NORTHAM Lodge is running a day of powerboat rides on the Skern Lodge RIB this Saturday (August 17). Boats leave from Appledore Quay slipway. Rides last for half an hour and run between 11am and 4pm. Cost: £15 (adult), £10 (children aged 7 to 16), £120 (whole boat). Details and bookings: Annabel Cope on 01237.477238 or email in firstname.lastname@example.org.