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

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

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

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