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Great sailing school and rental at an unique location

A unique advantage of Europa Surf and Sail is the location at the Yacht Club Malcesine bringing a... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2018
speedseeker
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Germany
Brilliant sailing school, definitely recommend

We loved learning to sail here. Charles and co are a delight to deal with. David taught us for our... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
lmw7501
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London, United Kingdom
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Sailing Centre for rental and tuition. Modern dinghies, catamarans, windsurfers, kayaks, SUPs and bikes
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Via Gardesana 205, 37018, Malcesine, Italy
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

A unique advantage of Europa Surf and Sail is the location at the Yacht Club Malcesine bringing a lot of professional atmosphere and sailors of all levels and boats to this place. When not on the water, you can watch teams at their training. The...More

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Alison K, Front Office Manager at Europa Surf and Sail, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely review! we really enjoyed having you here and look forward to taking you out on the Tiger next time ... if you make a video, we would love to see a copy. Ciao Alison

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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We loved learning to sail here. Charles and co are a delight to deal with. David taught us for our level 2 dinghy sailing, we had a lot of fun, learnt a lot and were taught additional items which really made the course for us....More

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Alison K, Front Office Manager at Europa Surf and Sail, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2018

hi there and sorry not to have replied sooner! thanks for coming out to Garda and we had fun too! David is back again this year and the boats are ready - we look forward to seeing you when you have time to come back!...More

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Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

This is my fourth time sailing with these fantastic people. Nothing is ever any trouble. Always looked after 100%. Professional and friendly what more can you wish for from an amazing sailing centre. Just booked my accommodation for next year, counting down the days when...More

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Alison K, Front Office Manager at Europa Surf and Sail, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2017

Thank you so much for your lovely review but more than that to you and your family for coming back to Lake Garda every year and enjoying it so much - it is a wonderful place and it is always good to see you!

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Reviewed 1 August 2017

The friendliest windsurfer school ever ! My son loved his coaching sessions, and is hooked . Thanks Charles Allison, and the rest of the team

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Alison K, Front Office Manager at Europa Surf and Sail, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2017

The pleasure was all ours - really good to meet you and your son is wonderful - hats off to you for your energy and commitment and who knows ... hope to see you again some day!

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Reviewed 17 July 2017

We showed up without a reservation because my husband said that he was tired of looking at the lake and wanted to "get on the water". Luckily, we had a car and drove from Malcesine and discovered this place. It has everything that you could...More

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Alison K, Front Office Manager at Europa Surf and Sail, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

THANK YOU for your lovely comments - we much enjoyed having you with us and your enjoyment of what you did is what makes us do this job! we would love to see you all if you get the chance to come back!

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Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Excellent centre with great kit and helpful and knowledgeable staff. Based north of Malcesine on Lake Garda in abeautiful setting.

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Reviewed 5 July 2017

We hired Topper Argo for two half-days and although the wind was variable one could not fault the staff attitudes, their helpfulness and the quality of the equipment. Even on a light wind day the views were stunning. We pre-booked and that was very easy...More

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Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Went to Europa Surf and Sail for a catamaran fun sail, liked them enough to go back for a three afternoon RYA course, my partner also did an intro windsurfing lesson. Great staff, all very friendly and highly competent, several are native English speakers. The...More

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Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

We went to Europa sail for the day and rented an Argo and had a fantastic day on the water. the team couldn't do enough for us, especially John rigging the boat and Charles helping us with tips and tricks. They made the effort to...More

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Alison K, Front Office Manager at Europa Surf and Sail, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Thank you so much for your visit and i was sorry not to meet you! Charles and John very much enjoyed meetings you and we are all pleased you had fun on the Argo! enjoy your sailing!

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Reviewed 24 October 2016

Charles and Alison Kinsley are simply the best at providing us with our sailing and windsurfing holidays on the beautiful Lake Garda. Basically, you can arrive, they have all the kit you need, all of it modern and very well maintained. The lake is tremendously...More

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Alison K, Front Office Manager at Europa Surf and Sail, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2016

thank you so much John for your lovely review - it ha been a pleasure to know you and your family over the years and thanks for your enthusiastic use of all our kit and on-water and off-water knowledge! see you soon!

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Joanne L
20 August 2017|
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Response from Alison K | Property representative |
Hi and thanks for your enquiry. SUP costs €10 for 1 hour and €15 for 2 hours. you need to bring a passport or driving licence with you to make the rental. The price includes the use of our buoyancy aids. We are open every... More
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Lilly N
2 July 2016|
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Response from Alison K | Property representative |
Thanks for your enquiry - October is a bit cooler but the wind is normally good - the water can be 14C. We are open until the middle of October. kind regards Alison
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