Rent a boat on the Regent's Canal

Private boat rental from Paddington

Enjoy a GoBoat boat ride along the famous Regent's Canal.

Explore beautiful Little Venice and the spectacular sights of North West London from a new perspective. You are your own captain when renting our fully-electric boats in the historic Regent's Canal.

With each boat fitting up to 8 people, you'll enjoy a unique social sailing experience with friends, family or colleagues.

The sailing trip is your opportunity to spend quality time with your loved ones by being fully present and in the moment.

Seats up to 8 people

No license required

Leisurely speed of 3.5mph

Silent, electric motor

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Bring your friends, family and even the dog on your GoBoat adventure!

Renting a boat on the Regent's Canal

It's easy to rent a GoBoat in West London. Just book online and show up 15 minutes before the booked time at our Paddington location. The person renting must be 18 years old.

You could try your luck by turning up at our location at Merchant Square to see if we have available boats. If so, we are happy to rent you a boat without a prior booking. However, we do recommend to book online whenever possible.

We'll teach you how to sail and instruct you about the rules. No license required. Have a look at how sailing a GoBoat works.

Rules and information about renting a GoBoat in Paddington:

  • Paddington is an alcohol-free location. If you wish to enjoy a drink during your journey, please book for one of our other locations.
  • In Paddington, you can rent heated seats for your sail during the cold months. Find out more here
  • Each boat seats up to 8 people. No license or prior experience needed.
  • The lead booker and the captain (driver of the boat) must be aged 18 or older
  • A GoBoat's speed is about 3 knots (3.5 mph) so you can fully appreciate the experience and enjoy spending time with each other on the water
  • You can reschedule or make amendments to your booking up to 48 hours before departure

Pricing for GoBoat Paddington

Choose the number of hours that suits your trip. Each boat can accommodate up to 8 people.

1 hour

Short and Sweet

The sailing trip where several sights placed in Paddington and the Regent's Canal can be seen.



Most popular

Picnic and sightseeing

Our most sailed trip! Enjoy the unique Regent's Canal. Bring your own food and drinks or buy them at GoBoat.



Good time for a great sailing trip

The perfect trip when you really want to enjoy a full experience on the water with plenty of time to explore hidden gems.



Route map for GoBoat Paddington

Navigate through the Regent's Canal with our map. Take a look at the sailing area to prepare yourself for a great trip on the water.

You set sail from Paddington and sail through the canals. You'll also find the map attached to the picnic table in the boat.

Things to see in the Canal:

  • Little Venice
  • Maida Hill Tunnel
  • Regent's Park
  • London Zoo
  • Camden Lock
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Where to find GoBoat Paddington

  • Our address is: Merchant Square, Paddington Basin, W2 1AS
  • Opening time: Weather permitting, we're open every day from 9.30am until sunset. Please check the booking system for specific opening hours.
  • Public transport: The closest tube stations are Edgware Road and Paddington. Mainline rail services operate from Paddington. Find us on Google Maps here.