Tailor your own trip

Exclusive use of the boats offering you and your party the best way to spend your time on the water

Lyme Bay RIB Charter, West Bay Harbour, Dorset


A private charter gives you exclusive use of the boats on a date and time that fits around you and, offers you and your party the best way to spend your time on the water in a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere.

Our skippers will help you tailor your charter in order to maximise what you can see and where to go, taking in the best of Dorset’s stunning Jurassic Coast and ensuring you a hassle free experience. Google is good but our local knowledge is BETTER! Here at LBRC we go the extra mile to ensure your trip is completely planned, not just the boat trip! We are happy to help with recommendations and info – we don’t charge for this, we don’t receive any kick-backs for this… we’re just nice like that!

Whether your intentions are to take the family sight seeing, a birthday party, lunch excursion, race or event support, or just to relax on a secluded beach and snorkel from the boat, our attention to detail will make certain you have a fantastic time with us.

Our 3 purpose build passenger carrying RIBs have plenty of comfortable seating. There is plenty of space on board to stow your day packs or cool bags with a picnic should you wish to stop somewhere along the way.

Because these trips are booked to suit YOU, at a time to suit YOU, initially, please call us to chat over your requirements and we will then email you a confirmation.

Call and talk to us about YOUR idea and we make it a reality!



Our most popular private charters include:

Half Hour RIB Blast

Lyme Bay RIB Charter, West Bay Harbour, Dorset

Blasting along the coast at speeds of up to 50mph. Fast paced and exhilarating! Expect high speed turns, non stop action, and possibly a little spray!

A lively choice guaranteed to please even a hard-core thrill seeker.

£325 per boat including fuel (Allow an hour for this event).

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1 Hour Coastal Charter

Lyme Bay RIB Charter, West Bay Harbour, Dorset

Take a cruise along Dorset’s stunning Jurassic Coast easily taking in the best sights the Jurassic Coast has to offer including Lyme Regis, Golden Cap, West Bay, Hive Beach, Chesil Beach before retuning home.

£390 including fuel

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Half & Half

Lyme Bay RIB Charter, West Bay Harbour, Dorset

If you can’t decide whether to go for the Half Hour RIB Blast or the 1hr Coastal Charter and fancy a bit of both, then this option if for you! The Half & Half is exactly what it says it is.

Join us on the pontoons at West Bay or Lyme Regis harbour and we’ll get you kitted up ready to go to sea. With your bags safely stowed, life jackets fitted and safety brief completed, we’ll head off to sea.

Firstly your knowledgeable skipper will take you for a half hour cruise along the stunning Jurassic Coastline taking you as close to the cliffs and beaches showing you the formations, inlets and bays only visible from the water. Once across the bay – to either Lyme Regis or West Bay, (depending on where you started from) we’ll turn the RIB about and when you’re ready, open the throttle and let the fun begin!

Racing across the water at speeds of up to 50mph, carving turns, dodging spray and waves… your expert skilled skipper will show you what these amazing vessels can do. This activity is a full hour on the water and offer the best of both…!

£450 per boat, allow 1hr 45mins for this event.

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Half Day Coastal Charter

The Jurassic Coast is your oyster… Explore the beautiful Dorset and Devon coastline in an unhurried manner or take the family to discover hidden beaches and smugglers coves! Comfortable seating on our RIBs for up to 11 passengers makes this an affordable day out.

Lyme Bay RIB Charter, West Bay Harbour, Dorset

£595 including fuel.

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Charter by the Day

Lyme Bay RIB Charter, West Bay Harbour, Dorset
explore the Jurassic Coast at your own pace

Taking a RIB for the entire day is a going to guarantee you and your party a fabulous day on the water! Whether you prefer to head east along Chesil Beach and around the imposing Portland Bill before lunch in Weymouth or Portland Harbour or heading west to explore the coves, beaches and marinas of Devon. Chartering a RIB might not be as expensive as you might initially think either. Our onboard fuel computers will accurately measure fuel consumption and our local skipper will be happy to guide and advise you as to the best places to visit.

With comfortable seating on our RIBs for you and dry lockers to store bags picnics and ice boxes, you can enjoy an truly memorable day on the water.

£550 excluding fuel. (based on an 8hr day)

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Lyme Regis Lunch/Dinner Stop Over

Lyme Bay RIB Charter, West Bay Harbour, Dorset
Lyme Regis Harbour Dorset

Relax and enjoy the half hour trip along the Jurassic Coast to either Lyme Regis or West Bay where your skipper will drop you ashore for *1hr30. The RIBs will wait for you on the pontoons before retuning you to your starting harbour. (*longer by arrangement)

POA – priced per boat including fuel (Allow at least 3hrs for this event)

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Day Treasure Hunt Event

AWARD WINNING trips from West Bay HarbourLyme Bay Rib Charter, West Bay, Dorset – RIBs under the stunning West Bay Cliffs

This full day event offers you and your team an exciting day on the water aboard one of our super powerful passenger RIBs, charging between 3 seaside resorts, competing against other teams hunting the shore line trails in seeking the answers to the tricky land based questions.

Your day would look something like this:

  • Meet us at an arranged time.
  • We issue the Treasure Hunt question packs, give a full safety briefing, explain what to do and how your day will work.
  • Once kitted up for sea, Teams will set off in the RIBs to different towns and go ashore to seek answers to nautical and observational questions set along a mapped route.
  • Questions completed or run out of time, re-group and its off to the next destination!
  • On completion, all return to the Harbour side for marking and prize giving.

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Lyme Bay RIB Charter, West Bay Harbour, Dorset