Will Venture Jet retire with us?

So what’s happening with the business? Passengers keep asking us this as they book their annual (some bi-annual or more ๐Ÿ™‚ ) jet boat fix. We said that we would hand over the Venture Jet helm if we could find … Read More

Jet Boats and Eco Tours

Is it possible to run an environmentally friendly boat company? What is possible is to run a company as responsibly as possible. There are some obvious things to think about: fuel usage, potential wildlife disturbance, recycling, the environmental cost of … Read More

A bit of Pembrokeshire jet boat history

As we look forward to being back on the water for Whit week we inevitably think back to how it all started for us, with our early jet boating days with Shaun at Ocean Dynamics / Thousand Islands. The leaflet … Read More

Thinking of starting a boat tour company?

Why buy a boat tour company rather than just buying a boat and setting up on your own? The safety of an established business, with an immediate income stream. Someone has done the hard work of setting up the business … Read More

Running a jet boat business: living the dream?

We were rather surprised at the reaction from passengers when we said we were going to retire. Some got on the phone immediately, saying “You can’t!” Boaty people contacted us to say “Hang on for a bit while we think … Read More

Retirement Update: What’s the plan for 2018?

To all the passengers who responded to our pre-retirement posts by ‘You can’t take the boat away!’ we’re happy to say that we’re expecting Shearwater to continue to work around Ramsey this season (mid May to early September, with limited … Read More

Thinking About Running a Jet Boat Business?

We had a great 2017 season enjoying the wildlife, persuading Shearwater in and out of tricky spaces and generally having a blast with our passengers so now as we tidy up the winter paperwork we’re turning our attention to 2018. … Read More