1. Powerboat Taster Session in Southampton, England

Powerboat Taster Session in Southampton, England

Experience the unique thrill of a high speed tour of the Solent in a genuine offshore powerboat! Book the Powerboat Taster Session for as low as £100 per person. Rates: • Per person: £100 • Extra 1 person: £28 • Extra 2 people: £55 • Extra 3 people: £75 What You Can Expect: Experience the unique thrill of a high speed tour of the Solent in a genuine offshore powerboat. Hold on tight as your highly experienced instructor takes the boat to the limit completing our offshore circuit. Feel the grace and pace of these racing thoughobreds.  Your experience will begin in Southampton with a safety briefing. You will then be provided with offshore racing jacket and life jacket and escorted to the waiting powerboat. After a short cruise down the river the driver will open up the throttle and you will the flying across the waves. This unique experience includes a demonstration of wave jumping, high speed cornering, racing lines and starts. Then you have 2 laps behind the wheel on our circuit to put it to the test.

Captain is included.
A captain is provided by the listing owner to host and operate the trip.
3 guests
Powerboats, Pontoons, & RIBs


We offer a unique experience where you drive genuine offshore powerboats.

Features & Details

  • Life jackets/required safety gear
  • Twin Engine

Approximate Location

You’ll get directions for the exact departure location when you make a booking inquiry.

The boat's approximate location on a map

Cancellation Policy

0% refund up to 28 days prior.

Additional Terms & Information

Additional Information Availability This experience is on selected weekend dates from May to October. Allow one and a half hours total for your experience. There will be between one and four others taking part in the session. Requirements Maximum weight is 17 stone. All participants are required to sign a disclaimer. Minimum age 12 but under 18's must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. You will be provided with a waterproof jacket but we suggest you wear a t-shirt, jeans and soft shoes or trainers. Please also bring sunglasses, suntan lotion and a sweatshirt. There is not a requirement to wear helmets Spectators/facilities Friends and family are welcome to come and watch you leave the venue they can the relax and have a drink or something to eat. There are toilets, changing areas and catering facilities on site. Dogs and children are welcome! 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.

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