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Oliver's Sailing Holidays

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Traditional Norfolk broads sailing Yachts, step back in time, leave the momentum of the 21st century behind and enjoy our luxury sailing holidays. Equipped with inboards engines, luxury bedding, galley equipment, showers and heating, these stunning...more
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Ferry Gate Lane, Martham NR29 4RG, England
+44 7876 141971
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All reviews bright spark lovely boat could not have been more helpful norfolk broads alison gaff yacht topsail dreamtime rigged skiing sailed bridge boatyard
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Reviewed 20 September 2018

Oliver's Sailing Holiday provided a beautiful gaffed rigged sailboat, great orientation, and a lovely area to sail in! Nick & Alison are committed to providing their customers with the perfect sailing experience!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank montezumafear
Reviewed 19 September 2018

We had a wonderful four days on Bright Spark, a Broads gaff rigged boat beautifully fitted out and maintained. Sailed like a dream as well; with full sail up we attracted lots of smiles and photos which proved how good she looked. With the cabin...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank saradipppity
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful hidden treasure - glorious Norfolk Broads on the lovely boat ‘Dreamtime’ hosted by Olivers Sailing. Boat wonderfully stocked, maintained and whole journey made easy by lovely Nick and Alison who could not have been more helpful! We had an amazing holiday -...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Danielle P
Reviewed 21 August 2018

As one of the best looking and fastest gaff rigged yachts on the Broads we had the best time! We had maximum hull speed on the open broads, but were also able to make way on light breezes and against the tide. The vessel was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank HineMark
Alison H, Owner at Oliver's Sailing Holidays, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

Hi Mark Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We are really pleased that you had the best of time! We are really pleased to hear that four tall guys were comfortable on Bright Spark. We look forward to welcoming you back so that...More

Reviewed 17 November 2017

We hired this traditional Norfolk Broads yacht for two half-days in October. We sailed to Hickling Broad and really enjoyed ourselves. The boatyard is in such a peaceful location, ideal for exploring our favourite part of the Broads. Bright Spark is a lovely boat, is...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Sue G
Nick H, Owner at Oliver's Sailing Holidays, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2018

HI Sue, We are really pleased that you enjoyed our time on Bright Spark, thank you so much for leaving the review.

Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Just returned from 4 nights on Dreamtime. We’ve sailed often on the Broads, but this was the first time we’d hired from Alison and Nick who couldn’t do enough to make sure everything was spot on. The boat was superb to sail and everything was...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Jeremy E
Nick H, Owner at Oliver's Sailing Holidays, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2017

Hi Jeremy, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review, we are glad that you really enjoyed sailing Dreamtime and that you had a great few days away. Thank you for booking with us. Best regards Nick and Alison

Reviewed 19 September 2017

We are just back from a long weekend on Bright Spark - and she was great. Alison and Nick have set her up as they would for themselves... so it feels like you are borrowing someone's private boat, not one dumbed down for the hire...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Karen W
Nick H, Owner at Oliver's Sailing Holidays, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Hi, Thank you much for taking the time to leave such a lovely review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed sailing Bright Spark. Many thanks for choosing us, Nick & Alison

Reviewed 6 September 2017

We spent a week on Dreamtime in July. We had a wonderful time. Our three children, (8,10,12) really enjoyed themselves and Alison and Nick couldn't have been more helpful. We had a problem with the engine at one stage and they came out immediately to...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Martina R
Nick H, Owner at Oliver's Sailing Holidays, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Thank you very much for taking the time out to write a review. We are delighted that you and your children enjoyed your holiday. Nick and Alison

Reviewed 16 August 2017

We had an amazing 4 days on Brightspark. A beautiful boat. Well set up. Comfortable and cozy. The hamper was brilliant - everything we needed for our trip (thanks Alison!) Despite a very rainy day (followed by 3 sunny ones) the boat was like home....More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank drwhat2015
Management response:Responded 18 August 2017

Thank you so much for your lovely review, we really appreciate it! We are so glad that you enjoyed your holiday and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Alison and Nick

Reviewed 31 July 2017

Rented Dreamtime for 3 nights to sail along the Broads as a mini holiday with our 2 year old. What a lovely, comfortable boat! Had mixed weather - beautiful sunny mornings and late afternoons but with the covers on the boat during a rain storm...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank CW B
Management response:Responded 13 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review! We are so glad that you had a good time and that your holiday worked well with your two year old. So far he is the youngest crew member to come on holiday with us....More

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