West of Scotland's RYA Marine Training Centre Charters on the Gareloch

Charter Adventures Would you like to view the local area from the water?  Maybe there's somewhere you'd like to go to that's not easily accessible by road? The perspective from the sea is just so different that even going to places you know well is a whole new experience and the scenery in this area can be breath-taking.

Maybe you have a trip under the Erskine Bridge and up the River Clyde on your bucket list? If you're lucky, you might even get to drive the RIB. Maybe you'd like a romantic trip to view the sunset? Or maybe even to propose? 

Charter 'Mustang', our 6.8m Humber Ocean Pro Rib or 'Millbrook' our Nelson 42 motor cruiser for a hour, 2 hours, half day or day. Mustang can confortable carry 5 passengers and Millbrook can accommodate 10 passengers. When chartering either boat, lifejackets and oil skins are included in the hire price. Due to the nature of being in a Rib, Mustang is unsuitable for under 12's or pregnant ladies.

Charters do not have to start from or end at Rhu, and different or longer timings can be negotiated.

Prices including skipper depend on length of hire and destination. Please phone to discuss your trip ideas and to get estimate of cost. All timings and destinations can be arranged by negotiation.

Aerial view of our stunning surroundings

Aerial view of our stunning surroundings

Examples of hour-long trips:

Motor to the top of the Gareloch and back, then across to Gourock/Greenock and back. Circle the sugar boat wreck, then tour the south side of the River Clyde - Gourock, Greenock Port Glasgow. Or just enjoy some time on the water taking in the scenery.

Examples of possible half-day trips:

Visit the Holy Loch via the Gantocks, near Dunoon, to spot seals, sea birds, or rarer species, and go ashore for coffee. Motor up Loch Long to Arrochar or Lochgoilhead. motor past the Cloch Lighthouse to Kip Marina, with an hour ashore to explore the marina. Tour the River Clyde as far as the Titan Crane & back.

Clyde Estuary, looking south past Bute & Cumbrae

Clyde Estuary, looking south past Bute & Cumbrae

Day Trips 10am-5pm approx

Day trips can take you to Rothesay, Kyles of Bute, Largs, the Cumbraes or further, depending whether you prefer to spend the time touring on the water or would rather have some time ashore.

Discuss your ideas with us and we will give you price options. Other times, e.g. evening trips, can be discussed. To discuss ideas, dates or bookings, please telephone 01436 640303

Cruise Trips Available

In Millbrook, a Nelson 42’, 10 passengers, or Mustang, a Humber 6.8m RIB, 5 passengers, starting from Rhu Marina.

Two hour, evening or half-day trips – both boats - roughly within blue circle below.

Day trips – Mustang: roughly within blue circle, Millbrook: roughly within red area below.

Prices: 2 hrs £300, 4 hrs £500, day £900. All charter trips subject to boat availability Phone 01436 640303 to discuss or book.

Clyde Estuary, looking south past Bute & Cumbrae

Cruise trips range

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You & Sea, West of Scotland's RYA Marine Training Centre on the Gareloch

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You & Sea is an RYA centre based on the Gareloch, on the west coast of Scotland where the scenery and the boating is arguably unsurpassed around the world. There is always plenty of activity in this magnificent setting.

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