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Explore the river at a slower pace. Jump in a rowing boat and set sail on your own adventure or take a trip on Rivershack’s Juno or the famous Teesside Princess and enjoy a leisurely journey along the River Tees.

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On Water

On Water offers a range of fun on-water experiences as well as training courses – all led by an expert team who strive to make your experience extra special. Their ‘Experiences’ include Open Water Swimming, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Dinghy and Yacht Sailing, Powerboating and Jet Skiing which are enjoyed year round by a variety of […]

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Powerboating at Hartlepool Marina

Join the On Water crew aboard a luxury 250HP Yamaha RIB Craft. Whether you’re in search of exhilaration or relaxation or tuition, On Water has got it covered. The experienced crews are commercially qualified and endorsed and will ensure the comfort of guests at all times regarding safety, and enjoyment as top priorities. You can choose from the different Powerboating experiences […]

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River cruises & rowing boats at Yarm, Preston Park. Take an open-air cruise on the passenger boat Juno between Preston Park & Yarm – or even row between the two (the RiverShack Challenge!) Reconnect with the River and experience the wellbeing of fresh air and ‘blue-space’. Open from Easter to October at weekends, school/bank holidays – […]

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Tees & Hartlepool Yacht Club

Your adventure starts here… …in a small corner of Hartlepool where people of all ages & abilities go boating! If you are an experienced enthusiast or a complete beginner, Tees & Hartlepool Yacht Club welcomes you! You don’t have to be a member to learn sailing & vice versa you don’t have to like water […]

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Tees Barrage – Bell boating

Looking for a great water-based activity for groups that doesn’t involve rapid currents and getting drenched?  Then visit Tees Barrage for bell boating! WHAT IS BELL BOATING? Bell boating is a fantastic group activity and a top water activity choice for people who want to experience and have fun on water. A bell boat works […]

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Tees Barrage – Powerboat Trips

Tees Barrage breath-taking high-speed powerboat trips take you along the tidal section of the River Tees. Get a stunning glimpse of the historic region’s wildlife, industry and landmarks on a sleek, modern powerboat! WHAT IS THERE TO SEE ON A TEES BARRAGE POWERBOAT TRIP? Book a Tees Barrage powerboat trip and take friends and family on […]

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Tees Barrage – Raft Building

Raft building is a fun and fast activity that gets everyone working together from the start. In fact, it’s turned out to be one of the most popular activities at Tees Barrage! With raft-building, you and your team are in charge. Not only do you all design and build a raft, but you then have […]

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The Teesside Princess

One of the most relaxing ways to take in the scenic views along the River Tees. The Princess sails all year from Castlegate Quay to Yarm, via Preston Hall Museum and Park. The Princess is ideal for daytime sailings or party nights out with a difference. Prices entertainment and meals can be tailored around your […]

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Yacht Sailing Experience

Join the Skipper as crew aboard the latest vessel, yours to charter! Experience the extravagance of a luxury skippered sailing yacht and learn and develop skills from on-board roles. Your Yacht Master Instructor will introduce you to the basics of sailing, from hoisting the sails to helming and may even teach you some sailing jargon. Depending on conditions, head […]

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