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“Charismatic Yacht”
Review of Explore- Sail Lion New Zealand - CLOSED

Explore- Sail Lion New Zealand
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Owner description: Experience a full day sailing adventure on the legendary ocean going maxi yacht. Feel the thrill of taking the helm that Sir Peter Blake once steered on course. Join the crew in sailing this great vessel around the spectacular scenery of the Bay of Islands...
Bath
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Charismatic Yacht”
Reviewed 2 February 2014

We had a wonderful day on Lion. The crew members, especially the skipper, handled the yacht and her crew with good humour and consummate professionalism. Lion is a thoroughbred machine and does make some demands on those sailing her. Previous sailing experience is not necessary but 'guests' should be able bodied.

Visited February 2014
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Thank Kit R
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
1 review
“Epic Sail!!”
Reviewed 2 February 2014

Epic and awesome, all in one day. Have wanted to sail on one of these yachts for years and today made it for me. Quickly got the sails up and we were all involved, helm, winch and sheets! Wind blew for us and we had water on the rails. It's a must do!!!

Visited February 2014
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Thank Chris71franks
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Russell, New Zealand
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“A day to remember for years”
Reviewed 31 January 2014

A wonderful day in the beautiful Bay of Islands - wind, not too much sun, good lunch, walk to a lookout, swim AND a pod of dolphins by the boat. Who needs more?

Visited January 2014
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Thank WOOdy472014
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Madison, Wisconsin
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Exceptional experience”
Reviewed 27 January 2014 via mobile

This is a great trip and you feel like a real sailor or even if you are not experienced. Yes you have to be ready for a different experience from the usual tourist trip. But this is what makes it special.

Visited January 2014
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Thank Martha378
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Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Fantastic day on the water!”
Reviewed 22 January 2014 via mobile

An absolute highlight of our holiday. Paul, Mike and Emma were friendly and professional. We had an exhilarating day of sailing - great for experienced and novice sailors.

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Thank Karen C
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