Bareboat Motor Boat

What is Bareboat Motor Boat Charter?

Bareboat Motor Boat Charter allows you to self-drive the boat, without a skipper or instructor on board. It’s effectively your boat for the day, without the costs and maintenance of boat ownership. After much demand from from our RYA Day Skipper students, we have gained exclusive use of a great sports cruiser. This gives the opportunity to explore the Solent and its surrounding areas, whilst consolidating new skills independently.

Others use Bareboat Motor Boat Charter to enjoy one of the many events that take place each year on or around the Solent. Please note that you will require a valid RYA Day Skipper Motorboat certificate in order to book a Bareboat Motor Boat Charter.

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The Boats

Ocean Sports Tuition has chosen a Bavaria 35 sports cruiser, she is powered by 2 economical Volvo D6’s with Bravo 2 outdrives as well as a bow thruster. This Makes manoeuvring very easy and for all our Powerboat level 2 students and easy cross over from outboard engines. She is MCA coded for 8, sleeping 4 in comfort in 2 cabins.

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How Much Does it Cost?

Bareboat Charter prices are quoted from our base at Saxon Wharf Marina Southampton and are exclusive of VAT and fuel. We can arrange for delivery and collection anywhere in the Solent and the UK. Please phone or email for further information on bespoke packages. The boat will come fully fuelled, therefore we charge at the current MDL pump prices for any fuel consumed.

Weekend = £1149.00

Bank Holiday weekends = £1725.00

Weekend day = £695.00

Midweek = £1950.00

Midweek day = £525.00

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Bareboat Special Event Diary Dates

You can also book a Bareboat Motor Boat Charter to get closer to the action and enjoy the view from the water for one of the many events held around the Solent each year.

2020 diary dates are:

  • Round the Island Race – 30th May 2020
  • Cowes Classic Week – 25th – 31st July 2020
  • Cowes Week 8th – 15th August 2020
  • Bournemouth Air Show  30th – 23 August 2020

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Charter Times

Weekend: Saturday 0900 – Sunday 1600

Weekend day: 0900 – 1700

Bank Holiday weekend: Saturday 0900 – Monday 1600

Mid week: Monday 0900 – Friday 1600

Mid week day: Monday – Friday 0900 – 1700

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Options & Services

Final Clean Mandatory £150.00
Skipper * Option £250.00
Bedding Option £50.00
Towels Option £10.00 /pp
Tender Option £75.00 per week
OB engine Option £75.00 per week
Paddle board Option £75.00 per week
Sea Start Included FOC
Start Stop Advice Included FOC

*Dependant on skippers experience and qualifications, all new charters will be required to take a skipper for the first day of there bare boat charter. This is a requirement by our bare boat insurance policy.

All prices are plus VAT and Fuel used

Booking Details

Please request your charter by contacting us via the Contact Form (we will call back to confirm your booking) or feel free call us on 02381 242159 or contact us to discuss your needs.

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