RIB RIDES START BAY & RIVER DART

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Marine Xped provides both fast and leisurely boat trips run by our RYA commercially endorsed and experienced skippers. 

 

Our largest Rib (rigid inflatable boat) has twin new 225hp Mercury engines can seat up to 10 persons including the skipper, being a Halmatic 28, she is the same make and model used by the Royal Marines, Special Forces and the Police. This vessel is fast, strong and built for use anywhere in the world.

 

Our trips operates out of Dartmouth and use the beautiful Start bay as our playground.  We also run trips up and down the river Dart and can arrange a variety of pick up and drop off points

 

Come in the Shop on Foss Street to discuss what exactly you want so we can design the experience around your expectations. 

 

30 mins

 

Come aboard and hold on.  This is a fast-paced boat trip out in Start Bay.  Once outside the harbour 6knot limit, we power up along the coastline taking in the natural beauty and local wildlife. Note you must arrive 10 mins beforehand to receive a briefing and preparation. 

Price: £18.00 for adults, £14.00 for under 12s (minimum number in party is 6)

 

1hrs

 

The South Devon coats is regarded by many to be some of the most awe-inspiring coastline within the UK.  You will explore the coast and river environments.  Enjoy the feeling of being out at sea across Start Bay passing Blackpool and Slapton Sands.  Again it’s you enjoyment that we want to maximise so tell us what you want and we will deliver.  Note you must arrive 10 mins beforehand to receive a briefing and preparation. 

Price: £25 for adults, £18 for under 12s. (minimum number in party is 6).

 

 

Charter

 

Exclusive charter with skipper.  You set the agenda This might include trips to:

  • Salcombe
  • Brixham
  • Paignton
  • Torquay
  • Power boating or sailing events
  • Start bay

Our private charter hire rates are £495 for a 3-hour half day, and £695 for a 6-hour full day. This includes a qualified skipper, all equipment and a full tank of fuel.

 

Group

 

We cater for many different types of groups including:

  • Birthday Parties
  • Youth Groups
  • Corporate Groups (team building, board away days, fun days)
  • School, College and University students
  • Special occasions

Our boat is licensed to carry 10 persons including skipper.  Our standard prices are £120 for our 30 minute £170 for our 1hr.  Here you are hiring the boat exclusively.

 

Commercial Hire

 

​We have 8.5 and 5.8m rigid inflatable boat. The seating is removable so we can increase deck space to fit your needs.  Both are available for commercial work including:

  • Safety boat services
  • Survey work
  • Crew transfer
  • Dive support
  • Film and Media work

£18.00 Adults

£14.00 Under 12’s

No deposit is required. The balance must be paid in full 48 hours before your chosen date.

SIMILAR COURSES

COMMANDO

The training area occupies an extensive wooded estate upstream from the town of Dartmouth. During the 2 days, our instructors will explain and demonstrate a comprehensive program taking the core aspects of Royal Marine training on the water and on the land. You will learn these and be tested.

GETTING STARTED

Thinking about joining the Army, Navy, Royal Marines or RAF? Thinking about joining the Police, the Fire Brigade or the Merchant Navy? Thinking about a career that makes a difference? The hardest thing about any career is getting started.

RIB RIDES START BAY & RIVER DART

Marine Xped provides both fast and leisurely boat trips run by our RYA commercially endorsed and experienced skippers. Our trips operates out of Dartmouth and use the beautiful Start bay as our playground. We also run trips up and down the river Dart and can arrange a variety of pick up and drop off points

WILD MARINE

The aim is that by the end of the course, you will feel confident to throw a ruck sack on your back and head out into the wild, be it Dartmoor, the Scottish Highlands or those untouched places in the world, that as yet, have seen little foot traffic, being still as nature intended.

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