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SV Rhona H

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“tall ship”(7 reviews)
“sailing boat”(4 reviews)
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Heritage Sailing Tasmania showcases SV Rhona H Gaff rigged Ketch. She is an historic vessel: built in 1942 by the famous ship wright Ned Jack. We offer a range of tours from private trips, public sails, cruises in the River Derwent and further...more
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Elizabeth St Pier | Hobart Waterfront, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would Highly recommend a trip on Rhona H for anyone who wants a real local experience in southern Tasmania. The tour was magical, Rhona H is a beautiful sailing boat, the volunteer crew who made us feel very welcome indeed, not to mention a...More

Thank Finn P
JulieandCharles_Tas, Manager at SV Rhona H, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for sailing with us Fin and your lovely review. We love to share the best of Tasmania and what ether way than welcoming guests onboard Hobart’s oldest and smallest tall ship. Looking forward to welcoming you back again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful way to see the Channel under sail and amidst other old sailing boats in the Wooden Boat Festival. Julie & Charles' hospitality was charming & relaxed & I am happy to say they catered for my dietary needs with ease. I can...More

Thank Susan S
JulieandCharles_Tas, Manager at SV Rhona H, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Susan, and for your kind review. We loved having you onboard. We do our best to cater for everyone and looking forward to having you back again to share some more of our heritage with amazing photo opportunities.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have sailed on the Rhona H a few times, our most notable experience was when my mothers partner who is a quadriplegic came to visit. It was not a problem for the crew to help us lift the wheelchair on and to find a...More

Thank Douglas O
JulieandCharles_Tas, Manager at SV Rhona H, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Doug for sailing with us and the lovely review. It was such a great experience for us to have your family onboard. We look forward to when you’re able to join us again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a rough trot in Tasmania butthe SV Rhona experience with Julie & the team made every second worth it! The kind reception and incredibly accommodating crew made our sail a memory we will hold dearly forever! Thank you SV Rhona.

Thank SteveNRachclemens
JulieandCharles_Tas, Manager at SV Rhona H, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks SteveNRach, We remember Cordy so well. She was fantastic on the cruise and still features in many of our promo images. Her delightful smile is infectious. Hope to see you next time you visit. Best wishes, Julie

Reviewed 11 September 2018

i called this morning to enquire about a booking a group cruise . Julie the name listed on the website hung up on me, which i though was quite rude just after i said my name and company. My colleague called back and advised that...More

Thank SvetlanaZ71
JulieandCharles_Tas, Manager at SV Rhona H, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Svetta, I have pasted part of my email to you below to give an understanding on this space about what happened. I sincerely hope you reconsider your review: “Dear Svetta, First again my sincere apologies. There was something very strange with the phone this...More

Reviewed 17 June 2018

Thank you Julie and crew. Our group could not have been made more welcome. The crew went out of their way to make our journey memorable including to try our hand at sailing or just sitting back and relax. The SV Rhona and its historical...More

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JulieandCharles_Tas, Manager at SV Rhona H, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2018

Thanks for choosing to sail with us Caroline. Winter sailing can be rather cool and the hot water bottles have become a regular feature. Looking forward to hosting your group again for another Rhona H experience. Best wishes to all.

Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

We had the pleasure of a 2 hour afternoon sail on this magnificent boat. I myself have never sailed but I enjoyed it immensely. A beautiful way to see Hobart from a different view. The crew encourages you to become involved in the sailing of...More

Thank Karen G
JulieandCharles_Tas, Owner at SV Rhona H, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Thanks Karen for sailing with us, your lovely review and I hope we have gone some way towards encouraging you to sail somewhere again and with Rhona H when next in Hobart. Helming under the Tasman Bridge is a great experience and one our guests...More

Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

A gorgeous old 1942 sailing boat lovingly cared for by an enthusiastic crew of volunteers, who looked after their passengers just as well. Happy to let me take the wheel, under instruction of course! Was a real thrill. A really tasty hot and cold afternoon...More

Thank BFSSA5
JulieandCharles_Tas, Owner at SV Rhona H, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Thanks so much for sailing with us and your review. So pleased you had a great time. Look forward to seeing you again one day.

Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful 2 hour sail this afternoon afternoon. Beautiful blue skies, enough wind to keep the sails going and just a very nice relaxed atmosphere. Really enjoyed the trip with Julie and her crew.

Thank amdtj
JulieandCharles_Tas, Owner at SV Rhona H, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2018

Thanks for sailing with us and you kind words. Enjoy the rest of your time here in beautiful Tasmania and hope to see you onboard again one day when you next travel to Hobart.

Reviewed 26 March 2018

I discovered the Rhona by chance, and I’m glad I did! Sailing with such a warm and friendly crew was truly an amazing experience! The twilight harbor cruise is one of my best memories from my stay in Hobart, and I wholeheartedly recommend it... If...More

Thank P G
JulieandCharles_Tas, Owner at SV Rhona H, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Thanks for sailing with us P G and we are delighted that we created some fabulous memories of your stay in Hobart. Summer twilight sails are a lot of fun and we are already looking forward to summer 2018-19. Hope to see you again on...More

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