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The Solent is a truly beautiful location and a South Coast Powerboats Charter is a wonderful way to see it. Enjoy a range of destinations across the Solent aboard our motor cruiser. We can tailor make your charter to your requirements. Departing from any port in the Solent, enjoy lunch at Cowes or cruise down to the Needles. Need some inspiration? We can recommend an ideal spot for you. 


Priory Bay

Priory Bay is located on the eastern coast of the Isle of Wight. Its location means that we often cruise here for our sunset cruises. A sheltered bay, protected from the wind, it's a great spot for some food, paddle boarding and a swim.

Alum Bay & The Needles

Visit Alum bay and enjoy the uninterrupted view of the iconic needles. A sight truly to behold. As well as taking in the spectacular scenery, you will get to swim in the crystal clear waters of Alum Bay, famous for its 21 different coloured sands. 

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Portsmouth Harbour

Portsmouth Harbour is an incredible place to sail on your charter. Well known for being the home of the Royal Navy, as well as many famous ships and vessels. With a rich history, Portsmouth is full of shopping, museums, and restaurants. You’ll be spoilt with activities.

Osbourne Bay

Osborne Bay is on the north-east coast of the Isle of Wight. It is a popular location for yachts and cruisers who welcome the calm waters and incredible views. Although it is a popular location there is a large anchorage so you won’t be crowded. A perfect spot to stop for lunch whilst at anchor or a chance to enjoy some paddle boarding. 

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The Hut - Colwell Bay

Based on the west side of the Isle of Wight, Colwell Bay is situated between the famous Needle Rock and Lighthouse and the port of Yarmouth. It’s home to The Hut, an easy-going beach restaurant that offers its guests simple, yet delicious food. Their menu boasts a range of delicious fresh seafood and grilled meats to be enjoyed in their alfresco setting.

Totland Bay

Based on the west side of the Isle of Wight, Totland Bay is situated between the famous Needle Rock and Lighthouse and the port of Yarmouth. It’s home to The Waterfront, an easy-going beach restaurant that offers its guests simple, yet delicious food. 



Cowes is a seaport town on the North coast of the Isle of Wight. It’s home to the biggest and oldest sailing regatta in the world. The prime location of Cowes means that there is plenty to do. Stop for lunch, visit a museum or sit and enjoy the atmosphere of the most famous home to yacht racing.

Newtown Creek

Newtown Creek in the Isle of Wight is a favourite spot to visit when sailing in the solent. There is a lovely natural harbour when you can anchor and enjoy your surroundings or dive into the water for a refreshing swim. Protect by the National Trust it is one of the most natural and untouched anchorages. A great opportunity to spot some wildlife, a real hidden gem.



Yarmouth town is located on the North-West of the Isle of Wight, and acts as one of the gateways to the Island with one of the main ferry services operating from its harbour.

The historic port town sits at the mouth of the River Yar and contains some of the oldest architecture on the Isle of Wight, including a 16th Century castle.


Venture to the beautiful seaside market town of Lymington based in the New Forest. Famous for its salt-making until the 19th century, it has a rich history. There is plenty to see and do around the waterfront and nearby high street. Perfect for a more hands on visit or a relaxing spot to watch the world go by.



Set sail to the well known city of Southampton. Whilst cruising along Southampton’s waters you will pass the historic dockyards, the famous departure point of the Titanic and the rivers Hamble, Itchen and Test. Along with beautiful views from the sea, we can moor up and you can visit the shops, sights and eateries that Southampton has to offer.

Beaulieu River

The Beaulieu River is one of the most beautiful marinas on the South Coast. It’s an unspoilt haven full of wildlife so when exploring on Valentina you get to see some truly unique views only accessible by boat.


Isle of Wight Festival

Our pre-booked scheduled service guarantees you arrive in style. No queuing for ferries and carparks - from the moment you board your boat in Hamble, you are less than 1 hour from the Festival site.

The Service departs from Hamble, crossing the Solent before we cruise along the River Medina all the way to Island Harbour where you will be disembark for the short 5 minute walk to Seaclose Park, the home of the IOW Festival.

We will always try to accommodate your chosen destination. However, in certain weather and wind conditions, our Skipper may need to suggest a more suitable destination to ensure the very best charter experience.

A destination is generally decided on the day before your charter. 
Even though we have a base cost for our charters, depending on distance, we may include a fuel charge which you will be made aware of when you enquire. 
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