Saber Powersports are the UK’s only speed boat experience provider that provides you with the chance to drive genuine Offshore Honda Formula 4 Stroke Racing Boats. Saber Powersports have been operating from Southampton in the Solent Waters for just over 28 years and have grown to become one of the most successful powerboat experience providers within Europe.
Saber Powersport fleet consists of three 150 horse power outboard Honda Formula 4 Stroke Championship Race boats, a 450 horse power Jet Viper and the Thunderbolt, a professionally converted Thundercat Surf Racing series multi-hull outboard RIB. The highly trained skippers represent the Saber Powersports brand and are great at making the most out of your day in a friendly and safe manner.
Saber Powersports experiences are designed to suit anyone and thrill everyone, they guarantee that no matter your age or gender, you will enjoy your time with them. All three of the boats offer vastly different experiences and they understand that people enjoy variety so they have hand crafted a number of exciting packages to allow customers to pick and mix their favourites. All of the experiences take place on the Solent which is renowned for its popularity as the water sports Mecca of the UK. Less than two hours away from London, this beautiful strait is contrasted by the beauty of the famous South Downs National Park and the New Forest to the south, there’s a lot more to see from the sea! Plenty of idyllic pubs restaurants and marinas dot the Solent strait.
Honda Racing Experience: Take the Wheel and Feel the Speed in one of the UK’s fastest Honda Formula 4-Stroke championship boats with up to three other passengers and release your inner adrenaline junkie! If you love the combination of speed, water and adrenaline and want to do
a driving experience with a twist then this is the perfect option!
Thunderbolt Racing Experience: Bolt across the water behind the wheel of the South African Thunderbolt! The most nimble of the three boats, you will be accelerating and changing direction faster than the speed of lightning. Agile, responsive and great fun on calm water, this catamaran powerboat is safe and comfortable to ride in. After a short trip down the river, the instructor will power up the Thunderbolt engine, and you’re
off! Just hold on tight and get ready for a wet and wild ride as your experienced instructor guides you through handling this racing beast! (Age 18 and over only).
Jet Viper Thrill Ride: This 450 Horse Power Jet Power Beast will have you screaming for more as you experience high speed turns, slides, jumps and crash stops all in the safe hands of a fully qualified and highly trained skipper. After a short trip down the river, your skipper will power up the
colossal engine, and you’re off! You will share this experience with up to twelve other participants, this boat is great for large groups!
Luxury Powerboat Day: Take a luxury day out on the Solent with up to three others. After a briefing from the skippers and the shore team you will be introduced to the Honda Formula 4 stroke 150 racing boat. The powerful boat is the real deal, so you will be able to feel the acceleration and grace of one of these highly responsive racing speedboats just like the professional racing crew. This is a 5 hour experience with 2 hours on the water a lunch stop half way through (lunch not included).
Thrill Seekers Package: Perfect for all those thrill-seekers out there! Experience extreme speeds and crazy manoeuvres on board the Jet Viper and then bolt across the water behind the wheel of the South African Thunderbolt! This package Includes the Jet Viper Thrill Ride and the Thunderbolt Racing Experience.
Ultimate Package: The ultimate experience package, the best way to spend your day! Experience all three boats, drive two of them and experience high speed thrills on the third. What more could you wish for? This package Includes all three experiences, expect to spend around 6
hours at the venue. (Age 18 and over only).
Racer package: The best package for those that want to experience that like to take control! Experience two of the UK’s fastest racing boats; The Honda 150 and the Thunderbolt. This experience includes both the Honda Racing Experience and the Thunderbolt Racing Experience. (Age 18 and over only).
Wet and Wild: Get ready to go wet and wild! Experience high speed turns, slides, jumps and crash stops all in the safe hands of a fully qualified and highly trained skipper and then hop behind the wheel of the Honda 150 and go mad! This package includes the Jet Viper Thrill Ride and the Honda Racing experience.
For more information about the packages and experiences visit Saber Powersport's website or download the brochure below. All experiences and packages must be booked in advanced.
|Open (3 May 2021 - 31 Oct 2021)|
* See Saber Powersports website for exact dates and times.
Map & Directions
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By Road: M27 Eastbound - exit Junction 3 onto the M271. Follow signs to the 'Waterfront'. When you reach the traffic lights at Ocean Village (which is on your right), go straight on under bridge and follow the road around until you come to a mini roundabout (Chapel Arms ahead of you), turn right then after a quarter of a mile right at the roundabout by the Southampton Football Club Stadium. In another quarter of a mile you will see a signpost for Shamrock Quay (William Street). Turn right and we are 50 yards along on the right-hand side adjacent to the Shamrock Quay marina office.
M3 Southbound - exit Junction 14 onto the A33. Follow the signs to the 'Docks' and 'Old Waterfront' and then as above.
M27 Westbound - exit Junction 7 onto the A334. Follow the signs to Southampton City Centre. Turn left into Princes Street at the traffic lights after the bridge over Northam Bridge. Continue along this road for about 0.5 miles and you will see a signpost for Shamrock Quay (William Street). Turn right and we are 50 yards along on the right-hand side adjacent to the Shamrock Quay marina office.
Please find a parking space and meet us next to the Marina Office for registration.
Sat Nav: SO14 5QL
Public Transport Directions
By Rail: Arriving at Southampton Central Station, Shamrock Quay is a short taxi ride away.
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