Instructions for the SGBA motorboat booking site

You can enlarge the images below by clicking on them. Then move the enlarged image around the screen, and even partly off it, to keep the instructions in view.

At the bottom of the motorboat page you will see the screen opposite.

To log in, enter your email address and the password given to you when you satisfactorily completed your induction programme.

This will take you to the screen below.

When you first log on to the booking system you should change the default password to something only known to you.

To do this, click on "Your Settings" at the top of the booking page. This opens the next screen.

Change your password and click on "Save changes"

You will be returned to the booking page.

This screen opens by default on the current month but you can select other views using the tabs across the top.

You will see that some bookings have already been made. you can click on these to get more details but unless they are your bookings you cannot alter them.

To make a booking left click on the day you want.

This will take you to the next screen.

In the pop-up box you can select the boat you want and the duration of the booking.

The boats are available from 06:00 to 20:00.

Bookings are charged at £10.00 up to four hours and £20.00 for over 4 hours.

Once you have selected the time period, click on "Create Reservation".

This will take you to the payment screen.

Here we get into the SGBA PayPal account.

Check the reservation information and if you are happy click on "Pay Now". Or cancel the reservation.

Assuming all is OK and you opt to pay for the reservation, you will arrive at the following screen.

You do not need a PayPal account but if you have one and wish to use it click on "Pay with my PayPal account" link. 

Otherwise, fill in the boxes required for payment by debit or credit card.

Click on "Continue" to arrive at the final screen in the booking process.

Here you see that the payment has been received and the booking confirmed.

Bookings may be cancelled up to 72 hours before the start time.

You will receive an email confirmation of the booking at the time of making it and a reminder two days before the start time.

After you have used the boat you will receive another email asking you to complete a simple form about the condition of the boat when you left it.

Please fill in this form as it provides the Quartermaster with essential informaton that enable him to make sure that the boat is ready for the next user.