FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Below is a list of the most frequently asked questions. If you have any other questions please don’t hesitate to ask - we are always at the end of the phone – 02381 242159.
There is no such thing as a silly question!
We are based in Saxon Wharf Marina, next to Shamrock Quay on the River Itchen in Southampton.
Yes we do, we have the very latest Gore Tex waterproofs from Gull.
The great thing about our location in the Solent, is whatever the weather we can always find a suitable location for your training.
Yes, Saxon Wharf has plenty of parking.
All our RIBS are capable of 40 knots, but our normal cruising speed on RYA courses is around 20 knots.
Bare boat charter is where you are the skipper and self drive the boat, effectively the boat is yours for the charter period.
All our RIBs are MCA coded and as such have to carry a minimum level of safety equipment, this would include:
- Life jackets for all passengers including spares
- First Aid kit
- Buckets x 2
- Kedge Anchor
- Hand Held VHF
- Charts of the area
- Echo Sounder
- Horse Shoe Bouys
- Radar Reflector
- Life Raft
This is not the complete list, but you start to understand that we carry lots of equipment for your safety.
POPULAR RYA COURSES
RYA powerboat, charter company & Simrad ambassadors.Here are some photos of our boats, client boats and interesting stuff we discover on our travels.