Fancy learning to drive a powerboat?

[caption id="attachment_160" align="alignright" width="250"] With our two day powerboat courses you're a qualified boat driver![/caption] One day we just woke up and realised we couldn't remember the last time we had challenged ourselves to learn something new. Summer was coming up and seeing as we like doing a bit of wakeboarding, we decided to take ourselves off and learn how to drive a powerboat, with the hope of passing our International Powerboat Driving Licence. If you've got this, it means you can hire and drive a powerboat anywhere in the world. So, with vague ideas of being able to hire...

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The Ariel Atom – Clarkson loves it and so do we!

[caption id="attachment_131" align="alignleft" width="250"] The Ariel Atom - the most fun you can have a road-legal car[/caption] 'Driving nirvana' he called it. 'One of the most beautiful cars in the world' he reckoned. These are the superlative words of Top Gear's Jeremy Clarkson who concluded that driving the Ariel Atom was 'off the scale' in terms of excitement and, we hate to say it, but we might just have to agree with him! We've currently got two suppliers offering you the chance to drive the Ariel Atom in York, Birmingham, Kenilworth or Stafford. It might look like a half-built Formula...

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Biggin Hill Airport honours Jock Maitland

[caption id="attachment_111" align="alignleft" width="250"] The Mayor of Bromley with Jock Maitland and Chairman of Biggin Hill airport[/caption] A very special ceremony was held last week to celebrate the 50 year contribution to Biggin Hill Airport in Kent by Jock Maitland (the father of Into the Blue founder Jim Maitland) with the naming of a new road on the airport estate in Jock's honour. Squadron Leader Jock Maitland MBE DFC is the former airport director credited with moving the Biggin Hill airfield from an RAF fighter station towards the commercial civil airport it is today. He also founded the International Air...

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The ITB staff go air-sphereing!

[caption id="attachment_309" align="alignright" width="250"] Into the Blue big boss and after sales manager go airsphereing[/caption] Every now and then, the Big Boss here at Into the Blue let's us go on a little jolly to try out the new activities we're selling and the other week  a car load of us headed up to Milton Keynes to have a go at Air Sphereing. Leaving from Into the Blue HQ in Biggin Hill, Kent, it actually only took us less than two hours to get to the venue in the middle of Milton Keynes. The centre was purpose-built for indoor skydiving,...

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