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

                          or

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 - 7pm

VOUCHERS ARE AVAILABLE FOR 2020/21 

      Voyager with Brighton in the background 

    

Rampion Wind Farm Trip

                Adept out at sea off Brighton

     

Wind Farm Tour 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.

Rampion wind farm trip

The 80 meter high structures  have 112 meter diameter blades driving the turbine generators.

Rampion wind farm floating Hotel

This Floating Hotel Ship "C-Bed" is sometimes seen close to the Rampion site.

MPI Discovery

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.

Rampion wind farm tour

One of our Catamaran wind farm trip boats increases speed  exiting the array

Rampion wind farm transfer vessel Gaillion pushing on the Rampion array Sub station access laddr.

Wind farm transfer vessel Gaillion pushing on the Rampion array Sub station access ladder. 

Wind farm transfer vessel Gaillion

Gaillion on its way home from the Rampion Wind Farm array, Lancing and the collage is in the background.

Wind farm tour

Windcat 6 pushing on turbine access ladder

Rampion wind farm boat trip

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. 

Contact

Ross Boats Watertours departures are from next to the Barge near The West Quay Pub (Wetherspoon's)

Pontoon 5, West Jetty, Brighton Marina, Brighton, BN2 5UP.

call  07836 262717

Wind farm tour boat "Adept"