Yes we really are retiring but not before winter (2017!)

There seems to be general disbelief that we’re retiring. Many of you are asking what on earth we’re going to do when we stop jetting around Ramsey :-). We have quite a list but Tim will continue to do some … Read More

Pembrokeshire Gannets

This is always a good time of year to enjoy watching gannets (and indeed porpoises, who often feed in the same areas). Ramsey has some impressive seabird colonies – razorbills, guillemots, fulmars and some kittiwakes – but nothing on the … Read More

Jet Boating as usual – for one last season :-)

We have for some time been contemplating old and new adventures and have decided that this will be our last full season. It’s hard to contemplate retirement when we still love being at sea with our passengers but Tim has … Read More

New Zealanders and Gumboot Tea

This week brought some New Zealander visitors, who pronounced Shearwater to be “a proper boat” – praise indeed. They’ve done Shotover and Kawaru jets several times – “You don’t want to do Shotover anymore – it’s tame” – plus jet … Read More