Rampion Wind Farm Tour Brighton
We now offer 120 minutes sightseeing trips to the new Rampion Wind Farm array aboard Catamarans "Adept" formally a wind farm transfer vessel and "Voyager".
There will be a brief safety talk and information on the trip at departure time.
The 116 turbines are more than 8 miles off shore from Brighton and it takes about 45 minutes to get there, Adept and or Voyager will enter the array field for approximately 30 minutes of slow cruising amongst the massive turbines, panoramic views of the Sussex coast can be seen on the way back to Brighton Marina.
The tour can be booked by telephone with card payment in full for each place reserved
Adult or Child £ 35 each
Private hire £375 up to12 people.
12 = £ 31.25 each
Private hire can be your choice of date/time.
please book as far in advance as you can. However on the day is sometimes possible
Please see our daily info page for available times and dates for places on the Rampion trips, or call 07836 262717 8am - 8 pm
VOUCHERS ARE AVAILABLE FOR 2020/21
Voyager with Brighton in the background
Adept out at sea off Brighton
"Adept" is one of our three trip boat catamarans moored in Brighton Marina, showing the outside seating arrangement. Inside seating is available for all on-board.
The 80 meter high structures have 112 meter diameter blades driving the turbine generators.
This Floating Hotel Ship "C-Bed" is sometimes seen close to the Rampion site.
MPI Discovery on its legs in 100ft of water next to the Rampion wind farm Substation. The main hoist can lift 1000 tons at 25 meters reach.
One of our Catamaran wind farm trip boats increases speed exiting the array
Wind farm transfer vessel Gaillion pushing on the Rampion array Sub station access ladder.
Gaillion on its way home from the Rampion Wind Farm array, Lancing and the collage is in the background.
Windcat 6 pushing on turbine access ladder
Guard Vessel George Johannes at the Rampion Wind Farm Array off Brighton
A wind farm trip passenger taking photographs of the massive turbines
MPI Resolution at present on its legs in 100ft of water next to the Rampion wind farm Substation
MPI Resolution was the first self elevating Turbine installation vessel in the world it is 130 meters long with four 2500 hp Diesel engines powering it plus three 940 hp bow thrusters it was built in Shanhaiguan and launched in 2003 it cost £ 53,000,000
Some of the 116 Rampion turbines standing 140 meters high from the base to the blade tip, with 55meter blades making the diameter 112meters including the hub.
These turbines will produce enough electricity to power almost 350,000 homes = about half of the homes in Sussex.