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Marine Matters

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Day skipper practical with noel Hutchinson

I recently done my day skipper here with noel Hutchinson, thoroughly enjoyed it, noel is a top guy... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Joshua T
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Wonderful, professional, fun & friendly experience.

Having just completed my PB2, VHF Radio and Yachtmaster theory courses with Marine Matters I can... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2018
Craig W
Wokingham, United Kingdom
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“isle of wight”(2 reviews)
“henry”(13 reviews)
Motor boat & Powerboat instruction & fun for all the family. Based alongside the beautiful Hamble River with direct access to the Solent waters we are an approved RYA Training Centre offering all courses from absolute beginner to instructors...more
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Unit 4 Stone Pier Yard Shore Road | Shore Road, Warsash SO31 9FR, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recently done my day skipper here with noel Hutchinson, thoroughly enjoyed it, noel is a top guy very knowledgeable. I would recommend this to anyone interested in doing there day skipper motor course.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Joshua T
Reviewed 13 December 2018

Having just completed my PB2, VHF Radio and Yachtmaster theory courses with Marine Matters I can honestly say this is THE best experience I have had with an RYA school by a large margin. The staff and instructors are friendly, patient and knowledgeable, the facilities...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Craig W
Reviewed 23 October 2018

Having completed my Powerboat level 2 ticket, I was keen to get out on a rib in the Solent. Having researched a few places i came across Marine Matters. Everything from booking through to getting out on the rib was as easy as could be....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Paice18
Reviewed 21 June 2018

From the first phone to inquire about a rib for sale through to the handover, the attention to detail, the customer service has been superb. No question was considered trivial, Advice was readily forthcoming, overall an excellent customer service. Well done Henry, Lisa and Jean....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Keyworth1
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Just finished the 2 day RYA Powerboat level 2 course with Marine Matters down in Warsash and would definitely recommend the company to anyone considering the course. Firstly the group sizes are small, maximum 3 people, we had just 2 of us allowing for plenty...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Joe C
Reviewed 4 February 2018

The RYA selected Marine Matters as the venue for my Instructor update in February and the staff were very friendly and helpful their boat was well appointed and I greatly appreciated the efficient heating one board, having grown more sensitive to the cold after years...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank starduster32
Reviewed 9 October 2017

I spent 2 days over the weekend doing my Powerboat 2 certificate. It was a brilliant experience. My instructor Kerry was very calm and explained things very well. There were 3 of us learning which felt a good number, not too crowded, we all got...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank mattyb1609
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Attended the two day course, Lisa and John were so very knowledgeable. Our instructor John was great, we felt in confident in safe hands and encouraged to have a go. There was a great mix of theory and application, so getting stuck in and doing...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank SundaeSpiers
Reviewed 17 July 2017

I moor my boat here and Henry & Lisa are the most helpful people around. A pleasure to be part of the marine.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Peters1959
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Such a perfect Sunday spent on Marine Matters 6 berth rib boat. Henry met us in the morning to go through everything with us and answer any questions we had as this was our first time. Henry & Lisa were very helpful from the first...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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