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Hampshire's No.1 Boat Hire Company !

This website is currently being re-developed. We are aware that there are some of the information here may currently be inaccurate, so please call us on 02380 223278 for the latest information

Departing from Ocean Village, Southampton, our vessels Ocean Scene and Jenny R take thousands of passengers on popular day & evening cruises throughout the year. All vessels fully heated with Saloons, Sundecks & full facilities

We offer public or private charter services and can cater for weddings, private parties and conferences as well as Christmas events and corporate functions ..... fancy a party night with a difference check out our themed cruise page.

We have all you need, and more, to enjoy a great time on our beautiful waters. Call us on 023 8022 3278 if you'd like to chat about our services or want us to send you a brochure. Scroll down for latest updates or use the sub-headings to the left to take you to the information you need




Cowes Week

Due to the late notice that the Cowes Fireworks will be proceeding this year it has only just been decided to run a party cruise FOR YOU TO ENJOY.

Cruise includes a glass of wine or beer on boarding with a basket meal of chicken & chips

Friday 4 August - Boarding 1900 sailing 1930 - 2300

Lots of time to party with our in house DJ playing the all the best tunes, fun with free glow sticks then enjoying the fabulous fireworks before returning to shore

TICKETS ONLY 19.95 - Book directly by calling 023 8022 3278


OUR 2017 BROCHURE IS NOW AVAIABLE PLEASE CALL US FOR YOUR COPY OR DOWNLOAD STRAIGHT FROM OUR WEBSITE                                                                                                                       

Group organisers, Coach Companies & Tour Operators

We appreciate all the time and effort the group organiser puts into planning an event with us so as a special thank you we would like to offer you your ticket free of charge   (Based on minimum booking of 20 or more, valid from (1st June 2017 - 31st October 2017)

Wedding Reception Venue Southampton - Book your wedding Reception venue with a difference, treat your guests to a cruise around the local waters while enjoying superb food and great entertainment. Bespoke packages offered. Our brochure is now available to download from the Wedding page

Your wedding day cruising the Solent!

Party Venue - Corporate Charter - We offer Private Party Hire & Corporate Functions throughout the year. Bespoke packages can be offered. Fully catered if required

FOOD - Meals can be pre-booked on all trips. All meals offered during our cruises are freshly cooked onboard by our own chef

BARS - Our fully licensed bars are open from boarding and for the duration of all cruises where you can purchase a full range of hot, cold, soft and alcoholic beverages

SCATTERINGS - 1 Hour charter £275 contact us for further information

Educational Cruises - Run in line with the school curriculum these tours last one hour, we offer a full commentary on the history of the port and any boats that may be in dock. Cost £275 inclusive

NOTE: Not all tours run everyday, please check our itinerary for a full schedule. It is advisable to phone to check availability. Booking is required on any cruise including meals. Due to the nature of our business we do not offer online booking.  A copy of our conditions of carriage can be requested when booking or downloaded directly from our website

PARTY NIGHTS - river boat shuffles We offer all types of Party Nights throughout the year, from our regular River Boat Shuffle, Hen Nights, Caribbean style Cruises and 80's Nights. These are just some of the themes we follow, we can also offer 60's / 70's, Nights, any type of party night you would like really. All you need to start a party night of your own, with a theme of your choice and on a date that suits you is a group of 40 or more. The remaining tickets will then be advertised to other parties. Contact the office for information on the 2017 party nights that have been scheduled or visit the itinerary page.   Like us on facebook to get weekly updates on new events coming up.

As a thank you we want to offer the group organiser a free ticket for any party night booked. Based on a minimum of 20 booking. Valid from 1st June to 31st October

IDEAS FOR THEMED PARTY CRUISES - Give us a great idea, get a group together, choose a date and we will advertise it. If it proves popular we will give your group tickets at a discounted price.

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JOB VACANCIES: Part time waiting/bar staff required to work on "as and when" basis. Contact the office for further information.

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