Did you ever want to feel like James Bond, racing away from the bad guys, with the wind in your hair and adrenaline pumping through your veins? Then this trip is for you! The expert skippers will demonstrate the manoeuvrability and speed of the RIB's by showing you high-speed turns, wave riding and wake jumping! Prepare to get wet at speeds of up to 55 knots.
After an essential safety brief and demonstration of the safety equipment, you will be taken down to the pontoon to board the RIB and head out into Southampton water. Leaving Ocean Village and heading out to sea you will pass the Luxury Cruise Liner berths at Southampton before turning South toward the Solent. From here it steps up a gear, riding the swell or jumping the wake from the super-fast "Red Jet" Cats' you will have the time of your life whilst heading towards The Central Solent.
The route takes you via the famous Hamble River and historic Calshot Castle which was built by Henry VIII. After some fun an
This is a one-night stay for two people, including breakfast at a premium Southampton hotel, including a 90-minute Extreme RIB experience and three course meal at Bella Italia.
The RIB experience runs every weekend and occasional weekdays, March-October, subject to availability.
There will be a total of 12 people on the trip and speed restriction apply for 10 to 15 minutes when departing from and returning to the Marina.
Please dress for the outdoors, warm clothes if it’s cold, light, flat soled foot wear, trainers are ideal, a waterproof or windproof jacket is a good idea even if it’s hot, also your sun tan lotion and sunglasses. Remember, bring a change of clothes for your return – you may get wet! Lifejackets and any necessary safety equipment will be issued on the day. Waterproofs can be hired at a price of £5 per person.
There are no formal height restrictions but in order to reach the floor whilst seated on the ‘jockey seat’ participants should have an inside leg measurement of 24 inches. The maximum weight is 114.3kg (18st).
You must be physically fit. Not suitable for pregnant ladies or people with bad backs or necks. Any medical conditions must be notified to the operator on booking. Under 16's must be accompanied by a participating adult.
The minimum age is 8, children must be able to hold themselves onto a jockey seat.
This break and experience is available on selected weekend and weekday dates subject to availability, between March - October, excluding Valentines, Bank Holidays, Christmas & New Year.