Offshore Powerboat Taster Session for Two


Drive a 150bhp racing boat with a friend by snapping up this unforgettable offshore powerboat experience in Southampton.

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Speed around Southampton Water and the Solent as you take the wheel with this extreme powerboat experience for two. You and your companion will get to grips with the 150bhp Honda VTEC engine and watch the nose rise as you open the throttle and the craft surges through the waves. With a total of 60 minutes in the four-seater Cougar Sports Racer and a minimum of 10 minutes driving time, you’ll get a taste of the life of a pro powerboat racer. Suspension bucket seats keep the ride smooth and hydraulic steering gives accurate control as you stretch the limits of the boat, cornering and launching the hull over the waves. Southampton’s port is a busy waterway, so you’ll get to join the ranks of cruise liners, ferries, yachts and commercial shipping, as well as other speedboat racers!

Your voucher is valid for 10 months for two people. This experience is available on selected weekends between May and October. Minimum age is 8 years if accompanied by an adult, 16 years if unaccompanied. Maximum weight is 18 stone / 114kg and maximum age for men is 80 years, for women 60 years. Total time for experience is 90 minutes, with 60 minutes on the water. The centre does not include wheelchair access but disabled guests are encouraged to participate – please enquire for details. The total time for this experience is 90 minutes, with 60 minutes on the water. This experience is not suitable for those with a medical history including back or neck problems, osteoporosis, heart complaints, broken/fractured bones in the past 3 months, or those who are pregnant. The venue includes free parking for 3 hours (£1 per hour after), changing room and shower (including disabled facility), café/restaurant/pub, picnic area/beer garden and viewing areas suitable for children and dogs. Waterproofs and life jackets are provided – it is recommended that you wear comfortable clothes, soft shoes/trainers, and bring sunglasses, sun lotion and a warm sweater. All boats are fitted with advanced safety features and instructors are fully qualified. There will be a maximum of four participants on board, plus your instructor. All dates are subject to availability.