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‘Peer-to-peer’ boat rentals
Mark Tizard examines some of the implications of CRT’s proposed new licence category currently under review.
In recent years, it has become increasingly common to read of boats available to rent in Central London and on the Kennet and Avon Canal, and the practice is spreading to other areas. Yet, to obtain a licence to rent a boat out to others, you currently need a hire-boat licence and a hire-boat level boat safety certificate. It is also a stipulation that the boat must have a home mooring.