‘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

Parking at St Justinians, St Davids, Pembrokeshire

Update: fields at St Justinian are now open throughout the school summer holidays for visitors to park. Please check for signs when you are approaching St Justinian. Pembrokeshire Coast National Parks Planning department closed the previous parking field at St … 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

Sunfish: Exotic Visitors to Ramsey Island

Sunfish are by no means common visitors to Ramsey but we do see them quite regularly in the summer months. They eat jellyfish so our waters provide them with good feeding opportunities if they’re healthy enough to make the most … Read More

Dolphin watching – is this work :-) ?

We never quite know what the day will bring. Tim and Charlie had great conditions yesterday morning for landing the RSPB on Grassholm for gannet monitoring. En route home they stopped to pick up some floating rope and were joined … 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

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

Tips for people prone to seasickness

It’s rare for passengers to feel seasick on our type of boat but it can happen so if you have a tendency to motion sickness we would suggest that you talk to a pharmacist.  People  are more likely to feel … Read More

St Davids enjoys Easter sunshine

Pembrokeshire is looking its best at the moment, with stunning displays of spring flowers and skies so blue you could be forgiven for thinking it was summer. The northerly breeze reminds us it’s not August but it helps to keep … Read More

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