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A brilliant day's sailing

I had a great time on a sailing experience day. Our instructor - Euan - was extremely knowledgable... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Berkshire_tripper
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Thatcham, UK
Excellent relaxed RYA Powerboat 2 Course

This 2 day RYA Course was absolutely brilliant. We won this in a raffle entered at last year's... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
Simon W
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Fleet, United Kingdom
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Sea Jay's Solent Sailing School and Yacht charter company is a fully accredited RYA School that offers sailing courses for the Complete Novice to Professional Skipper. Sea Jay's offer fun sailing weekends, RYA sailing courses, Powerboat courses, and...more
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a great time on a sailing experience day. Our instructor - Euan - was extremely knowledgable and great fun and encouraged the group to be as hands-on as we wanted. The boat was a good size for the number of guests and the...More

Thank Berkshire_tripper
Rowe B, Manager at Sea Jay's Solent Sailing School, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Berkshire_tripper! Many thanks for your lovely review - and we're delighted you had such a great time on the water - it's what we're here for and we love to provide as many people as possible with the kind of experience you had, so...More

Reviewed 25 June 2018

This 2 day RYA Course was absolutely brilliant. We won this in a raffle entered at last year's Southampton Boat Show, generously donated by Sea Jay's Solent Sailing School in Lymington. We are currently doing our Sailing Day Skipper Theory and thought 'why not' lets...More

Thank Simon W
Rowe B, Manager at Sea Jay's Solent Sailing School, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Hi Simon W! We are delighted to hear you had such a good time on our course! The PB2 is not only a fun course, but essential (we think) for anyone getting out on the water, as it gives you a good understanding of how...More

Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Attended 6-day theory course run by Sea Jay and taught by Andrew (Drew) Maxfield-Follis. Hugely experienced teacher, with a calm and patient manner. Could not recommend it more highly to anyone struggling with motivation or application to complete an online course.More

Thank aastin5
Rowe H, Manager at Sea Jay's Solent Sailing School, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

Huge thanks for such a glowing review aastin5! We know only too well that theory courses can be challenging, and Drew is an exceptional teacher with a lifetime of experience and knowledge behind him. We are often told how calm he is and how clearly...More

Reviewed 11 May 2018

Having come back to sailing after a long absence I signed up with others for Sea Jay's RYA ICC course with Stuart. From the safety briefing through the navigation theory to the actual business of sailing the boat safely and for optimal performance he was...More

Thank IanontheQuay
Rowe H, Manager at Sea Jay's Solent Sailing School, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Huge thanks for your kind review, IanontheQuay! We love nothing more than to hear of students receiving the best possible tuition, and really enjoying the experience at the same time! Please do come back and see us again soon - we often have crewing opportunities,...More

Reviewed 30 April 2018

Thanks to Fiona’s advice I completed competent crew and also some sailing experience on their very well equipped yachts before embarking on my day skipper later this year. My confidence and knowledge have developed and look forward to my next leg in my sailing experience....More

Thank Adeleandpoon
Rowe H, Manager at Sea Jay's Solent Sailing School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Many thanks for your review - we're absolutely delighted you had such a good (and informative) time sailing with us! We look forward to welcoming you back soon!

Reviewed 10 April 2018

I booked for myself and 4 friends to have a day's sailing experience and I have to say, what an experience! It was fantastic from start to finish. From the initial email enquiry through to the actual day, I simply cannot fault Sea Jays or...More

Thank keepmakingmemories
Rowe H, General Manager at Sea Jay's Solent Sailing School, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Thanks so much for your lovely review, keepmakingmemories - we are absolutely delighted you all had such a good time - and how lovely that you saw seals! Very glad you enjoyed the lunch as well :) We hope some, if not all, of you...More

Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Hi Fiona and Rupert I have just finished my coastal skipper aboard Seajay IV with Jamie. I have to thank you all for an amazing course and what an amazing week popping over to France then loads of technical sailing back here in the Solent....More

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Rupert H, Director of Sales at Sea Jay's Solent Sailing School, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Hello Graham, and thanks for your comments on your week with Sea Jays. We're all extremely pleased and proud of your progress in 2017 from Competent Crew through to your Coastal Skipper certificate recently awarded. Looking forward to seeing you with us for your Yachmaster...More

Reviewed 13 October 2017

I was a candidate on a week's Yachtmaster preparation course with this school in August 2017. Despite my having twice confirmed my arrival time with the course organiser, the instructor was not expecting me (or the other candidate who arrived the night before the course)....More

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Rupert H, Director of Sales at Sea Jay's Solent Sailing School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

Hello Colin, and thank you for taking time out of your busy schedule to share you thoughts on your recent experience with Sea Jays. May I firstly apologise for the lack of personal response to your email on this matter, I do not know as...More

Reviewed 22 September 2017

After weeks of anxiety we spent a weekend on Sea Breeze for my wife’s 50th birthday as complete beginners......but what an experience…. and relief! From the pre booking to returning to the mooring at Berthon we couldn’t fault the Sea Jays crew. People are what...More

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Management response:Responded 4 October 2017

Hello and thank you for your comments on your weekend onboard with Sea Jays, we certainly heard about the 'cake hunt' from your instructor! Sounds like a great weekend at sea and thanks again for choosing to celebrate your special occasion with Sea Jays. Kind...More

Reviewed 27 July 2017

A really good course for the complete beginner. Our skipper Andy was excellent with a great sense of fun. Andy's teaching methods were calm and thorough and the evenings were relaxed and fun. This level of course is not taxing but gives you a good...More

Thank Ammie C
Management response:Responded 9 August 2017

Hello Ammie and thanks for your lovely review of Sea Jays and our instructor Andy, I've passed your comments onto him as it's always good to receive feedback on teaching styles. We hope that you get the chance to come back to Lymington and sail...More

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