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Sail 'n' Dine

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A Fantastic Experience

I booked the lunchtime experience with four friends on the last day of our weekend trip to the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jamie W
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Hinckley, United Kingdom
Sailing under the stars

A great way to see the shores of Windermere. Skipper John's local knowledge superb. At anchor... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
hilaryvaughan
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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May 2018 marks 32 years of trading, my 11th season and 6th consecutive Certificate of excellence award! I offer 2 trips most days. The 10.30 to 1.30 lunch sail for up to 8 people gives a hands on sailing experience with a sumptuous buffet lunch with...more
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Glebe Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3HE, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked the lunchtime experience with four friends on the last day of our weekend trip to the Lakes. And what a perfect way to end the break! We met John at the Marina in Bowness and boarded his boat for a really enjoyable hands...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great way to see the shores of Windermere. Skipper John's local knowledge superb. At anchor enjoyed a very tasty meal with local produce followed by a trip back to base under a starry night.

Thank hilaryvaughan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the lunchtime sail n dine. Although weather was not too good it didn’t spoil a wonderful sail on Windemere followed by lunch on board. John is a first class host and is a fount of knowledge on both sailing and Windemere local history.

Thank David P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cannot praise this experience enough! This was a gift for my husbands 40th birthday and we absolutely loved it! Felt very special and John made sure it was a trip to remember. Thank you so much!

Thank vgilkey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I booked this trip for my parents 50th wedding anniversary and they haven’t stopped talking about it since! From start to finish they thought this was amazing, the owners are great -attentive and caring- the food was lovely, brilliant service and the sun even came...More

Thank Kristen L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

As I’ve already praised John and Sail n Dine, I keep this brief. This time we did the Evening Sail n Dine, we’re John cooks the meal on the boat, all I can say is if your after something different to do, please, please contact...More

Thank BillingeBoy
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

One of the best experiences we have had,we sailed with 2 other couples ,1 had had an anniversary like us and 1 had her 30th Birthday . To make it more personal ,John had posters with our names for the occasion. From the minute you...More

Thank stuartm69
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

The whole experience was sensational!John is a lovely bloke and a great host. He is very welcoming relaxed, he just goes with the flow, nothings a bother to him. The food which he cooks is amazing, the mash is the best I’ve ever tasted! He...More

Thank MJT3
Reviewed 26 July 2018

My husband and I were collected from The Lakeland Village and taken to Johns yacht to join two other couples. It was a beautiful sunny evening, and we were soon all having a laugh and getting to know each other. Johns knowledge of the Lake...More

Thank Visitover
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Came with friends after going on Google for things to do in Windermere. Had an amazing time. John is a fantastic host with great knowledge of Windermere and the properties surrounding it. The lunch time food was beautiful and I thoroughly enjoyed steering. Will definitely...More

Thank Sally W
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LouF463
28 June 2018|
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Response from John H | Property representative |
Thanks for your enquiry, we sail at 6pm and from Bowness but unfortunately my next availability for dinner is 9th July.
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Fran G
10 April 2018|
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Response from John H | Property representative |
Hi Fran you can give me a call on 07976 214569
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jwrangles
22 September 2017|
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Response from John H | Property representative |
Hello and thanks for your enquiry. Would it be possible for you to give me a call to discuss on 07976 214569? Regards John
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