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Pirates

New for 2018 boat hire season, the Miniport Pirate Ship. Simply the most eye catching electric hire boat available on the market today!
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Miniport Ships cross the Solent

A couple of years ago we took a fleet of 3 Miniport electric hire boats across the Solent to Ryde. No problems at all, though it did take a while to get there with our small power units, usually in use by the public in boat hire ponds! [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UgEEfs1DSQ0[/embed]
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Fenders: The secret to successful electric boat hire

At Miniport Electric Ships, we've learned a thing or to about fenders and floating booms, over the years - mostly from making mistakes at our own sites in the early years! These days we use a pair of large profile non-marking PVC fender strips on every boat, obtained from Wilks in Tollesbury, who are probably…
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Electric Container Ship arrives in UK!

Our latest electric hire boat model, the Miniport Container Ship, has taken to the water at Gunwharf Quays for the 2018 season, and was a huge success, being easily the most popular ship on the water at either Portsmouth site during the February half term holiday. For more details on boat rides in Portsmouth, go…
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