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Sailing Destinations

The Solent offers a variety of picturesque harbors, charming towns, and serene anchorages. The stretch of water which sperates the Isle of Wight from mainland England is famed for is dynamic sailing constitions and beautiful destinations.

We offer many spots for anchorage and as a destination to stop off at during our day charters. Here\'s some of our most popular spots.

1. Cowes
Highlights:

World-renowned yachting hub.
Host of the prestigious Cowes Week regatta.
Bustling town with excellent marinas and a vibrant atmosphere.
Cowes, located on the Isle of Wight, is synonymous with sailing. Known globally for Cowes Week, one of the oldest and largest sailing regattas, the town offers a lively ambiance, well-equipped marinas, and a rich sailing heritage. Stroll through the quaint streets, enjoy waterfront dining, and soak in the maritime vibe.

2. Beaulieu River and Bucklers Hard

Highlights:

Tranquil and scenic sailing experience.
Buckler’s Hard, an attractive and unusual village,created in the early 18th century
Stunning natural surroundings within the New Forest National Park.

Sailing up the Beaulieu River is a serene escape. The river meanders through beautiful landscapes, leading to the charming village of Beaulieu.The journey up the river is as delightful as the destination itself.

3. Yarmouth

Highlights:

Picturesque harbor with a mix of traditional and modern facilities.
Charming town with historic architecture.
Access to excellent walking trails and coastal scenery.
Yarmouth, on the Isle of Wight, is a quaint harbor town with a relaxed vibe. Its historic pier, Yarmouth Castle, and beautiful coastal walks make it a delightful stop. The well-sheltered harbor ensures a safe and peaceful mooring spot.

The Solent is a cruisers paradise, offering a variety of destinations each with its unique charm and attractions. Whether you\'re seeking the excitement of Cowes Week, the tranquility of the Beaulieu River, or the historical intrigue of Yarmouth, the Solent has something for everyone.

Spectate Cowes Week with Seafin Charters

Watch all the action Cowes Week has to offer from on-board your own private luxury motor yacht!

Charter Seafin as a spectator boat and our Skipper will manoeuvre the yacht to the best position for a spectacular view of the racing. You and your guests can enjoy all the action from a unique vantage point whilst sipping a cooled glass of wine or house beer from our onboard licensed bar.

The regatta finishes with a spectacular firework display which can be enjoyed on our upper deck.

This is the perfect backdrop an event, with over 1000 yachts taking part throughout the week. Get in touch to organise an unforgettable day.

South England Prestige Awards

Seafin is delighted to be announced a winner of the South England Prestige Awards for the category of 'Luxury Motor Yacht Charter Company of the Year' 2023/24.

Chosen by an independent panel of select industry experts, we're proud of the achievement and recognition. Adam (pictured left handside) our recently appointed Operations Manager had the joy of receiving the accolade.

Welcome home to The Maiden Factor

Welcome home to the all-female crew of The Maiden Factor, the overall winners of The Ocean Globe Race. Such a fantastic achievement!

The Maiden Factor has inspired many of us, raising funds and awareness for girls' education, and sailing with an all-female crew she has continued to be a force for breaking barriers over the last 6 years!

We have fond memories of waving Tracy Edwards MBE and her all-female crew back in September 2023 as a support boat and it’s been wonderful to see her return home!

Farewell tribute to Operations Manager Paul

Following many years of loyal service it is sadly time for us to say goodbye to our Operations Manager Paul Hunt. Paul has been with us for over 10 years! He was previously a professional wind surfer and judge before settling down locally and joining the team. Popular with clients he is a wonderful host, entertaining guests onboard from one season to the next! During the Winter months Paul spent many years overseeing the vessels maintainance to keep Seafin looking and running beautifully. Paul will be greatly missed, we thank him for his many years of commitment and we wish him well with his new venture. He will be passing the helm onto to Adam Gainey for the 2024 season who will take over the responsibility of the day to day running of Seafin. Full of enthusiasm, Adam has worked closely with Paul over the last few months to step into the role and we're pleased to welcome him.

Seafin Relaunched for 2024 Season

Seafin is always a much-loved sight on local shores, she has been cruising across Southampton Water for over 25 years. Fondly described by those who know her well as ‘part of The Solent’s furniture’ Seafin has finished her seasonal Winter maintenance and been relaunched for the 2024 season which commences in April. This season she has been fitted with two brand-new reconditioned engines, with sea trials taking place before her commercial charters.

Built in 1961 of pitch pine, with oak frames and a teak deck, Seafin was one of the last wooden vessels built by John J Thorneycroft of Southampton. With an intriguing history, she was once owned by the well-known Profumo family in 1967. She has been run as a charter vessel since 1986, with 38 years of experience as an event venue. These days she remains moored at Port Hamble Marina and is ready to await guests for a little day of luxury.

A timeless and classical motor yacht representative of a bygone era, she is perfect for a unique day on The Solent. She hosts corporate and private celebration events for up to 30 persons on board and offers a choice of beautiful sailing destinations on the breathtakingly scenic South Coast.

Solent Events Calendar

Each year the Solent is home to many yacht racing events, and this year is no different, with a jam-packed and exhilarating 2024 lineup! The biennial Rolex Fastnet Race will return to our shores in 2025!

Take in all the action from the water as a spectator from the deck of your own exclusive luxury private motor yacht. We're spoilt for choice with famous yachting regattas on our local shores. Take a look at this year's line up of events:

Round the Island Race,- 15th July 2024
Round the Island Race is a fantastic event that sees world-renowned sailors competing against families, Sailing schools, and first-time racers. Around 1400 yachts take part, making it one of the largest races in the world!

Taittinger Regatta, 12-14 July 2024
Set in the beautiful Western Solent, right near The Needles, this three-day regatta is the ultimate mix of competitive inshore racing and champagne! Sponsored by Taittinger Champagne and hosted by the Royal Solent Yacht Club from Yarmouth, this is a weekend you won\'t want to miss.

Rolex Fastnet Race start line, (Returning 26 July 2025)
The Rolex Fastnet Race is one of the most exciting and challenging offshore races in the world. In the last edition, the entry capacity was full in 4 minutes! This is a seriously popular event! The race starts off Cowes a the Royal Yacht Squadron line, then the fleet heads out of the Solent past The Needles and along the South Coast of England. Demand for places seems to grow each year and is expected to be higher than ever in 2025 with over 450 expected on the start line. Run bi-annually, the event will return to our local shores in 2025!

Cowes Week, July 27 - August 2 2024 (fireworks Friday 2 August)
Since 1826 Cowes Week has played a key part in the British sporting summer calendar and is one of the UK\'s longest-running and most successful sporting events. It now stages up to 40 daily races for around 1,000 boats and is the largest sailing regatta of its kind in the world.

Little Britain Challenge Cup, 13-14 September 2024
The LBCC is the largest industry regatte in Europe, bringing together hundreds of people from the property and construction industry to sail, socialise and fund-raise. Over the past 30 years, the Little Britain Challenge Cup has raised over £1.25 million!

Seafin the ideal venue for your engagement party

If you're looking to celebrate your recent engagement in style look no further than Seafin for a memorable venue with the wow factor. A one-of-a-kind experience on a 75ft private motor yacht with a choice of beautiful sailing destinations on the south coast.

Be thoroughly spoilt with the 'Instagrammable' scenic backdrops of the HUT Colwell Bay, soak up the history and architecture of 18th-century village Buckler's Hard in Beaulieu, or venture to the international yachting mecca that is Cowes, Isle of Wight.

Seafin is unique, an elegant and traditional English wooden framed motor yacht fully refurbished with modern amenities. On board, are plentiful social spaces to explore, Seafin offers an outdoor rear viewing deck, a stern deck (perfect for welcome drinks or canapés), and a stunning indoor saloon complete with sofas, a reading library, and a galley. Upstairs is an additional viewing deck with soft seating areas and a wonderful 360-degree view.

Soak up the beautiful sea views and enjoy all-day catering and a complimentary bar. Seafin is chartered with exclusive use  with capacity for up to 30 guests. Spend time celebrating on the water and enjoy our onboard water sports equipment including paddleboards and jetskis.

With a whole host of optional extras available to tailor your celebrations exactly the way dream of, we offer optional rib rides, drone photography packages to capture memories to cherish and special celebrations cakes or fresh lobster platters.

Seafin is a truly memorable experience like no other. She can be hired as a spectator boat for a one-of-a-kind VIP experience. Choose one of the South Coast's popular sailing regattas as the ultimate celebration backdrop.

Contact our friendly team on 023 8045 7110 to discuss your party requirements.

Farewell tribute to Skipper Fred

After many years of fantastic memories the time has come to bid a fond farewell to our Skipper Fred. Fred has been with the company for the past 25 years and is a well known and friendly face with both the team and regular clients. When you step on board deck Fred is usually the first port of call offering a welcome and safety briefing for guests. But his hospitality and friendly nature doesn't stop there.

Always one to welcome people into the wheelhouse during our excursions, he loves company and has been immensly popular part of the crew. An experienced sea farer, Fred has navigated the Solent many times with extensive knowledge of our local shores. Fred was actually involved with Seafin long before he stepped up as Skipper, having previously worked in Hythe Marina slipping the boat and has experience in the marine industry spanning over 40 years!

If the walls could talk on board Seafin they would certainly have some stories to share, like wise does our Skipper Fred!From catching lobsters to bollywood filming on deck he has seen it all and he isn't frightened to get his hands dirty! Having helped with Seafin's winter maintainence buffing, polishing and painting over the years.

We're so sad to see him go however wish him well with his retirement. A heartfelt thank you for his many years of service and the happy memories along the way. Our Operations Manager Paul is working closely with Adam to plan for the season we ahead. Paul has worked closely alongside Fred for many years so is passing on his knowledge and experience as the future of Seafin moves forward.


Early Booking Discount

Did you charter with us during 2023 and have an unforgettable day out? Perhaps you have a special occasion on the horizon next year or wish to rebook your annual corporate event?

Whatever the occasion Seafin could be your perfect venue - and with a 5% early booking discount on all standard packages confirmed by 31st January, now is the perfect time to book.

This offer can be combined with loyalty discounts for repeat customers up to a maximum of 15%

Chat to our friendly team on 023 8045 7110 to secure your date.


Kite Foiling Championships 2023

It was a real pleasure for Seafin to partner with the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) providing hospitality for the Foiling Kite European championships on the home waters of Portsmouth.

Such a treat to see the world’s best kite racers from the Olympic circuit whizzing around the waters off Eastney Beach for the title of European champion.

The finals weekend took place 23-24 September and was a free event for specators on the shore.

Seafin's top deck provided the perfect venue to view all the action on the water up close whilst the world’s best riders battled it out just metres away from us.

A big congratulations to Ellie Aldridge from GBR for taking the women’s title.

Seafin waves off Maiden on her Ocean Globe Race voyage!

There were extraordinary scenes on the Solent this weekend as Seafin waved off Tracy Edwards MBE and The Maiden Factor on her Ocean Globe Race.

Covering over 27,000 nautical miles in a sprint across the globe these amazing ladies (one of which is just 18 years of age) have set sail on the adventure of a lifetime!

If you enjoy watching sailing and would like the perfect backdrop for your next charter why not book your event to coincide with one of the many exciting local regattas held each year in The Solent.

Make your day on board Seafin even more special as she becomes your own private spectator boat.

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Paddleboards and Jetskis

We've got plenty to keep you entertained whilst onboard Seafin.

Did you know paddleboards and jet skis are included in your day charter offering the perfect mix of speed and serenity for guests!

Paddleboarding is fast becoming one of the most popular and trendy water sports in the UK. The great thing about Paddleboarding is that it’s accessible to all ages and abilities. You’ll receive a short, detailed induction on the basics of paddleboarding before you start. If you feel like you’ve mastered those basics, ask Paul for a few tips and tricks to push yourself even further!

If you're looking for more of a thrill and a faster pace on the water our jetskis offer the perfect antidote.

Review of our Corporate Day Charter

We love hearing customer feedback. Another Fantastic review to share,thank you for the kind words and fabulous photos @sup_loving_gill

‘Last weekend I had the best day with my work family. I organised an awesome social event and the whole day was perfect, even the weather was spot on! We had a chartered traditional motor yacht for the day and Seafin Charters took us over to the I.O.W where we anchored up to get the jet skis and paddleboards out, then they laid on a beautiful lunch and drinks were flowing whilst we sailed over to Buckler\'s Hard. The 7.5 hours literally flew by but I guess that’s just the sign of a fab day!

Totally recommend Seafin Charters if it's something you're looking into! 5* service from the crew’

Discover more about our corporate day charters

More than 30 guests?

For larger groups (up to 100) we can arrange a fleet of sailing yachts, each with 10-12 people on board plus two professional skippers. Your guests will learn how to sail, work as a team as they sail the Solent, and compete in a fun mini-race. Prices from £149pp including packed lunch and sailing tuition.

Get in touch with us on 023 8045 7110 to discuss a corporate sailing day you won't forget!

Only 1 month until Cowes Week!

The legendary Cowes Week started back in 1924 and is one of the biggest regattas in the world today, with 10,000 competitors and over 100,000 spectators enjoying the week-long- festivities.

A key part in the British sporting summer calendar and one of the UK\'s longest-running and most successful sporting events. It now stages up to 40 daily races for around 1,000 boats and is the largest sailing regatta of its kind in the world.

If you'd like the most incredible backdrop to your charter get in touch to learn more about Cowes week and find out Seafin's availability!

Cowes Week- The UK\\\'s oldest and largest sailing regatta

Every year The Solent is home to many yacht racing events and this year is no different! Cowes Week will be returning to The Solent Saturday 30st July - Saturday 6th August and makes for the perfect backdrop to your charter. Get the best view of all the action from the water as a spectator and soak up the incredible Cowes Week fireworks from the comfort of Seafin\'s top deck.

Seafin charters and the crew have some incredible experiences watching the famous yacht regattas that grace our local waters. As a spectator boat, you are spoilt with unrivaled views and are fully immersed in all the action. Enjoy the ultimate VIP experience.

Since 1926 Cowes Week has played a key part in the British sporting calendar and is the UK\'s longest-running and most successful sporting event. It now stages up to 40 daily races for around 1,000 boats and is the largest sailing regatta in the world. An event in the sporting calendar not to be missed!

Check our remaining availability online or contact us on 023 8045 7110

Get together with Colleagues!

With 1 out of 5 Christmas parties cancelled at the end of last year, you and your colleagues are most likely well overdue for some much-needed team and together time!

Treat your co-workers to a team-building day with exhilarating activities, onboard paddleboards, jet skis, and optional rib rides! With ample space across two decks, a fully equipped galley, delicious catering, and a spacious and airy upper deck with unforgettable views, you and your team deserve it!

Talk to us about your next team day.

Make an Impression!

Make a lasting impression on colleagues or clients, add a rib to your next charter! Exciting high speed and great fun our rib rides are a real talking point! You'll struggle to have more fun on the water than you do on a rib! With the added benefits of getting up close to the action, our ribs give a completely new vantage point to explore the Solent and take to the water in all weather! (*additional charge apply)

Contact us to add a rib to your day charter.

Upcoming Events!

This week we also saw entries open for the world's biggest classic world yacht regatta of its kind ' Cowes Classics Week'. It's all about racing traditional yachts on the water whilst soaking up the regatta atmosphere. Book your charter to coincide with this unforgettable event in June and enjoy the view of classic racing sailing yachts from a front-row seat. Seafin makes a fantastic spectator boat providing you and your charter guests with an unforgettable VIP experience.

Cowes Classics Regatta takes place 27th June to 1st July 2022

There are many spectacular events along the Solent and you can spectate in style, watch the following famous sailing regattas from the best seat in the house:

Round the Island
Saturday 25th June 2022
Round the Island is a one-day yacht race around the Isle of Wight, with over 1,500 boats, crewed by some of the biggest names in sailing as well as keen amateur sailors, skim past The Needles, the Island’s distinctive rocky structure, round St Catherine’s Point and Bembridge Ledge and back into the Solent. Britain\'s favourite yacht race!

30 July- 5 August 2022
Cowes week is a popular sailing event, which sees thousands of competitors taking part, one of the oldest and most respected regattas in the world. The event lasts for seven days a is a key part of the British sporting summer calendar! One of the UK\'s longest-running and most successful sporting events, this is one not to miss!

View our full calendar of events here.

Restrictions have been lifted!

This week we found ourselves in a place whereby the UK government has lifted all restrictions. We are overjoyed to be able to once again provide our full range of charter packages and are working hard to ensure we are ready and back to hosting our outstanding events with customers throughout the 2022 season!

When was the last time you could plan and be able to enjoy a corporate day out with colleagues or clients? if you're feeling like this was a lifetime ago then now is the perfect time to book! Talk to us to discuss your next big event!

January Offer

Our Earlybird booking discount is here!

Save 5% on your Summer 2022 charter. Simply book before 31st January to take advantage of this offer!
Contact the team on 023 8045 7110 or talk to us here to discuss your event requirements and secure your event date.

New packages for 2022

In an ever-changing world, we have had become more flexible than ever before, Seafin has a truly fantastic range of options for your next get-together.

GREAT RATES FOR SMALL GROUPS
We appreciate that celebrating doesn\'t always have to be on a huge or flamboyant scale! That\'s why we've kept our smaller group options for charter. For groups under 15 persons, you can still enjoy all Seafin has to offer at a great new rate!

A scaled-down party size doesn't mean you get any less. Ideal for more personable or initiate gatherings, our smaller group option means you can enjoy plenty of space and all the perks of our usual cruises tailored to your chosen guest list.

CHRISTMAS PARTIES 2022




 

 

 

 

 

 

'Delicious food, festive fizz, seasonal music and twinkling lights'

Whether it’s with family, friends, or your work Christmas party, Seafin provides a beautiful event venue over the festive season. With breathtaking views, magical winter scenery, and all your favourite Christmas traditions taken care of, you can relax and enjoy the festivities!

Indulge in a complimentary glass of fizz as we serve up a thoroughly seasonal spread, think turkey, cranberry, pigs in blankets, figgy pudding, and the scrummiest canapes!

What's Christmas without a little sparkle? Seafin will be dressed for the occasion, surrounded by twinkling lights, delightful decorations, Christmas crackers, and her very own Christmas spruce.

Tradition Christmas carols, heartwarming music, and festive classics create a joyful atmosphere with our media centre and music system. Or enjoy a Christmas movie on our onboard tv or projector.

If you would like to find out more about these packages or would like to discuss your event requirements you can speak to the team on 02380 457110 or talk to us here.

Google Reviews

Our team always strives to offer the best day possible for you, creating something memorable and unique. It’s so rewarding hearing heart-warming testimonials and knowing our customers have had an incredible time!

We\'d love our customers share their experience with us. Simply find us on Google search and click on our reviews to read more and add your own!

The Southampton Boat Show 2021

We were delighted that The Boat Show returned to local shores in September 2021 for its 52nd edition. A unique place to see the best boats and marine brands all gathered together in one place, the Southampton Boat Show remains to be Britain\'s biggest boating festival.

And for the first time in 2021, the Boat Show showcased an exciting new layout, with 6 amazing zones to explore packed full of boats, gear, advice, and demos! Seafin returned to exhibit in Ocean Hall, where the team showcased Seafin who belongs to our fleet of yachts at Hamble Point Yacht Charters.

Our friendly team alternated days on the exhibit, we took along our rebranded and refreshed boat specifications for each of the yachts on the fleet and our rebranded business cards to hand out at the show. With this being the first show back since the pandemic stuck footfall seemed lighter than previous years but the team still managed to hand out all our yacht charter brochures throughout the duration of the show, which was a first for us, showing that UK sailing and staycations for the coming season appear to still be a hugely popular choice.

If you popped in to say hi to the team, thank you, we loved seeing everyone!

Exclusive Wedding Reception Venue

EXCLUSIVE WEDDING RECEPTION VENUE FROM 12 APRIL-17 MAY

Hire Seafin for exclusive use for up to six guests or two households* for a unique and luxury wedding reception. Enjoy the tranquillity of a private setting, cruising around the scenic Solent area with a million and one idyllic photos opportunities. Enjoy the luxury of Seafin all to yourselves for a day of celebration, comfort, and watch the world go by on the Hamble River.

Read more here.
*An exception to the maximum capacity of two groups of six persons ( with a maximum of 12 on board) is made if bookings are for wedding receptions.

Ashe Scattering at Sea

ASHES SCATTERING AT SEA
FROM 12 APRIL- 17 MAY*

We offer a family-friendly approach to the delivery of our Ashes Scattering at Sea Service from our base on the River Hamble, Hampshire.

If you\'re looking for a dignified and quiet venue to say farewell to a loved one then why not consider a serene scattering of their ashes on Seafin. Long deemed a favoured alternative for many generations an ash scattering at sea brings you closer to nature.**

Read more here.

*Please note an exception to the maximum capacity of two groups of six persons ( with a maximum of 12 on board) is made if bookings are for ashes scattering.

*We have been known to offer ash scatterings close to the water as a wish of a deceased loved one, to those with a nautical background, for those who had a love for the sea, a lifelong association to the Solent, or for religious purposes.

Post Lockdown Day Cruises

FROM 29th MARCH ONWARDS
We\'ve put together a special post lockdown package price to accommodate six individuals or up to two households groups on board*. For just £2575 +£105 VAT have exclusive use of Seafin and cruise along The Solent to a destination of your choice. Enjoy a delicious freshly prepared and locally sourced breakfast and lunch and our usual complimentary bar providing beers, houses wines and soft drinks for the duration of your charter.

Find out more here.

* A maximum of 12 persons on board. The two groups will need to be kept at a social distance and areas will be clearly marked for this purpose.

What Sailing Can We do?

We've produced a handy infographic based on the proposed easing of restrictions in England and how this will affect our charters. Please note this is a guide and can be subject to change.

Have any questions or concerns phone us on 02380 457110 or talk to us here.

Seafin Staycations Extended in 2021!

Our exclusive riverside staycations launched last year and proved to be incredibly popular, so much so that we’ve decided to extend these until March 2021 and again from October 2021*.

With direct access to the River Hamble, four comfortable cabins, ample space on deck, and a whole host of optional extras you can tailor your stay exactly the way you like it. You can enjoy:

Fresh meals delivered to the boat
Our provisioning service for groceries
An indulgent afternoon tea
A scrumptious picnic hamper
An exhilarating jet ski tour

We offer a self-catering staycation or opt for our luxury or activity staycation packages which include additional activities and catering options.

*Seafin staycations will be available October- March annually.

SUMMER STAYCATIONS 2021
If you\'d like to enjoy our staycation packages during the Summer months these are available but are bookable for a minimum of seven days.

Read more about our staycation packages.

Seafin as a Spectator Boat

With a whole host of events cancelled and rescheduled for last year, there is more demand than ever for our beloved spectator sports to return. Some incredible sporting events return to the water for 2021 and Seafin can take you right up to the action! Book your charter to coincide with one of the famous yacht regattas and enjoy an unrivaled view and immerse yourself in the action.

Key events for 2021:

Round the Island Race ~ July 3rd

Round the Island Race is a fantastic event that sees world-renowned sailors competing against families, sailing schools, and first time racers. Around 1400 yachts take part, making it one of the largest races in the world.

Panerai British Classic Week ~ July 17-24th

The annual regatta of the British Classic Yacht Club. An occasion for classic boat enthusiasts to enjoy great racing and an appreciation of classics. It sees a fleet of over 50 classic yachts put through their paces in the challenging tidal waters of the Solent.

Cowes Week ~ July 31st ~August 7th

Since 1926 Cowes Week has played a key part in the British sporting calendar and is the UK\'s longest-running and most successful sporting event. It now stages up to 40 daily races for around 1,000 boats and is the largest sailing regatta in the world.

Flexibility and Reassurance

We’ve evolved as a business to ensure we remain covid compliant and safely operating within all government guidelines. We’ve updated our booking policy to offer you both flexibility and reassurance when chartering with us.

Subject to government relaxation of restrictions we will be able to offer charters for two groups of up to 6 with a maximum of 12 persons onboard. This permits us to run at 50% capacity and allows for social distancing requirements.

Read more about our updated policy here.

Christmas onboard Seafin!

Take advantage of the 5-day window to mix bubbles with family and friends over the festive period, with our exclusive Christmas offer. Enjoy a Christmas staycation onboard Seafin, soak up the magical winter atmosphere, and take in incredible unspoiled views across the beautiful Hamble River.

Stay onboard from 24th-27th December for a self-catering staycation for just £1500*

With a fully equipped galley, dining table on the aft deck, four comfortable cabins, and three bathrooms you'll have everything you need onboard to sit back and enjoy the festivities!

Get in touch with our friendly team on 023 8045 7110 to find out more or to make a booking.

*Accommodation for up to six guests in our four cabins.

We\'re operating NHS Test and Trace

As part of the ongoing fight against Coronavirus we're operating NHS Test and Trace.

NHS Test and Trace is a government service created to help identify and notify people who may have been exposed to the COVID-19 virus.

Download the free NHS Covid-19 App today and scan our QR code on your arrival.

To read more about the changes we have made read our coronavirus policy here.

The HUT, Colwell Bay

Here at Seafin we have partnered up with this incredible 2020 MICHELIN Guide shoreline restaurant. Book your lunch with The HUT, and we'll to bring you right up to the bay.

Situated directly on the waterfront, with stunning views across Solent waters, you'd be easily mistaken into thinking this was somewhere on the Med rather than the isle of Wight. With a seaside chic vibe and nestled amongst rows of Instagram worthy colourful beach huts this is the place to eat Alfresco!

Don't just take our word for it, dine at the hut and enjoy sampling the fresh rock oysters, taste one of the incredible surf n' turfs, grilled lobster or simply indulge in an espresso martini.

Post Lockdown Day Charters

We are thrilled to announce that Seafin day charters are back with an exclusive post lockdown day charter package!

Limited to two groups (of up to 6) with a maximum of 12 persons, Seafin offers a unique space to entertain guests on a cruise to the historic Buckler's Hard, Beaulieu, or venture across to Yarmouth, Isle of Wight.

You'll enjoy a delicious freshly prepared and locally sourced pre-packed breakfast and lunch on board with a genteel afternoon tea for the return sail to Port Hamble.

Find out more information here.

Exclusive floating cottage Luxury Getaway

Now available for booking!

For the very first time, Seafin is available to book for exclusive hire providing a luxury floating cottage getaway.

Seafin is offering an incredible private package for families. Set sail with exclusive hire, full catering on board, and freedom to explore the picturesque Solent with your loved ones.

You will stay at three different locations during the week without having to pack and unpack! Our crew will join you on the days we move and will be there to ensure you are well looked after. On these days we will also set off the jet skis and paddleboards for you to play with.

From £14,995 for a week's private charter make your holiday one to remember.

If you would like to secure a date for your future holiday or discuss options for private charter our friendly team are at the end of the phone on 02380 457110 or talk to us here.

Riverside Staycations available until spring 2021!

Our riverside staycations have been incredibly popular this summer so we've made the decision to extend availability up until the end of April 2021.

With an enviable location and idyllic views across the picturesque River Hamble Seafin offers the ideal base for a long weekend or week’s accommodation for up to seven people.

With both self-catering and semi catered options available and a whole host of optional extras, you can finally enjoy quality time and a well-deserved break for you and your social bubble.

Find out what's on offer here.

Personalise your experience!

We understand that each holiday is as unique as you are, that's why we have a selection of optional extras for you to choose from to make your stay extra special.

MEALS DELIVERED TO THE BOAT

If your idea of a holiday is for somebody else to do the cooking we have an extensive range of meals that can be delivered to the boat. Order in advance, at the time you book your Seafin holiday or give us 24 hours’ notice. The food is prepared to order by a local caterer.

PROVISIONING SERVICE

Complete a Tesco provisioning form and we will do your shopping and deliver it to Seafin (Port Hamble). We will take in on board and put food as necessary into the fridge or freezer.

AFTERNOON TEA

Enjoy a genteel afternoon tea sat on one of Seafin’s decks. We will bring the afternoon tea to Seafin and will leave it to you to open the prosecco!

PICNIC HAMPER

Want a picnic lunch to take with you? We can arrange for a picnic hamper to be delivered to Seafin ready for your day out.

JET SKI TOURS
If you feel the have a need for speed then you can hire our two jet skis for a half-day( 3 hours). We will accompany you in our RIB, escort you out of the river (where a six-knot speed limit applies) and then take you on a high-speed tour of Southampton Water and into the Solent. We can return to Hamble as needed to refuel and swap passengers.

Over 18s only on the jetskis due to insurance requirements.

Get in touch with our friendly team on 023 8045 7110 if you would like to personalise your stay or add any special touches to your booking with us.

Family fun on Seafin

A staycation on board Seafin offers the perfect opportunity for some family fun and summer adventures. With direct access to the idyllic Hamble River and picturesque southern countryside on your doorstep, there is so much to enjoy.

We've put together a list of games, activities, and local trips to inspire you whilst holidaying.

Seafin combines space for grown-ups with appeal for the little ones – the perfect UK family staycation option! So go ahead and book a holiday both you and the kids won't forget!

Staycations on board Seafin

Seafin holidays
Seafin provides a wonderful base for your holiday whether it’s a ‘staycation’ for your family’s summer holiday or a riverside getaway day for up to two households*

Relax on the deck cushions, sun-loungers and beanbags on the upper deck, listen to music on the built-in speaker system, play deck quoits and deck dominoes, read under the shade of the parasol with a glass of fizz in hand, get the kids crabbing from the foreshore and generally relax in a truly unique location. Want more?

Don’t forget all the possibilities courtesy of Seafin’s river location–paddleboarding, kayaking, rowing, and adrenaline-fuelled trips on a jetski.

We want you to have an unforgettable time on board, that\'s why all our staycation day bookings include a \'wet weather waiver\', ask for more details when booking.

Overnight stays are available from 4th July 2020. Minimum stay of two nights.

*Seafin staycations provide accommodation for up to seven persons. Our getaway days are priced for 6 people but additional people from your household can be added upon request.

Seafin is being lifted!

Winter is well and truly here, the frosty crisp mornings have arrived and Seafin has returned to her mooring at Port Hamble. She is scheduled to be lifted shortly for her winter work to commence.

At this time of year Paul, Seafin\'s Operations Manager is busy undertaking the various maintenance jobs required to keep Seafin looking and working beautifully.

All her essential checks will be carried out and we will be focusing on servicing her sea cocks and the underside of the boat, antifouling and repainting her top and the propel shafts and bearings will be replaced so she\'s ready for an exciting year ahead!

Seafin Afternoon Tea Events!

New for 2020!

Join us for a decadent afternoon tea on board Seafin during exclusive dates this year. A one of a kind opportunity to enjoy her luxurious surroundings whilst moored at scenic Port Hamble.

Seafin is the largest and most prestigious traditional motor yacht available for charter on the South Coast.

Enjoy her traditional styling and stunning varnished saloon, dine in her large open seating area and enjoy her modern facilities (including AV media system and modern kitchen-galley). Tour the deck at your leisure and take in incredible and unspoiled views of the River Hamble.

A captain and up to 4 crew members will welcome you on board serving our carefully selected quality food and catering. We have worked hard to source the best meats, most delicious fresh scones and and mouth watering sweets for an afternoon you won\'t forget.

This event is just £45 per person, the price includes all your food and catering, unlimited soft drinks, house wines and beers and a complimentary glass of Pimms on arrival.

For a unique and unforgettable experience- book your place now.

Afternoon tea dates for 2020 are Sunday 12 April, Sunday 31st May and Sunday 06th September

Our afternoon tea events are new for 2020 and can make original and interesting gifts - purchase a place as a Gift Voucher, or buy an open gift voucher and let your loved one choose from any of the events that we offer at their leisure.

Tickets are now available to purchase on eventbrite

Happy New Year!

We all know that time flies, so there is no time like the start of the new year to start planning your summer activities. Seafin is a stunning classic British motor cruiser. She is a unique venue combining space, comfort and elegance to ensure your occasion is stylish and memorable.


Celebrate!


Seafin is the ideal venue to hold a celebration. Bring up to 30 guests on a cruise around the Solent, with optional lunch stops such as historic Beaulieu River or Cowes on the Isle of Wight.

Choose from full or half day options, each of which is fully catered and includes unlimited soft and alcoholic beverages within the package.

Find out more about Private Celebrations here


Spectate!


For a team or group day out, add an extra dynamic to your experience by choosing a date which coincides with an exciting sailing event or regatta in the Solent.

With a unique view of the racing, you can sit back and watch the action or show your support from the very best viewing platform available.

Highlights for 2019 include:

Panerai British Classics Week ~ July 9-13th
Round the Island Race ~ July 29th
Rolex Fastnet Race start ~ 3rd August
Cowes Week ~ August 10-17th
....plus many others

Find out more about Spectator Events here


Impress!


Make an impression on colleagues or clients and host your next meeting on board Seafin.

Full AV equipment available as well as a boardroom style table which comfortably seats 8 - 10.

With your clients or colleagues captivated, take advantage of the jet-skis or stand-up paddle boards included within your charter package, or for an extra thrill add on a high-speed RIB ride (extra charges apply).

Find out more about Corporate Charter here


Book your Summer 2019 event with Seafin before 31st January 2019 and receive a 5% early booking discount.  Check availability here.

Book your 2018 charters now!

Don't forget, if you are planning on hosting a corporate event or client engagement day this year, Seafin could be your perfect venue - and with a 5% early booking discount on all standard packages confirmed by 31st January, now is the perfect time to book.

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Seafin helps Bring Maiden Home

Check out the blog from The Maiden Factor! Fantastic to see Maiden back in the UK and home to Hamble!
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Further Wine tasting events released

Join us for a sunset wine-tasting cruise with full buffet dinner and drinks included, in the delightful environment of Seafin.

Enjoy learning in the company of Cecile Bergart, WSET-certified Sommelier and Proprietor of the Hampshire Wine School to taste wine like a professional. Discover new favourites and learn more about the wines you already love.

These events are £75 per person.

We will help you to squeeze just a drop more enjoyment out of every glass of wine – cheers!

In addition to an evening cruise on Seafin with full buffet dinner and drinks, the price includes wine-tasting of a minimum of six wines with Cecile on hand to teach you a little more about the wines you are sipping.