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Your yacht for the day! 'Nera' is an elegant 42ft sailing yacht based in Split, Croatia, and is availalbe for fully-catered day charters and evening cruises, for six guests maximum. Your Scottish skipper and chef and first mate will sail you to...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Uvala Baluni 8, Split 21000, Croatia
+44 7866 839717
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All reviews perfect hosts day sail beautiful boat dropped anchor risotto delicious canapes plentiful drinks brac island calm sea sailing tour great company the crystal clear water absolute highlight highlight of our trip awesome experience dalmatian coast small group
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Q: Why would you cram yourself on a tourist boat with 50+ others when you could have John and Lyn sail you to an empty cove, drop anchor and allow you to swim in the clear blue water while they prepare canapés and champagne for...More

Thank Toby W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was absolutely the highlight of our recent holiday in Croatia.From start to finish, John & Lyn could not have done more to ensure we enjoyed every minute of our time on their wonderful yacht, Nera. We enjoyed the stunning scenery and coastlines of the...More

Thank Keith W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's hard to find the words to say something new about Sunburst! Our trip was birthday treat from my family and we had a wonderful day. Lyn and John are perfect hosts and we were served an excellent lunch while moored in beautiful bays. It...More

Thank ask_a_local
LynMcM, Owner at Sunburst Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

So delighted to hear you had such a wonderful day on Nera, and that it was a memorable birthday trip. It was great to have some fellow Scots onboard and we hope you can join us again on a future visit to Split. Thank you...More

Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Lyn and John were two of the most accommodating people you could hope to meet. We had the day sail with another couple and from the off it was personal, luxurious, and above all relaxing. The food was excellent, the drinks were chilled and brought...More

Thank harry4582018
LynMcM, Owner at Sunburst Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Harry What a lovely review, so kind of you to take time out of your busy schedule to post this, it means a lot. We are delighted you had such a good day, as we know you originally wanted a sunset tour, so glad...More

Reviewed 27 August 2018

I am so happy I came across Lyn and John and they had an opening for us. They are the best hosts and we had the best time on their boat. From the cocktails and amazing food to the beautiful views our day was the...More

Thank Lolly H
LynMcM, Owner at Sunburst Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Lolly We are also delighted you came across us and booked your day sail. Just delighted to hear that it was one of your best days in Croatia - praise indeed! And on your honeymoon, too. Hope to see you onboard Nera for a...More

Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

We had the most fantastic day with Lyn & John on their beautiful boat Nera, they were the perfect hosts. We were with our 3 kids aged 15/14/9. John ensured frequent stops to swim & hang out on inflatables in the amazing turquoise sea. Elder...More

Thank Andrea0820132013
LynMcM, Owner at Sunburst Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Andrea Thank you for such a lovely and prompt review, so kind of you to take the time to post this, and our apologies for the delay in responding - just catching up now as our season winds down... We had a great day...More

Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Not sure what I can add to the incredible reviews Lyn and John have already deservedly received - but want to try! Firstly, they are the perfect hosts and immediately make everyone feel comfortable and completely at ease. They make this feel effortless but it...More

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LynMcM, Owner at Sunburst Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Paul We are just delighted you SO enjoyed your day on Nera. We also had a great time with you guys. Great to hear that we've inspired you to plan your escape and we'll look forward to hearing how the plan shapes up... Meanwhile,...More

Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

We wanted a relaxing, personal day out with good food and great company which is exactly what we got. Lyn and John were absolutely fantastic hosts and made the trip! We both had a wonderful day out and can honestly say time flew by! Would...More

1  Thank mdock16
LynMcM, Owner at Sunburst Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

We also had a lovely day with you both - and our other Scottish guests - that day. We were grateful that you helped us accommodate you all by stepping onboard Nera in Hvar. Hoping we might see you onboard on a future visit to...More

Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

We read the wonderful reviews of Lyn and John's boat trip and felt compelled to book it and enjoy this treat for ourselves! We weren't disappointed. They were wonderful hosts and made us feel completely spoilt from beginning to end, topping up our drinks and...More

Thank RichmondLass2014
LynMcM, Owner at Sunburst Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Aww, how lovely that you felt so spoilt. However. our guests having such a lovely time is also down to you guys being such fabulous and friendly guests and getting on well with each other. So, thank you for that. Hopefully, we will see you...More

Reviewed 15 August 2018

Lyn & John really know how to look after people right from the communications for the booking and throughout the whole day. They were perfect hosts with their friendly, easy style, excellent food with the canapés and champagnes on the bow in a magnificent bay...More

Thank Andy F
LynMcM, Owner at Sunburst Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2018

Hi Andy We are so pleased to hear that you felt spoilt rotten and that your risotto was possibly the best you have ever had! Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review and we are so glad we were able to...More

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31 August 2018|
Response from marvinmc1 | Reviewed this property |
Think it depends on the weather. You can make recommendations about where to stop.
4 July 2018|
Response from Lyn M | Property representative |
So sorry, we are fully booked until late July, If you email me - see our website - I can make a few suggestions (no links permitted here) Thank you Lyn
24 June 2018|
Response from LynMcM | Property representative |
Sorry Mercia, we responded on email this morning... Best wishes Lyn & John