We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Betsie Jane of Cowes

| Point Hamble Marina, Hamble SO31 4NB, England
+44 23 8098 8966
Review Highlights
Day on the river

We have been sailing with blue box several times so when we saw Betsie Jane we thought we would... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2017
Dudley, United Kingdom
Guided Bird watching trip To Breydon Water

I had seen this trip advertised on a flyer whilst visiting Oulton broad some months earlier and... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2015
Chesham, United Kingdom
Read all 115 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Paul and Heidi Rainbird have recently purchased Countess of Light a wonderful Broads cruiser built by Herbert Woods at Potter Heigham in 1934. Following on from their successful tour on Betsie Jane they will be offering all weather cruising on the Norfolk Broads with some exciting collaborations with artists, wildlife professionals and many others. Contact us for further details
  • Excellent100%
  • Very good0%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
26 Sep 2017
“Day on the river”
7 Oct 2015
“Guided Bird watching trip To Breydon Water”
| Point Hamble Marina, Hamble SO31 4NB, England
+44 23 8098 8966
Write a ReviewReviews (115)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 115 reviews

Reviewed 27 September 2017

We have been sailing with blue box several times so when we saw Betsie Jane we thought we would give it a go. What a beautiful boat!!!! We had coffee and cake going up the river, it was a beautiful day and it was great...More

Thank delphwharf2
Reviewed 8 October 2015

I had seen this trip advertised on a flyer whilst visiting Oulton broad some months earlier and booked via a text message to Paul Rainbird, the proprietor. Paul kept me up to date nearer the time via e-mail with a final confirmation a week before...More

1  Thank Cassillis
Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

12 of us got together for a birthday celebration and boarded the Betsie Jane at the Waveney River Centre. Perfect way to spend a summers evening. A few drinks along the way to pick up a curry at Oulton Broad. Paul and Philipa were the...More

1  Thank David L
Reviewed 25 August 2015

Didn't really know what to expect, but went ahead and booked the breakfast run for a family group of 10. Had a great time - Paul the captain was very accommodating and even let the young children 'drive' the boat. Breakfast was good on board...More

Thank Lee M
Reviewed 23 August 2015

Impromptu trip on the lovely bestie Jane with Paul, took a friends 11yr old and she loved it, great weather, very relaxing if your in the area it's a must to do, now going to book a curry run for our adult friends who have...More

Thank Annie8667
Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

We booked the Betsie Jane 'curry run' for a surprise family celebration. We are a family of six and have two young children. They were looked after very well, provided with life jackets , coloring pens and lots of patience. Its a unique trip, which...More

1  Thank ashawx
Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

We had a lovely surprise outing while staying with friends in Pakefield over the weekend.This gracious old boat, lovingly restored by her owners over four years, took us on an evening cruise on the Broads. We ordered our curry which was delivered to the quayside...More

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 10 August 2015

We had a fantastic experience last night on the Betsie Jane River Tours Curry Run. It was a glorious evening on a special boat with great company and hosts. The food was great too and topped off the evening nicely! Would thoroughly recommend to all,...More

Thank D0lley
Reviewed 9 August 2015

My wife arranged a surprise river cruise for my birthday and I was not disappointed! Paul has a beautifully restored 1930s motor boat which he captains during the cruise. He and his assistant look after you and members of the party are encouraged to have...More

1  Thank Timbotaff
Reviewed 5 August 2015

Thank you Paul and Phillipa for a wonderful experience on board a beautifully restored pierce of history what a wonderful way to end a lovely day we will remember this trip for a long time and I believe a return trip to try the curry...More

Thank gillingham2015
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
John P
14 March 2015|
Response from Betsie-Jane | Property representative |
Hi John P, I'm in the process of designing a suitable cover that we can use whilst underway. This should be up and running by June 2015. Many thanks.