Sunset after a good days charter

Bareboat Hire - for as little as £200 per day!

Marine Matters Charter is dedicated to the development of our training centre clients and consequently bare boat charter is available to our clients with a powerboat level 2 or day skipper practical certificate from our river Hamble location.

Enjoy the delights of The Solent with family & friends, going to idyllic anchorages & beautiful harbours to simply chill out or enjoy the hospitality at one of the dozens of restaurants. All this is available within an hours easy boating of our river Hamble base, at the heart of The Solent. Best of all you can do this with your own skills as skipper at the most competitive rates:

£200.00 + fuel per day - Bareboat 6.5m RIB Charter

£1050 + fuel per day - Bareboat Sealine F42/5 Charter

£1500 per day - Skippered Sealine F42/5 Charter. Includes Hostess, Soft Drinks & up to 40 miles of fuel. Extras are available - Please call to discuss your individual requirements.

What you need to charter from Marine Matters

RYA training is the prerequisite to the hire of our boats as we will only charter to clients we have trained. This ensures that the boat is operated by a suitably qualified Skipper. More importantly if you complete RYA training with us when you return to charter you will already be comfortable with the boat. Returning to a hire boat you know safe in the knowledge that the Marine Matters team will be on the end of the phone to assist with those hints and tips that inevitably come up.

Booking could not be easier; simply call our office to discuss available dates. But, remember these are busy boats so the more notice you can give us the more likely we are to provide the charter dates of your choice. 

Terms and conditions can be downloaded from here but in précis you will have full access to the boat with the only operating restriction being that the vessel must stay in The Solent, be in a Solent marina overnight and you must not be at sea during the hours of darkness. This is ideal for Day Skipper practical qualified Skippers and Powerboat level 2 Skippers, their friends and families.

RYA Course Map

coursemap textcourse mapPowerboat level 1 Powerboats level 2 Intermediate Powerboat Advanced Powerboat Advanced Powerboat VHF Sea survival First aid Radar Day skipper theory Day skipper motor cruising practical Helmsman practical Basic navigation safety Day skipper theory Yachtmaster motor cruising practical Day skipper motor cruising practical Coastal skipper and yachtmaster theory Yachtmaster coastal & offshore practical Yachtmaster coastal and offshore exams Yachtmaster cruising instructor Yachtmaster instructor Powerboat instructor Powerboat advanced instructor

Warsash Tides

Low Tide 00:33 (2.00m)

High Tide 07:31 (3.80m)

Low Tide 13:07 (2.10m)

High Tide 19:49 (3.80m)

The tide times are adjusted for British Summer Time where applicable.

Warsash Weather, Wednesday 00:00 - 05:59 UTC


13°C Min

16°C Max


Heavy Rain
Wind: F5-7 becoming F4-7
Wind Direction: W
Max. Gust: 42kn becoming 47kn
Sea State: Moderate becoming Rough
Pressure: 1002mb
Visibility: Very good