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Harry May Boat Trips
Ranked #2 of 7 Tours in Lyme Regis
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Owner description: One hour mackerel fishing trips leave Lyme Regis harbour all day long.Adults £10 Children £8.Come and catch your supper whilst cruising along the Jurassic Coast.Also available are three hour deep sea fishing trips from 830 to 1130am,£25 ahead including rod and bait.
Reviewed 9 August 2014

Booked and had booking confirmed by email well in advance. Turned up on time to find he had over-booked and wouldn't take us out, gave a cock-and-bull story saying we should have phoned (no mention of that in the email booking). wouldn't trust this guy - much better go with on of the others on the cob.

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harry3287, Owner at Harry May Boat Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2014

Never in all the years i have been doing this job have I ever accepted an e mail booking and not told the customer to phone in advance to check on the weather and the exact time the boat will leave, if you had done that you would have had a good experience plus if I could;nt do it i would have put you on another boat. At certain times in calm seas we get extremely busy with hundreds wanting to go out on six boats, I get everyone to phone 45 minutes in advance and in that way ease the pressure.
Sorry about your bad experience.
Harry

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Reviewed 8 August 2014 via mobile

Harry May is a wonderful host. We went deep sea fishing, the first time we had ever fished. Harry tailored the information he have you to your level and there were fishers of all levels on board. Despite a quiet morning at sea it was still a lot of fun.

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Reviewed 28 July 2014

An excellent trip. Harry May is a total legend. We all had a great time and we all caught fish apart from Richard but he's Spanish. Would highly recommend to anyone.

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Reviewed 26 July 2014

Absolutely brilliant trip for 6 intrepid travellers ranging from 5-43! We couldn't recommend this trip more highly. To have such fun and then get chance to eat what we caught later that evening was perfect!! Thanks so much Harry...we will be back! X

Thank Ajnos2810
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harry3287, Owner at Harry May Boat Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2014

What a fine bunch you all were, it was truly a great pleasure to take you all out.........and you were all so enthusiastic!!!!! Even Team Lazy! Of course you all know that the leader of the gang is the boss of Team Enthusiastic......now that girl was really keen. Of course Team Concentration with its leader Sonia showed moments of brilliance and a total ability to ignore the other team member even though i suspect she gave birth to that child sometime recently, Sonia, this is what fishing at the sharp end is all about..........getting totally absorbed ....a child, do I have a child?
Thank you all three teams, i will not forget that hour!

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Reviewed 26 July 2014 via mobile

And we weren't disappointed! After getting Harry's number from the Interweb we rang him early doors to see if we needed to book - after following his clear instructions we met him at his boat and ventured out to sea - our party of six ranging from 5 years to 43. We got into paired teams and Harry showed us how to launch our lines walking away to set up the second line with the words "you've already got one". It was so exciting that my team was called "team over enthusiastic" and my teenagers was "team lazy" and my friend "team concentration" between us hauling a massive 13 fish which, on Harry's advice we left at the local fishmonger for the fee of a pint of prawns. BBQ'ed the beasts tonight and they were delicious! We were also accompanied by one other family and a friendly seagull which apparently comes out on all the trips!

Thank Lucy S
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