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Solent Boat Charters & Training

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Solent Boat Charters & Training offer luxury yacht charter, speedboat rib hire, jet ski safari and RYA training courses catering for private parties, celebrations and corporate marine events including Cowes Week. Based in Southampton marina we...more
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Unit 11 Saxon Wharf Marina, Southampton SO14 5QF, England
+44 23 8065 8790
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A bit of disappointment with this training centre. I have been trying to book onto the Day Skipper course after completing my day skipper theory course with some previous sailing experience (both inland and inshore). But the centre forced me and another trainee (who been...More

Thank Sheng L
SolentBoatCharters, Manager at Solent Boat Charters & Training, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We don`t force you to do anything. We can advise you based on your previous experience which in your case was far from the level required to do the day skipper theory course. I assumed you rang our office for advice ? I do wonder...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I attended my Powerboat level 2 training last week. The booking process was clear and easy to follow, including booking accommodation for 1 night. The course was very good value for money and the trainer (Paul) was excellent. There were two other people on the...More

Thank Jon B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the second course I have done with Solent Boat Training after the sea survival course and I had the same experience. Warm, friendly welcome and very knowledgeable instructors. Paul's delivery and patience enabled me to get the most out of the course and...More

Thank Antony B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son recently did his PB2 and these were his thoughts on it; Staff were friendly and knowledgeable, the kit provided and the equipment was in good condition. lots of fun and a great way to spend 2 days and learn.

Thank Neil H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In late July, along with 3 other rookie sailors we attended a 5-day motor day skipper course under the training of Paul [ - ]. Sadly, all of us failed and were asked to re-take some or all parts of the course again. no problem...More

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SolentBoatCharters, Manager at Solent Boat Charters & Training, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Richard There are several things that concern me with your review. You last emailed me on 21st September with a list of dates you would like to sit your action plan in October that we said we could not do, we have never heard...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good course with very well explained theory which was made interesting by the instructors enthusiasm which was shown on the practical aswell. Great fun and cheaper than anywhere else without any negatives. Boat was powerfull enough to get us to 30 knots.

Thank Jamie M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have just completed by Intermediate Power Boat with Solent Boat Charters. Paul Butler my instructor was great, excellent teacher with a fantastic level of knowledge. Overall an excellent 2 days in mixed conditions. All equipment was provided including wet weather gear. Paul made this...More

Thank aaronpayne
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic course. Thoroughly recommend Solent Boat Training for anyone wanting to complete the Day Skipper qualification. Our instructor Noel was awesome. His calm and informative approach helped build my understanding, skills and confidence immensely. An unforgettable week with a great crew and instructor.

Thank Mark_Streeter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Shaun took our training days, made it very clear and precise and put you at ease if you found anything difficult. Boat was top quality and a good location. Thoroughly recommend these guys if you want fun and professionalism all in one!

Thank jmurphymolly
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A must for anyone wanting to venture out in a boat, you owe it to yourself, but more importantly to anyone putting their trust in you. If you can deal with the geography and water here, you will be prepared for most other locations. Dean...More

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