Group Powerboat RidesHarvey Dawkins2020-03-25T11:46:09+01:00 Group Powerboat Rides Stag or hen goes FREE £37.50pp Everything provided On sea front 3 miles from pier Book your event in June – October with no deposit. Nothing to pay until 2 weeks before your event. Group Powerboat Rides A high speed thrill ride…hang on tight ! This high speed powerboat ride takes you on a thrilling ride along Brighton’s coast onboard a state-of-the-art RIB (rigid-inflatable boat) with an experienced and qualified driver onboard. On this Rib Ride you will experience a surge in adrenaline as your boat jumps the waves, performs tight turns and puts on white-knuckle bursts of speed. You will also have the opportunity to soak up great views from Brighton and the Sussex coastline and in the summer you may be lucky enough to spot dolphins in the waters. This is great high speed adventure that is guaranteed to put a smile on your face! 30 minute high-speed RIB blast along the Brighton coastline Thrill as your RIB performs super-fast turns, figures of eight and wave jumps Watch for dolphins during the summer and perhaps swim from the boat Perfect for groups Choose from a selection of start times to suit your schedule Start and finish your powerboat ride from Brighton Marina located 2 miles from Brighton town centre, surrounded by restaurants, bars, shops, tourist attractions and the beach What an amazing experience! Thanks so much to Ash and the team for the Jet ski session – truly remarkable!! Can’t wait to get back into it!!! Barry Hodges It was just fantastic! I was crashing through the waves getting air and everything!Just want to add the chap who took us out was so polite and very professional, just the best service!I know it seems pricey however their overheads must be enormous, so more than happy to pay. The experience was absolutely worth it! Ollie Edge Prerequisite: Age 12+. Duration: 30mins (1hour rides available on request, min of 4 persons) Where: Brighton Marina, BN2 5UP Suitable for: This powerboat ride is not suitable for people with back problems. Age 12+ Availability: Please contact us to check availability. Booking: Book online from the dates below or call 01273 42 48 42 option 1 or email us. If you cannot find a date please contact us. Booking terms and conditions apply and rebooking fees are charged for cancellations made with less than 4 weeks notice. Directions We have two centres in Brighton. This activity take place from Lagoon Watersports in Brighton Marina DO NOT go to Lagoon Watersports, Hove Lagoon. If you are taking a taxi please make this clear to the driver.Finding Lagoon Watersports once you are in Brighton MarinaHead towards the waterfront where you will see all the cafes and restaurants. Walk to the end of the boarded walk way where there will be a large bridge heading down towards the pontoons. We are the first set of pontoons on the right. Pontoon 6.Read More...To Brighton Marina by carApproaching the marina from the A27 take the B2123. Turn right at first set of traffic lights, signposted Brighton Town Centre, Racecourse and Marina Village. Turn left at second set of traffic lights, pass the Racecourse and follow the signs for the Marina Village where there is free parking for 1500 cars in the multi-storey car park. From the car park you can either go across a linking bridge on level 6 or from the ground floor of the car park towards all the waterfront cafes and bars. Walk to the end of the boarded walk way where there will be a large ramp heading down towards the pontoons. We are the first set of pontoons on the right. Pontoon 6.By BusBrighton and Hove bus service operates a number 7 bus approximately every 15 minutes 24 hours a day, from Brighton Town Centre (North Street or Queens Road), to the Marina Village.By BikeBrighton Marina has a bike share station which is either pay per minute or a yearly membership, go to https://www.btnbikeshare.com for more information. For your own bike, racks are available on the main concourses of the pontoons. You must use the racks and not leave bikes on the pontoons otherwise Premier Marina will take them away.On footBrighton Marina is a pleasant walk along the seafront from the centre of Brighton, it is 20 minutes walk from the main West Pier. During the summer you will also find the Volks electric railway operates along the front.By train The nearest main line station is Brighton with regular connections to Chichester, Portsmouth and London is under an hour away. nationalrail.co.ukBy AirBrighton is within easy reach of Heathrow and Gatwick international airports. Follow the A23 from Gatwick to Brighton. Shoreham airport is also available for private light aircraft. What to Bring What to bring Be prepared for changeable weather, bring plenty of layers Quick drying clothes can be very practical, avoid jeans Sunglasses, sunhat and suncream for summer months and woolly hats, thermals and layers for winter months Deck boots and non-slip deck shoes or trainers that don’t mark Towel and swimwear if you fancy taking a dip If you suffer from any kind of motion sickness then it may be wise to take a sickness prevention tablet before arriving and/or wear the wrist bands!! What not to bring We only have limited lockers for putting valuables in, so please minimise these as much as possible How to BookHow to book To book we require a £100 non refundable deposit, the balance and final numbers is due one month before the event.We do not offer refunds for people that do not attend as we have to assign equipment and staff. If you have a couple of people you are sure about then it is best to add them at a later date. 90% of the time you can add those people the week before, but please check when booking as some events the numbers are strictly limited.To check availability or make a booking please call 01273 42 48 42 option 1 or email us Cancellation PolicyCancelation Policy When you make a booking with us we assign staff and equipment to deliver the booking. That means we are unable to offer that space to anyone else.If you cancel that space we are likely to incur a loss. We will have already made commitments to staff and we may have turned away other bookings. We are unable to get insurance that covers us for this loss.We therefore do not offer refunds for cancellations. If we did not do this we would have to put up our prices for everyone.Our cancellation policy applies in all circumstances including no shows, illness, relocation, transport failure and bereavement. Course Cancelation Insurance You can take out insurance to cover the cost of your course against cancellation through CancelSure. Guide cost is £12 for the first £100 of cover and then £6 per additional £100 of cover. Our Advice If you pay by credit card your cancellation maybe covered by your credit card provider.Consider taking out course cancellation insurance.Your holiday insurance may cover you for course where you stay on our boats. Cancellation charges • More than 8 weeks before course/event – loss of deposit• Less than 8 weeks before course/event – 100% of price of course/eventAt our discretion, we may allow a forfeited deposit to be used towards an alternative course/event run by us. In each case, such a booking will be at the price prevailing at the time of re-booking and subject to an admin charge of £25 for course over £150 and £10 for course under £150.In these circumstances we offer significant discounts on rebooking within 12 months.The discount is based on how much notice was given for the booking cancellation and non discounted course rates:• More than 4 weeks before course/event – 90% discount on full brochure rates• 2- 4 weeks before course/event – 75% discount on full brochure rates• 13 days – 72 hours before course/event – 50% discount on full brochure rates• 72 hours or less – 25% discount on full brochure ratesFor Example if you book a course worth £200 and need to change the date of that course:4 weeks notice this will cost you an additional £20.2 weeks notice this will cost you an additional £503 days notice this will cost you an additional £10024 hours notice this will cost you an additional £150Postponement by us due to bad weatherOn some occasions courses may need to be postponed due to bad weather. In these circumstances we will offer you alternative dates, no refund will be available.On some occasions group events may need to be postponed due to bad weather. In these circumstances we will offer you alternative dates.Please make sure you have read our full booking terms and conditions Check Availability… Contact Us FAQ’s Where can I eat in Brighton Marina?The marina is full of restaurants so you are spoilt for choice, plus it has a large supermarket. For a comprehensive guide of restaurants in the Marina go to: www.brightonmarina.co.uk/brighton-marina-attractions/eat-and-drink When did Lagoon Watersports set up in Brighton Marina?Lagoon Watersports originated at Hove Lagoon and specialized in windsurfing. As the Lagoon became more successful owners Harvey and Sebastian realised that we needed a centre with direct access to the sea for sailing and powerboating. Sebastian set up Lagoon Watersports in Brighton Marina in 2000 What do Lagoon Watersports offer in Brighton Marina?Lagoon Watersports in Brighton Marina offer: Keelboat sailing, yacht sailing, powerboating and jet skis. We offer RYA tuition as well as trips and rides for corporates, groups and Hen & Stag parties. What group activities do Lagoon Watersports @ Brighton Marina offer?We offer, yacht trips and charters, sailing regatta races, powerboat and jetski rides. Is Lagoon Watersports experienced in group events?We have provided corporate, group and Hen & Stag events since 1994. We have catered for groups of up to 400 clients and worked with companies such as: Microsoft, IBM,Vodafone, Coca-Cola, Ernst & Young, Garnier, Natwest, Morgan Stanley and News International. Our events are skippered by highly professional, experienced, qualified and friendly instructors. Where do the activities take place ?We have two venues - Please check that you are heading to the right one. If travelling by taxi make sure that your taxi driver is clear which venue you are heading to.Brighton Marina: Pontoon 6, Brighton Marina, Brighton, East Sussex BN2 5UP Hove Lagoon: Kingsway, Hove, East Sussex, BN3 4LX What is in Brighton Marina?Brighton Marina is set against a backdrop of white cliffs on the East Sussex coastline, just half a mile east of Brighton. Brighton Marina is the largest marina in the UK and has plenty to do for all ages, within its picturesque waterfront surroundings. The superb facilities include an array of shops, restaurants, bars, hotel, a multi complex cinema, bowling alley and even a casino for some après sail and team bonding! Combine an unbeatable location with exciting activities on the water, run by a professional team and you really will experience an incredible day out! When do you offer the activities?Subject to availability all group activities can be booked at a date/times that suit you. What do I need to bring at Brighton Marina?We provide specialist equipment. In the winter months it can be cold, thermals, fleeces, woolly hats are all useful to have. During the summer months bring sun hats, sun block and sun glasses. Quick drying clothes can be very practical instead of jeans and good none slip, non marking footwear. Trainers often work well. We hire out our Musto waterproofs if required. Bring a swim suit and towel if weather conditions are suitable and you fancy a swim. For the jet skis wetsuits are provided, if you have your own, please bring it. Can we bring any drinks or snacks for activities at Brighton Marina?For the sailing trips you are welcome to bring drinks (except red wine), there is a large fridge onboard the yacht. For snacks just bear in mind the motion of the boat so it is not practical to lay out food. Are there any restrictions on your activities at Brighton Marina?To drive a jet ski you need to be 16+. Powerboat rides as a guide are 12+. We do not recommend pregnant women or persons with bad backs to partake in the jet ski or powerboat rides. Can you recommend accommodation near Brighton Marina?The superbly situated Malmaison Brighton hotel very close to Lagoon Watersports, boasts lovely bedrooms with a brasserie and sea-views. If you would like a cheaper alternative there are apartments to rent in the marina or B&Bs near to Brighton Marina in Kemptown. Airbnb or bookings.com are good sites to find apartments and B&Bs. What happens if the weather is bad at Brighton Marina?Part of the enjoyment of our activities out on the ocean is being in the elements, so it is important to be versatile to make the best of the conditions. If we cannot run an activity on a day due to weather conditions and high winds we are fortunate that we can move your activity to Hove Lagoon (4 miles away) where our inland lagoon next to the beach will give shelter for an alternative activity. We cannot refund any event unless we cannot offer any alternative activity or find suitable alternative dates. Do you run these activities anywhere else?Yes, we run all these events from Barcelona. For more information go to: www.barcelonawatersports.es Changing BookingsPlease click here for our full booking terms and conditions and ensure that you understand our cancellation policy. Be aware rebooking fees are charged for cancellations made with less than 4 weeks notice. Our cancellation policy applies in all circumstances including no shows, illness, relocation, transport failure and bereavement. The reason for this is when you make a booking with us we assign staff and equipment to deliver the booking, we are therefore unable to offer that space to anyone else. We will have made commitments to staff for your booking and we may have turned away other bookings. Unfortunately we are unable to get insurance that covers us for this loss. We therefore do not offer refunds for cancellations as we are likely to incur costs. Course Cancelation Insurance You can take out insurance to cover the cost of your course against cancellation through CancelSure. Guide cost is £12 for the first £100 of cover and then £6 per additional £100 of cover and an excess of £25 per claim. Our Advice If you pay by credit card your cancellation maybe covered by your credit card provider. Consider taking out course cancellation insurance. Your holiday insurance may cover you for course when you stay on our boats.