Easter Sunshine but No Jet Boating Yet

ITV contacted us this week to ask if we’re still running trips ‘on the beautiful waters of Pembrokeshire’. Lisa Faulkner interviewed Tim 3 years ago for the This Morning programme about what it’s like to run a jet boat business … Read More

Jet Boating in 2019?

People keep telling us, “Enjoy your break”. We’re not having a break. We have retired. Honest! Admittedly retirement has so far involved some awesome jet boating 🙂 . The boat is up for sale, either with the business (to continue … Read More

So what now? Jet Boats & Retirement

One of our regular passengers joked, “When people retire they buy a boat and move to Pembrokeshire so what are you going to do?”. Turns out we’ve been retired for a while then! We affectionately referred to the 2018 season, … Read More

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 🙂 ) jet boat fix. We said that we would hand over the Venture Jet helm if we could find … 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

‘Will you be running jet boat trips when you retire?’

‘Will you be running jet boat trips when you retire?’ We hadn’t anticipated so many people asking us this – you’ve clearly noticed that we rather like this jet boating thing 🙂 . The short answer is no, we won’t … Read More

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