RIB Rides & Powerboat Experiences

 

Thrilling RIB rides, powerboat & speedboat experiences on in-land waters, rivers and the seas around the UK. Whether it’s a sightseeing voyage, a high-speed adrenaline ride or an RYA certificated training course, we’ve got a full flotilla of RIB and powerboat waterborne adventures for you. Read more about RIBS & Powerboat experiences...

 
 
Seven Sisters Boat Tour - White Cliffs

Seven Sisters Boat Tour

Newhaven

From £30.00

Seven Sisters Boat Tour
  • Boat tours to see the Seven Sisters cliffs
  • Set off from Newhaven Marina 
  • Coastline, beaches & wildlife galore!
  • Choose a daytime or sunset tour
Pemrokeshire Boat Trips - Ramsey Island Boat Tour

Pembrokeshire Boat Trips

St Davids

From £25.00

Pembrokeshire Boat Trips
  • 1 & 2hr Pembrokeshire boat trips
  • See Ramsey or Skomer Island
  • In RIB boats from St Justinians slipway
  • Puffins, seals, sea birds & more!
brighton boat trips
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Brighton Powerboat Rides

Brighton Marina, East Sussex

Buy For £40.00

Brighton Powerboat Rides
  • High speed powerboat rides on open waters
  • Set off from Brighton Marina in the late afternoon
  • A qualified skipper will be at the helm of the RIB
  • Boats can take up to seven passengers
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RibRide Adventures Anglesey

Anglesey

From £25.00

RibRide Adventures Anglesey
  • 40, 60 & 90-minute RIB rides
  • See the Menai Strait bridges 
  • Observe wildlife - birds & puffins
  • Hosted by a fun & friendly skippers
scroby sands seal watching

Scroby Sands Seal Watching Tour

Lowestoft

From £48.00

Scroby Sands Seal Watching Tour
  • Seal watching boat trips from Lowestoft
  • Observe the seals at Scroby Sands 
  • Guided by an expert skipper & crew
  • See the seals on the sands & in the sea
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Lowestoft Sightseeing Boat Tours

Lowestoft

From £19.00

Lowestoft Sightseeing Boat Tours
  • Lowestoft guided boat tours
  • Do the harbour or go for the coast
  • Tours last around 45-minutes
  • Operated by rigid inflatable jet boat
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Powerboat Sea Safari Edinburgh

South Queensferry

From £30.00

Powerboat Sea Safari Edinburgh
  • RIB powerboat tours of the Firth of Forth
  • Go under the three famous bridges!
  • Option to see some of the Forth islands
  • Adult & child tickets are available
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Wind Farm Tours Brighton

Brighton Marina, East Sussex

From £55.00

Wind Farm Tours Brighton
• Get up close to Rampion Wind Farm on a boat trip
• Shared & private charters are available
• The farm has 161 of the 140m-high wind turbines
• A 2 to 3hr voyage, returning via Brighton sea front
Exclusive Thames Speedboat Charters in London

Exclusive Thames Speedboat Charter

London Eye Millennium Pier

Buy For £595.00

Exclusive Thames Speedboat Charter
  • Private speedboat charters for up to 12
  • High speed fun the River Thames in London
  • Boat, skipper, guide & sound system just for you!
  • Return private trip from London Eye Pier
Premium Thames Barrier Speedboat Ride

Premium Thames Barrier Speedboat Ride

London Eye Millennium Pier

From £59.95

Premium Thames Barrier Speedboat Ride
  • An 80-minute premium Thames tour
  • Operated by super-fast Rocket speedboat
  • See everything worth seeing on the river!
  • Rocket tunes & lots of banter during your ride
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Chartered Boat Cruise Brighton

Brighton Marina, East Sussex

From £219.00

Chartered Boat Cruise Brighton
  • Private boat charters from Brighton Marina
  • Hire out the 36ft catamaran cruise boat
  • Accommodates up to 12 people onboard
  • Choice of 1, 2 or 4-hour mini cruises
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Powerboat Driving Experiences Edinburgh

South Queensferry

From £499.00

Powerboat Driving Experiences Edinburgh
  • Half & full-day powerboat experiences
  • Learn to drive the RIB & see the sights
  • Invite two people to join you as guests
  • Explore Inchcolm Island on the full day
London Speedboat Experiences - The Ultimate Adventure
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London Speedboat Experience 'The Ultimate Adventure'

London Eye Millennium Pier

Save £20 From £49.95

London Speedboat Experience 'The Ultimate Adventure'
  • London's original speedboat tour of the Thames
  • 50-minute thrill ride from London Eye pier
  • Reach speeds of up to 30 knots
  • Onboard guide to entertain you all!




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Wildlife Safari Padstow

Padstow Harbour, Cornwall

From £17.50

Wildlife Safari Padstow
• One or Two hour sealife cruises available
• RIB safari with a professional skipper & guide
• Explore the stunning Cornish coastline
• Chance to see wild seals and dolphins
2 Day Course Sussex
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2 Day RYA Powerboat Course in Sussex

Brighton Marina

Buy For £445.00

2 Day RYA Powerboat Course in Sussex
• Official RYA accredited powerboat course
• Learn how to safely handle a powerboat at sea
• 2 day course at Brighton Marina
Level 1 & 2 RYA Course
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RYA Courses in Dorset

Poole Harbour

Buy For £350.00

RYA Courses in Dorset
• Powerboat driving courses from Poole Harbour
• Two day RYA certified courses covering Levels 1 & 2
• Learn essential boat craft skills out on the water
• Perfect for beginners and those with some experience
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Powerboat Sunderland for Two

Sunderland Marina

Buy For £159.00

Powerboat Sunderland for Two
  • Power boat driving experience at Roker Beach
  • Royal Yachting Association (RYA) approved school
  • Head from Sunderland marina out to the North Sea
  • Vouchers are for two people & minimum age is 16
Thames Rockets Break the Barrier Speed Thrill
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Thames Rockets 'Break the Barrier' Ride

Bankside Pier, Bankside

From £49.95

Thames Rockets 'Break the Barrier' Ride
  • A 45-mins 'Break the Barrier' ride
  • In a super fast speedboat
  • From Bank Pier to the Thames Barrier
  • Committed to 'Stay Safe' sailing & best practice
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Exclusive Medway RIB Rides

Gillingham, Kent

From £129.00

Exclusive Medway RIB Rides
  • Exclusive charter boat tours of the Medway
  • Setting off from Gillingham Marina
  • Explore the historic dockyards & more
  • Choose between a 30-40 or 70-minute experience
 

Rib & powerboat experiences on the water

Being out on the water in a RIB or a speedboat, with the wind in your hair and the water spray is invigorating and full of fun. Although these boats are very powerful, your voyage doesn’t have to be full-on powerboat racing, it could be at a more leisurely pace to cruise along the water.

Sightseeing RIB tours & boat trips

RIBS (that’s to say Rigid Inflatable Boats) are hugely popular ways to get out on the water. They’re rugged, powerful, stable and safe, making them a popular choice in any marina. Be it on the waves of the open seas, the busy shipping lanes of the Thames or cruising downstream on a river, a Rib is the perfect vessel.

Rib rides are currently hugely popular on the River Thames in London, where our RIB rides regularly sell out. What could be better than seeing all those landmark buildings from the point of view of the water? And then you get to whoop with delight as the skipper opens up the throttle for a few fast turns on the unrestricted parts of the river!

Wonderful wildlife by boat

Another ideal setting for a RIB is on a wildlife safari on the sea. You could be observing seal colonies off the coast of Cornwall, Scotland or even the North East of England in the North Sea. With sea birds, mammals and more, there’s so much to see on a RIB cruise beyond the shores of mainland UK.

Driving the powerboat yourself - RYA boat courses

All this talk of how great RIBS, speedboats and powerboats might well be making you want to have a go at being a skipper of a vessel. That’s why we also offer RYA (that’s the Royal Yachting Association) approved powerboat courses. 

Over one or two days, you’ll learn how to drive a powerboat on either inland waters or the sea. There’ll be some theory to cover, as well as drills and exercises such as docking, coming alongside, man overboard and so on. If you pass your course you’ll get an RYA certificate that’ll show you are competent at the helm of a powerboat. And that means you are be able to use your card to hire boats in the future.

So whether you want the high-thrills, power-turn RIB ride, fancy some speedboat sightseeing afloat, or actually want to be a skipper, we’ve got the Rib ride or powerboat experience for you. Shop your vouchers online now in just a few clicks.