St Ives Boats, offer boat trips from the harbour at St Ives, whether it be seal watching at Seal Island, trips across the bay to the famous Godrevy Lighthouse and Hell’s Mouth, a couple of hours mackerel fishing, four hours wreck fishing, bird watching or private charters to do as you wish.
The Most Beautiful Bays Club is a prestigious, international association which has recognised and listed St Ives Bay as one of the most beautiful bays in the world.
The attributes demanded by this association, include having outstanding natural beauty, having interesting wildlife and flora and to be known & appreciated at local & national levels.
St Ives Bay, was found to have all these attributes, One of only 32 bays listed in the world and one of only 2 in the UK, the other being Mounts Bay, also in Cornwall.
St Ives Bay encompasses Godrevy Head in the East to St Ives in the West and incorporates Rocky Headlands, vast sandy beaches backed by sand dunes, an estuary managed by the RSPB famous for rare migrant birds, St Ives
The streamlined shape and powerful engine means that Dolly P can cruise at 15 knots and has a top speed of 21 knots, to get you speedily and comfortably to your destination. Dolly P is easily recognisable, as she is the only blue boat working out of St Ives Harbour and is definitely the boat that offers the most fun.
Licensed to carry 12 passengers and 2 crew, Dolly P has ample seating on the deck in a central position, for easy and comfortable viewing. Dolly P also has a full length waterproof canopy, to keep you protected, warm and dry, ideal if there is a threat of some rain, or to protect you from the heat of the sun.
Inside the heated cabin there is additional seating for 6 persons and a unisex flush toilet. On longer trips, tea and coffee making facilities are available. 240v, 5kw invertor is fitted.
Dolly P carries all necessary life-saving equipment required by the licensing body the RYA to the standards set by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency. She is licensed to COP2 and 60 miles from a safe haven, day or night. Dolly P is fitted with all the latest electronic safety and navigational aids, including AIS Transponder, GPS, Radar, plot-router, VHF radio and on-board computer. She is also fitted with fish finder and a sound system for your enjoyment.
Our skippers are all local men with vast experience of boat handling and knowledge of the local waters. Dolly P is the ideal choice for a fast, comfortable, fun and stable boat trip and she attracts regular repeat passengers.