Unleash the Night: Power Boating Adventures Along the Coast

The sun dips below the horizon, painting the sky in fiery hues of orange and pink, as the world around you fades into twilight. But you? You’re not ready for the day to end. You’re ready to dive headfirst into the thrilling world of power boating at night. Buckle up, my friends, because we’re about to embark on an adventure that’ll have your heart pounding and your senses electrified!

Harness the power of the night

Imagine the sensation of the cool evening breeze in your hair, the soft hum of the powerful engines beneath you, and the glittering expanse of the open sea stretching out into the darkness. Nighttime power boating is more than an activity; it’s an adrenaline-infused journey that ignites the spirit of adventure within.

As you rev up your powerboat, the symphony of engine roars syncs with the pounding of your heart, and you’re off into the unknown. The thrill of the dark sea stretches out before you, an endless canvas of possibilities, with your boat as the brush.

Coastal Thrills in the Moonlight

The coastline comes alive in the night. You’ll feel the rush as your boat cuts through the water, its bow slicing the inky blackness, leaving a trail of sparkling phosphorescence in its wake. The moon, casting its silvery glow on the waves, guides your way. It’s a dance of shadows and light, a sensory delight, as you navigate the shimmering coastlines under the star-studded sky.

Power boating at night offers a unique connection to the elements. The ocean, once turbulent and wild, now cradles you gently under the night’s embrace. The coastline unveils its secrets to those daring enough to explore it after dark. Rocks and cliffs, hidden coves, and secluded beaches emerge like ancient guardians of the night, holding their secrets close.

The Allure of Ports in the Dark

There’s something magical about arriving in a new port or harbour under the cover of night. The twinkling lights of the town or city, reflecting on the water’s surface, beckon you with their irresistible allure. The harbour’s entrance is a gateway to a world waiting to be explored.

As you approach, your boat is engulfed in a sense of anticipation and adventure. The dark waters give way to a bustling marina filled with other night adventurers. The people, the sounds, the exotic aromas wafting from the coastal restaurants – it’s a symphony of experiences waiting to be discovered.

Nights to remember

Power boating at night is more than just a thrilling adventure; it’s an unforgettable experience that weaves stories into the fabric of your life. It’s a chance to chase the unknown, conquer the dark, and revel in the magic of the sea at night.

So, fellow adventurers, as the sun disappears beyond the horizon and the stars emerge from their slumber, seize the opportunity to embrace the night. Join our team for a training course and adventure like no other!

The Details

This is a 5 day experience run over two weekends. During the first weekend you will undertake the RYA Advanced Powerboat course. This course is provided by the training team at Get Lost Powerboat Training. During this two day event you will gain the skills needed to venture out in the dark. Accommodation is provided at the Hotel Du Vin so you can spend the weekend in style.

After that you will join a three day weekend during which you and your team will undertake night passages, enter several different harbours in the dark, stay in luxurious hotels and truly conquer the sea at night. Your baggage for the weekend will be couriered on your behalf between the Master Builders and Harbour hotels so you can relax and immerse yourself in your own night time story.

To be eligible to take part in this epic adventure you will need to have previously completed the RYA Powerboat Level 2 course and a navigation course. If you haven’t done these already, our training team can help you to get these completed.


First Weekend – 21st to the 22nd of September 2024

  • Day 1 – Saturday 2nd March meet at the Hotel Du Vin at 09:00 for an introductory brief and to begin the RYA Advanced Powerboat course.
  • Day 1 – The course will run into the hours of darkness and will include night time navigation skills.
  • Day 1 – Accommodation is provided at the Hotel Du Vin
  • Day 2 – Rejoin the course after breakfast. Starting at 10 am
  • Day 2 – Complete the RYA Advanced Powerboat course
  • Day 2 – weekend is expected to end at approximately 16:30

Second Weekend – 11th – 13th October 2024

  • Day 3 – Meet at Cobbs Quay Marina at 17:00 (time may vary) for a briefing and planning session.
  • Day 3 – Depart for a sunset crossing to Beaulieu in the Solent. Port entry will be in the dark.
  • Day 3 – Accommodation is provided at the Master Builders Hotel and baggage will be delivered by separate road transport.
  • Day 4 – meet 11:00 for a trip over to Newtown Creek.
  • Day 4 – Depart at sundown for night passage exercises to various Solent Harbours, Cowes and Port Hamble.
  • Day 4 – finish night exercises at Ocean Village Marina.
  • Day 4 – Accommodation is provided at the Harbour Hotel and baggage will be delivered by separate road transport.
  • Day 5 – Depart Harbour hotel after a leisurely breakfast and optional Spa treatment. The destination is Yarmouth for lunch at the George Hotel.
  • Day 5 – after lunch and free time in Yarmouth depart for crossing back to Poole Harbour and Cobbs Quay marina.

Only 6 places available – secure your spot with a 25% deposit