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Hermit Charters

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Hermit Charters specialises in high quality “Executive” motor cruising for small parties. We cater for fishing trips, corporate entertaining, private parties, birthdays, anniversaries, stag/hen parties, Cowes Week, Bournemouth Air Festival plus much...more
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Lymington Yacht Haven Kings Saltern Road | Berth A14, New Forest, Lymington SO41 3QD, England
+44 7809 432229
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Reviewed 1 week ago

8 hour fishing trip on "Hermit of Hythe" with skipper Dave, who was friendly, helpful and professional. Booking was easy and Dave kept in touch about weather and the likelihood of cancellation. The boat is a beauty and easily accommodates 4 people fishing at one...More

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great day out with Dave as a family. We had a fab time fishing and caught some lovely mackerel in various different places. Dave was a lovely host and angling coach. He cooked us a lovely breakfast followed later by a home...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I arranged a day fishing trip with afternoon tea for my father's 60th birthday. Dave was an excellent host, both during the booking process and for the trip itself. We were all complete beginners who had never fished before and now all can't wait to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a thoroughly enjoyable day with our host Dave , who was excellent and informative We managed to take in the Bournemouth air show / red arrows overhead and caught a reasonable number of various fish throughout the day. My 14 year old son was...More

Thank AndrewHorn67
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Excellent days fishing with skipper Dave Kelley aboard Hermit of Hythe a fantastic clean boat with all equipment and bait provided. Dave kept us refreshed with tea and coffee throughout the trip along with a great cooked meal at anchor. We caught mackerel, bream and...More

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Dave1141, Owner at Hermit Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Thank you for your review. I'm really glad you enjoyed the day and look forward to seeing you all again. Best wishes Dave

Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

What a lovely anniversary surprise to go out to the needles today! Dave was a great host, welcoming us and letting us enjoy our prosecco & chocolates as we went round to get an excellent view of the needles, a lovely romantic anniversary treat! I’d...More

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Dave1141, Owner at Hermit Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Jo Thank you for your kind review. I'm glad you enjoyed your anniversary trip and the beautiful scenery of The Needles. Kind regards Dave

Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Thank you Dave for a wonderful day at sea! We were celebrating a 60th birthday and we were a family party of 6 (including a 6 year old). Dave was friendly, relaxed and helpful.He provided fab bacon rolls whenever we wanted them and plenty of...More

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Dave1141, Owner at Hermit Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Anna Many thanks for your review. It was a pleasure to skipper for you and I look forward to seeing you again in the future. best wishes Dave

Reviewed 25 June 2018

Highly recommend the full day charter. All four of us want to go again already. Excellent tuition and tips from Dave throughout, which resulted in a great haul for our barbecue. The best tip is that fish really do love tea.. every time the kettle...More

Thank TKLR2018
Dave1141, Owner at Hermit Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

Thank you for your feedback! Spot on re the tea!!!! Kind regards

Reviewed 21 June 2018

Will definitely revisit, thank you, Dave. I would recommend anyone to book the 8 hours trip instead of the 4 hours one.

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Dave1141, Owner at Hermit Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

An Many thanks for your feedback, I look forward to seeing you again in the future. Also, thank you for pointing out the error in the postcode on our new web-site which has now been corrected. Kind regards

Reviewed 12 June 2018

Hermit Charters is the best boat I have been fishing on and I have been on numerous charters in the past. The skipper Dave is brilliant, wealth of knowledge and an all round great guy. I would recommend this to all types of anglers from...More

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Dave1141, Owner at Hermit Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2018

Thank you for your feedback. You certainly picked a great day in terms of weather and it was great to get some lovely bream in the boat. Also good to see some other species as well. I look forward to seeing you again in the...More

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Julia Helen B
17 August 2018|
Response from Dave1141 | Property representative |
Absolutely NOT. Very happy to give tuition. All inclusive in the price! Many thanks
24 June 2018|
Response from Dave1141 | Property representative |
If you have a look at the website you can see availability. But please e mail or give me a call 07809 432229 Best wishes Dave Kelley