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Boom Sailing

Buffalo Beach, Whitianga, New Zealand
+64 22 327 8510
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Amazing trip

Recently went on this trip with a family and had an awesome time. The crew were so friendly and... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2018
Danni S
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Two very different (equally awesome) sailing experiences

One of our highlights of NZ. Spent the afternoon on the catamaran - easily the best way to see... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2018
Chris S
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London, England, United Kingdom
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Pure Sailing Fun! Come on an action packed, yet chilled out exploration of Mercury Bay by sail, taking in Coromandel icons, Cathedral Cove, Hahei Marine Reserve, Cooks Beach and beyond from a racing grade catamaran. Boom Sailing provide a 3hr 'jump on' sailing adventure departing twice a day exploring Mercury Bay, Cathedral Cove and surrounds. We also run a 2hr evening sunset cruise daily.
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“mussels” (9 reviews)
“friendly crew” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Buffalo Beach, Whitianga, New Zealand
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+64 22 327 8510
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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Recently went on this trip with a family and had an awesome time. The crew were so friendly and their local knowledge was great. They provided fresh seafood snacks and craft beers good wines and organic juice. The boat had everything we needed on board...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

One of our highlights of NZ. Spent the afternoon on the catamaran - easily the best way to see Cathedral Cove and Mercury Bay. Sailing, swimming, snorkelling, smoked mussels and chilled beers - such a brilliant, relaxing sail. Then went back the next day to...More

Thank Chris S
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

We spent two afternoons with Mat and crew aboard Excess - a Team NZ training catamaran designed for speed. We designed a portion of our round-the-world trip here just to sail this majestic beast, the closest thing to being on an America’s Cup foiling Cat!...More

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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

We recently spent the morning with Mat and his crew of awesome guides as part of a team trip away. Although the weather made us change plans Mat went over and above to ensure we had a good day. The team were still buzzing about...More

Thank Debra S
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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Thank you so much to Mat and Jack for a great trip out sailing Excess in Mercury Bay. I was the only guest so got a full hands-on experience, just what I wanted! Always in contact about the weather pre-trip, Mat picked the best time...More

Thank Dawn W
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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

I was met by the owner at the beach and even though he only had me booked and no-one else he still took me out! It was like I was on a private charter! I had the BEST experience. The sailing was fantastic, the crew...More

Thank Sophie T
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Today's sail (4 March) with Mat and Jack was the best thing we could have chosen to do on our last afternoon in Whitianga. The boat is great, the crew is top notch, and the sights and sounds of Mercury Bay are awesome. But, the...More

Thank DuneDuo
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Mat C, Manager at Boom Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

As a small business owner this review is priceless, thank you. We are small and want to stay that way as it enables us to give the level of service to our guests we know is both appreciated and expected. We have just as much...More

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Reviewed 28 February 2018

Sailed, together with our friends the Murrays, two evenings ago - absolutely superb evening on Boom Excess with Mat and Jack who made it a very special experience. We were very fortunate with the weather - warm and sunny with a decent breeze which made...More

Thank Philip G
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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Had a fabulous sunset sailing cruise with Mat and Jack last evening. A beautiful afternoon/evening with a great crew. We sailed with our friends around Mercury Bay aboard their catamaran ‘Fully Charged’ for a good three hours and Mat kept us entertained with an abundance...More

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Mat C, Manager at Boom Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Hi, Thanks for this awesome review of our trip. Trips like these most certainally don't feel like work! Great weather and great company. Thanks again for sailing with us. Mat & Jack

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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Exceeded our expectations! Great crew and got to be on the tiller. Lot of laughs and wonderful stories from the crew. Never sailed before but this was a highlight of our holiday!! Thanks Matt and the team, were bringing friends next time! And sunset as...More

Thank Ethan2005
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Mat C, Manager at Boom Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Ahoy!, We are pretty happy we exceeded your expectations. The crew really enjoyed your company on board and the sunset worked out perfectly! For a little sailing company having you say this was the highlight of your holiday is massive for us!. See you again!

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