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Carmen Rose, your luxury skippered speed boat on thje water near Pendennis point enjoying boat trip with customers

Explore the beautiful Falmouth Bay in comfort and with style in your own skippered speed boat. Luxury boat hire with Falmouth Bay Tailored Boat Tours!

Whether  you're down here on holiday and would like to take the ultimate boat trip with your family, or are a local who wants to see all the sights from a totally new perspective, Carmen Rose is the boat to do it from.

Able to accommodate individual groups of up to seven (plus we're dog friendly if you'd like to bring your four legged friend along on your private boat tour), she is fast, safe, fun, and very comfortable and stable.

Above shot of the boat with waving guests and St Mawes castle in the background
Family sunbathing on the sun deck of Carmen Rose in blue seas overlooking Pendennis Castle

Your boat charter 

Carmen Rose is licensed to operate within a huge area from St Anthony's lighthouse on the Roseland Peninsula to Nare Point on The Lizard, encompassing the River Fal to Truro and the Carrick Roads with all its adjoining creeks, Falmouth, Flushing, St Mawes, Mylor, St Just and many more places besides. Falmouth Bay itself is open sea, offering great wildlife watching opportunities, many beaches and bays, and leads to the Helford river with all its rich history and stunning scenery.

There are hidden coves only accessible from the water, secret smugglers tunnels, beautiful historic buildings and quays, incredible views of the sunset, and hidden gems like the Pandora Inn at which to land and enjoy a drink. 

Your skipper Giles will tailor your private boat tour to make sure that you get to experience all the best that this area can offer dependent on day, time and tide, and the individual requests and desires of your group. 

Family and large dog smiling at the camera aboard their luxury hire boat
Couple with baby and dog having glass of champagne on deck

No matter what the time of year, there is always a huge amount to see on the waters that this area has to offer. And there is no better way to do so from your own private skippered hire boat. Get in amongst the action in the numerous sailing regattas that take place throughout the season, up close to luxury yachts and visiting cruise ships, and in amongst the beautiful bird life, seals, dolphins and other wildlife that either make this their home or come to visit.

boat from above in sparkling blue water
Your skipper Giles and boat Carmen Rose in the marina at Mylor

Private skippered boat hire prices

With skippered speed boat charter tours lasting from an hour-and-a-half to a full-day (prices starting from £195 for your whole group - click here for price list), there are a huge number of stunning locations to see. We can stop off for a swim if you fancy it, or enjoy a leisurely picnic and drinks whilst soaking up the scenery. All without the worry of being responsible for the handling of the boat - that's the skippers job - along with ensuring that you and your group have an unforgettable experience on the water.

If you have any specific requests or unusual requirements, please get in touch and we'll do our best to accommodate them. Be it arriving to your water front wedding by boat,  scattering the ashes of a loved one at sea, photography from the water, commercial filming from a very comfortable platform or just the requirement of a very posh water taxi, Carmen Rose can probably oblige.

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