THE NUMBER ONE BOAT HIRE COMPANY
& corporate hire departing from Ocean Village, Southampton.
CELEBRATE IN STYLE
it's entertaining or a special event we have it all covered.
A MERRY LITTLE CHRISTMAS
welcome to Blue Funnel
Departing from Southampton, our vessel Ocean Scene takes thousands of passengers on popular day & evening cruises throughout the year, fully heated with saloons, sundecks & full facilities she is everything you need for a perfect venue whatever the occasion.
We offer public or private charter services and can cater for Wedding Receptions, Private Parties, Corporate Functions, Conferences & Personal Celebrations as well as Christmas Events.
Fancy a party night with a difference? Then check out the many themed cruise we hold throughout the year on our Party Page along with the traditional River Boat Shuffles.
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.
We pride ourselves on our personal service and attention to detail and as such all tours must be booked directly with us via telephone to ensure your event or trip is perfect!
We are also available out of hours via email should you need to contact us.
drinks & things
Our onboard bar is open on all cruises from boarding and includes a comprehensive wine list for pre-order.
Drinks receptions can take place on private charters including Champagne, Bucks Fizz, Sherry, Fruit and Alcoholic punches, soft options also available
You can also pay your own champagne corkage price includes chilling, glasses and serving. Please contact us for rates.
Our in house catering crew can provide for any requirement you have. All food is prepared and cooked fresh onboard to your chosen menu. Discussions with our chef can also provide you with a tailored menu to suit your needs.
We offer silver service 2 – 4 course formal dinners, 3 course fork buffets or if you are looking for something a little more informal you can choose from our finger buffets, basket meals, ploughman’s, chef’s specials such as Lasagne, curry or chilli all served with traditional accompaniments. Maybe just a nice afternoon cream tea would suit your charter requirements.
Hamble River Cruise
Cruise down Southampton Water to view the Hamble River with its marinas, yachts and the location of the 80s TV series, Howards Way.
60s, 70s, 80s and other themed party nights, join the fun and strut your stuff on the dancefloor whilst we sail you around the local waters.
Xmas Lunch Cruises
Celebrate the Yuletide merriment with a 4 course Christmas lunch aboard our festively decorated vessel, with a 3 hour cruise and reception drink.
weddings with Blue Funnel
Hire one of our vessels for your special day. MV ‘Ocean Scene’ has just been refurbished throughout with all new carpeting, flooring and seating. She is the ideal venue for holding a wedding reception on the water.