HOW IT WORKS
For a fixed monthly fee, you have access to any boat at any location, all prepared for you to just step aboard and enjoy your adventure. We deal with all servicing, maintenance, cleaning, and repairs leaving you to enjoy your time on the water. This is how it works.
1. RESERVE ANY BOAT VIA OUR APP
2. ACCESS THE BOAT YOURSELF AND GO FISHING
3. REFUEL AND RETURN THE BOAT, THAT'S IT!
Benefits of the Gone Fishing Boat Club
Flexible access to a fleet of boats in a number of locations, all for a competitive monthly fee and no joining fee!
Use any boat at any location.
Induction included in your joining process.
Morning, afternoon, or all day bookings give you the maximum flexibility and usage of the boats.
We take care of everything; just turn up, motor to a location of choice and cast off.
You can bring friends along to make the trip a social one or share the fuel cost.
Boats are moored at prime marina locations with 24 hour fuel berths.
Fuel at cost at any MDL marinas.
Access to members only social media pages and free entry into fishing events all year round.
Free car parking at all marinas.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can anyone become a member?
Members must be at least 25 years of age, have 3 years experience on a similar boat or RYA Powerboat Level 2, and hold a valid driver’s licence. An induction is included as part of your joining process.
Do I need experienced to join the club?
You need a minimum of 3 years experience on a similar boat or hold RYA Powerboat Level 2.
How do I become a member?
Fill in our application form HERE
How do I reserve a boat?
You can make bookings 24 hours a day via our wapp.
How many sessions can I book?
Anytime and Summer members can book 2 weekend and 2 weekday sessions at any one time, and Weekday Plan members can book 4 weekday sessions. Once a session is used it can then be re-booked an unlimited number of time each month. This is to ensure a fair use policy for all members.
Do I have to book the same boat?
No; sessions can either be booked on one boat, or spread across multiple boats and locations.
Can I make a last-minute booking?
Yes up to 6 hours before, as long as the boats are available and you have sessions available to use.
Can I book a day charter?
No, boats are strictly only available to club members.
How do I know which boats are available?
Live availability of each boat is shown on our app.
How long can I stay on the water?
Bookings are made in two slots; morning or afternoon sessions. Alternatively you can reserve your boat for all day by simply booking two adjacent sessions.
Is there a joining fee?
No joining fee, just a £100.00 refundable deposit.
Can I bring guests?
Yes, you can bring guests but the member is the only one allowed to drive the boat.
Can I leave or change my membership plan?
Yes. If you decide that you would like to change your plan or leave you can do this once every 18 months.
Is there a minimum commitment?
There is no contract, just a rolling 28-day agreement. You can leave at anytime by giving 28 days notice.
Do you have any breakdown cover?
All our boats have Seastart breakdown cover, this cover is limited to up to 3Nm offshore. For more details click here.
Is the insurance covered by the club?
Yes fully comprehensive.
Who cleans and maintains the boats?
When returning the boat, all you need to do is refuel it, remove your equipment, bait and rubbish, and hose it down ready for the next member. The boats are professionally valeted, maintained and serviced by us.
Is fuel included?
No, the boat will be full on arrival. You simply top up the fuel on your return, there are 24 hour fuel berths at each base.
Can my guests use the club boats without me being there?
No, members must always be on board with their guests.