Thunderbolt Powerboat Experience
Looking for a real aquatic adventure? The Thunderbolt is a high-performance inflatable catamaran which is easy to control, highly-responsive and packs a real punch. Receive a briefing and don specialist race team kit to get ready for the wild ride ahead. Once out on open water, enjoy a 15 minute blast of Thunderbolt action - hold on tight while a professional instructor opens up the high-performance 90 hp outboard and completes a series of wave jumps and high-speed take offs. Then, take turns being passenger and driver on a challenging offshore circuit and race against the clock to compete for the title of 'Aqua Stig of the Year' - thrilling!
- Take advantage of this special offer from £140 to £50
- Hold on tight for water jumps and high-speed take offs
- Take control of the Thunderbolt for 15 minutes
- Race against the clock to become 'Aqua Stig of the Year'
- Availability Description
The experience is available on Fridays and weekends between April and October (dates may vary). Book at least four weeks in advance (please be aware that bookings are taken up to a maximum of three months ahead).
- Participant Guidelines
Minimum age is 18. Min height is 5'. Maximum weight is 17 stone. Maximum waist size: 55in/140cm (This is the maximum safe size of the lifejackets). This experience isn't suitable for anyone with a serious back, neck or heart complaint or for pregnant women.
Powerboating is a weather-dependent activity. It's essential to call the venue for a weather check between 5pm and 7pm on the day before the experience to check weather conditions.
Around two and a half hours including a safety briefing, around one hour on the water, including 15 minutes driving per person, and a debrief. Please arrive up to 30 minutes in advance of the booked time, the boat can't wait for latecomers.
- Numbers on the Day
There will be a maximum of 12 participants on the boat, 4 on the Honda’s and 3 on the Thunderbolt - plus instructor
- Dress Code
Dress warmly and bring waterproofs and a change of clothes. Bear in mind that there is a high wind-chill factor aboard the boat. Wear non-slip shoes (e.g. trainers or deck shoes). An old pair of sunglasses/ski goggles are useful if it is windy. Life jackets are provided – it is recommended that you wear comfortable clothes, soft shoes/trainers, and bring sunglasses, sun lotion and a warm sweater. You will be provided with weatherproof jackets (Not waterproof).
- Other Info
The venue includes 3 of free parking (£1 per hour after), changing rooms/toilets and an on-site restaurant/bar and café. The experience is operated by qualified commercial skippers and the vessels are coded for commercial use.