Thunderbolt Experience Trip in Southampton, England
Experience the fun and excitement in riding Powerboats in Southampton, England! Book our Thunderbolt Experience Trip for as low as £120 per person. Rates: • Per person: £120 • Extra 1 person: £40 What You Can Expect: The Thunderbolt is a unique high-performance inflatable catamaran built in South Africa for surf rescue. This exceptional craft is set up to enable anyone to quickly take to the wheel and have fun racing through the surf. It accelerates and changes direction just as its name suggests. What happens on the day Your experience begins with a safety briefing and an introduction to the boat. You then get changed into the Saber Powersports racing team kit and safety gear. Then it's onto the water. You board the Thunderbolt with an experienced instructor who runs through driving procedure. Then it's off for a full hour of high adrenaline action including: • Instruction on cornering and racing technique • Wave jumping • High speed take offs You will then be taken to the high-speed offshore circuit where you will have the opportunity to race against the clock to find the aquatic of the year. You will share the driving with two other guests so each person has at least 10 minutes driving time. During debrief, you will be given a photograph to remember the day.
- Captain is included.
- A captain is provided by the listing owner to host and operate the trip.
- 2 guests
- Tours, Lessons, and Diving
- Jet Boat Tour
We offer a unique experience where you drive genuine offshore powerboats.
Features & Details
- Life jackets/required safety gear
- Outboard Engine
- Single Engine
You’ll get directions for the exact departure location when you make a booking inquiry.
0% refund up to 28 days prior.
Additional Terms & Information
Additional Information You will spend a minimum of 1 hour on the water; you are at the centre for up to 2 hours. This day is suitable for almost anyone from 12 to 70 years old (under 16s will need to be with parents or guardians). Disabled access is limited please contact us to discuss requirements. Please note our experiences are not suitable for those with a back, neck or heart complaints or for pregnant women. Please wear jeans or shorts and training or boat shoes. Please also bring a change of clothes- just in case. Terms and Conditions Refunds Please be aware that you cannot cancel a booking and it cannot be transferred within 28 days of the event. The administration cost of transferring a booking prior to the 28 days is £35. If the holder of the gift voucher wishes to upgrade their voucher to an another type of experience they may do so by paying the difference. There is no administration charge for doing this. It is the driver's responsibility to arrive on time to complete the experience. We are unable to wait for late arrivals and if the health and safety briefing is missed or has started the driver will not be allowed to participate. All bookings are final and no refund will be given. We do offer cancellation safeguard for £20 per booking that will cover one cancellation for illness, the death of a close family member, and breakdown/flight delay. In all instances, proof is required before rebooking (i.e... doctors sick note copy of breakdown report from relevant recovery agency).If you would like to purchase this to safeguard your powerboat experience please contact us immediately. Sometimes we have to cancel an experience for reasons beyond our control, such as the weather or mechanical breakdown. We will do our best to notify you as soon as possible and do everything we can to offer an alternative date or time. We regret that, in these circumstances, our company is unable to reimburse travel, accommodation or any other expenses you may incur in relation to the canceled experience. Session Lengths Session lengths are approximate, vary from venue to venue and are given simply as an indication of the time you will spend at the venue. Unless stated otherwise, you will usually be taking turns with other people and there may be waiting time involved. We give itineraries as a guide only and the running order of an event may change. The Weather All our experiences are dependent on the weather and we advise you to call to check the weather before setting out. If your experience is canceled due to the weather you will be able to re-book, but your re-booked experience remains subject to weather conditions. Availability All our experiences are offered subject to availability. We will do our best to secure your preferred choice of dates. To help us, please book as early as possible, preferably at least 28 days in advance or further for peak dates such as weekends or holiday periods. Bookings are not confirmed until you receive confirmation in writing from us. You should not make any arrangements in connection with the experience until you have received your booking confirmation. Where certain powerboats are not available due to mechanical breakdown or weather conditions, we reserve the right to make reasonable substitutions on the day. If this is not possible we reserve the right to cancel the experience at short notice. Inclusivity We welcome the participation of disabled people in our experiences, though we recognize that certain experiences may present difficulties for those with disabilities. We are committed to ensuring that disabled customers are given every opportunity to participate, so we ask that you tell us about any relevant disability at the time of ordering. This enables us to do our best to meet the participant's particular needs. We will be happy to provide information about the disabled facilities available at our venue. Complaints We welcome your feedback on all of our experiences. If you have a problem or complaint on the day, please bring it to the attention of the experience manager at the Marina as soon as possible, so that they have a chance to put matters right. If your problem is not resolved on the day, please contact us. In general, we consider it unreasonable if you take no action during an event, but then make a complaint at a later date. Other Terms and Conditions All prices quoted include VAT where applicable and are correct at the time of publication. We reserve the right to increase the price of any experience without notice. You will be notified of any price increase before you place your order. You must be over 16 years old, at least 5' tall and weigh no more than 17 stone to take part. Please note our experiences are not suitable for those with a back, neck or heart complaints or for pregnant women. Please wear jeans or shorts and training or boat shoes. Please also bring a change of clothes- just in case.