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Solent Yacht, Rib, Motorboat & Jet Ski Charters

Welcome to the largest charter and training fleet in English Solent. Solent Boat Charters & Training has a fleet of 20 vessels moored at Southampton & Lymington main marinas which includes motorboats, sports cruisers, sailing yachts, rib boats and even jet skis which are available skippered charters, bareboat self drive hire and RYA training courses. For more information about our company please visit

Skippered & Bareboat  Sailing Yacht Charter

   " Inspiration, Gemini, Hope, Gallifray, Hebe & ForSail" are our cruising sailing yachts based in Southampton`s main marina. They are available for skippered & bareboat charter of any duration if you have the qualifications and experience.

We own all 6 Bavaria yachts that are all available for bareboat yacht charter from their home base in Southampton. We offer them for weekends, mid mid or at a discounted full week rate. With free berthing in all MDL marinas included on Southampton based yachts they offer the best value bareboat yacht charter in the Solent.  Bareboat Yacht charter details.

  Solent Yacht Charter On Gemini

"Inspiration" skippered yacht charters allow up to 10 guests to either relax and watch her skipper and crew sail her over to the Isle of Wight or get involved in the action. Either way you are in safe hands with our Yachtmaster skippers.
We also include a Waitrose buffet on Inspiration charters which means we are free to go where the wind takes us. Perfect for business team building, corporate events or simply any type of celebration. Enjoy our 50ft yacht during Cowes Week for an extra special day.

You will be amazed by the shear power of this amazing sailing yacht. Check Inspirations details here.

Solent Yacht Charter on Moonlight

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Corporate Yacht Charter
Cowes Week Sailing
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  Solent Rib Boat Charter & Hire

Our 8  different Solent rib speed boats offer the ultimate Solent rib sea safari & rib boat hire days for groups of up to 60 guests. All our prices include skipper & fuel.
They come with an experienced Solent skipper and free use of water proof clothing and life jackets. So join us for a day on the Solent on our rib boats calling in at Cowes, Portsmouth and more. Perfect for Stag parties.

They are available for skippered charter with rates starting at only £399 with fuel, skipper & waterproofs included. Our trio of Ribcraft rib boats are now available for  Solent bareboat rib charter from £249. 

Solent Rib Boat Hire


Skippered Motorboat Day Charters

A Boat Charter is perfect for birthdays, anniversaries, parties & special events. 

29ft, 40ft & 48ft  Motor Boats Available From £999


Our trio of Solent motorboats range from 29ft to 48ft and are based in Southampton and Lymington. They are available for private and corporate charters with professional skipper at the helm. Charters start from £999.

They also work well with a rib boat to easily extended numbers and act as the base boat for all types of event. Starlight our 29ft motorboat is also available for bareboat charter for those with the correct qualifications.


Solent Yacht Charter on Moonlight

Jet Ski Safari & Hire


"The Jets" are our SeaDoo high performance jet ski bikes. We use these Jet Ski bikes in combination with our rib speedboats to offer a high speed water based experience day.

A SeaDoo jetski offers up to 40knts top speed and handles the waves of the Solent with ease. We offer jet ski & rib boat safari day for up to 9 guests costing £999 all in.

The safari day runs on our 10m extreme rib boat called Storm. Enjoy a full day of extreme speed on the Solent`s fastest rib boat and our trio of jet skis. Perfect for stag parties and group team building events. Jet Ski events are for over 16`s only.


Solent Jet Ski Hire

RYA Boat Training Courses

RYA training courses run by "Solent Boat Training" who are partners of Coastal Pursuits are available Southampton`s Saxon Wharf marina. We can offer RYA training courses from the popular introductory  RYA powerboat level 2 through to the full yachtmaster course.

We also offer instructed mileage building days for those budding skippers wishing to put some hours in their log books.
Our popular " Powerboat Training Progression Scheme" combines RYA courses with experience building days.

RYA Powerboat Training Courses


Bareboat Rib Boat Hire

   Why not hire our Sealine Sc29 sports cruiser for a great days fishing or exploring on the Solent & Southampton Waters. She is licensed for 6 persons and only needs a the skipper to have a RYA day skipper license. 

We also have a fleet of 5 rib boats that are also available for bareboat self drive hire. We have 5 man, 6 man and 8 man rib boats at our Southampton base. We also run the Solent Rib Club.

6 Man 400hp Sports Cruiser £599

5 Man 100hp Rib Boat  £275

6 Man 175hp Rib Boat £299

8 Man 200hp Rib Boat £349

Solent Jet Ski Hire

Other Solent Marine Services

Solent Charters offers many other marine bases products and services including lifejacket servicing, boat cleaning, own boat tuition, pre-purchase advice, boat collections, bareboat rib boat hire, ashes scattering at sea and more.

Rib & Motor Yacht News

Solent Bareboat Yacht Charter Fleet Grows Solent Boat Charters would like to welcome Gallifray to our Southampton charter fleet.
Ink Cartridge Team Building Event Our last charter on Dolphin our faithful Sealine T51 was for Internet Ink an ink cartridge supply company from Nottingham who enjoyed a great team building day with us on the Solent. The company who sell everything from compatible ink cartridges, toner and high quality writing pens chartered Dolphin for a meeting in the morning before we cruised over to Cowes on the Isle of Wight for lunch at the Folly Inn. The management team from Internet-Ink .com wanted to bring the staff from different depa
Solent Rib Sea Safari Our pair of Redbay extreme rib boats are the perfect boats to run Solent rib safaria days from our base at Ocean Village marina in Southampton. These ribs are powered by twin 300hp outboard engines that mean they can reach speeds of 60knts. This makes them the fastest boats on the Solent and even the south coast of England. Rib Safari Days These ribs are available for as little as £60 per person for the whole day with skipper, fuel and moorings included. So book Storm or Lightning online
Ocean Village Hit By December Storm
Motor Cruiser Bareboat Charter UK Motor cruiser bareboat charter is now available in Southampton on our Sealine Sc29 sports cruiser and Fairline Phantom 46 flybridge motorboat. The Sc29 sports cruiser is particurly exciting as she only requires the skipper to hold an RYA day skipper motor practical qualification and costs just £599 per day.
London Sailing School The London Sailing School is part of our company group and runs theory courses including :- RYA Day Skipper Theory RYA Yachtmaster Theory RYA First Aid RYA VHF Radio These courses take place in various central London locations throughout the year and then allow you to have part in the practical sailing courses running from our Solent base in Southampton. These practical courses include :- RYA Start Yachting RYA Helmsman RYA Day Skipper RYA Coastal Skipper RYA Yachtmaster


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Solent Boat Training is a private RYA recognised training centre in Southampton

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