‘Will anyone else be running ‘Wet & Wild’ jet boat trips when you retire?’

‘Will anyone else be running ‘Wet & Wild’ jet boat adventure trips when you retire?’ We get asked this a lot! If someone buys Venture Jet with Shearwater then yes, there will be jet boat trips in new hands. If … 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

Yes we really are retiring but not before 2018

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

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