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“Unforgettable wedding anniversary!”
Review of Sailing Spook

Sailing Spook
Ranked #2 of 24 Tours in Lymington
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Exhilarating Solent Sailing and Accommodation Relaxing Yachting day trips, Luxury Mini Breaks and UK holidays sailing on the Solent. Based in Lymington, New Forest within the Beautiful Solent Sailing Spook provide Skippered day sailing, Luxury overnight accommodation, Great value Mini breaks and bespoke Sailing holidays in the Solent and beyond.
Useful Information: Activities for older children
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

We had a very memorable 29th anniversary on board Spook and were exceptionally well looked after by the friendly and professional duo, Russ and Andy - such lovely guys who dealt with a potentially awkward situation with calmness, kindness and unending gentle banter. My husband had recently been diagnosed with cancer and, although coping very well, needed a little extra care and compassion which was available in spades. After coffee and pastries (very nice touch!) and a safety briefing, Russ and Andy sailed us over to Cowes for a fab lunch at a restaurant they recommended, joining us for a pre-lunch drink at a pub on the harbour before leaving us to enjoy a wonderful meal. The weather on the return trip was a tad lively, gusting 8 to 10 and we raced back feeling thoroughly exhilarated and completely safe in the hands of our hosts onboard. They are both excellent sailors and have a vast amount of experience and knowledge that they are willing to share, encouraging as much or as little participation as you desire. Do not hesitate to book a day trip or longer, (the facilities are superb; spacious cabins, bathrooms & very well equipped) - you will not regret it! Thanks guys for a truly unforgettable day.

2  Thank postmiz
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

We spent a brilliant day yesterday on this lovely yacht with perfect weather, calm seas and great company. A big thank you to Andy and Russ our very competant, amusing and knowledgeable hosts who made sure we had a memorable day

2  Thank Patricia O
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

What a fantastic and amazing day out with Russ and Andy, both were very entertaining, and held a wealth of knowledge about Sailing.
Having done a variety of boat trips before this was by far the most personal and memorable day :-)

3  Thank Haywards2
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

My husband and I had a great day out with Russ and Andy last weekend. The weather was amazing, which always helps. We could get as hands on as we wanted and both Russ and Andy were happy to share their knowledge and experience with us and it all came flooding back to me and felt like I'd never stopped sailing. We had a lovely quick lunch at East Cowes and a speed competition between my husband and I on the way back - I lost! I highly recommend Sailing Spook, they are really friendly and have such a passion for sailing. Next stop, bring the kids out for a day.

5  Thank Lauren P
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

Had a great day's sailing with Russ and Andy - very friendly and relaxed trip to Cowes for the family (2 adults, 2 teenagers) although had to dodge a storm on the way back.Ideal if you want to know more about how to handle a boat, or if you just want kick back and enjoy the Solent. Hope to be back for more some time and may stay for longer next time.

3  Thank Steve3PW
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