Hire Services


Welcome to Rent a Quayline self drive sports cruiser hire In Poole harbour.


Unlike the competition you can now experience  a full sports cruiser, day hire, weekend end hire or just  for a few hours,relaxing in the delights of Poole harbour, brown sea island , and beyond,   The  boats  have very comfortable luxury 2 berth cabins , cockpit  sunbeds , a full canopy which can be retracted to  a bimmi cover. still giving shelter, from both the sun / rain as this particularly useful with the unknown weather conditions in summer season. Being a cabin boat , you are also  further protected from spray  in windy conditions and other larger boats being around ,  making the whole experience of boating worthwhile and safe, No experience is required (although it does help, but we can show you how ) Also included are chart plotters/ gps, Safety equipment, and if you are qualified the option of going further to studland bay is available above the standard hourly rates.  Weekend hire include option of staying on board 2 berth cabin and mooring at Poole Quay Marina. Shore power Also included in weekend hire.

Quayline F 2 Boat.

The boats are manufactured by ourselves through our product range. The boat is a Dolphin 16 re branded under the Quayline name ( not to Be confused with our successful Quayline 16 which is a different boat) which  was previously a Shetland  hull  based on the 19ft  Shetland 570/ Black hawk , gull  winged hull , which has  now been reduced to 16ft. At the present time ,  20 hire fleet boats are being  planned and manufactured  at Quayline , in two versions, some as a rear outboard pod mounting  design versions and others with an  conventional outboard well. If successful a 23ft version , based on our  Quayline 245 could Also be introduced.



2 hours  £150.00

3 Hours  £180.00

4 Hours  £210.00

5 Hours  £240.00

6 Hours  £270.00

7 Hours  £300.00

8 Hours  £330.00



Drop off points Poole Quay Marina.


Max 4 people

Max 2 people sleeping onboard available for weekend hire. Mooring included at Poole Quay Marina for overnight stay on boat.


Rates outside the harbour with ICC or powerboat 2 level TBA.


Gift vouchers, hampers  available.

Please note, the hire does not cater for Commerical fishing trips, hire is purely for the leisure family market. We allow fishing on the boat, but not on a large scale.

Safety features include in Hire

  • Auto life jackets

  • Children's buoyancy Aids

  • Dog life jackets

  • Additional safety lines

  • First aid kit

  • Anchor

  • GPS plotter

  • Compass

  • Flares

  • Man overboard kit

  • Bucket and bailer

  • Auto Bilge pump

  • Hand bilge pump

  • Boat hook

  • Porta pottie


F 2 hire boat standard features


  • 25/30hp electric start outboard.

  • Full canopy, with zipped sides cover, Converting to bimini top/ sun shade

  • 2 berth cabin full carpeted in luxury upholstery. Covers to a double berth.

  • Cabin lighting

  • Sun bed in cockpit

  • Navigation lights

  • Stainless steel handrails

  • Windscreen

  • Comprehensive dry storage in cabin and cockpit areas.

  • Sink

  • Optional portable gas cooker.


Payments of hire.


Payment of hire is taken by either cash or by instant bank transfer. This includes deposits and any additional options taken. We will be unable to taken payment by credit/ debit cards as these are too costly. This payment is taken on arrival prior to handover.

Damage waiver Deposit amount is Deposit is refunded in safe return of the boat less the hire fee.


If you wish to extend the hire term whilst already in the harbour particularly if you have only hired for a few hours, this is not a problem as we have enough boats to cover our bookings, and will charge any additional time that is required as the listed rate.




One tank of 25 litre is included in the hire.( around 4 hours depending on weather conditions, tide conditions  and amount of crew) After this fuel is charged. Although we supply 2x litre tanks suitable for an 8 hour hire.


Insurance is included in Hire.

Parking is only at Poole Quay carpark. We can sometimes offer free parking at our boatyard in Poole. Free parking is a available for 2-3 day hire of the boat again at our boatyard in Poole. This included CCTV and on site security at our premises.


Boat is Max 4 Adults and 2 small children.


Safety .


A full handover will given to familiarise yourself with your hire craft. Once we are happy, we can set you on your way. If you have had boating experience before, even if you only done the Norfolk broads before for example, please let us know that way the quicker we can get you going. If you have any qualifications please bring this with you. All life jackets will be supplied and we will check you are wearing the correct size jackets as required.


Please note, if we are not happy that you may be unsuitable to use the boat, and we become concerned of your safety and your crew we reserve the right not to hire the boat and any refund will be given. Please see our term and conditions.


In the event you have a problem with the boat, we have a fast Avon Rib safety boat on hand to assist you as require. You will have a emergency contact number on board to assist this.


Weather conditions.


Weather conditions over 15 knots may not be suitable for hire. We will monitor weather conditions the day before your booking time and advise according. Generally the main problem in Poole harbour (more so in the summer rather than the winter!) is the winds speeds despite being a sunny day, if you are concerned please contact us. We reserve the right to cancel a booking if we feel the weather conditions do not suit. This is the interests of safety.  In rainy conditions the boat is fully protected from the elements. We will also advise on pending weather condition during the hire period and this will also be taken into account particularly during longer hire time and we will advise you accordingly.

Quayline F 2 Boat In Build

Our fleet of Dolphin's are in the process of building ready for the season, dont forget to book your place.