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Address: Glebe Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3HE, England
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+44 7976 214569
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May 2016 marks 30 years of trading and 4th consecutive Certificate of...

May 2016 marks 30 years of trading and 4th 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 wine. My jewel in the crown evening sail leaves at 6pm and is a taste of true yachting, eating and drinking out on the Lake! My 4 course dinner is cooked by me using the finest local produce cooked to your specification whilst the conversation (and wine)flows! I take up to 6 (Adults only) in the evening. You must of guessed by now that I am completely a one man band! I am receptionist, chauffeur, wine waiter, skipper, chef and washer upper!

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We've just experienced one of the most fantastic evenings. John was the perfect host to a perfect evening! We'd definitely recommend this anyone visiting Windermere. We had a... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2015
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Newcastle
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58 reviews
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Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

We've just experienced one of the most fantastic evenings. John was the perfect host to a perfect evening! We'd definitely recommend this anyone visiting Windermere. We had a brilliant laugh with 2 couples from Liverpool who were celebrating a birthday. Thanks John for a perfect night.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
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Reviewed 25 October 2015

Had the pleasure of this fantastic boat trip in August. Quite simply the highlight of a trip to the Lake District . Which to be honest says it all. Lovely boat friendly genial and knowledgeable host. Lovely food great company and if like us you get a gorgeous sunset. Throw in a few drinks and 3 1/2 hrs on one... More 

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Thank mfraser70
York, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2015

A great time was had by all. John the Captain of the Sailing boat was great helpful educational and a great host. My wife and I had the boat to ourselves for our 30th wedding anniversary, we even got a chance to navigate the boat and what a thrill that was (for me). Then we tied up in a bay... More 

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Todmorden, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2015

This is the second time we have taken friends on a trip out on Windermere with John.... Just as good second time around. Great welcome on board, good tour around the lake and then a great meal. John is a great host and really makes you feel relaxed. We will go back again!!

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Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2015

My Husband arranged our Sail n Dine evening for my Birthday and it was a real treat that we both fully enjoyed from start to finish. John was very informative regarding local information whilst sailing out. Once the anchor was dropped John began to prepare our food after getting drinks of our choice on deck. The food was prepared to... More 

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Braintree, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 October 2015

John was really helpful and friendly during the booking process which gave us confidence it would be a great experience on the day. We wasn't wrong. John was a fantastic host, very chatty and informative whilst we was cruising around Windermere, he knew a great spot to watch the sun go down which all went towards making it such a... More 

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1 Thank james58sic
Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2015

Thoroughly enjoyed a recent daytime trip with John pointing out interesting local properties and their owners. Moored up towards the end of the 2 hour trip and enjoyed a delicious cold buffet with drinks conjured up in the galley by the very likeable John. A great way to spend a few hours within the intimacy of a small group rather... More 

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Liverpool
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2015

I recently booked the Brunch Sail and Dine for a friends birthday as a surprise and we had a fantastic time. John is an amazing host and made us feel welcome on his yacht. When we started out it was raining but after awhile it stopped and my friend had a sailing lesson from John which she enjoyed and the... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2015

Thanks John for another great evening onboard your yacht. We enjoy meeting different people and as usual your food and hospitality were superb. You make it a very relaxing and entertaining experience to be enjoyed by all. The view from the yacht when we are returning home is magical with Bowness all lit up in the distance. We look forward... More 

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Kirkcudbright, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2015

We have used the Sail n Dine yacht on a few occasions and find that for a luxury intimate dining experience you can't beat it. We have taken the Lunchtime dining experience for a different lunch, but have to say an evening cruise on board this yacht is our favourite. The food on offer is different cuisine and gave us... More 

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