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Cowes Week 2021
Cowes Week 2021 is nearly upon us so don`t leave it too late to book a Solent yacht charter or a great day on one of our luxury motorboats. Of course a rib boat is a great way to view all the sight that Cowes Week has to offer.
RYA Keelboat Training Courses
Our friends at Solent Boat Training have just purchased their first J80 keelboat ready to obtain the RYA`s permission to run the full range of RYA keelboat courses from their Solent base in Southampton. The full range of courses from the level 1...
RYA Shorebased Classroom Courses
Coastal Pursuits is now offering several of the RYA shorebased classroom courses taught by Solent Boat Training for just £49 at both our Southampton training centre. The RYA First Aid Course, RYA VHF Radio Course and RYA Diesel Engine Course are...
RYA VHF Radio Initiative
Coastal Pursuits firmly believe that everyone who takes to coastal waters should have the correct knowledge to use their ships VHF radio at least in an emergency situation. The 1 day RYA radio course is the first and most important component to...
Helicopter Rescue Training
During an RYA Coastal Skipper motorboat course on 17th June 2014 our training boat Moonlight helped with some coastguard training via a high line crew drop in the western Solent.The video below is worth a watch. With force 3 winds from the north...
Coastal Pursuits Visit Southampton VTS
Coastal Pursuits had the pleasure to accept an invitation by Southampton Vessel Traffic Services ( VTS ) last month to gain an insight into their work, role and daily challenges they encounter whilst maintaining safe passage for vessels large and...
BBC Radio Solent
Hello Matthew, I just wanted to thank you on behalf of BBC Radio Solent for helping to make yesterday morning a successful one from a broadcast point of view. I trust you have had an opportunity to listen to it online. If not find the Sasha...
Cross Channel Charity Canoe Trip
So why Bowlers to you and back to blighty? David came up with the idea of the kaykaing the English Channel and we decided Cherbourg to Swanage would be a challenge. David called it ‘Back to Blighty’ and I can recall saying that we should wear a...
Round The Island Race 2014
Coastal Pursuits will be offering places on our Bavaria 49 cruiser in this years round the island race 2014. Places will be limited with our own RYA Yachtmasters in overall charge of the yacht. Race day is Saturday 21st June 2014.