Terms and Conditions

LBWS refers to Lyme Bay Water Sports

Minimum age permitted on the Banana is 8 years and MUST be accompanied on the banana by a parent/guardian over 18yrs.
Children of 12-17 are permitted to ride the banana and/or rings however, a parent/guardian must be present in the boat.

Lifejackets, buoyancy aids, helmets are mandatory and provided.
LBWS have a minimum age policy of 5 years, with an adult, if the sea state is flat calm.

  • This age is then raised, at the Skippers discretion, as the wind speed/wave size increases.
  • Passengers are made aware of this rule from the outset.
  • The Skippers word is final.
  • Child age range 5 years – 11 years inclusive.

LBWS adopt this policy to prevent against back injury, spinal compression injury, shaking injury to a child


Gift Voucher Terms

  • LBWS Gift Vouchers are valid for the named or number of people shown on each voucher only.
  • Voucher places MUST be pre booked via telephone or email.
  • No cash alternative is offered.
  • Vouchers expire on the date shown.


Suitability to Travel

  • Any person deemed unfit to travel through misuse of alcohol or drugs shall not be permitted aboard any LBWS vessel.
  • Any person not able bodied enough to embark/disembark unassisted will be strongly advised not to travel (offer of a hand / at skippers discretion)
  • Any person with neck, back, hip or knee conditions or, any person who is pregnant will be strongly advised not to travel aboard any LBRC vessel. [at skippers discretion]



  • If trip is cancelled by LBWS due to weather conditions/sea state, voucher is valid for re use
  • If a booked party fail to show for booked trip without notice, voucher is no longer valid
  • Lifejackets set off outside of any emergency situation will be charged at £20 each.


Bookings & Deposits

  • LBWS require a deposit of £100 to secure any charter. [excl. Quayside Trips]
  • This deposit is NON-REFUNDABLE unless WE [LBWS] cancel your booking due to the sea conditions.
  • An alternative location and/or date will be offered to honour your booking.
  • Prices quoted on this website are for trip & charters from West Bay Harbour only. Trips and charters from any other harbour, marina or port will incur a mobilisation fee.



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