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

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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, we can ensure that your on the water experience is a memorable one. The perfect charter boat for couples and smaller groups.

We’re able to accommodate individual groups of up to seven, and we’re dog-friendly too. While of course a boat tour aboard Carmen Rose is fast and fun, comfort and safety are paramount. If speed isn't your thing, she is perfectly suited for providing a relaxing river cruise too!

Boat tours taking in the stunning waters of Falmouth Bay, including St Mawes, Flushing, the Helford and more!

Carmen Rose is licensed to operate within an expansive area from St Anthony’s lighthouse on the Roseland Peninsula to Nare Head on The Lizard.

Encompassing the River Fal, Malpas, the Helford River and the Carrick Roads along with Falmouth, Flushing, St Mawes, Mylor and St Just. Rich history and stunning scenery combine In the open waters of Falmouth Bay itself – the third deepest natural harbour in the world - where wildlife watching opportunities abound.

The ultimate sight-seeing boat tour. Every charter is unique

With boat trips running from April to October, throughout the warmer months there's always plenty of on the water activity to experience on your private skippered boat trip. Get in amongst the action with the numerous sailing regattas that take place throughout the season, see luxury yachts and visiting cruise ships from up close, and watch the local bird life, seals, dolphins and other visiting wildlife in their natural habitat.

There are hidden coves only accessible from the water, secret smugglers tunnels, beautiful historic buildings and waterside gems like the Pandora Inn at which to moor up and enjoy a drink. If you fancy stopping off for a swim, or would like to anchor up in a sheltered bay for a spot of food, just let your skipper Giles know and he'll be happy to oblige.

We will tailor your private boat tour to suit the time of year, weather on the day, and the occasion. Your skippered speed boat charter is totally bespoke, with prices from £195 for an hour and half tour for up to seven guests, including fuel. With so many stunning locations to explore, whether you want to stop off for a swim or enjoy a romantic picnic and drinks whilst soaking up the scenery, we’ll ensure an unforgettable on the water experience.


Arrive in style to your waterfront wedding by boat,  scatter the ashes of a loved one at sea, capture from the water photography, or experience a water taxi less ordinary. We can also facilitate commercial filming from a very comfortable platform. 

skippered speed boat at anchor viewed from drone above
mum, dad, babie and dog having refreshments at Turnaware  bar
skippered speed boat in falmouth bay with st mawes castle in the background
sunbathing on the sun deck of speed boat with pendenis castle accross falmouth bay in the distance
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