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

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

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