, please call our shop to discuss multi-day pricing. (804) 898-0697
Various Paddling and river camping gear can also be rented, but reservations must be made over the phone.
Stand Up Paddle Board
Inflatable Kayak (Ducky)
A la carte PFD, paddle, wetsuit, splashtop or booties
Multi-day/weekend rates are available.
We do not rent inflatable tubes.
Lost or Damaged Items
Make sure your boats are secured tightly to your car. You are responsible!
If boats or gear are damaged, an extra fee will be charged to your card based on the repairs needed. If the boat is beyond repair or lost, you will be charged the replacement cost as noted below.
Stand Up Paddle Board- $800
Flatwater Kayak- $500
Inflatable Kayak (Ducky)- $700
Whitewater Kayak- $1,200
Sea Kayak- $800
Flatwater PFD- $75
Whitewater PFD- $125
Booties- $30/ pair
Tandem seat- $75 each
SUP Fin- $50
Recommended Flatwater Location
Huguenot Flatwater Park (Stony Point Area)
8600 Southampton Road, Richmond, VA 23235
Park here and you’ll see the boat ramp.
Tredegar at Brown’s Island (Downtown)
Tredegar Street, Richmond, VA 23219
Park at the Belle Isle Parking Lot. Then face the river and walk left along the path. The sandy river bank for you is across the street from the Tredegar Ironworks Building under railroad tracks.
Great Shiplock Park (Shockoe Neighborhood)
2803 Dock St, Richmond, VA 23223
Park here and walk across the dam gate bridge. Keep going straight down to the sandy river bank.
Deep Bottom Park (Henrico County)
9525 Deep Bottom Rd, Henrico, VA 23231
When you enter the parking lot, go left to the dirt parking lot. There will be a sign that says “Deep Bottom Canoe Launch”. Go down the pathway to the dock or put in along the bank to its left.
Wetsuit Gasket, Sprayskirt & Raft Repairs
Email us at [email protected] with your request. Include photos!
Full Dry Top Gaskets
Latex Bootie Gasket
Stitches & patches are reinforced with aquaseal to ensure strength and waterproofing.