Watersports – Launch & storage

Calshot is an excellent place to launch your vessel year-round, providing breathtaking panoramic views, access to the Solent and a place to safely store your watersports equipment until your next adventure.


We have a secure, racked storage area where each rack can hold up to two boards plus equipment, or one kayak, up to 3.5m long. All items must be contained within the confines of the rack.

Annual rack fee: £100 (from April 2024)
Late payment fee: £5 per month

If you are interested in our watersports storage, please complete the enquiry form and a member of our team will be in touch with you shortly.

Windsurf, Kayak and SUP Storage Enquiry Form

Please note: Everyone who stores their craft at Calshot Activities Centre is required to hold the necessary level of insurance, please see the Calshot site rules for more details.

Kayaks in a rack

Launch passes

Daily launching

Daily launch passes can be purchased from any of our onsite pay machines. All daily launchers are to complete a registration form prior to launching, to ensure the safety of all water users. This can be completed below, or you can scan the QR to complete the form at any of our onsite pay machines upon arrival. Help us to keep you and all water users safe this summer.

Kayak, SUP, windsurf or winging: Free
All other craft: £20 for one visit in 24 hours


Windsurfers on the Solent

Annual, 6 Month and 3 Month Launch passes

Frequent visitor to Calshot? Why not save time and money by purchasing one of our launch passes?

Passes can be used on the following types of craft:

  • Jet skis
  • Boats on a trailer

What's included:

  • Access to both tidal and non-tidal launching areas
  • Unlimited launching
  • Use of onsite facilities - including wash off point, showers and toilets
  • Onsite beachside café
  • Unlimited parking pass*

How to buy a launch pass

Select from our annual, 6 or 3 monthly launch passes below. You will be asked to create an account. Once this has been set up you will be able to add the pass to your basket and go on to complete your registration form.

Please note

Once your form has been submitted and payment has been made, it can take up to 48 hours to add your vehicle registration number to our ANPR system for automatic entry to the launching area. If you would like to launch within this time, please contact us on 02380 892077 or pop into reception between 8.45am and 4pm where we can manually add your vehicle registration number to our ANPR system.

*Two vehicles can be registered onto the parking pass, however only one vehicle can be onsite at one time. Daily parking fees are applicable to your second vehicle on site at the same time.

Have a question?

Call us on 02380 892077 or complete our enquiry form and a member of our Team will be in touch with you shortly.

Western spit shingle beach