Entebbe Sailing Club

Boat Hire

Price in Uganda shillings  
BoatMemberNon Member
Optimist15,000 40,000
Laser25,000 40,000
Albacore40,000 80,000
Hobbiecat40,000 80,000
Rigging fee3,000 3,000

Please read the terms and conditions of hire before hiring a boat. Click here


 The club has two self catering Bandas which may be hired for 60 US dollars per day. Non members will have to pay an additional 70,000 Uganda Shilling temporary membership fee (Valid for one month).

Also, there is plenty of space for camping. For members there is no fee charged. For reciprocating members there is a charge of 25,000 Uganda shillings per tent. For non members, the fee is 35,000 shillings per tent and the visitor must pay the standard visitor's fee and abide by the same rules as for ordinary visitors to the club as defined in the rules Para 2.4.2

To book accommodation or find out more click here

From the Club Byelaws

26. Hiring of the Bandas

  1. Bandas are for rent by members for a maximum of one week, renewable subject to availability. Please give at least 3 days notice!
  2. Non members wishing to rent a Banda must be introduced by a member of the club in good standing and apply for Temporary Membership in accordance with Rule 2.3.5.
  3. At least one weeks’ notice should be given and application should be made on the appropriate form available from the bar and entered into the bookings diary.
  4. Application for hiring the Bandas will be through the commodore or other committee member and at his/her discretion.
  5. A daily fee will be charged as decided by the committee.
  6. The committee reserve the right to refuse hire of a banda to persons who have previously used the bandas and left it/them in disarray.
  7. The committee reserve the right to refuse hire to non-members who have insufficient tangible link to the club or any of its members.
  8. The use of the bandas in conjunction with any commercial activities is not permitted, unless that activity is connected to a club function and the hire has been approved on a one-off basis by the committee. 

Private functions

Terms of Hire

Paying for a private function allows the following benefits:-

  • Non-exclusive use of all Club facilities
  • Introduction of non-member guests without payment of guest fees
  • Permission to use audio equipment for PA or to play music
  • Permission to use outside catering on site
  • Permission to introduce food or drink not otherwise available at the Club bars
  • Permission to use party items such as a bouncy castle

Booking a Private Function

  • No private functions are allowed on Sundays
  • All private functions must be agreed by the Commodore or Vice-commodore
  • Friday and Saturday functions must be booked at least two weeks ahead
  • Weekday functions must be booked at least three days ahead        
  • Start and finish times must be agreed at the time of booking
  • Approximate number of guests should be stated
  • The full fee must be paid at the time of booking (returned if booking not permitted)
  • Staff required outside their normal working hours must be paid for in advance
  • Bar staff and boat boys 5000 UgSh per person per hour or part hour
  • Bar staff working after 8pm additional 20,000 UgSh for transport

Running a Private Function

  • The person booking the function is responsible for the good conduct of the function and for the health and safety of the guests and for any damage to Club property
  • Non-member guests must be registered on entry to the Club
  • Members not invited to the party must be allowed normal access to Club facilities
  • Audio equipment must be used at a moderate volume
  • Water activities must conform to Club safety regulations e.g. use of life jackets, etc
  • If the event runs beyond the agreed finish time staff costs must be paid as above

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Fees in Uganda Shillings

Non MembersSaturday600,000