Sailing And Pleasure Cruises

Hire self drive power, sailing and rowing boats or experience family and romantic pleasure cruises around some of the most breathtaking coastline in the region


Enterprise Boats – 01326 374241 – operates a fleet of pleasure craft along the Fal visiting St Mawes, Trelissick Gardens, Truro – day and evening charter.


Helford River Boats – 01326 250770 – self-drive more, sailing or rowing boats. Spend a day discovering coves and quiet beaches in the clear sea water estuary. Visit Frenchman’s Creek, Duchy Oyster Farm, Durgan and the gardens of Trebah and Glendurgan – all within an easy walk of the shore. www.helford-river-boats.co.uk


Mylor Boat Hire – 01326 377745 – self drive Picarooners carry up to six people. Plenty of room for picnic, fishing gear – spend the day discovering pebble beaches, wooded creeks, sheltered waters and waterside pubs. www.mylorboathire.co.uk

Fal Wooden Boat Hire – 07967 381299. Contact Barry Wheelock for a fabulous day out on the river Fal in one of his superb wooden boats.


Cornish Blue – 01637 876210 – skippered day trips along the coast to Mevagissey, Fowey or do some creek crawling. www.cornishbluesailing.co.uk


Cornish Cruising – 01326 211800 – day sails and coastal hopping – longer charters available. www.cornishcruising.com


Loe Beach Watersports – 01872 864295 – this centre has dinghies, sailing boats, windsurfers, kayaks and motor boats for hire. Tuition available or explore at your own pace the picturesque surroundings. www.loebeachwatersports.com

The Jubilee Queen – 01841 521093 – runs from Padstow on daily summer coastal cruises. You can be sure to see seabirds, marine life and with luck dolphins and seals. www.padstowboattrips.com


Speed Boats – 07811 113380 – a 7mile/15 minute high speed trip round the Camel Estuary, passing Daymer Bay, Polzeath, Hawker’s Cove, Tregirls and St George’s Well. www.padstowboattrips.com